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SC announces half day work for Wednesday

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has announced that work in all courts nationwide will be up to 12 noon only on Wednesday, April 16.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t to continue working on peace process after pact signing

The signing Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro INQUIRE FILE PHOTO

After the peace agreement between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Philippine government was ratified on Thursday, Malacañang said that there is still more to be done to ensure the budding peace between the two parties.

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

MMDA mulls hiring 400 traffic enforcers to ease traffic jams


Hoping to ease the monstrous traffic jams once the government’s construction projects begin, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) plans to hire another 400 traffic enforcers this year.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PNP to hire 7,439 as crime registrars, radio operators, admin staff

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Still looking for a job? Why not consider a career in the police service? Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II called on “young, idealistic and disciplined” college undergraduates and high school graduates, on Wednesday, to join the Philippine National Police (PNP) as civilian employees.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

P18-daily wage hike approved for ARMM workers


Labor officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) announced on Thursday an P18-daily wage increase for minimum wage earners that would take effect this month.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Employment rate up in Metro Manila—DOLE


The employment rate in the National Capital Region went up by 2.38 percent during the third quarter of 2013 as more people signed up for work compared to those who were fired or voluntarily quit their jobs, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aquino returns to work after short holiday break

President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

After taking time off from all the hustle and bustle of leading a country, President Benigno Aquino III resumed his work on the first week of 2014, the Presidential Communications Operations Office said Friday afternoon.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

These employees still on duty on Christmas Day


Around 10 in the evening, two hours before the clock chimed to herald Christmas Day, customer-care specialist Sharen-Jose Ramelo Delovieres was preparing for another long stretch of answering calls from Canada.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Employers devise ways to prevent worker burnout

Shirin Majid, center, talks to coworkers at Quirky headquarters, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in New York. Majid, a new mother, is one of the company's employees who recently took advantage of the company's "blackout week" policy in which employees may take off one week a quarter. AP

Volkswagen turns off some employees’ email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Persons with disabilities get jobs building chairs for GenSan schools


In this city, many people with disabilities do not wander the streets and ask for alms from motorists.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Court work in quake-stricken areas suspended


Operations of courts in Cebu City, Lapu-lapu City and Mandaue City have been suspended due to continuing aftershocks in the areas, the Office of the Court Administrator announced Monday.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Senate suspends work due to bad weather

Senate of the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday suspended work in the Senate due to tropical storm “Maring.”

Posted: August 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOLE issues pay reminder for Holy Week


The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday reminded employers to abide by the pay rules for the Holy Week holidays.

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  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. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  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. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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