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Indonesia stops execution of Mary Jane Veloso – DFA

MANILA, April 29 — OFW Mary Jane Veloso was spared from execution following last minute phone conversation between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo, reports said. The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution […]

Legazpi Mayor Rosal Wants More Job Fairs in City

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 18 (PNA) – Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal urged the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of this city to conduct more job fairs to give the city constituents, particularly the undergraduate and high school students, an opportunity to get employed. Rosal disclosed that two international companies, […]

Bicol Regional Unemployment Rate Balloons to 7.8 Percent in April

Employment rate in the Bicol region dropped by 0.9 percentage point in April this year in comparison to the same period last year. This information was released by the National Statistics Office based on the result of their current labor force survey. The jobless rate in April of 2012 was […]

How Can Tourism Projects Worsen Joblessness in Bicol?

Quite worth noting is the current claim of activist group Pamalakaya which specifically zeroed in on the government’s thrust into tourism development projects not only in Bicol but the rest of the country. Pamalakaya (National Federation of Small Fisherfolk Organization in the Philippines) is an alliance of activist fisherfolk groups […]

Neglect of PH Government on OCWs Seen

After nine years of neglect under former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, expectations among overseas Filipino workers were high when the Aquino administration was installed.

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How Can Tourism Projects Worsen Joblessness in Bicol?

Quite worth noting is the current claim of activist group Pamalakaya which specifically zeroed in on the government’s thrust into tourism development projects not only in Bicol but the rest of the country. Pamalakaya (National Federation of Small Fisherfolk Organization in the Philippines) is an alliance of activist fisherfolk groups […]

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Indonesia stops execution of Mary Jane Veloso – DFA

MANILA, April 29 — OFW Mary Jane Veloso was spared from execution following last minute phone conversation between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo, reports said. The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution […]

Bicol Regional Unemployment Rate Balloons to 7.8 Percent in April

Employment rate in the Bicol region dropped by 0.9 percentage point in April this year in comparison to the same period last year. This information was released by the National Statistics Office based on the result of their current labor force survey. The jobless rate in April of 2012 was […]

Neglect of PH Government on OCWs Seen

After nine years of neglect under former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, expectations among overseas Filipino workers were high when the Aquino administration was installed.

Legazpi Mayor Rosal Wants More Job Fairs in City

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 18 (PNA) – Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal urged the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of this city to conduct more job fairs to give the city constituents, particularly the undergraduate and high school students, an opportunity to get employed. Rosal disclosed that two international companies, […]

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Indonesia stops execution of Mary Jane Veloso – DFA

MANILA, April 29 — OFW Mary Jane Veloso was spared from execution following last minute phone conversation between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Indonesian leader Jokowi Widodo, reports said. The Indonesian government has granted reprieve to Filipino drug convict, who was among the nine prisoners earlier scheduled for execution […]

Neglect of PH Government on OCWs Seen

After nine years of neglect under former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, expectations among overseas Filipino workers were high when the Aquino administration was installed.

How Can Tourism Projects Worsen Joblessness in Bicol?

Quite worth noting is the current claim of activist group Pamalakaya which specifically zeroed in on the government’s thrust into tourism development projects not only in Bicol but the rest of the country. Pamalakaya (National Federation of Small Fisherfolk Organization in the Philippines) is an alliance of activist fisherfolk groups […]

Bicol Regional Unemployment Rate Balloons to 7.8 Percent in April

Employment rate in the Bicol region dropped by 0.9 percentage point in April this year in comparison to the same period last year. This information was released by the National Statistics Office based on the result of their current labor force survey. The jobless rate in April of 2012 was […]

Legazpi Mayor Rosal Wants More Job Fairs in City

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 18 (PNA) – Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal urged the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of this city to conduct more job fairs to give the city constituents, particularly the undergraduate and high school students, an opportunity to get employed. Rosal disclosed that two international companies, […]