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Number of US federal workers seeking jobless aid doubles

WASHINGTON --- The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5. The Labor Department says that is double the number of federal workers who sought aid in the previous week. Typically fewer than a thousand former federal employees apply for jobless benefits each week. Federal employees who aren't working during the shutdown are eligible to claim unemployment aid, while those working without pay are not, the Labor Department has said. Yet even those sent home will have to repay the unemployment aid if they receive back pay once the shutdown ends. The number of Americ...Keep on reading: Number of US federal workers seeking jobless aid doubles.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2019Related News

PayPal hiring 1,000 Pinoys 

International online payments system provider PayPal on Monday announced a plan to hire more than a thousand employees in the next two years for its new customer operations center in Alabang, Metro Manila. To bring the PayPal mission and vision to life — to democratize financial services — we are looking for a diverse and […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

Thousands march in 9th straight French yellow vest protests

PARIS --- Thousands of people wearing yellow vests started marching in the streets of Paris as others were gathering in the central French city of Bourges amid high security measures as authorities feared possible violence between police and protesters Saturday. In Paris, a few thousand people set off from near the Finance Ministry in eastern Paris at around 11 a.m. (1000 GMT; 5 a.m. EST; 6 p.m. Philippine time) and were walking peacefully in the central streets of the capital. They were planning to head toward Champs-Elysees avenue. Paris police say 24 people were arrested Saturday before the protests started, primarily for carrying potential weapons. Meanwhile, yellow vest...Keep on reading: Thousands march in 9th straight French yellow vest protests.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 12th, 2019Related News

I will always beat Pacquiao – Broner

    HOLLYWOOD, USA – They can fight over a thousand times and he will always come out the winner. At least, that's what runs through Adrien Broner's mind since he started training for his bid to topple Manny Pacquiao from the World Boxing Association welterweight throne. Broner claims he ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2019Related News

DILG: More than 1,000 Red surrenderees given financial aid

  MANILA, Philippines --- More than a thousand communist rebel surrenderees have received financial assistance from the government, as members of the communist movement also continue to record a "sharp decline," the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Friday.   The 1,117 beneficiaries of the government's financial assistance are former members of the communist movement who have surrendered to the government from July 2016, or the time President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office until December 21, 2018.   The DILG said the surenderees benefited from the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), one of the main componen...Keep on reading: DILG: More than 1,000 Red surrenderees given financial aid.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 11th, 2019Related News

Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s Green Lantern goes in a seriously sci-fi direction

DC Comics' Silver Age Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) has been around long enough to experience everything a superhero has had to go through. Created by Julius Schwartz, John Broome and Gil Kane, Jordan first appeared in "Showcase" # 22 in 1959 as one of the company's attempts to re-invent their Golden Age heroes (the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, first appeared in 1940 as one of its first heroes. The green Lantern's killer app? A power ring that uses the hero's imagination to create virtually anything he can think of out of thing air---the original hero was inspired by the genie and magic lamp from Aladdin in "One Thousand and One Nights." The hero came very modernized, of cours...Keep on reading: Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s Green Lantern goes in a seriously sci-fi direction.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 10th, 2019Related News

SMF scholarship alumni pay it forward

Over a thousand alumni of the SM Foundation scholarship program who flocked to the SMX Convention Center on Jan. 6 to reunite with SM patriarch Henry Sy Sr., matriarch Felicidad Sy, eldest daughter Tessie Sy-Coson and youngest son Harley committed to raise funds to add more scholars to the program......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 9th, 2019Related News

Thousands queue to touch Nazarene | The Manila Times Online

Thousands of devotees lined up at the Quirino Grandstand in Manilas Rizal Park (Luneta) to take part in the Pahalik, which precedes the Traslacion to commemorate the Feast of theREAD The post Thousand.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 9th, 2019Related News

CCP to mark golden anniversary this 2019

Year 2018 was a "quite extraordinary year" for the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). It produced close to a thousand shows, not only in CCP itself but outside Metro Manila by bringing its resident companies out of the box through performances, networking and broadened activities. And CCP will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. This was announced by Chris B. Millado, vice president and artistic director of the CCP, in a recent press conference at the CCP's main theater lobby. Also present was the center's chair, beauty icon Margie Moran Floirendo. The event was enlivened by performances from Tanghalang Pilipino, Ballet Philippines and University of the Philippine...Keep on reading: CCP to mark golden anniversary this 2019.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 7th, 2019Related News

The ‘dwendes’ of New Year’s Eve

Long before I found out they were fireworks, I thought of them first as dwendes (elves). Looking back, these dwendes helped me have an imagination so pregnant they gave birth to a thousand and one imaginings......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2019Related News

DOLE to hire over a thousand students through SPES

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Iloilo Field Office targets to employ 1,091 students for the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) this y.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 4th, 2019Related News

DOLE to hire over a thousand students through SPES

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Iloilo Field Office targets to employ 1,091 students for the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) this y.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 4th, 2019Related News

True Friends Are Hard to _____

They say that true friends are hard to find these days. Personally, I think that ‘true friends’ are hard to DEFINE these days. What is a ‘true friend’? If you asked a thousand different people, you will probably have about a thousand different answers and definitions to that question. This morning I had a wonderful […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 4th, 2019Related News

Healthy holiday surprises from Medicard

It was 9 p.m., and the sixth and 10th floors of Aeon Center in Alabang were bustling with activity. Employees of Personiv were streaming in, clocking in for the night shift. Some were already at their desks working. Personiv, a business processing outsourcing company with headquarters in Austin, Texas, has a thousand employees in the Philippines. They provide creative, graphics, digital, recruiting and costumer care services for clients in North America and Asia Pacific and that's exactly what they were doing that Thursday night. But it wasn't just any Thursday night, it was five days before Christmas. And unbeknownst to them, teams from Medicard and Inquirer were hiding in a r...Keep on reading: Healthy holiday surprises from Medicard.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 29th, 2018Related News

1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Mandaluyong City for 150,000 – Web reference 113625471 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

TWIN OAKS PLACE EAST TOWER Located at the middle of Metro Manilas Central Business Districts, Twin Oaks Place is accessible via Shaw Boulevard, a major thoroughfare. The location is flood-free because the area is 39 meters above Mean Sea level. Studio a *31.52 sqm *bare unit *overhead kitchen cabine *approx. 3 METERS FLOOR TO CEILING… link: 1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Mandaluyong City for 150,000 – Web reference 113625471 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 26th, 2018Related News

Grinch

Several hundred thousand employees of the US government will not be getting paid during this holiday season. For the third time this year, the US government is in partial shutdown......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 25th, 2018Related News

Dgte lights up Christmas tree, presents free concert

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 14 (PIA)--Dumaguete City has presented a free Christmas concert with national Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab along with the switching on of its huge Christmas tree for thousand.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 19th, 2018Related News

Dgte lights up Christmas tree, presents free concert

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 14 (PIA)--Dumaguete City has presented a free Christmas concert with national Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab along with the switching on of its huge Christmas tree for thousand.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 19th, 2018Related News

September 2018 LET Results

THE Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) recently released the results of September 2018 Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET) given in twenty eight (28) testing centers all over the Philippines, Hongkong, and Thailand.  Eighteen thousand four hundred nine (18,409) out of 90,750 or 20.29% passed in the LET – Elementary. Seventeen thousand two hundred (17,200) of these […] The post September 2018 LET Results appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsDec 18th, 2018Related News

Ifugao Town Holds New Festival to Preserve Culture

Aside from the annual “Gotad ad Hingyon”, this municipality has another a festival to preserve its rich cultural practices. Barangay Anao recently held the first three-day “Tunawon” festival (second cropping of the traditional “Tinawon” rice) which was attended by more than a thousand villagers and visitors from other municipalities. Tinawon rice is harvested once a […].....»»

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