How pork barrel scam affects FOI bill

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A congressional advocate of the freedom of information (FOI) bill admitted that media’s coverage of the pork barrel scam has affected his colleagues’ support for the much-delayed measure. Ifugao Representative Teodoro Baguilat Jr., one of the authors of at...

Solon seeks granting of two-week family and medical leave for employees

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A neophyte lawmaker is seeking the granting of two weeks of unpaid leave a year to employees whose spouse, parent, unmarried child or who themselves suffer from serious illness. Rep. Gus Tambunting (2nd District, Parañaque City) raised this proposal through...