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PNoy: Let Christ's love, passion inspire us to do what is right
 MANILA, April 17 – Let the love of Christ inspire each one toward a better Christian life. President Benigno S. Aquino III emphasized this in his message to Filipinos Christians in this year’s observance of Holy Week. In his Lenten message released on Holy Wednesday, President Aquino said, ““Ngayong Semana Santa, ginugunita po natin ang dakilang sakripisyo ng ating Panginoong Hesukristo: ang pag-aalalay ng kanyang buhay para sa kaligtasan ng sangkatauhan.” (The love of Christ should serve as an inspiration to everyone so we could all be guided toward a better Chr...

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SSS extends social protection to job order, contractual workers in DILG, DSWD

QUEZON CITY, April 17 -- In its continuing campaign to reach out to millions of workers without social protection, the Social Security System (SSS) has inked key partnerships with two national government agencies to provide SSS coverage to thousands of job order (JO) and contractual personnel as self-employed members, a statement said. Judy Frances See, SSS Senior Vice President for Account Manage... Read Full Story - SSS extends ...

Workers get free MRT train rides on Labor Day--Baldoz

MANILA, April 17 -- As the country prepares to celebrate the 112th Labor Day on May 1, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz announced in a statement that Filipino workers, both public and private, can enjoy free MRT rides on that day. "Secretary Joseph Emilio A. Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communications said Labor Day is of national significance, hence, he h... Read Full Story - Workers get ...

Economic Development

DOLE issues pay rules for holidays in April & May 2014

MANILA, April 17 (PIA)--The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) has issued Labor Advisory No. 10 prescribing the proper and correct payment of...

Special Reports

Drought affects four corn producing towns of Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, April 16 (PIA) – Four major corn producing  towns in the province were recently affected by the reduction of normal ra...

Events

Feature: Partnership brings true light to sitio Calaoagan

SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya – Calaogan in Ilocano means a brighter place but not in a sitio (sub-village) that carry the name in itself in b...

Announcements

Workers get free MRT train rides on Labor Day--Baldoz

MANILA, April 17 -- As the country prepares to celebrate the 112th Labor Day on May 1, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz annou...

ASEAN

SMEs need new mindset to become better AEC players, says economist

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 17 (PIA) - Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can better play the new rules of the Association of Southeast Asian Na...

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