China’s top legislative committee formally approved a loosening of the country’s hugely controversial one-child policy on Saturday and abolished “re-education through labor” camps, state media reported.
By Jerome Aning
The Supreme Court has upheld the policy of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) requiring teachers of tertiary schools to acquire postgraduate degrees to become tenured or regular employees.
By Michael Lim Ubac
Malacañang hopes to appease critics of Executive Order No. 79 on mining reforms with its decision Monday to revise the contentious Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the EO.
By Ayan C. Mellejo
The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines said there is a glimmer of hope in President Benigno Aquino’s Executive Order (EO) on Mining, saying it sees growth in the mining industry despite the challenges facing it.
By Kristine L. Alave
Aside from extracting more revenues from the mining industry, the government plans to wield control over a wider range of lucrative mineral resources, including oil and gas under a new mining policy being fine-tuned by Malacañang.