A WORKER of the National Parks Development Committee cleans the Flower Clock at the Rizal Park in Manila, a day after President Aquino signed a law setting the Philippine Standard Time, yesterday. (Photo by Michael Varcas)
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions – or no religion – work together.
MEMBERS of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescue team, clad in fatigue uniforms, board a truck for their deployment in Manila to help clear the sidewalks of vendors and other obstructions. (Photo by KJ Rosales)
SENATOR Manny Villar and Senator-elect Cynthia Villar check the plastic school chairs, finish product of the Waste Plastic Recycling Factory in Barangay Ilaya, Las Pinas, which they inaugurated yesterday morning. The factory turns plastic wastes into durable school chairs that could last up to 20 years. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
SINGER Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year.
GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo (seated, left) is locked in a battle with GM Li Shilong of China during the sixth round of the Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Watching the game (from left) are GM Mark Paragua, NCFP executive-director Jayson Gonzales, NCFP secretary-general Cavite Rep. Bambol Tolentino and NCFP director - Rommel Tacorda.
MIAMI Heat guard Dwyane Wade battles for a lose ball against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill during the third quarter of Game 1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat in Miami. (AP photo)
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Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Embassy in the Sultanate of Oman, in a report to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said the Oman Ministry of Health (MOH) may experience a shortage of Doctors and Nurses by 2015. In a meeting on February 26, 2013, the MOH expressed interest in hiring more Filipino nurses, particularly nurses specializing in obstetrics, gynecology,...
Manila, Philippines – It is indeed sad that our government is the only one in Asia which has made labor export a part of its national policy.
There are push-and-pull factors that explain large scale migration.
On the push side, the lack of jobs locally creates both unemployment and underemployment. The jobless or those seeking jobs but either cannot find or are not qualified for...
Manila, Philippines – Last Thursday, this corner tackled illegal recruitment of overseas workers and the apparent “encouragement” it gets from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) thru its stiff policies.
Today, allow me to discuss the important distinction between illegal recruiters and legitimate licensed recruitment agencies.
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Manila, Philippines – LABOR attachés and welfare attachés from all over the world gathered for a year-endassessment and planning conference last December at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City. Former dean of the Asian Institute of Management and labor secretary Nieves Confesor and Professor Ponch Macaranas served as facilitators of the two-day event.
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Manila, Philippines – News that employers in Singapore have agreed to upgrade the pay scales of household service workers to a minimum of SGD500 (equivalent to US$400) was yesterday hailed by the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE).
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Manila, Philippines – One-hundred eighty two Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) conducted a hunger strike in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia yesterday to protest illegal recruitment, abusive employers, and government neglect.
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Forty-three thousand jobs will be up for grabs on June 12 as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is again set to hold its Independence Day Job Fair at the Rizal Park in Manila.
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, in a statement, said out of the 143 companies that will participate in the job fair 113 are local employers offering about 33,000 local jobs, while 30...
Manila, Philippines – EVERY Sunday, nearly a million job applicants open the classified ads to look at job vacancies spread across the globe.
Among them are aspiring overseas Filipino workers who are forced by personal circumstances to consider overseas work as an option for economic survival.
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MANILA, Philippines — May 1 is “Araw ng Paggawa” or Labor Day in the Philippines, a red-letter day dedicated to honor the country’s millions of workers, both here and abroad. This year’s celebration theme is: “Pagtutulungan, Pagbabago, Disenteng Trabaho.”
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Manila, Philippines – WITH at least 10 percent of our population living and working overseas, is it time to create a Department for Migrant Workers? Senator Manny Villar, a staunch OFW advocate, believes it is and is pushing for legislation to do just that. According to him, the huge size of the OFW population merits the creation of a singular agency that would address their needs...