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HEIs urged: Don’t abolish Filipino departments

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has encouraged colleges and universities not to abolish Filipino departments amid impending changes in the higher education curriculum due to the implementation of the K-12 program......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2018

Universities, colleges urged to create tech licensing offices

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) urged higher education institutions (HEIs) here to establish their own Technology Licensing Office (TLO) in order to develop a vibrant ecosystem for the transfer and adoption of Filipino technologies into the mainstream market. In a press conference held recently at the Iloilo Convention Center here, DOST Secretary Fortunato […] The post Universities, colleges urged to create tech licensing offices appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Mango growers urged to explore market opportunities in Australia

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) – The Australian Embassy Deputy Head of Mission Mat Kimberley urged Filipino farmers to explore the possibility of exporting mangoes to Australia. Kimberley said in an interview that they have huge market opportunities since there is a period in Australia where their farmers could not produce mangoes unlike in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News17 hr. 21 min. ago

Continue to do good things for the poor, Pinoy Muslims urged

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday urged Filipino Muslims “to continue to do good deeds for the poor” and help participate in nation-building. “By demonstrating the noble teachings of Islam, it is my fervent hope that you continue to do good deeds for the poor and the marginalized members of the society,”….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Rule on plunder case vs PEA execs, ombudsman urged

A group calling itself the United Filipino Consumers and Commuters yesterday urged the Office of the Ombudsman to decide on the plunder complaint the UFCC filed against officials of the Public Estates Authority (PEA) now Philippine Reclamation Authority over the supposedly illegal sale of reclaimed land to the Manila Bay Development Corp. (MBDC) in 1988.… link: Rule on plunder case vs PEA execs, ombudsman urged.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Rule on plunder case vs PEA execs, ombudsman urged

A group calling itself the United Filipino Consumers and Commuters yesterday urged the Office of the Ombudsman to decide on the plunder complaint the UFCC filed against officials of the Public Estates Authority (PEA) now Philippine Reclamation Authority over the supposedly illegal sale of reclaimed land to the Manila Bay Development Corp. (MBDC) in 1988......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Gov’t urged to expand tax exemption for travels to BIMP-EAGA destinations

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 May) – Government must abolish travel taxes for travelers from Mindanao and Palawan going to any destination in the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) “to encourage everybody to travel and learn in the process,” Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. president Arturo Milan said Friday. President […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Gov’t aid to OFWs urged

AT least two senators called for government assistance to the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the diplomatic row between the Philippines and Kuwait. Calling on the the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE), and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration , Senator Nancy Binay, who….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Duterte on deployment to Kuwait: “the ban stays permanently”  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 April) — President Duterte’s he deployment ban to Kuwait, issued by President Rodrigo Duterte on February 9 stays permanently and urged the Filipino workers there to return home as the relationship between two countries soured over the alleged illegal rescue operations of abused Filipinos workers. “The ban stays permanently. There […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

Dole seeks young Filipinos to join gov’t internship program

Are you a young Filipino interested in an internship with the Philippine government? The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) urged Filipino youths aged 18 to 30 years old to join the government internship program to gain much needed work experience. According to Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique Tutay, the Dole is looking for 1,800 youths to take part in the six-month internship program. "If you want to gain work experience in the government, you may join our government internship program. This is for six months and is for those with no work experience," she said. Openings for the government internship program will be made available on May 1 during the simul...Keep on reading: Dole seeks young Filipinos to join gov’t internship program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Come home, Duterte urges OFWs in Kuwait amid diplomatic row

MANILA, Philippines – Following a serious diplomatic row between the Philippines and Kuwait, President Rodrigo Duterte urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Gulf country to come back home. "I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home. Tutal, marami nang trabaho sa Pilipinas (Besides, there are many jobs ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

PH offers to resettle Filipino household workers from Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte said that government will do its best to help resettle Filipino household workers from Kuwait who wish to return to the Philippines.  Before he left a regional summit in Singapore on Saturday evening, Duterte urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait  to "come home"  amid the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Solon prods DFA: Recall ambassador in OFWs ‘rescue mission’ in Kuwait

    A lawmaker urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday to recall Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa, and hold other embassy officials accountable for the rescue operations of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait.   Muntinlupa City Rep. Ruffy Biazon, a member of the House committee on foreign relations, said the government's "decisive action" on this matter is imperative to avoid further clash in the Philippines-Kuwait relations.   "The Department of Foreign Affairs should take decisive action against the officials involved, lest this be construed as having the blessing of top leadership, which will only...Keep on reading: Solon prods DFA: Recall ambassador in OFWs ‘rescue mission’ in Kuwait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

Gov’t urged to increase budget for science, technology

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 April) – The government should give more support to Filipino scientists and increase budget for projects related to science and technology innovation because this will lead to progress, a scientist from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. In an interview during the 2nd ASEAN Science Diplomat Assembly at the Ritz Hotel […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Ilonggo Fil-Am customer: Don’t boycott Starbucks

“I noticed that I got a better space in the line in Starbucks when I had my tattoo. People associate tattoos with a certain edge. Then I open my mouth, and something completely different comes out.” – Wentworth Miller NEW YORK CITY – A Filipino-American “regular” of Starbucks has urged his fellow Fil-Ams “not to […] The post Ilonggo Fil-Am customer: Don’t boycott Starbucks appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Filipino Facebook users urged to be wary of privacy settings, change passwords

The National Privacy Commission on Monday reminded Filipino Facebook users to be aware of their privacy settings amid the data breach involving British firm Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Review case of OFW who was doused with boiling water, DFA urged

    A labor advocacy group urged the Department of Foreign Affairs to review the case of Pahima Alagasi, the domestic helper who was severely burned after her boss doused her with boiling water.     Alagasi finally arrived home in Manila on Friday, four years after her female employer in Saudi Arabia scalded her back with boiling water.     The Blas F. Ople Policy Center urged the DFA to review the case of the overseas Filipino worker, who filed a complaint against her boss in May 2014.     "We urge the DFA to review the case and look at gaps in legal assistance and humanitarian service delivery. It is only by l...Keep on reading: Review case of OFW who was doused with boiling water, DFA urged.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Privacy body warns Facebook users on personal info posts

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) urged the public on Friday to be more vigilant and circumspect in their use of Facebook following the latest data breach scandal that hit the social media giant and was believed to have affected the accounts of more than 1.1 million Filipino users.   According to NPC Chair Raymund Liboro, Facebook users should "minimize the personal information they share online and maximize the use of existing privacy protection features and tools."   Facebook recently found itself in hot water with the data breach involving political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.   Liboro said that the NPC was in talks with Facebook to determine ...Keep on reading: Privacy body warns Facebook users on personal info posts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Kai Sotto finds his match as Australia overpowers Batang Gilas

Kai Sotto has been used to towering above teammates and opponents alike, but he has never faced a team as collectively tall as Australia is in the 2018 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship. The Australians frustrated the 7-foot-1, 15-year-old and the rest of the Filipino frontline in a 30-point outclassing, 82-52, on Wednesday at the Foshan Lingnan Mingzhu Gym in China. Jay Rentell topped the scoring column with 15 points, but it was 6-7 Kobe Williamson, 6-4 Luke Travers, and 6-6 Luke Jackson who did the heavy lifting in dominating the paint. The three merged for 31 points and 22 rebounds all while stymying Philippine twin towers Sotto and Raven Cortez were both coming off strong showings against Malaysia last Monday. In this one, Sotto was held to nine points in 1-of-10 shooting and four rebounds while Cortez was limited to two points and two rebounds. The Australians also had their way inside and clearly claimed the departments of rebounding, 51-33, and points in the paint, 30-12. Australia is the second tallest team in the tournament with an average height of 6-foot 4-inches. They have no player smaller than 6-feet. With their bigs struggling, the Batang Gilas backcourt took charge as Mac Guadana and RC Calimag scored 11 and 10 points, respectively. It wasn’t enough, however, and they will now have to go through a knockout bout with Hong Kong for a place in the quarterfinals. That game tips off at 1:00 PM (Manila time) on Thursday. On the other hand, on the heels of routs of Malaysia and the Philippines, Australia has now secured a spot in the next round. BOX SCORES AUSTRALIA 82 — Rantall 15, Williamson 14, Travers 11, Capetola 9, Herbert 8, Wigness 8, Swaka 7, Jackson 6, Madden 2, Meakes 2, Tsapatolis 0. PHILIPPINES 52 — Guadaña 11, Calimag 10, Sotto 9, Andrada 8, Padrigao 5, Fortea 4, Cortez 2, Lazaro 2, Chiu 1, Balaga 0, Bautista 0, Go 0. QUARTER SCORES: 18-13, 38-25, 62-40, 82-52. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

Conviction of Demafelis employers ‘a big step’ towards justice, says Binay

The conviction of the employers of Joanna Demafalis was a big step towards the delivery of justice, Senator Nancy Binay saidMondayas she urged the Philippine government to strengthen ties with countries where Filipinos work.   "Though Joanna's life can never be justifiably compensated, the reported conviction of her employers is a big step towards the delivery of justice," Binay said in a statement.   "Government must further strengthen the relationships that we have with the host countries (where) our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) work," she added.   The senator also stressed that OFWs "should be treated with respect and viewed as a partner in bui...Keep on reading: Conviction of Demafelis employers ‘a big step’ towards justice, says Binay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Entrepreneurs urged to offer ESL in China

BESIDES tourism, ESL (English as Second Language) is another opportunity that Filipino entrepreneurs can offer to China as the country experiences a shortage of bilingual workers. Glenn Penaranda,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018