MANILA – Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Monday welcomed the decision of the House Committee on Labor and Employment to approve the amended draft substitute bill to the proposed Act enhancing the benefits, protection, and security of media workers in the country.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has filed a bill granting more benefits and protection to media workers in recognition of their role in nation building.
Malacañang encouraged journalists and media workers to work from home as Metro Manila, Laguna province, and Cebu City shift to “modified” enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) tomorrow, Saturday.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Sunday guaranteed that President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration would continue to protect the rights and freedom of the press in the Philippines.
Special passes for media workers in the National Capital Region will be processed for now, according to the News and Information Bureau (NIB).
A Philippine court Thursday jailed 43 people — including key leaders of a powerful Muslim political clan — after finding them guilty in the trial of the 2009 mass killing of 58 people, including 32 journalists and media workers.
Media workers should condemn Rappler’s ban in Malacañang – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV