Bebot Bello - updates

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Duterte orders inventory of companies engaged in labor-only contracting

Apr 20, 2018 - 2:45 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's memorandum to the labor department comes after Malacañang announced he would no longer sign an executive order on contractualization

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attended the Labor Day Assembly organized by the Department of Labor and Employement (DOLE) at the People's Park in Davao City on May 1, 2017. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

DOLE launches own probe into Davao City mall fire

Dec 25, 2017 - 6:27 PM

The labor department will also help employees and workers of NCCC Mall find temporary employment to tide them over

Photo by SAP Bong Go

Duterte teases Bebot Bello, go ahead, run for senator

Dec 09, 2017 - 11:45 AM

The President says he has no problem with his Labor Secretary and longtime friend Silvestre Bello III seeking a Senate seat

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte recognizes the sacrifice of the overseas Filipino workers citing that they have contributed greatly in making the lives of their families and the Filipinos better in his message to the arriving OFWs during the Pamaskong Salubong Para sa OFWs at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga on December 7, 2017. Also in the photo is Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III. RUJI ABAT/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Gov't, NDF eye 5th round of peace talks in August

Jul 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Negotiators will have an informal meeting in July somewhere in Asia to ensure the success of the next round of formal peace talks

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza huddle themselves over breakfast on the day the formal talks between the Philippine government (GRP) and the National for the 5th round are to begin in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.(OPAPP photo)

Duterte wants bilateral ceasefire deal with NDF sealed in April talks

Mar 31, 2017 - 3:16 PM

The two panels are also expected to decide on the referee in the bilateral ceasefire agreement after Norway begged off from the role

PREPARING TO TALK. President Rodrigo Duterte discusses peace talks with the Left with chief government negotiator Labor chief Silvestre Bello III and Presidential Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on March 27, 2017. Photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

Gov't sees 'no reason' to declare unilateral ceasefire

Mar 31, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The communists are not expected to declare a unilateral ceasefire on March 31 says government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III

NO CEASEFIRE SOON. The government's chief negotiator Bebot Bello does not expect the communists to declare a unilateral ceasefire on March 31. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Jan 13, 2017 - 8:11 PM

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Gov't chief peace negotiator visits NPA turf during anniversary

Dec 27, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Secretary Silvestre Bello III assures rebels that President Rodrigo Duterte will keep his promise to release sickly and elderly political prisoners

New Peoples Army guerillas march in Davao City to celebrate the 48th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines on December 26, 2016.

Duterte to release around 20 political prisoners by Dec 25 – Bello

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Some of those likely to be released may be asked to join the ongoing peace talks says chief government negotiator and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

TALKING PEACE. President Duterte talks to Leftist leaders in Davao City. File photo from PPD

Gov't not giving up on Dec 10 bilateral ceasefire deal

Nov 22, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Despite reported violations of the unilateral ceasefires declared by both government and the Left government panel chief Silvestre Bello III says the ceasefire is holding out

PEACE TALKS. Government panel chief Silvestre Bello and Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza participate in the signing of a joint statement between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Oslo, Norway on October 9, 2016. Photo courtesy of OPAPP

Duterte to companies: Stop contractualization or I will close you

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:19 PM

Magsunod kayo o ikakansela ko yung permit ninyo Mamili kayo the President warns companies

NO TO 'ENDO.' President Rodrigo Duterte threatens companies with closure if they continue unfair labor practices. File photo by KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD

Gov't target: Deal with communists after 9-12 months of talks

Jun 21, 2016 - 5:30 PM

A ceasefire between the government and communist rebels may also be possible by President elect Rodrigo Duterte s first State of the Nation Address says Bebot Bello

PEACE TALKS. Incoming peace panels of the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) sign a joint statement on June 15, 2016 in Oslo, Norway to resume formal peace talks in July. Photo by Ayik Casilao

Bello: Companies may be required to regularize 80% of employees

Jun 21, 2016 - 3:45 PM

The incoming labor chief says he may release an order on this requirement as part of the Duterte administration s fight against contractualization

JOB HUNT. Prospective employees check potential employers at a jobs fair. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Dureza, Bello, and the previous peace talks

Jun 02, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The president elect s choices to work on peace talks Silvestre Bello III and Jesus Dureza are no stranger to negotiations with insurgents Can they help Duterte achieve peace in 3 6 months as promised?

Duterte eyes Bebot Bello for DOLE, Pernia for NEDA

May 22, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Looks like the post of NEDA chief won t be going to Albay Governor Joey Salceda