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PreMYo Rizal 2012 Essay Writing Contest - Kaninong Anino

With the support of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, some of the country's top artists got together to produce this song, which is part of Rock Ed's ROCK RIZAL album, a collection of songs in celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of our National Hero.Arnold Arre created ...

Factory fire puts spotlight on working conditions in Philippines| Reuters

May 16, 2015    

MANILA A fire that killed 72 people in a rubber slipper factory in the Philippines on Wednesday has shone a spotlight on what trade unions say are the often unsafe working conditions in Southeast Asia's fastest-growing country.The fire, which gutted the two-storey factory in the capital, Manila, started when sparks from a welding machine set ablaze flammable chemicals. It was one of the country's worst industrial fires.Labour groups said lax implementation of safety rules and a lack of site inspections by the government were among the reasons why the Kentex Manufacturing Inc factory became a d...

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