Duterte winds down term, vows more opportunities for workers

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday vowed to continue giving Filipino workers “opportunities” needed to reach their full potential as the country celebrates Labor Day. “This administration, even if it is coming nearly to a close, shall remain committed to providing the people with the opportunities they need to realize their full potential,” Duterte said. Duterte […]

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Duterte decision on fate of ‘e-sabong’ known Monday

President Rodrigo Duterte said he will decide on the fate of e-sabong (online cockfighting) operations by Monday. In a speech in San Fernando City, Pampanga during the inspection of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Hospital on Sunday, Duterte said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has finished drafting a recommendation on whether […]

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Ukrainian president, US House speaker meet in Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday met US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the capital Kyiv, the presidency said. Zelenskyy thanked Pelosi and shared a video of her visit, which was not announced in advance. “I am grateful to you for this signal of strong support from the United States,” he said in […]

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CSC honors gov’t workers on Labor Day

_:“The strength of our nation lies in its workforce, in the same way that the strength of the civil service lies in our 1.7 million civil servants.” This was stressed by Civil Service Commission (CSC) chairperson Karlo Nograles on Labor Day, as he saluted government workers and emphasized the value of protecting their interests. “Today, […]

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