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Manny Pacquiao is Senate's top absentee

Jun 09, 2019 - 1:40 PM

(UPDATED) Senator Manny Pacquiao records 12 absences from July 2018 to June 2019, according to data released by the Senate as Congress adjourns

WORST ATTENDANCE. Senator Manny Pacquiao is known for registering bad attendance records in Congress, usually attributed to training for his continuing boxing career. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

CA upholds PAL's early retirement of female flight attendants

Jul 16, 2018 - 6:51 PM

A 20-page decision from Associate Justice Jhosep Lopez reverses the decision of the Makati regional trial court that says that an earlier retirement age for the female flight attendants is discriminatory

PAL-FASAP case: 'SC is blind to plight of poor workers'

Mar 27, 2018 - 2:21 PM

FASAP says a senior flight attendant with a spotless record was retrenched due to a post-pregnancy leave from work

LABOR RIGHTS. The Flight Attendants and Stewards Association of the Philippines (FASAP) slams the recent Supreme Court ruling that overturned previous 2 labor victories in a controversial case of flip-flop for the court.

TIMELINE: PAL-FASAP retrenchment case, and what happened in 20 years

Mar 27, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The Supreme Court en banc's March 2018 decision on a retrenchment case favors Philippine Airlines and sets aside two earlier rulings favoring flight attendants

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 27, 2018

Mar 27, 2018 - 12:11 PM

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An Indian boy plays in the polluted Yamuna river in New Delhi on March 22, 2018. World Water Day is observed on March 22 and focuses on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene facilities. / AFP PHOTO / CHANDAN KHANNA

PAL retrenchment win erodes SC's credibility – Leonen

Mar 26, 2018 - 9:40 PM

'The actions of the majority of this Court en banc...creates an ominous cloud that will besmirch our legitimacy,' says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen

Democracy Forum at the Ateneo Law School in Makati on February 12, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SC votes after 20 years: PAL wins in retrenchment case vs FASAP

Mar 26, 2018 - 3:40 PM

The Supreme Court en banc affirms a 2006 Court of Appeals decision that says Philippine Airlines doesn't have to consult FASAP for its criteria for its retrenchment program

VALID. Supreme Court votes via a majority decision that PAL's retrenchment in 1998 of thousands of employees is valid.

LIST: World leaders attending ASEAN 2017 in the Philippines

Nov 10, 2017 - 8:06 PM

'This series of meetings is the largest gathering of world leaders that the Philippines will be hosting during this chairmanship year,' says DFA spokesman Robespierre Bolivar

COMING TO MANILA. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is among the regional and world leaders who will join the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings. AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCUR

WATCH: Thai flight attendants recreate Britney Spears' 'Toxic' video

Jun 25, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Flight attendants of Thailand s Nok Air welcome pop superstar Britney Spears to Bangkok by performing to Toxic

Stricter attendance in House session implemented by July

May 20, 2017 - 9:09 PM

It s about time says Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas who announced the stricter enforcement of the rule

NO MORE LATECOMERS. Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas announces the House leadership's stricter policy in session attendance for lawmakers. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Manila to deploy mommy traffic enforcers near public schools

Jan 30, 2017 - 7:05 PM

The mothers will be assigned near their children s schools says the city government to direct traffic and assist students in crossing the street

MOMMY TRAFFIC ENFORCERS. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada speaks to the newly sworn-in Mommy Traffic Enforcers tasked with traffic enforcement near schools. Photo from Manila City Government website.

Where are the crowds for the CESAFI Finals?

Oct 21, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The 2016 Finals between the UV Green Lancers and USC Warriors has not managed to attract the number of fans as in years past

DIMINISHED CROWDS. The New Cebu Coliseum was far from full for Game 3 despite University of the Visayas being on win away from avenging their defeat last year to the USC Warriors and winning the CESAFI title.

Narvasa 'disappointed' with low PBA All-Star fan turnout

Aug 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Entire sections of Smart Araneta Coliseum were empty during day one of the PBA All Star weekend

EMPTY SEATS. Opening day of the PBA All-Star weekend was sparsely attended. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Pacquiao top absentee in Congress

Jul 18, 2016 - 8:30 PM

UPDATED Records from the past Congress show that aside from then Sarangani Representative Pacquiao 27 lawmakers attended 10 or less session days

FROM CONGRESS TO SENATE. Manny Pacquiao got the 7th highest number of votes in the 2016 senatorial race at 16.05 million. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Lawmaker pushes ‘no work, no pay’ policy in Congress

Jul 06, 2016 - 11:49 AM

UPDATED Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco says there are no existing policies that will discourage nor sanction frequently absent members of Congress

'NO WORK, NO PAY.' Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco files a bill against the absenteeism in Congress.

Co-pilot, flight attendant fail drug tests

Jul 01, 2016 - 9:17 PM

The two work for different airlines

SAFETY CONCERNS. It is absolutely to fly with a co-pilot who takes drugs.

Netizens cry foul over 'sexist, misogynistic' post, ad agency refuses to apologize

May 25, 2016 - 6:07 PM

What do you think about this controversial post?

'JUST A JOKE.' A job vacancy post makes netizens angry, finding it sexist and tasteless. Photo from Ceritera Facebook page

Hontiveros: Include 'hilot' in community health teams

Apr 15, 2016 - 6:22 PM

The former PhilHealth director an administration senatorial bet counters a proposal to arrest or ban the traditional health attendants in rural areas

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: First day at nursery for Britain's Prince George

Jan 07, 2016 - 1:29 AM

Prince William and wife Catherine Duchess of Cambridge release the latest photos of their son as he attends school in Norfolk

New Malaysia Airlines CEO warns of tough path ahead

May 08, 2015 - 10:18 PM

‘Since the new airline will be smaller in size we simply have not enough work for all of you ’ Christoph Mueller says in a memo to employees

How to survive Sinulog and other Philippine festivals

Jan 10, 2014 - 9:30 PM

Here s your cheat sheet for a hassle free experience

PIT SENYOR! Colors and smiles filled the #Sinulog2013 Grand Parade, regarded as the 'Philippine Mardi Gras.' All photos by Charlie Saceda

Ledesma, Pacquiao top House absentees

Jun 25, 2013 - 12:11 PM

Who are the top absentees in the House in the 15th Congress? Who registered a perfect attendance?

CRASH COURSE. The 16th Congress opens July 22. Photo by Egay G. Aguilar

License for flight attendants required by July

Jun 12, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Local aviation regulator Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines CAAP says they will start mandating flight attendants to get licenses starting July

REQUIRED. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) says they will start mandating flight attendants to get licenses starting in July. Photo by AFP

Is your representative a frequent absentee?

Jan 16, 2013 - 9:36 PM

Only 25 out of 283 solons had perfect attendance in 2012

Photo by Egay G. Aguilar

UN's Ban Ki-moon to attend Tehran summit despite protests

Aug 23, 2012 - 12:44 AM

Ban will convey the clear concerns and expectations of the international community on Iran s nuclear program terrorism human rights and the Syria war

GMA moves belongings from VMMC to Congress

Jul 26, 2012 - 4:54 PM

Mrs Arroyo is looking at long term freedom

SC ruling vs PAL union 'hijacks' justice

Mar 23, 2012 - 11:37 AM

FASAP says the Supreme Court ruling against the union attempts to justify Chief Justice Renato Corona s role in the case