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80,000 seamen may lose jobs, warns Drilon

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Senate President Franklin Drilon: Unity.  FILE PHOTO

More than 80,000 Filipino seafarers stand to lose their jobs if a bill meant to improve the current system of overseeing maritime workers isn’t passed into law soon, Senate President Franklin Drilon warned over the weekend.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Chinese moves turn off PH senators

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Sen. Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

China’s increasingly aggressive tactics in asserting its claim to nearly the entire West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) have turned off Filipino senators, who have decided not to make Chinese New Year a nonworking holiday in the Philippines.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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