Monthly Archives: July 2017

2017 State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte Full Transcript

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Competing in a world of sectors without borders

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July 24, 2017 – HOW MANY COULD BE LIKE THIS? Ben Chan takes all 425 loyal Bench employees to HK – Bilyonaryo. Read more.

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A look at major issues confronting the President in his second year

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By Associated Press, Jul 24,2017 A year ago President Duterte promised to cleanse the country of illegal drugs in three to six months. He said he would tame corruption and began a profanity-spiked tongue lashing of America—which he called “lousy” last week. Those “shock and awe” declarations of a year ago have collided with reality.…

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The cost of universal basic income might be lower than you think

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Worried about AI? Relax it’s dumber than you think

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Big business winners, losers in Duterte’s 1st year

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The stock price of Dennis Uy’s Phoenix Petroleum increased about 92% from July last year, while Ongpin-associated Philweb’s stock price fell 46.3% by ofia Tomacruz, Rappler, Jul 24, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Majority of the Philippines’ most valuable companies have continued their growth trajectory that started to build up even before President Rodrigo Duterte took…

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Asean nations see bulk of new HIV infections in Asia-Pacific

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http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/asean-nations-see-bulk-of-new-hiv-infections-in-asia-pacific 6 members of grouping among 10 most infected in region; S’pore among those that met viral suppression targets UNITED NATIONS • Asean members Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand are among 10 countries that together accounted for more than 95 per cent of all new HIV infections in the Asia-Pacific region last…

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The future of jobs: Automation technologies, robotics, and artificial intelligence

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Automation has already started to reshape every company’s workforce — including yours. By Forrester Research and J.P. Gownder | July 24, 2017 AI has become one of the great, meaningless buzzwords of our time. In this video, the Chief Data Scientist of Dun and Bradstreet explains AI in clear business terms.

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32M employees offered biochip hand implants for work monitoring, payments

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The chips can be used to login to PCs, use company machines, and make purchases — but how many will sign up? By Charlie Osborne for Between the Lines | Jul 24, 2017 Three Square Market (32M) is offering implanted chips to employees interested in being biohacked. The new scheme, which 32M emphasized as being…

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Duterte’s first SONA, one year later: Universal health care and the RPRH Law

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By JESSICA BARTOLOME, GMA News, Jul 24, 2017 Every State of the Nation Address is both a look back and a look ahead—to the President’s accomplishments the previous year, and to what he or she plans to do next.

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Philippines tops Asia-Pacific countries with new HIV infections

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By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), Jul 23, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines topped other countries in Asia and the Pacific in the number of new HIV infections from 2010 to 2016, the UNAIDS Data 2017 showed yesterday.

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A computer was asked to predict which start-ups would be successful. The results were astonishing

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DOLE orders regularization of around 9,000 PLDT employees

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(A. De Vega / DOLE) MANILA, July 21 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued a compliance order directing the regularization of around 9,000 workers of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) Incorporation after it has proven to be engaged in labor-only contracting activities.

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Fewer Filipinos say they are poor

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By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral, Businessworld, Jul 21, 2017 SELF-RATED poverty fell for the first time in three quarters, according to results of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) quarterly survey that nevertheless said families are in need of more money to escape food poverty.

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McKinsey: Robots can do about 30% of the work at banks, but they won’t necessarily take jobs

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By Sarah Kessler, Jul 21, 2017 About a third of work done at banks today can be automated by technology, according to a new report from McKinsey.

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DOLE orders PLDT to regularize almost 9,000 employees

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By: Jhoanna Ballaran, INQUIRER.net, Jul 20, 2017 The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Inc. (PLDT) to immediately regularize its nearly 9,000 contractual employees.

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Happy workers increase productivity, says study in Japan

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INQUIRER.net, Jul 20, 2017 Apart from declining birthrates, one of Japan’s current concerns are the working conditions of its populace. A Japanese expert says that companies need to start considering their employees’ happiness if they want to keep doing business in the future.

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Companies warned about checking social media profiles of applicants, employees

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by Alfred Bayle/JB, INQUIRER.net, Jul 16, 2017 Whatever is posted in social media is usually open to the public. This means employers and companies can browse through such posts while they consider hiring an applicant or retaining an employee.

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Funeral benefits for workers raised to P30,000

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by PHILIP C. TUBEZA, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 20, 2017 With funeral costs becoming prohibitive, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an order increasing the funeral benefits of private and public employees.

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6 administrative tasks you can automate

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Are you being productive or busy? By Sujan Patel, Co-founder, Web Profits@sujanpatel It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of running a business. There are always phone calls to take, meetings to go to and crises to deal with. But if you’re always putting out fires, you’re never going to get to the…

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Many dev’t goals missed in last 6 years — scorecard

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By Leo Jaymar G. Uy, Businessworld, Jul 19, 2017 A GOVERNMENT SCORECARD that details the Philippines’ progress in meeting economic development targets in the last six years showed that the country failed in many of them. According to the Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development (StatDev) 2016, the government met 58 out of the 148 targets…

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July 19, 2017 – GARMENT AND TEXTILE EXPORTERS TO EUROPE HAVE TO BE COMPLIANT WITH LABOR REGULATIONS. Read more.

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DTI, DoLE to certify labor practices of textile firms tapping GSP+ by Victor V. Saulon, Businessworld, Jul 19, 2017 THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is set to sign a joint order with the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) that will highlight the country’s insistence on compliance with global labor standards in the…

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Construction violated labor laws, stopped

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 A warehouse construction in Mandaue was stopped due to the allegedly negligent behavior of management toward safety standards per Department of Labor and Employment Region 7 (DOLE-7).

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Which schools produce the highest-paid employees according to JobStreet data?

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While there’s variation depending on position, the top ranking schools are fairly consistent By Entrepreneur Staff, Jul 18, 2017 While it’s usual to ask a work colleague or even a casual acquaintance what school they graduated from, it’s never polite to ask them how much their salary is. But it’s one of the things we’ve…

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LTFRB clarifies Grab, Uber services not suspended

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By TED CORDERO, GMA News, Jul 18, 2017 The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday clarified that Grab Philippines and Uber were not suspended despite an ongoing online campaign by drivers to lift the suspension order against transport network companies (TNCs).

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Illegal domestic helpers in China face stiff penalty, PHL envoy warns Filipinos

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By MICHAELA DEL CALLAR, Jul 18, 2017 XIAMEN, China – A Philippine senior diplomat on Monday said foreign domestic helpers are prohibited from working in China, warning that Filipino workers illegally employed as maids will be arrested and deported by Chinese authorities.

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If you want to age well you should focus on your friendships

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by Andy Henion, Jul 17, 2017 Among older adults, friendships are actually a stronger predictor of health and happiness than relationships with family members, research shows.

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