Valenzuela gov’t workers’ ‘half-hearted’ service prompts memo

#BRB (Be right back) at work! To remove distractions so they can just "do their jobs," local government employees in Valenzuela City have been prohibited from using cell phones or logging on to their social media accounts during office hours. In a Sept. 27 memo, Valenzuela Mayor Rexlon Gatchalian said the ban was prompted by complaints about the "lukewarm and half-hearted" service provided by distracted City Hall workers. Exempted from the order are department heads and field personnel who are on-call. The rest can use their phones or log on to their social media accounts only during breaks. Violators face disciplinary measures, including suspension and dismissal, as provided...Keep on reading: Valenzuela gov’t workers’ ‘half-hearted’ service prompts memo.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 18th, 2017

DPWH launches job portal under Duterte’s Build Build Build program

DPWH launches an online job matching service for those job seekers and skilled workers who want to work in the infrastructure projects under Pres. Duterte’s Build Build Build (BBB) program......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Here s the Filipino team behind Kris Aquino s Crazy Rich Asians looks

MANILA, Philippines – When Kris Aquino commits to a role – be it in films, TV series, or endorsements – you can be sure it’s never half-hearted. For her role in the highly-anticipated movie adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians, the Philippines’ “Queen of All Media” spared no expense in making ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

12 migrant workers killed in Italy road crash - fire service

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Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

12 migrant workers killed in Italy road crash – fire service

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Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

PLDT, Smart win Speedtest awards for fastest internet in Philippines

The Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications (PLDT) company and its subsidiary Smart Communications earned recognition from Ookla Speedtest for having the fastest fixed and wireless internet service in the Philippines. The Speedtest awards covered service performance for the first half of 2018 for fixed and mobile networks. PLDT won the award for the fixed network category in the Philippines and received a speed score of 17.31. The score is calculated by taking the download and upload speed value into consideration. Top download speeds for PLDT were recorded at 53.07 megabits per second, while upload speeds were at 54.31 megabits per second. Meanwhile, its subsidiary Sma...Keep on reading: PLDT, Smart win Speedtest awards for fastest internet in Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, United States --- Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the probe in August 2017, according to a person familiar with the investigation. The person insisted on not being identified because the inquiry is considered confidential. The Wall Street Journal first reported the ongoing investigation. The EEOC declined to comment Monday. Uber said it has already revamped its compensation practices and introduced other measures designed to ensure its male and female employees are treated ...Keep on reading: Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

One-strike policy vs government workers into drugs pushed

The Dangerous Drugs Board is standing firm on its position to implement a one-strike policy against government personnel who will test positive for drug use even as it has yet to reconcile with the Civil Service Commission on the sanctions that would be imposed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

NCAA Juniors: Cagulangan leads Greenies to start title defense on right track

STANDINGS PERPETUAL 2-0 JRU 1-0 LSGH 1-0 SAN SEBASTIAN 1-1 LPU 1-1 ARELLANO 0-0 LETRAN 0-1 EAC 0-1 SAN BEDA 0-1 MAPUA 0-1   Defending champions CSB-La Salle Greenhills Greenies started their title defense on the right track as they defeated the San Sebastian Staglets, 93-80, Friday morning at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Floor general Joel Cagulangan paced the Greenies with  20 points on 58-percent shooting, including two three-pointers. He also dished out nine assists and stole the ball four times. Milo Janao meanwhile led the Staglets in scoring with 16 points for 0-1 San Sebastian.  After a close game in the first half, the Greenies pulled away in the third period after the NCAA Season 93 Juniors' Finals MVP and De La Salle recruit Cagulangan tallied 11 points in the third as his team l led, 71-56. They never looked back and led the rest of the way for their first win of the season. Meanwhile, the Lyceum Junior Pirates earned their first win in two tries as they stymied the EAC Brigadiers, 74-63.  The now 1-1 Jr. Pirates were paced by John Barba's 22 points and 11 rebounds. Marj de Leon meanwhile added 10. The Brigadiers, who lost their season opener, were led by CJ Boado's 16 points, while Adrian Balowa added 10.  It was all LPU most of the way as they led by as much by 18 points. The Perpetual Jr. Altas momentarily rose to the top of the standings as they scored  a wire-to-wire 73-57 victory against the Letran Squires. Perpetual, who improved to 2-0, led by as much as 18 points, and had three players in double-figures in scoring. Yukihiro Kawamura led the way with 18 points coming off the bench, while Mark Gallano and Ezdel Galoy added 14 and 12 markers, respectively. Ralph Yanes meanwhile paced the Squires with 11 points. Action resumes on Tuesday, July 17. BOX SCORES:  1st Game: CSB-LSGH (93) -- Cagulangan 20, Cortez 14, Sangco 13, Calimag 12, Fornilos 11, David 6, Mosqueda 4, Natividad 4, Palencia 4, Lopez 3, Valenzuela 2, Arciaga 0, Lao 0, Lepalam 0, Morales 0. SSC-R (80) -- Janao 16, Are 10, Dela Cruz 10, Baclaan 7, Balo 7, Loristo 6, Austria 6, Pinero 6, Bonalos 4, Timbancaya 4, Cortes 2, Suico 2, Perez 0, Solatorio 0. Quarter Scores: 25-24, 49-43, 71-56, 93-80. 2nd Game: LPU (74) --  Barba 22, De Leon 11, Guadana 9, Jugar 8, Ragasa 7, Gudmalin 5, Omandac 4, Tulabut 4, De Guia 2, Pagdanganan, 2, Caringal 0, Nocal 0, Santos 0. EAC (63) -- Boado 16, Balowa 10, Ilustrisimo 9, Murillo 6, Sumagaysay 6, Lozano 4, Sanosa 4, Encila 3, Papa 2, Rodrin 2, Quebral 1, Calara 0, Pascual 0, Rivera 0. Quarter Scores: 19-14, 41-27, 59-46, 74-63. 3rd Game: PERPETUAL (73)– Kawamura 18, Gallano 14, Galoy 12, Coloma 8, Lauchengco 5, Duka 4, Barcuma 3, Orgo 3, Dela Cruz 2, Nunez 2, Romilla 2, Agbayani 0, Defante 0, Galman 0. LETRAN (57) – Yanes 11, Romenez 9, Argente 7, Santiago 7, Umali 7, Saure 6, Tabajen 6, Tolentino 3, Tibayan 1, Cauguran 0, Culanay 0, Guarino 0, Lontok 0, Miranda 0, Omega 0. Quarter Scores: 21-11, 40-25, 58-40, 73-57.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

PLDT calls Bello allegations baseless, fabricated

The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) called as "baseless and fabricated" the allegations of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III that one of the reasons why the company was being "bull-headed" in complying with a Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) order to regularize about 7,300 workers was because its "high-ranking officials" owned some of the agencies tapped to provide services to the telco giant. In a statement on Thursday, PLDT said that "none" of the 38 service contractors it worked with were owned or managed by its officials. "The service contractors engaged by PLDT are bona fide corporations properly registered with Dole and SEC [Securities and Exchange Commi...Keep on reading: PLDT calls Bello allegations baseless, fabricated.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

NEPOTISM AT CAPITOL: Audit report red flags Capitol’s hiring of job order, casual workers

ALL in the family. This seems to be the trend at the Iloilo provincial government (IPG) when it comes to hiring of job orders and contract of service (JO/CoS) workers at the Capitol, based on the 2017 annual audit report of the Commission on Audit (COA). The purported nepotism in the hiring of JO/CoS is […] The post NEPOTISM AT CAPITOL: Audit report red flags Capitol’s hiring of job order, casual workers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

DoH, health workers sign pact for efficient service delivery networks in gov’t facilities

THE Department of Health-Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) signed a pledge of commitment and health sectors provider’s agreement with health workers of government health facilities in Laguna to provide a more effective and functional service delivery network and referral system among local government units. Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo, DoH….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

More Leave Benefits for Kasambahays

Household service workers may enjoy more leave benefits on top of the provisions in the Domestic Workers’ Act or the Kasambahay law. This according to Secretary Silvestre Bello III in a Labor Advisory he issued which identified three other laws that entitle kasambahays to special leave benefits. Under the advisory, household service workers who meet […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

DOLE joins Rotary in honoring Filipino workers

MANILA, June 28 -- The Department of Labor and Employment and the Rotary Club of Manila (RCM) will recognize and honor outstanding Filipino workers in the manufacturing and service industries with TOW.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Globe Telecom, Jack Ma s Ant Financial launch blockchain-based remittance service

Globe Telecom and partner Ant Financial Services Group launched a cross-border money remittance service between the Philippines and Hong Kong, home to a sizeable number of Filipino workers. The ser.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

DFA hopes autopsies will rule out foul play in 2 OFWs’ ‘suicides’

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said autopsies will be conducted to rule out foul play in the reported suicides of two Filipino household service workers in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the DFA said the Philippine Embassies in Beirut and Riyadh are coordinating closely with investigating….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

New York City fixing a massive plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

Newburgh, New York --- New York City is in the midst of a plumbing repair job of monumental proportions. Hard-hat workers are toiling deep underground, 55 stories beneath the Hudson River, to eliminate gushing leaks in an aging tunnel that carries half the city's water supply over 85 miles from Catskill Mountain reservoirs. Using a cylindrical, space-rocket-size borer, they are carving through solid rock to create a 2.5-mile bypass tunnel around the worst of the leaks. When they finish the $1 billion tunnel in 2022, the entire Delaware Aqueduct will be shut down for months to prepare for the diversion. And if they do it right, New Yorkers turning on their faucets will never even no...Keep on reading: New York City fixing a massive plumbing leak, 55 stories underground.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

2 Filipinos in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon die in alleged suicides – DFA

Two Filipina household service workers in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon allegedly committed suicide last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

DFA condoles with kin of 2 OFW ‘suicides’

THE Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday (DFA expressed its condolences to the families of two household service workers in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon who were reported to have taken their own lives last week. “We are deeply saddened by the news that two of our kababayan reportedly decided to take….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Top travel spot

Arriving in this picturesque Portuguese coastal town last Monday, I had planned to test the train service, but was disappointed to find out that the train workers were on strike over pay and safety issues......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

UK remembers London Bridge attack victims on 1st anniversary

Associated Press LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May joined survivors, victims'; families and emergency workers at a memorial service Sunday to mark a year since a deadly vehicle-.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018