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Over 12K jobs up for grabs at Davao City fair

DAVAO CITY, April 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will be holding its "Trabaho, Negosyo Kabuhayan Fair on May 1 and 2 at the Ga.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News1 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

New Zealand offers P18-M Marawi aid

THE Government of New Zealand will make available P18 million (NZ$500,000) in humanitarian assistance to help the people affected by the Marawi siege. New Zealand Ambassador to Manila David Strachan said the fund will be coursed through the World Food Program. “New Zealand recognizes the magnitude of the challenges confronting….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: News10 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Duterte: Some jobs not appropriate for women

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Thursday, May 24, that not all jobs are for women. The President made his remarks during the inauguration of the Davao River Bridge Widening Project in Davao City on Thursday evening. Last week, Mr. Duterte also said that he will not choose a woman […] The post Duterte: Some jobs not appropriate for women appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: News15 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

Where To Next: What s More In Auckland, New Zealand Than Just The LOTR Set

New Zealand is all kinds of travel goals!.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Lifestyle17 hr. 11 min. ago Related News

PH to develop AI-enabled workforce to address the threat of AI

  MANILA – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and tech pioneer company AI Pros, are set to join forces to train Filipinos in using Augmented Intelligence (AI2) as a solution to the impending threat of artificial intelligence on the jobs in the Information Technology […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2018Related News

PH May Gain 300k New Jobs with Augmented Intelligence: Lopez

Despite projections that artificial intelligence (AI) will take over half of the jobs in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector, the Philippines’ top trade official expressed confidence that enabling the local workforce to utilize augmented intelligence will add employment. In a press briefing Wednesday, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez said augmented intelligence skills will […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2018Related News

DTI urges removal of foreign ownership caps, focus on job creation

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it wants nationality restrictions to be removed from investment rules to help the government shift its priority to creating more jobs. “We see the imperative for and agree to the proposed removal of the nationality requirements… What is important is that jobs are created here in the […] The post DTI urges removal of foreign ownership caps, focus on job creation appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2018Related News

A giant of an adventure in Hobbiton

We were told, upon landing in Auckland, New Zealand on a familiarization trip organized by Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Tourism New Zealand (TNZ), that we were stepping into the future......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2018Related News

Locally-Based Euro Firms Hired More Than 800K Filipinos in 40 Yrs

Member companies of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) have created more than 800,000 jobs in the country since its establishment in 1978, its President Guenter Taus said as the influential business group marks its 40th anniversary. In a media event Thursday evening, Taus noted that the business group has played a […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2018Related News

Grab PH donates body cameras to MMDA to promote transparency

Grab Philippines donated 100 body cameras to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to help promote transparency when apprehending traffic violators. The gadgets, set to boost the MMDA's operations, were turned over to the agency during its flag raising ceremony on Monday. These will be issued to traffic enforcers manning Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) and chokepoint areas in the capital after undergoing training. "This will go a very long way in terms of making a difference sa pagganap ng tungkulin ng ating mga traffic enforcers (in performing the jobs of our traffic enforcers)," MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said during the turnover ceremony. MMDA General Mana...Keep on reading: Grab PH donates body cameras to MMDA to promote transparency.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 21st, 2018Related News

Over 11,000 Urgent Jobs In Cebu

​Mynimo.com, a leading local internet job board is helping to fill more than 11,000 urgent job vacancies in Cebu. As of press time, 91 employers from across all industries have signed up for its highly anticipated career event. Notable companies such as international giant Amazon.com will be recruiting at the event to fill their target […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2018Related News

Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500

By Michael Marot, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair. Helio Castroneves, seeking a redemptive record-tying fourth victory, was fastest around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was fast, too, and she averaged 227.610 mph to snag the ninth and final spot in the next round of qualifying, the Fast Nine. But this was a full field for the first time in years, and it meant two drivers weren't making next Sunday's show. Never did the renewed bumping expect to be a threat to James Hinchcliffe, one of IndyCar's top drivers, a popular Canadian, and a celebrity from his stint as runner-up on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" show. Add in this is the final Indy 500 on ABC, ending a partnership that started in 1965 and is second in sports only to CBS and the Masters. The network has been a strong partner for tiny IndyCar, and it helped turn Hinchcliffe and Castroneves into crossover stars. And no one expected trouble for Pippa Mann, a perennial presence in the Indy 500. The British driver spends her entire year working to raise the money to run the Indy 500. Yet after a day of bumping, it was Hinchcliffe and Mann who were surprisingly sidelined. "It was devastating in every way possible," said Hinchcliffe, who is fifth in the IndyCar standings and a full-time series racer for an anchor team. "We came here with big expectations and high hopes. We didn't have Fast Nine speed but we didn't think we'd miss the race. "It's Indy and we finally have bumping again and everyone was thrilled about it. Well, I'm a lot less thrilled about it." Hinchcliffe nearly lost his life at Indy in a 2015 crash in which he was pierced in an artery and would have bled to death if not for IndyCar's standard-setting medical staff. He missed the race that year, but otherwise is a staple of the series. Mann is a one-off. Without her in the field, the Indy 500 will have just one woman, Patrick, at the time her return to American open wheel's crown jewel event is being celebrated. Patrick is retiring after this Indy 500, her first since 2011 because of a brief and unsuccessful move to NASCAR. Back for the second leg of a farewell in "The Danica Double" she's bookended Indy with the Daytona 500 on a two-race goodbye tour. There's a chance IndyCar could intervene. The standard is 33 cars, but the Indy 500 is the only race that matters to the IndyCar elite and it had a 35 car field in 1997. So the hand-wringing could be real as purists wonder if Tony George, head of the family that owns all things-Indy, can force an exception to get Hinchcliffe and Mann in the field. "Should they just start everyone? To me, I'm definitely a traditionalist," said Ed Carpenter, son of George and the owner of Patrick's car. "As tough as it is to watch a guy like Hinch, who has had great moments here, really tough moments, I feel for him, I feel for Pippa. We've all worked very hard to be here. I really feel for them. "At the same time, Indianapolis, that's part of the lure of what makes this race so special and important to all of us. Growing up around this event, seeing years where Team Penske struggled and missed the race, Bobby Rahal missed the race one year, it's happened to great teams." What happens with Hinchcliffe and Mann next is anyone's guess. Hinchcliffe has the sponsorship that could likely buy someone's seat. Mann needs a miracle in the field being expanded. Hinchcliffe understood options were being explored, but wasn't asking for favors. "Nobody screwed us. The system didn't fail us. We failed us," Hinchcliffe said. "We just have to do better. I know this team is capable of better. We are better than this, I know that. Everybody in the garage knows that. We deserve to be in this race. Just not this year." Meanwhile Patrick would have been content qualifying with something in the middle of the pack. Instead, her four-lap average around the track earned her a slot among the nine drivers who will shoot it out Sunday for the pole. Her Chevrolet from Carpenter is fast, and Carpenter was second only to Castroneves. She's now guaranteed a starting spot in the first three rows of her final Indy 500. "I have high expectations for doing well here," said Patrick, the only woman to lead laps in the Indy 500 and Daytona 500. "But to think that I was going to come back and be in the Fast Nine right off the bat, I mean, I'm going to tell you ... I definitely am relieved." It was jubilation for Castroneves, who posted the best four-lap average of 228.919 mph to make a statement in the Penske Racing "Yellow Submarine." Castroneves is a wildly popular Brazilian seeking a record-tying fourth victory. He's been sidelined to sports cars this season by Penske, but he's back home again in a car as bright and familiar at Indy as Castroneves' yellow suit from his winning stint on "Dancing With The Stars." He's a threat to win the pole, and maybe even the race. Over the last 17 years, he has turned Indy's tricky 2.5-mile oval into his personal proving ground. In addition to the three wins, he's won four poles and had three runner-up finishes with Roger Penske's powerhouse team. All 33 spots for the May 27 race will be set Sunday. All three of Castroneves' teammates — 2016 series champion Simon Pagenaud, 2014 series champ Will Power and defending series champ Josef Newgarden — made the final nine. Pagenaud was third at 228.304, Power was fourth at 228.194 and Newgarden was seventh at 228.049. Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais are the only Honda drivers in the shootout. Bourdais, who drives for Dale Coyne Racing, was fifth at 228.090. Dixon, of New Zealand and the star for Chip Ganassi, was eighth at 227.782......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 20th, 2018Related News

2 women tagged in P300 million recruitment scam

Police in Sampaloc, Manila are on the lookout for two women who allegedly duped P300 million from jobseekers hoping to work at a dairy farm in New Zealand......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2018Related News

2 babae nag-aalok ng pekeng trabaho sa NZ, kumita ng P300M

MAY P300 milyong halaga ng placement fee ang natangay ng dalawang babaeng umano’y illegal recruiters, mula sa daan-daang job seeker na inalok nila ng pekeng trabaho at malaking sweldo bilang dairy farmers sa New Zealand. Nagsasagawa ng manhunt operation ang mga tauhan ng Manila Police District (MPD) sa mga suspek….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2018Related News

PH duo of Biado-De Luna advances to World Cup of Pool quarterfinals

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine tandem of Carlo Biado and Jeff de Luna made quick work of their opponents in the elimination phase to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup of Pool 2018 in Shanghai, China. Biado and De Luna dispatched New Zealand's Matt Edwards and Marco Teutscher, 7-3, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2018Related News

Kim Chiu’s brother now a professional pilot in Canada

MANILA, Philippines – Kim Chiu’s brother, John Paul Yap Chiu, is now a pilot.  Kim, a proud older sister, congratulated John Paul on Instagram. Kim said that he moved to Canada, away from his family, for 4 years to study and work two jobs on the side. “Never been this proud!!!!” she ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2018Related News

YouTube revamps streaming music service

San Francisco — YouTube is launching a revamped, standalone streaming music service as part of an effort to step up competition against fast-growing rivals like Spotify and Apple Music. The new YouTube Music is set to launch next week in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea, with more markets coming online […] The post YouTube revamps streaming music service appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceMay 18th, 2018Related News

ILO finds transition to green economy to create new jobs

A NEW REPORT by the International Labor Organization (ILO) found that the transition to a greener economy could generate 24 million jobs in a span of about a decade, with Asia and the Pacific seen to have the highest level of job creation at 14 million. According to the report, “World Employment and Social Outlook […] The post ILO finds transition to green economy to create new jobs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceMay 17th, 2018Related News

Philippines lifts ban for

MANILA: The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's fre.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

ILO report notes more jobs in transition to greener economy

A new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) reported that transitioning to a greener economy could generate 24 million jobs in a span of about a decade, with Asia and the Pacific seen to have the highest job generation at 14 million. According to the report titled “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs,” […] The post ILO report notes more jobs in transition to greener economy appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceMay 17th, 2018Related News