Philippines – Fighting Child Labour: Gov’t taking fight vs child labor to barangays

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he Department of Labor and Employment took the fight against child labor to the barangay level, kicking off a child labor-free barangay campaign Friday. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said this will strengthen the department’s Child Labor Prevention and Elimination Program (CLPEP). http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/258712/news/nation/labor-chief-gov-t-taking-fight-vs-child-labor-to-barangays

Strauss-Kahn countersuit: Opening the door to his sexual past?

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(Reuters) – Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn struck back this week at the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault with a sharply worded countersuit claiming defamation, but lawyers say the filing could backfire. http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/05/18/strausskahn-defamation-idINDEE84H0JO20120518