Monthly Archives: August 2017

Bello: Dole has 686 contractual employees

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by Marc Jayson Cayabyab, Inquirer, Aug 16, 2017 The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is faced with an inconvenient truth amid its efforts to rid the country of contractualization — it has its own 686 contractual workers.

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Filipino maid falls to her death in China; questions on human trafficking raised

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INQUIRER.net, Aug 15, 2017 Image from Facebook/Asuncion Lairocse Lorain Like most Filipinos seeking greener pastures, Lorain Asuncion left her family in the Philippines to earn bigger bucks abroad.

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‘Philippines facing unprecedented HIV crisis’

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By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), Aug 13, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – With new infections doubling in the past six years to over 10,000 new cases in 2016 alone, the Philippines is facing an “unprecedented HIV crisis,” the global medical journal The Lancet said yesterday.

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Ten questions on being gay

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By Danton Remoto (The Philippine Star), Aug 12, 2017 In a recent post that burnt in the social media for days, a transgender hired to work as an outsourced transcriber was told not to return the next day. When she asked why, management said that some of them were “uncomfortable” working with her. How on…

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The evolution of employment and skills in the age of AI

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BSP keeps rates steady but hikes inflation forecasts

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by Philippine Daily Inquirer, Aug 11, 2017 Monetary authorities yesterday kept key policy rates steady but slightly raised inflation forecasts for the next three years mainly on expectations of higher oil prices.

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Earth marks new highs for heat, pollutants, sea level in 2016 – report

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Agence France-Presse, Aug 11, 2017 WASHINGTON- The Earth set a series of dire records in 2016, including hottest year in modern times, highest sea level and most heat-trapping gases ever emitted, a global climate report said Thursday.

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Anger over calls to limit air-con for Hong Kong maids

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Agence France-Presse, Aug 11, 2017 Hong Kong, China — Calls to restrict air conditioning for Hong Kong’s domestic maids amid sweltering summer temperatures were dubbed inhumane by rights groups Friday, after a politician suggested helpers should get “used to the hot weather”.

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Foreign investments surge 57% in May

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By Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), Aug 11, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into the Philippines jumped 57 percent to $572 million in May from $364 milion a year ago as the country’s strong macroeconomic fundamentals continued to buoy investor confidence, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

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Collective strategic study on issues related to the realization of the FTAAP

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Tesla shows how traditional business metrics are outdated

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by Eddie Yoon, Aug 8, 2017 Elon Musk is having a moment. Tesla just delivered its first Model 3, the affordable model that he envisioned in his “secret” strategy some 11 years ago. He wanted to build a sports car, then build a more affordable car with zero emissions. He’s basically already there. The Model…

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Nuclear power’s real costs include waste and security — Gatchalian

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by Victor V. Saulon, Businessworld, Aug 10, 2017 THE Philippines should evaluate its ability to respond to nuclear emergencies before embarking on a nuclear energy plan, Sen. Sherwin T. Gatchalian said.

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These are the things that make a great leader

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by Kishore Mahbubani, Aug 10, 2017 Not long ago, over dinner in Singapore, we attempted to define what qualities make a great leader. For Klaus, the five key elements were heart, brain, muscle, nerve, and soul. For Kishore, compassion, canniness, and courage were key, as was the ability to identify talent and understand complexity. The…

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Jollibee apologizes to discriminated transgender

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INQUIRER.net, Aug 10, 2017 Fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) apologized on Thursday to a transgender who was allegedly discriminated in the company’s office.

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Could labor unions be the answer to the diversity in tech problem?

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Economic manager list progress on policy recommendations

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By Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star), Aug 10, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Progress has been made on several policy recommendations submitted by the business community at the start of the Duterte administration, economic managers said yesterday.

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How you can ride the wave of workplace change

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EDITORIAL – The road to hell

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(The Philippine Star), Aug 10, 2017 Schools must do their part in fighting the drug menace. Under normal circumstances, screening students for drug abuse is a reasonable measure. Under the extraordinary circumstances that have prevailed in this country for a year now, however, school administrators and education officials must bear in mind that this measure…

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PCCI seeks for more detailed 10-pt socioeconomic agenda

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By Philippine News Agency, Aug 9, 2017 MANILA, Aug. 9 — The country’s largest business organization, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), seeks for a more detailed plan on the administration’s 10-point socioeconomic agenda.

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Mega Job Fair, Aug 18, 2017, Quezon City Hall Covered Walk

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Coal plants might be even more toxic than we thought

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BLOOMBERG, Aug 8, 2017 Scientists studying the aftermath of a massive coal-ash spill in North Carolina have discovered a byproduct of the fossil fuel that may pose human health risks.

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IMF cuts Philippines GDP forecast to 6.6%

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By Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), Aug 9, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed anew its economic growth forecasts for the Philippines after weak private consumption pulled down gross domestic product (GDP) expansion in the first quarter.

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How do we budget for ‘free college tuition?’

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By Gerardo P. Sicat (The Philippine Star), Aug 9, 2017 Last week , the President signed into law a bill that provides free tuition for college level students who enroll in government supported institutions.

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One in three Filipinas still rely on natural contraception methods: study

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By CNN Philippines Staff, Aug 9, 2017 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) – One in every three Filipino women who used contraceptives relied on rhythm and withdrawal over modern artificial contraceptive methods, a study said.

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Senate approves ILO convention on gov’t workers’ right to organize

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by Mario M. Banzon, Businessworld, Aug 9, 2017 THE SENATE approved on second reading the committee report seeking its concurrence in the ratification of the ILO Convention 151 or the Protection of the Right to Organize and Procedures for Determining Conditions of Employment in the Public Service on Monday.

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Private sector lists 5 policy recommendations to gov’t

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BY MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, Manila Times, Aug 9, 2017 THE private sector presented five key recommendations to the Duterte administration that were expected to improve the country’s policies in business environment, competitiveness, agriculture, telecommunications, and infrastructure.

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Is this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

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Is this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

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BMI: Coal to remain primary power source

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By Victor V. Saulon, Businessworld, Aug 8, 2017 COAL-FIRED power plants will be the primary driver of growth in the country’s power infrastructure segment in the next 10 years, Fitch Group’s BMI Research said in an Aug. 4 report released on Monday.

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