Militant labor group demands P10K cash aid for displaced workers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Militant labor group Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo-Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA Sugbo-KMU) has launched a signature campaign on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, calling on the government to provide P10,000 unemployment assistance to distressed…

Labor, bizmen urge DOLE to allocate more CAMP funds

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The labor and business sectors groups have called on the national government to allocate more funds for the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) financial assistance to cover…

SBWS program to provide wage subsidy for formal sector workers affected by ECQ

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Here’s good news for formal sector workers who were unable to avail of the one-time cash assistance under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP). While the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) could no longer…

Close to 22K CV workers receive cash assistance from DOLE

Futch Anthony Inso 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Around 21,945 workers in Central Visayas have already received their financial assistance, under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7. DOLE-7 information officer Luchel Taniza said that…

DOLE to resume CAMP assistance to formal sector workers if given additional funding

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/20/2020

CEBU CITY—The Department of Labor and Employment could resume the release of cash assistance to formal sector workers if it gets additional funds for the COVID Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP). Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III bared the…

DOLE relaxes documentary requirements for CAMP availment

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —More workers are expected to avail of the financial assistance under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) decided to relax its documentary requirements. A press statement…

DOLE-7 disburses P109.7M to CAMP beneficiaries

Futch Anthony Inso 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) has already disbursed a total of P109.7 million to 21,945 workers in the region who qualified under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP).…

Bello urges big businesses to continue paying workers displaced by ECQ

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —As the number of displaced workers breached the 1-million mark, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III urged anew big businesses to continue paying their workers who had been unable to work due to the extended…

DOLE-7 OKs 5K assistance for CV workers affected by COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7 has already approved the P5,000 financial assistance for 10,412 workers in Central Visayas affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The assistance is under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures…

DOLE to provide financial aid to COVID-19 affected workers 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Labor (DOLE)  will provide financial assistance to the workers in the private sector who are affected by the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) crisis. In an emailed press release, Salome Siaton, DOLE Central Visayas…

Star Wars fans camp outside LA theater week before film opens

AFP 12/14/2019

Obsessed Star Wars fans with sleeping bags and a portable movie projector have started camping outside Hollywood’s Chinese Theatre, more than a week before the blockbuster begins playing. Roughly 20 sci-fi lovers were in place Thursday, seven…

Sinas to police chiefs: No gambling, no golf

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t engage in gambling or even play golf.” Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas director, reminded 52 police chiefs as he emphasized the importance of maintaining their credibility.…

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