Monthly Archives: June 2014

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2 Zambo miners die of suffocation

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ZAMBOANGA CITY – Personnel of the Philippine National Oil Co. recovered the bodies of two coal miners who died from methane gas suffocation in a tunnel in a village in Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay last Friday, authorities said.

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PH, Efta nations boost trade ties

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The Philippines and the four member states of the European Free Trade Association (Efta) signed in Iceland last week the Joint Declaration on Cooperation (JDC), which allowed both parties to further enhance their bilateral economic relations, including through the establishment of a Joint Efta-Philippines Committee. These four countries are Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. According…

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DOLE: Stricter protective measures for Filipino domestic workers in Singapore

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Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday directed the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Singapore headed by Labor Attache Vicente Cabe to verify a report that foreign domestic workers, including Filipino household service workers, are being put in display and made available for “purchase” at “discounted prices” in some shopping malls in Singapore,…

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The power of meeting your employees’ needs

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What stands in the way of our being more satisfied and productive at work? That’s the fundamental question we sought to answer in a survey we conducted with HBR last fall. More than 19,000 people, at all levels in companies, across a broad range of industries, have so far responded to the questions we posed.

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After 26 years, CARP ends

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ANGELES CITY, Philippines – The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) ends today with a farmers’ group rating it as the bloodiest with 664 farmers getting killed in the name of land reform.

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Strategies for inclusive development

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The Philippines successfully concluded hosting the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia which highlighted the impressive economic gains under President Aquino’s administration.

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Close the loop

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Famous American comedienne Lily Tomlin says: “Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.”

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Time management tips for students

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A successful student is someone who knows how to manage their most critical resource i.e. time. So, here are a few time management strategies to help you in becoming a good student by managing time:

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Pinay maids ‘marketed’ in Singapore mall: report

Published by reposted only Date posted on June 28, 2014

MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it will look into a report that Filipino maids are among those being exploited at a mall in Singapore.

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SSS bares terms for 10% hike in work-related claims

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MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) has disclosed the terms of its new 10-percent across-the-board pension increase for work-related claims under the Employees’ Compensation (EC) program and the doubled EC funeral grant.

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Palace eyes last 2 years to lay foundations for growth, improved governance

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Expect the Aquino administration to spend its last two years laying the foundations for “equitable” growth and a higher standard of governance, Malacañang said Saturday.

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Agri chief is highest paid Cabinet official

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Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala earns from government P4.2 million (US$96,333) in 2013 MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala remains the top grosser among Cabinet officials in 2013, with recorded earnings of over P4.2 milllion (US$96,333), a Commission on Audit (COA) report showed.

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DOLE to issue guidelines protecting teachers’ rights

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MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will soon come out with guidelines that will protect the rights of teachers and other school personnel who might be adversely affected by the implementation of the K to 12 program.

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Pinoy workers bound abroad may now register in PHL for the 2016 polls

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Filipino workers bound abroad for work can now register as overseas voters for the 2016 Presidential elections. A press statement from the Department of Foreign Affairs said the first Overseas Voter Registration Center (OVRC) in the Philippines opened Friday at the DFA’s Office of Consular Affairs at the ASEANA Business Park along Macapagal Avenue.

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Aquino: Power restoration in Yolanda-hit areas ongoing

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Over 6 months since Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), over a million households still await power restoration MANILA, Philippines – Over half a year since Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) battered the Philippines, President Benigno Aquino III said the Department of Energy (DOE) continues to work on restoring power in areas affected by the November storm.

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Economic managers lead Top 10 highest paid govt officials – COA report

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Philippine economic managers dominated the Top 10 government officials who receive the largest salaries and allowances in government in 2013.

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The Supreme Court’s opinion on cell phone privacy is a must-read for all employers

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Why was this case important for employers? For the first time, our highest court is recognizing, in great detail, the significant privacy interests we expect in our mobile devices.

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PNP admits increase in crime rate

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THE National Police admitted on Friday that crime incidence has surged during the past five months compared with the same period last year, but added that this was mainly due to the correct reporting done by police commanders.

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SSS increases pension, funeral benefits

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The increase in benefits will be implemented retroactively, with Sept. 1, 2013 as date of effectivity MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) released the terms of its 10% across-the-board disability pension increase and doubled funeral grant under the Employees’ Compensation (EC) Program.

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Good managers look beyond their “usual suspects”

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In the movie Casablanca, there’s a famous scene where Captain Renault, the head of the French police, avoids investigating the murder of a Nazi officer by telling his people to “round up the usual suspects.” The implication, of course, is that everyone should look busy and professional, even if the routine doesn’t really accomplish anything.

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As Ikea raises minimum wage, pressure mounts for others

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As home retailer Ikea announced plans to raise the average, hourly minimum wage at its U.S. stores to $10.76, the pressure is mounting for other big brand businesses to lift pay for their workers.

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Travails in the call center (first of 2 parts)

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(First of two parts) She was a single mom in her 40s. With her two kids, she left her hometown in Isabela to go to Manila to seek a better life. That better life was supposed to be working as a call center agent. Then one day, things changed completely.

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Don’t worry about my gender

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‘Understanding the differences among us actually enriches our lives and leads to a more harmonious and tolerant environment’ You see me on the street and you’re not sure how to place me. I know she’s a girl, but why the barber cut? She’s pretty, but why the masculine attire? You see an effeminate man in…

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Extreme poverty seen gone in a generation

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EXTREME poverty may end within a generation, a report from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said. “For the first time in history, the world may see the end of extreme poverty — as soon as the next generation,” the UNDP said in its 2013/2014 annual report, released Wednesday.

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Supreme Court: Cell phones are protected from warrantless searches

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The high court issues a decision on two cases related to police searches of mobile phones, calling modern cell phones “not just another technological convenience.”

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Economists: PHL to lose out on investments under ASEAN integration

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More Philippine and foreign and companies are likely to invest in Southeast Asia, taking advantage of the opportunities offered by a single market ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), a losing proposition for Manila unless the government starts relaxing the conditions for foreign investors.

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UAE policy changes threaten further deployment of Pinoy domestics

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Policy changes by the United Arab Emirates threatens the continued deployment of Filipino household service workers, or HSWs, to the UAE.

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