Cause-oriented groups’ call: Abolish TRAIN Law

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2018

Cause-oriented groups in Cebu are calling for the abolition of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law claiming that it has increased the rate of hunger in the Philippines. Angel Trocio, secretary general of Gabriela…

Groups call to abolish TRAIN law

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/16/2018

Cause-oriented groups in Cebu call on the abolition of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law in line with the World Food Day. Angel Trocio of Gabriela Cebu said that the TRAIN law has contributed…

Kin of victims, displaced residents to cause-oriented groups: Do not use our grief to your advantage

Rosalie Abatayo 10/05/2018

  Residents and relatives of the landslide victims in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, Naga City appealed to cause-oriented groups not to use their grief and misfortune for the interest of the organizations. On Monday (October 5), a…

Investors plan to halt expansion in PH worries Cebu biz groups

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/06/2018

TRAIN 2 WOES HIGHER prices of products, a depreciating peso, and the possibility of losing tax incentives. The business sector, both local and foreign, have to contend with these issues, with some even already saying that they…

Groups hold prayer walk for end of coal plants

Rosalie Abatayo 09/06/2018

The downpour did not stop members of cause-oriented groups under Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) to march on the streets of downtown Cebu City to call for the end of coal-fired power plants in the province…

Groups, families of victims call to end killings

Rosalie Abatayo 08/23/2018

The Nagkahiusang Sugbuanon Alang sa Kinabuhi ug Hustisya (Nasukhu) will submit their manifesto calling to stop the spate of killings to the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7)…

Groups tie yellow ribbons to remember Ninoy

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/21/2018

Members of militant groups in Cebu tied yellow ribbons on trees and electric posts in uptown Cebu City on Tuesday to remind Cebuanos especially the young ones of the need to remember the heroism of those who…

Groups push for increase in age for sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

CHILDREN’S rights organizations are pushing for the increase in the minimum age for sexual consent from 12 to 16 years old. This would mean that anybody who commits sexual acts with a minor below sixteen years old…

Children’s rights groups propose to raise age of sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

Children’s rights organizations are pushing that the minimum age of sexual consent be raised from 12 years old to 16 years old. This would mean that anyone who commits sexual acts with a minor below the proposed…

Groups question labor-only contracting practices

Futch A. Inso 07/19/2018

  Cebu labor groups held a protest against labor-only contracting practices in some companies on Thursday morning (July 19). Jaime Paglinawan, coordinator of Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo -Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA-KMU), more than a thousand…

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