Monthly Archives: April 2008

Out with asbestos pipes, homeowners tell water agency

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 30, 2008

MANILA, Philippines – A homeowners’ welfare group group in Parañaque City is calling on a water concessionaire to replace the old asbestos pipes at BF Homes when the agency takes over their water system.

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Clear and conclusive

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 29, 2008

For so many years now, government employees have been fighting for the payment of the allowances, fringe benefits and COLA that were discontinued following the passage of R.A. 6758, otherwise known as the Salary Standardization Law and the issuance of Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Circular No. 10 implementing said law that deemed the…

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Lawsuit claims ‘CSI’ toy kits contain asbestos

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 28, 2008

LOS ANGELES — A California asbestos awareness group sued CBS Corp, a toy maker and several retailers on Friday, claiming they sold toy crime-scene kits based on the hit CBS series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” that contained the cancer-causing substance.

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Ateneans top MS software tilt

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 18, 2008

Three IT-savvy students of Ateneo de Manila University bagged the top prize in the Imagine Cup 2008, the yearly software design competition sponsored by global software giant Microsoft.

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What worries employers most, according to DoLE) Qualified people, high turnover, absenteeism cited

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 16, 2008

MANILA, Philippines — The top three issues that worry Metro Manila employers are the lack of qualified manpower, high turnover rate, and absenteeism/tardiness, according to a survey of the Department of Labor and Employment.

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Filipino innovates, promotes value engineering

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 11, 2008

MANILA, Philippines—Value engineering is often defined as the formal or informal attempt to assure highest value by delivering all required functions of a certain product, project, or process at the lowest overall cost.

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Police break up picket line at Philippine port

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 4, 2008

Last Saturday, Philippine police violently dispersed more than 100 sacked workers, who had been picketing at the gates of the port at Dumaguete city, the capital of Negros Oriental province. Ten people were reported injured, including four workers, a child and five police personnel.

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Time for a new gender-equality playbook

The old one isn't working. We need bolder leadership and MORE EXACTING EXECUTION
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