Stronger occupational safety and health standards in workplaces

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Stronger occupational safety and health standards in workplaces 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — The proposed amendatory law to further protect workers against undue occupational and health hazards was approved on final reading by the House of Representatives, two days before Congress takes its break this week.

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Increase in daily subsistence allowance of inmates pushed

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Increase in daily subsistence allowance of inmates pushed 

MANILA, Sept. 20 — A lawmaker is proposing an increase in the subsistence allowance for inmates to provide prisoners with adequate and decent meals.

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House approves bill on mandatory installation of rainwater facilities in Metro Manila buildings

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on House approves bill on mandatory installation of rainwater facilities in Metro Manila buildings 

By Mabelle M. Manalo

MANILA, Feb. 23 (PNA) — The Metro Manila Development Committee approved on Monday a draft substitute bill that requires new commercial buildings in Metro Manila to install rainwater harvesting facilities.

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