ANGARA URGES GOV’T OFFICES, PRIVATE SECTOR TO EMPLOY MORE PWDs

Posted on: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 18:18 By: ryan

 

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara is calling on state institutions and the private sector to hire more qualified persons with disability (PWDs) amid continued disparities in their employment situation.

Angara reminded that Republic Act 10524 or An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for PWDs requires government offices to reserve at least one percent of their total positions to PWDs. Under the law, corporations with more than 100 employees are encouraged to do the same.

ANGARA TO COLLEGE DROPOUTS: RETURN TO SCHOOL,  AVAIL OF FREE TERTIARY EDUCATION

Posted on: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 17:32 By: ryan

 

It’s never too late to earn a college degree.

This was the advice of reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara to over 360,000 unemployed university dropouts, as well as high school graduates but did not proceed to college, as he urged them to return to school and take advantage of the government’s free tertiary education.

ANGARA: QUALITY EDUCATION BEGINS WITH QUALITY TEACHERS WHO ARE PAID WELL

Posted on: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:27 By: ryan

 

LUCENA CITY—Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said the government should pay teachers more if it wants to improve the quality of education in Philippine public schools.

“Quality education begins with quality teachers. And to have good quality teachers in our public schools we need to pay them well,” Angara said, as he reiterated his appeal to the government to give teachers a reasonable pay increase. 

ANGARA: WE MUST CREATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Posted on: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 04:02 By: admin

Aside from bigger and wider coverage of social pension, the country’s elderly population must be given employment opportunities to be productive even in their old age and keep them away from poverty, according to reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara.

Angara, a champion of the rights and welfare of senior citizens in the Senate, said many elderly people belonging to the age group 60 to 70 are still physically capable and are prepared to work and earn a living.

ANGARA BILL SEEKS TO GIVE DOH AUTHORITY TO ADDRESS BED OCCUPANCY MISMATCH IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS

Posted on: Sat, 01/26/2019 - 23:55 By: admin

Senator Sonny Angara has filed a proposed legislation that will give the Department of Health (DOH) the authority to increase the bed capacity of all public hospitals under its supervision in order to address the mismatch in occupancy and improve the quality of government health services.

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