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Indigenous folk to get skills

joel villanueva

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) is looking to turn the country’s estimated 15 million indigenous peoples (IPs) into skilled workers, opening up better job opportunities for them.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t spends P24 million on Aquino’s Apec, Asean meetings

Benigno Aquino III

Malacanang on Sunday announced that it allocated P24 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s attendance to conferences organized by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) from November 10 to 13.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nurses press for better pay, treatment through union

BAGUIO City’s nursing community marches on Oct. 29 to demand better pay. The nurses also announced their readiness to become a national union. VINCENT CABREZA/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The growing threat of infectious diseases like Ebola and the impact of the economic integration in Asia next year have become compelling reasons to unionize the country’s nurses, members of Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) said here on Wednesday.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Student winners in environmental sustainability contests announced


Daisy Din Villanueva and Jeff Cordero of Colegio de la Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe won the top prize in the poster-making contest for elementary students to promote environmental sustainability awareness.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

PH agri not ready for Asean integration–Ofreneo

Philippine agriculture is not ready for the integration next year of economies of Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) member-countries, according to one of the country’s top labor and industrial relations experts.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »