By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Fleeing to higher ground was not enough to save dozens of residents of this town last November 8 when Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) brought angry winds, peeling off sheets of corrugated metal from houses and buildings and uprooting thousands of coconut trees.
By Kirstin C. Bernabe
With sweeping basic education reforms set in motion, the country’s top university presidents and industry leaders want to make sure the problem of unemployment among college graduates is not overlooked.
Official figures show Britain’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 7.7 percent for the three-month period to August, further evidence that Europe’s third-largest economy continues to strengthen.
The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4½-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work.
A group of at least 10 people attempted suicide together in Beijing by drinking pesticide, local media reported Wednesday.
By Orlando Dinoy
Sagittarius Mines Inc. on Tuesday announced it was downsizing its workforce at the $5.1-billion Tampakan gold and copper project and was reducing exploration and other activities as it continues to face “challenges.”
By Doris Bongcac
At least 300 casual employees of the Cebu City government lost their jobs for supporting defeated mayoral candidate Tomas Osmeña in his fight against Michael Rama, who won reelection.
Spain’s Labor Ministry says the number of people registered as unemployed dropped for a fourth consecutive month in June with the total falling by 127, 248 as the summer tourist season generated more jobs.
By Doris C. Bongcac
, Edison delos Angeles
MARTHA (not her real name) is one of 300 casual employees of the Cebu City government who were advised not to report for work starting tomorrow.
A TOTAL of 705 casual employees of the Toledo city government will have to find work elsewhere once Mayor-elect John Henry Osmeña takes over on July 1.
By Bobby Lagsa
David Anas almost fell on his knees after learning that his group, the Cagayan de Oro Airport SkyCap Multipurpose cooperative, will not be part of the team that will move to the new Laguindingan Airport.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
A senator and a provincial governor, both of them economists, are blaming the “selfish” rich for the widening income inequality in the Philippines, which persists despite the economic growth in the first three years of the Aquino administration.
By Frances Mangosing
Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan on Wednesday dubbed the celebration of the 115th year of Philippine Independence Day as “sham independence and sham economic growth” under the Aquino administration.