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Thousands of ARMM gov’t workers face uncertainty

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman. FILE PHOTO

The fate of at least 8,000 employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) hangs in the balance in the face of the upcoming dissolution of the five-province region to be replaced by the new Bangsamoro entity.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Jail officer, postal man die while on duty in Quezon City


Two government workers, a jail officer and a postal office employee, died while manning their respective posts over the weekend in Quezon City.

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DPWH to hire country’s ‘best and brightest’ engineers

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Stressing its “commitment to the pursuit of excellence,” the Department of Public Works and Highways plans to hire the best and the brightest young civil engineers in the country.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Escudero wants gov’t bonuses included in regular budgets

Senator Francis Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero now wants the bonuses of government workers to be included in the budget of each government agency so as to avoid another controversy on the use of its savings.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Agrarian reform chief pressed to ‘cut cleanly,’ resign

Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes. Photo from www.dar.gov.ph/

The union of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has released its own Christmas message to Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes, asking him to “cut cleanly” and step down.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH chief dismayed by ‘dismal’ results of state engineers’ promotional exams

Department of Public Works and Highways secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson has expressed disappointment over the failure of many DPWH engineers and projects managers in passing the agency’s first-ever “promotional examinations.”

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t workers to get their productivity bonus by Dec. 14, says budget chief Abad

Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Some 1.2 million employees of the national government will get their P5,000 productivity bonus as early as Dec. 14, according to Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ombudsman warns against drinking binges at team-building outings


Team-building events of government agencies are for staff development, not for bingeing on alcohol, according to the Office of the Ombudsman.

Posted: May 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Government workers to get salary increase early

CRAB HAUL President Aquino stresses a point during the harvesting of king crabs with (from left) Rep. Reynaldo Umali, technician Joel Silvano and Gov. Alfonso Umali at a farm in Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro. EDWIN BACASMAS

President Benigno Aquino III on Sunday announced that government workers would get their pay raise one month ahead of its planned release.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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A 10 to 14 percent salary increase starting this month and an assurance of promotion greeted Capitol employees in yesterday’s first General Assembly held at the Capitol Social Hall.

Posted: January 4th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

DBM allots P11.68B for gov’t employees’ P10,000 bonus


Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad said on Monday his department has proposed to Malacañang an P11.68-billion kitty for a P10,000 productivity enhancement incentive (PEI) for national government employees.

Posted: November 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Budgets for new hires usually remain unspent–Abad


There are some 67,000 government posts begging to be filled even as nearly three million Filipinos looking for work remain jobless.

Posted: October 30th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

GSIS members better off getting housing loans from Pag-IBIG


MANILA, Philippines — Members of the Government Service Insurance System are better off borrowing their housing funds from key shelter agencies like the Pag-IBIG Fund, considering that the latter generally offers less interest. Robert G. Vergara, GSIS president and general manager, made this suggestion in an interview on Wednesday, saying that the pension fund has [...]

Posted: May 18th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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