SMC gives out P1-B funding for Biyaya ng Pagbabago

San Miguel Foundation, Inc., San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) social development arm, has given out P1 billion for construction of housing project in Davao City.

Among other contributors in the said project, the National Housing Authority (NHA) also provided P24 million to fund its construction.

The housing project, consisting of 840 units located in Los Amigos village, will benefit former members of rebel groups, fire victims, and those living in highly dangerous areas.

This, according to President Rodrigo Duterte, is a step towards Davao’s goal of equipping the Dabawenyos with “gainful employment, decent housing, educational opportunities, and healthy living”.

However,…

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HARASSMENT

By OpinYon Reportorial Team

Condo owners decry harassment

THIS is one of the reasons why a potential client should pause and think a thousand times before buying a condominium unit from Robinson’s Land Corporation (RLC) of the Gokongwei family.

If the allegations of unit owners in the three towers collectively called Robinson’s Adriatico Residences Condominiums in Adriatico St., Ermita are to be believed, the public then should really be very wary when buying a unit from giant property developers like Robinson.

It appears that the after sales skills of the people from RLC leave much to be desired.

This…

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PIMENTEL: STOP EXPLOITING WORKERS

“Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.” -Abraham Lincoln

 

FOR the longest time, the Philippine labor force though comprising more than half of the country’s economic machinery, had been very subservient to billionaire oligarchs who exploit our workers through low wages and substandard working conditions.

During last year’s presidential elections, then candidate and now President Rodrigo Duterte had made a strong stand against monopolistic big businesses and vowed to protect the workers, thus endearing him…

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LOPEZ GOES GREEN

ENVIRONMENT Secretary Gina Lopez is racing against time.

And in her desire and haste to save the environment from further degradation, Secretary Lopez has taken the bold step of going ahead with her plan of shifting to green economy and ditch mining as a major source of livelihood for people living in mining-operated areas.

Lopez was prompted to make the move because she wants to stop if possible all forms of mining because she believes that they are destructive to the environment and could place the future of the next generations in jeopardy.

Her move has ruffled many feathers especially…

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