Hijo’s new biz venture to boost Tagum’s economy

TAGUM CITY, June 22 —The City Government of Tagum is positive that the Hijo Industrial Estates, which will soon rise in Barangay Madaum here in this city, will open the floodgate of opportunities for Tagumenyos to benefit and enjoy.  Mayor Allan Rellon said that with the emergence of the P... Read more

Tagalog news: Tie-up ng ECC sa pinakamalaking pribadong rehab center sa Zamboanga, pakikinabangan ng manggagawa

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Hunyo 22 -- Makakaasa ng maayos na serbisyong-medikal ang mga manggagawa sa Zamboanga peninsula na nangangailangan ng paggagamot at rehabilitasyon dahil sa aksidente o pagkakasakit dahil sa trabaho. Ito ay matapos lagdaan ng Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) ang Memorand... Read more

Feature: Basurang bunots no more, coconets for real!

PADRE GARCIA, Batangas, June 22 -- To raise awareness on the current technology on Decorticated Coconut Husks processing which converts “basurang bunots” to coconets and other crafts among the local processors from Dist. IV Women Coordinating Council (DWCC), Municipality of Lobo and Ling... Read more

Tagalog news: Pagbabantay sa child labor, pinalakas ng DOLE

LUNGOD MAYNILA, Huny0 21 -- Kasabay ng adbokasiyang abutin ang pinakamababang sektor ng lipunan upang protektahan ang karapatan at kapakanan ng kabataan ay patuloy pang pinalakas ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ang pag-monitor sa iba’t ibang negosyo at kumpanya sa bansa upang maiwasa... Read more

Tagalog news: Mag-aaral, sinanay ng DOLE sa paghahanap ng disente at maayos na trabaho

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Hunyo 22 -- Kasunod ng mandatong paunlarin ang kondisyon sa trabaho ng mga Pilipino ay nagsagawa ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ng isang pagsasanay sa trabaho para sa mga estudyante ng lungsod ng Maynila upang matulungan silang makahanap ng disente at mas maayos na tr... Read more

PH think tank trains Bhutan delegates on data analysis

PASIG CITY, June 21 -- The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) is conducting a six-day training course on statistical analysis for technical staff from the government of Bhutan.    The workshop, which started Monday (June 19), aims to “build skills and competencies in s... Read more

DPWH extends helping hands to IDPs affected by Marawi conflict

MANILA, June  21 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) provided relief assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in various evacuation centers in Iligan City affected by the ongoing armed conflict between the government forces and extremist Maute group in Marawi... Read more

GSIS extends college scholarship application until June 23

PASAY CITY, June 21 -- The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is currently accepting applications for its enhanced GSIS Scholarship Program (GSP) for Academic Year 2017-2018. The deadline for submission of application is extended until 23 June 2017. This year, GSIS is offering a total o... Read more

DOLE has new labor compliance positions

MANILA, June 21 -- The stepped up campaign of the labor department to end illegal contractualization and fully enforce compliance with labor standards and existing laws gained a boost this week with additional labor laws compliance officers set for hiring. This after the Department of Budget and... Read more

Feature: Turning struggles into blessings, the tale of the AVP Dressing Plan

They were snatched from a detention cage, hanged upside down on a metal hook, slit until dead, dipped in a bowl of boiling water, then dressed, and slaughtered.  But the struggle doesn’t end until the bodies are offered in the village.  Will they be rejected? This is the daily struggle of Aling ... Read more

Gov't seeds 5 million fingerlings in Laguna lake

QUEZON CITY, June 21 -- Making good on its promise to replenish the country’s inland waters with both indigenous and commercially valuable non-invasive fish species, the Department of Agriculture Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has dispersed an initial 5 million pieces of finge... Read more

Real measure of effective productivity practitioners is in ability to sustain efforts – DAP president

PASIG CITY, June 21 -- The real measure of one’s effectiveness as a productivity practitioner lies more in the ability to sustain productivity and quality improvement efforts aimed at realizing a productivity and quality culture. This was the main message delivered by Development Academy of the... Read more

PH hosts ASEAN electronics Dialogue

MAKATI CITY, June 21 -- The Philippines concluded its hosting of the ASEAN Dialogue with Asian Electronics Forum Partners Tuesday (20 June 2017) at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, bringing together key experts and movers from ASEAN Member States (AMS) in the electronics and semiconductor i... Read more

Peace Corridor facilitates humanitarian assistance to conflict zone

  MARAWI CITY, June 21 -- The establishment of the Peace Corridor has been instrumental in providing much-needed humanitarian assistance to residents affected by the ongoing armed conflict in Marawi City and municipalities that straddle Lake Lanao. This was revealed by Wendell Orbeso, he... Read more

PH to benefit from Belt and Road Initiative

MANILA, June 21 -- The Philippines stands to benefit from China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Initiative, particularly in the revival of the maritime silk route, as it dovetails with the infrastructure buildup plan of the Duterte administration and will help sharpen the country’s competitiveness... Read more