Angara: Law on expanded maternity leave proves PH is best country for women

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sonny Angara lauded on Friday the enactment of expanded maternity leave into law, saying it proves that the Philippines is the best country to champion women’s rights. “We are proud to be…

15 days paid paternity leave eyed after expanded maternity benefit

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — After the enactment of the 105-day paid maternity leave benefit for women workers, Congress is “expected to lengthen the paternity leave for fathers as well,” Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel said Friday. Pimentel…

Expanded Maternity Leave Act: ‘A victory for women, families’

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

Women’s rights advocates and workers’ groups hailed a new law that almost doubled the number of days for maternity leave as a major victory for families that would greatly benefit mothers and their babies, and ensure a…

Expanded Anti-Red Tape bill foreseen to raise country’s economic performance

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/30/2017

  The proposed bill facilitating ease of doing business in the Philippines is expected to propel the country’s economy to greater heights, even exceeding the performance of its neighbors in the Asean region. This was the optimistic…

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