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Burdensome public transport restrictions amid lockdown

Jeepney drivers are probably the most adversely affected in the transport sector as they have not earned any income for the past three months

Survey: Suspension of public transport burdens most Filipinos

The government maintains its decision to maintain the ban on some public transportation as preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19

Church official warns of growing number of jobless Filipinos

Authorities announced that unemployment soared to 17.7 percent in April this year, equivalent to around 7.3 million jobless Filipinos

Philippine bishop calls for resumption of mass transport, help for drivers

Jeeps are still restricted to operate even after the easing of lockdown measures because of its seating design

Labor group calls for payment of ‘work from home’ expenses

More than 2.7 million workers have already been displaced because of permanent and temporary closure of businesses

More than one in six young people out of work due...

More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic

Cambodian hospitality, tourism workers in dire straits due to pandemic

Many Cambodians who depend on tourism — those working in hotels, spas and restaurants — for their livelihoods have lost their income.

Jobless Filipinos reeling from COVID-19 lockdown

The prospect of more job losses in the months ahead has made workers' groups very much concerned over what lies in store for them.

Pope Francis prays for those left jobless by pandemic

Pope Francis has offered prayers for those who lost their jobs and those who were unable to work because of the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE: Dominicans to review planned dismissal of workers at UST Hospital

The head of the Order of Preachers, or Dominicans, in the Philippines has stopped the retrenchment of workers at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital in Manila on May 4.

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