Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.
By Nestor Corrales
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. dismissed claims that politics was behind the disqualification of Laguna Governor Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.
The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued guidelines for its antimeasles campaign in response to what it described as the “alarming increase” in the number of individuals contracting the highly contagious respiratory disease.
THE first two days of the campaign for the barangay elections in Cebu were peaceful, according to police officials. Still, chief of directorial staff Senior Supt. Edward Carranza asks all police station chiefs to provide security in all areas where candidates hold campaign activities to maintain peace and order. No election-related incidents were reported so [...]