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DOLE, IOM ink pact for enhanced reintegration program for OFWs

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has recently teamed up to help pursue a more holistic and integrated reintegration of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed by DOLE and IOM, a two year project on the adoption of a national master plan …

No corporal punishment of kids: House

The House committee on the welfare of children this week approved a bill which seeks to ban the practice of corporal punishment, preferring instead the method of non-violent discipline of children. House Bill 516, otherwise known as “An Act Promoting Positive and Non-Violent Discipline of Children and Appropriating Funds Therefor”, is authored by Rep. Bernadette …

Enabling the people to feel the DOLE

Labor Undersecretary Joel B. Maglunsod meets the members of Migrante International to address their issues and concerns on overseas employment and other labor matters yesterday at the DOLE Central Office’s Muralla wing.

Philippines ready to export corn; Surplus harvest seen in 2017

For the first time in history, the Philippines is ready to export corn to neighboring countries in the region as corn harvests this year will breach the 5.6-million tons domestic requirement. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said that based on the report of Assistant Secretary Federico Laciste, National Corn Program coordinator, the Philippines’ yellow and …

Winning Not All About The Championship Trophy

Two years ago, I envisioned bringing back home a group of special kids to showcase their basketball talent and let them experience the beauty of their ancestral country. With the help of friends, networks, and technology, I got hold of few collegiate and university coaches to schedule exhibition games. I also got in touch with …

House approves 2017 P3.35-T national budget

The House of Representatives, through viva voce voting, approved on second reading Wednesday night the P3.35-trillion proposed national budget for 2017, dubbed “A  Budget for Real Change,” that will fund implementation of President Duterte’s 10-point socioeconomic development agenda. In a session presided by Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez, the House approved House Bill 3408 or the …

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