ALU-TUCP urges Duterte to raise wages

MANILA — A labor group has urged President Rodrigo Duterte to declare a nationwide across-the-board wage hike to raise the salaries of workers amid falling purchasing power of daily pay and rising cost of living. The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) made the appeal as the wage board is set to … Read More

China: No Filipino involved in smuggling of P6.4-B shabu shipment

MANILA — An official of the International Enforcement Cooperation Division-Anti-Smuggling Bureau (ASB) of the General Administration of Customs (GACC) of China said that no Filipino was involved in the shipment of the 605 kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu worth PHP6.4 billion. In a letter addressed to Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon, Zhang Xiaohui, head of … Read More