Labella extends his medical leave for another week

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/19/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has extended his medical leave for another week. Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas said Labella, who was expected back on Monday, July 19, 2021, was advised by…

Expelled Wall Street Journal reporters leave China after headline row

02/25/2020

BEIJING, China—Two Wall Street Journal reporters left China on Monday after being expelled over a controversial headline in an op-ed that angered Beijing. Three reporters were ordered out of the country last week over what Beijing deemed…

‘Liwayway’ predicted to leave PH Thursday

Jhesset O. Enano - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Residents in Cagayan Valley region and Aurora province should brace themselves for a rainy Tuesday, as “Liwayway” has intensified into a tropical storm, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).…

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…

Duterte signs into law longer maternity leave benefits 

02/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Expanded Maternity Leave Act that will provide longer maternity leave to all working mothers. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this to reporters, adding that the law was signed Wednesday.…

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…

Davide to Capitol employees: Leave politics to the politicians

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Leave politics to the politicians. This is the stern warning of Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III to all employees of the provincial government who plan to help in the campaign of any candidate…

40 Dalaguete families leave homes due to threat of landslide

Morexette B. Erram 01/05/2019

Due to incessant rains and for fear of being hit by a landslide, at least 40 families or around 200 individuals from the hinterland village of Dumalan in Dalaguete town have sought refuge inside a school in…

Hontiveros’ son not ready to leave Cesafi

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 10/27/2018

ISAIAH Blanco initially thought his stint playing for the University of Cebu (UC) Junior Webmasters would be a short-lived one but with a Cesafi title already tucked in his belt, the left-handed forward is strongly considering coming…

Lawyer tells Duterte: Don’t leave ICC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2018

  CEBU CITY–The withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court may leave the Philippines vulnerable to human rights abuses and impunity. The warning came from lawyer Gilbert Andres, deputy executive chief of the Center for…

Bicam OKs 105-day maternity leave

Inquirer.net 10/01/2018

A Congressional bicameral conference panel approved on Monday the 105-day paid maternity leave for female workers in the government and private sectors regardless of the type of childbirth. According to the panel tasked to reconcile Senate Bill…

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