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Philippines: Transport group leader George San Mateo arrested under Public Service Act for leading a public transport strike
Author: Rambo Talabong, Rappler (Philippines)
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Philippines: ASEAN leaders sign commitment protecting migrant workers against inhumane & unfair treatment, however remain silent on issue of undocumented workers
Author: Patty Pasion, Rappler
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Author: Paterno Esmaquel II, Rappler
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