Monthly Archives: May 2008

ALU-TUCP asks Caraga wage board P125 increase for workers

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 30, 2008

Butuan City (May 30) — The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) recently filed a petition to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) Caraga for a wage increase of 125 pesos.

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16 GROs rescued from prostitution den

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 21, 2008

CAMP MACABULOS, Tarlac — Agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT) rescued four minors and rounded-up 12 guest relation officers from a prostitution den in Bgy. San Isidro, Tarlac City yesterday.

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Study says carbon nanotubes as dangerous as asbestos

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 20, 2008

New research shows that long, needle-thin carbon nanotubes could lead to lung cancer.

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Worker’s inn opens June 12

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 19, 2008

The second worker’s inn would be open in time for Independence Day, said the Metro Manila Development Authority.

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Call-center employees are getting stress and breaking traditional life style and living with relationship troubles needs counselling badly

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 18, 2008

Dr. Avnish Jolly,18 May:Working as counsellor in the City Beautiful from last fifteen years, I find Call-center employees are getting stress and breaking traditional life style and living with relationship troubles.

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Non-members to pay union fees too

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 17, 2008

THE Supreme Court has declared as legal the collection of union dues from non-union members who are included in the benefits negotiated by the union from management through a collective bargaining agreement.

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RP urges removal from UN child soldiers list

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 15, 2008

MANILA – The Philippines has urged its removal from the UN’s list of countries with child soldiers, stressing that it condemns the practice by various rebel groups, the foreign department said Wednesday.

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Turkish owner regrets buying the Otapan (ship full of asbestos)

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The Otapan is finally on it’s way to Turkey to be broken up. Will the Turkish owner earn some money with it? “No, the Otapan only gave us trouble.”

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Pinoy student wins int’l public speaking contest in London

Published by reposted only Date posted on May 11, 2008

Sixteen-year-old Gian Dapul, an incoming senior at the Philippine Science High School, won the English Speaking Union’s International Public Speaking Competition held in London last Friday.

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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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