• 30 September 2016
MANILA, Sept. 30 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III has promised to establish more one-stop service centers for overseas Filipino workers (OSSCO) in key areas in the country before the year ends. In an interview with local and national media during the launching of the one-stop service center for OFWs at Clark Polytechnic in Jose Abad Santos Avenue, Clark Freeport Zone, Bello said DOLE will put up more one-stop service centers for OFWs in regions where there are heavy concentration of migrant Filipino workers. “This will provide our OFWs the facility for obtaining their requirements for their efficient deployment,” the DOLE Secretary said during the launching of the third OSSCO in the country on 16 September. “This is very significant because we know there are many OFWs who are from Pampanga. This will also motivate airline companies to establish their route at Clark International Airport,” said Bello. The labor secretary said the Emirates Airline is considering on opening a Saudi Arabia-Clark International Airport route. “There is a move to put an alternative international airport. Mas preferred na nila [international airline companies] ...Read more

A Russian company is interested to invest in PHL infrastructure projects

 CENTRAL  30 September 2016
MANILA. Sept 30 -- Mr. Alexander Efremov, Deputy CEO of Russian construction firm TOMSKOBLSTROY paid a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to the Russian Federation Carlos D. Sorreta to discuss the company’s participation in infrastructure projects in the Philippines, including airports in ...Read more

DOT eyes ‘high growth’ French travel market

 CENTRAL  30 September 2016
MANILA, Sept. 30 -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) has set its sights on the fast growing French travel market citing its double digit increase in tourist arrivals to the Philippines. Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo underscored the long history of friendship between the Philippines and France in a m ...Read more