Congress moves to impose minimum wage for nurses in private hospitals

The House of Representatives is moving to pass a law that would establish a minimum wage for nurses in private hospitals. Proposed House Bill No. 7569, authored by Representatives Paolo Duterte, Claudine Bautista and Eric Yap, directs the National Wages Productivity Commission of the Department of Labor and Employment to establish an increased minimum wage […]

First District Office, City Health Office launch feeding program in 9 barangays

DAVAO CITY – The Office of the First District Representative Paolo Duterte in coordination with the City Health Office (CHO) launched on September 15, Tuesday, the ‘Kampanya Kontra Malnutrisyon’ feeding program at Purok 27-Pandaman in Barangay Maa of this city. Duterte’s office said that the food supplemental program for undernourished children, pregnant and lactating mothers […]

Mayor Sara to lift Liquor Ban on September 21

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte will issue an executive order next week to lift the city’s liquor ban that she has imposed since April to minimize the possibility of transmitting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during drinking sessions. Mayor Sara is set to lift the liquor ban on September 21. The mayor, however, reminded Dabawenyos […]

81st Malasakit Center opens in Apayao Province

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go attended the virtual launch of the country’s 81st Malasakit Center on Friday, September 4, at the Far North Luzon General Hospital and Training Center in Luna, Apayao. It is the second Malasakit Center established in the Cordillera Administrative Region and 41st in Luzon. “Itong Malasakit Center sa Apayao ay pang-81st Malasakit […]