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PH employment rate rises up by 2%

Posted on Thursday, 20 December 2018 05:17 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine’s employment rate went up by 2% this year based on the October 2018 Labor Force Survey of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). From the previous 40 million,...

S. Korea probes trash shipment to PH, vows to take it back ‘as soon as possible’

Posted on Thursday, 22 November 2018 03:47 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The South Korean government has initiated an investigation into the shipment of over 5,000 tons of trash discovered in Misamis Oriental some two weeks ago. In a...

Chinese president arrives in Brunei for state visit after trip to Papua New Guinea

Posted on Monday, 19 November 2018 10:04 AM | No Comments
  Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan Sunday for a state visit to Brunei, the first by a Chinese head of state in 13 years to the...

UNICEF opposes proposal to lower age of criminal liability in PH

Posted on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 03:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is not convinced by the proposal to lower the age of criminal liability to 12 years old in the Philippines, as...

8 out 10 Filipinos satisfied with how democracy works in PH — SWS

Posted on Friday, 5 October 2018 06:26 PM | No Comments
Majority of Filipinos are satisfied with how democracy works in the country, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Station. Survey results show that 8 out of 10...

Duterte’s trip seals up to $80M in business deals with Israel

Posted on Thursday, 6 September 2018 06:08 PM | No Comments
  ISRAEL – Despite the protests against his policies at home, President Rodrigo Duterte was welcomed by the Israeli business community during a business forum on Wednesday (September 3). According...

POEA to blacklist Kuwaiti beauty blogger over ‘racist’ remarks

Posted on Thursday, 26 July 2018 07:00 AM | No Comments
      Kuwaiti social media star and beauty blogger Sondos Alqattan went viral on social media for her racist remarks on Filipino migrant workers for having a regular day-off...

PH-SoKor $4.9B business deal seen to create more jobs for Filipinos

Posted on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 12:28 AM | No Comments
    SEOUL, South Korea — President Duterte is expected to bring home USD4.9 billion in investment and loan agreement from his official visit to South Korea.  The said amount is...

Philippines, Papua New Guinea ink declaration on agriculture cooperation

Posted on Thursday, 17 May 2018 10:16 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Papua New Guinea signed a joint declaration on agriculture cooperation on Wednesday, May 16. President Rodrigo Duterte and Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, who...

Russia eyes model employment contract for OFWs

Posted on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 04:26 PM | No Comments
  MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian government is considering the creation of an agreement with the Philippines on the welfare and protection of Overseas Filipino Workers. During his visit to...