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Personal Remittances for the First 11 Months of 2017 Reach US$28.2 Billion

Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) reached US$2.5 billion in November 2017, 3.2 percent higher than the level posted in the same month in 2016. This brought the cumulative remittances for the first 11 months of 2017 to US$28.2 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 5.1 percent, BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. The growth […].....»»

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IKEA to Announce Opening Date This Year

Swedish furniture company IKEA was planning to announce targeted opening date in the Philippines within the year, IKEA Sustainability and Communication Director Lars Svensson said Wednesday. In an interview on the sidelines of Responsible Business conference in Makati, Swedish Ambassador Harald Fries said IKEA was planning to open its first Philippine store early 2020. Asked […].....»»

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Hong Kong Airlines to Recruit New Cadet Pilots

Hong Kong Airlines has kicked off recruitment for a new batch of cadet pilots, following the successful launch of its inaugural Cadet Pilot Programme last year. The much-coveted 2017 Cadet Pilot Programme received over 4,000 applications last year and Hong Kong Airlines is excited to welcome new applicants again. The recruitment phase will take place […].....»»

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Black Desert Online Officially Comes to Southeast Asia

Pearl Abyss announced that Black Desert Online has officially launched in Southeast Asia today. After a week of Early Access, they are ready to open the servers to all Adventurers who bought a package to conquer the Black Desert world. Thanks to all the fans in Southeast Asia, the early access period was a success. […].....»»

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Start the Year Strong with This High-Performance Vegetable

(BPT) – Chasing a place on the podium isn’t possible without the proper fuel for your body. Whether you’re going for the gold or just passing the pigskin in honor of the big game, athletes and amateurs alike need the right combination of nutrients to take on their training, and sports nutritionists across the nation […].....»»

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What Is…

What Is… What is within … What is within the depths of my soul … What is … What created what is. What lies without … What lies in the serenity of a morning hike through the forest, along side a mountain stream, slowly and steadily cascading a bed of mountain stone. What is mighty […].....»»

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10 Schools in Cebu Chosen for Japanese Disaster Management Program

Ten schools in Cebu Province will benefit from a Japanese disaster management program. SEEDS Asia, a Japan-based non-government organization, partnered with the Department of Education (DepEd) for the school-based disaster risk reduction management (DRRM) program. There are 10 pilot schools in Cebu province under the program of SEEDS Asia. The schools will receive trainings, equipment […].....»»

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5 More Deaths Linked to Dengvaxia for Referral to UP-PGH

The Department of Health (DOH) will refer five new cases of deaths linked to the use of the dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, to the panel of experts from the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH). “At least five cases are for referral (to the panel) for review,” DOH Undersecretary Enrique Domingo said in […].....»»

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Massive HIV-AIDS Info Drive Yields High Number of Screened Persons

The provincial health office’s aggressive campaign in the past couple of years on the deadly virus that weakens the immune system in man resulted in a rapid rise of individuals voluntarily submitting themselves for screening. Last year, the HIV-AIDS campaign that was waged in schools and parishes all over the province encouraged 56 people for […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2018Related News

BPO Tops Active Job Vacancies at PhilJobNet

Employment opportunities in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry remains at the leading spot in the top vacancies at the PhilJobNet, the internet-based job and applicant matching portal of the Department of Labor and Employment. With 6,120 active job vacancies posted for the week, a total of 1,029 available positions are for call center agents […].....»»

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Cebu Province Gives P500,000 for Devotee City

For the first time, the Provincial Government of Cebu budgeted P500,000 for the mounting and operations of the Devotee City for this year’s Sinulog season. Baltazar Tribunalo, Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer (PDRRMO), said Governor Hilario Davide ordered the assistance considering that majority of the beneficiaries of the Devotee City are from the […].....»»

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Cebu Landmasters Ends 2017 With Record P4.58-B Reservation Sales, Plans 20 New Developments in 2018

Homegrown property developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) finished the year 2017 with P4.58 billion in total reservation sales, exceeding its target by 13.75 percent and beating the 2016 result by 55.6 percent. CLI attributed its exceptional performance mainly to newly launched residential projects: 38 Park Avenue (Cebu IT Park) with 745 units, Casa Mira South […].....»»

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Duterte Wants Gov’t Workers Strictly Banned from Entering Casinos

In line with his call to all government workers to avoid lavish lifestyles, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the strict implementation of a law prohibiting public servants from entering gambling casinos. During the launch of the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank) last Thursday, President Duterte said he made his directive to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief […].....»»

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Globe Telecom Looks at Global Best Practices in Fight vs. Illegal Sites, Child Pornography

Globe Telecom looks at global best practices in Singapore and other countries in its fight against illegal sites and child pornography in order to protect the rights of young Filipino boys and girls who are most susceptible to exploitation and abuse. The island-state currently regulates the presence of objectionable content and conduct online through its […].....»»

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Make Way for the OPPO F5 Red!

OPPO Philippines sure knows how to kick off the year with surprises and exciting opportunities for selfie-lovers everywhere. Just when everyone thought that selfies could not get any better, comes the OPPO F5 that’s not only best for capturing real moments, but also stylish and trendy. Just last week, OPPO’s very own influencers were seen […].....»»

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Philippine Arena to Host FIBA 3×3 World Cup

After drawing back-to-back 53,000-strong crowds during last year’s PBA Governors’ Cup finals, the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan is set to host another historic event. The latest prized possession of the province of Bulacan was named the venue for the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup happening on June 8-12. A far cry from the usual […].....»»

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8 Body-Improving Workouts for Beginners

Putting on weight is much harder than losing weight. You can lose 1-2 pounds per week.But to put on lean weight, you’ll only gain 1-2 lbs per month. To build your muscle, you need to consume a lot more than what your body burns. Let’s say, if you want to build 1400-1500 calories per day, […].....»»

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DOH Opens Slots for Medical Scholarship in the Visayas

The New Year brings good news to the Cebuanos as the Department of Health (DOH) reopened its scholarship program for would-be doctors and midwives. In today’s Kapihan sa PIA Cebu, Mario Natividad, Nurse II, DOH 7 said the scholarship program for medical courses are now being offered in partner schools in Cebu and Visayas. “This […].....»»

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Cebu Aims to Become Int’l Cruise Ships Destination

More than 1,100 Japanese retirees made a brief stop here on board M/V Peace Boat which made its port call in Cebu on Monday. Despite the early morning rains and continuous shower, the tourists stepped off the boat and swayed with the Sinulog dancers who welcomed them together with officials of the Department of Tourism […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2018Related News

Sereno’s Land Cruiser Purchase Violates Procurement Law: Solons

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Wednesday said the purchase of a Php5.1-million luxurious Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 for Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno using public funds could be a violation of the government procurement law. This comes after SC Procurement Head Carina Cunanan admitted during the impeachment hearing against Sereno […].....»»

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