Multiple deaths reported as floods, landslide strike Jakarta

01/02/2020

JAKARTA — Severe flooding in Jakarta has claimed at least three lives and forced hundreds of residents to flee their homes after heavy rains from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning inundated both residential and commercial areas across the…

Yanson Group workers file notice of strike

07/25/2019

BACOLOD CITY—The labor union of the largest bus company in the country has filed a notice of strike, claiming that the ongoing dispute among the owners affected the release of workers’ benefits and pay. The Philippine Agricultural,…

Central Visayas was strike-free during 1st quarter of 2019

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Not a single labor strike was reported in Central Visayas during the first quarter of 2019. National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) Director Edmund Mirasol made this statement during a press conference organized by the…

Woman, girl recount narrow escape from lightning strike

Benjie B. Talisic 11/16/2018

A woman and a female teenager were nearly struck by lightning during a thunderstorm in the late afternoon of Thursday, November 15, in Argao town in southern Cebu, about 68 kilometers from Cebu City. Janilyn Dunes, 35,…

Transport strike

10/11/2018

If anything, a transport strike that may occur anytime within this month in Cebu and some parts of Central Visayas if not across the country, may serve as a good reminder and even a solid impetus for…

Jeepney drivers warned vs joining transport strike

Inquirer.net 10/07/2018

The government warned on Sunday that it would not tolerate jeepney drivers who would join a transportation strike that might happen within the month. Several transportation operators have announced their plan to hold a transport strike due…

Commotion ensues at Liwayway strike

Norman Mendoza 08/28/2018

A short commotion transpired after non-striking workers of Liwayway Marketing Corp. tried to break the picket line to enter the company premises after they have been barred by fellow workers on strike since Friday (August 24) at…

Labor groups threaten to stage strike

Inquirer.net 06/06/2018

Two labor groups on Wednesday threatened to organize a general strike in what they call a “last ditch effort” to compel the Duterte administration to stop the price hikes of goods and commodities. The Bukluran ng Manggagawang…

Philip Mark Dunn: A new brand of strike

Benjie B. Talisic 01/02/2018

British national Philip Mark Dunn used to travel a lot to Cebu and other parts of the country as a tourist, visiting Metro Manila, Leyte, Bohol and parts of Mindanao. But far from his jet-setting days, the…

Transport strike called off

Inquirer.net 12/03/2017

Metro Cebu LGUs ready when leaders canceled planned transport holiday Preparations of local governments in Metro Cebu, such as Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities, for a nationwide transport strike for Monday and Tuesday were already in place when…

LTFRB issues special permits for buses amid threats of a transport strike

Morexette B. Erram 12/02/2017

  IN anticipation of a transport strike on Monday, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-7) issued special permits for private bus operators to ply routes in Metro Cebu. A memo issued by LTFRB Regional Director…

Fish vendors strike deal with Ermita brgy execs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Marie Timtim 11/03/2017

Nearly 200 fish vendors along F. Calderon St. in Barangay Ermita in Cebu City will no longer have to worry about being removed from their vending area if they will comply with the conditions set by the…

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