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    by C.K. Now that winter is over and spring had finally sprung, it’s time to spend more outdoors than indoor activities.  I’m  sure that even the pets we have wants to wonder around in this wonderful weather.  I just got a glimpse of the crocuses on our rock garden and a few perennials  coming back from [...]

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National Youth Commission triples consultancy fees, foreign travel expenses under Aiza Seguerra

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The Commission on Audit (COA) reported that the National Youth Commission (NYC) jacked up its consultancy fees and travel expenses in 2017 under the management of former Chair Aiza Seguerra.
In its 2017 audit report, COA reported that NYC’s consultation fees jumped 306 percent to P3.55 million last year from only P874,000 in 2016.
COA questioned 70 [...]


Palace: Kuwait to release 3 PHL diplomats in 2-3 days

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Three Philippine embassy personnel charged for the controversial rescue of distressed Filipino migrant workers would be released by authorities in Kuwait in the next two to three days, Malacañang said Thursday.
The development came after representatives from Philippine and Kuwaiti governments held a meeting on Wednesday where the latter also agreed to release the four Filipino [...]


Cayetano slams Robredo for remarks on Kuwait row: There should be no ‘double standard’

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano slammed Vice President Leni Robredo’s remark on the diplomatic row between the Philippines and Kuwait, challenging her for saying the government violated Kuwait’s sovereignty by staging unauthorized rescue missions.
“When foreigners rally here, they violate our sovereignty. Why are they allowed to do so? But when [...]


Labor chief warns Boracay employers: Do not terminate employees

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Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello has warned establishments in Boracay against terminating their employees during the six-month closure of the resort island starting April 26.
In an advisory on Monday, Bello said the “temporary suspension of business operations should not and must not result in the termination or separation of any employee.”
While saying the closure of Boracay [...]


Teachers to Pacquiao: Don’t look at us if Pinoys lack patriotism

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If a student turns out to be a less patriotic member of society, who do you hold responsible for it?
Don’t look at the teacher, says a group of mentors.
Rather than blame the country’s educational system for the supposed lack of patriotism among Filipinos, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) is asking government officials to examine themselves [...]


Big Boost for Tourism

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Tourism is one sector that is getting much-needed attention lately from the government and the private sector. This is a good thing for what has been regarded as low-hanging fruit insofar as expanding the economy and generating jobs are concerned.
Tourists spent about $6 billion while in the Philippines in 2016. That might sound huge, but [...]


Air Force sends 1st Filipina pilot for training in the U.S.

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2nd Lieutenant Catherine Mae Emeterio Gonzales, one of the Philippine Military Academy’s top 10 graduates in 2017, has been inspired by the air force’s victory during the 2013 Zamboanga siege.
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – 2nd Lieutenant Catherine Mae Emeterio Gonzales, who was among the Top 10 graduates of the Philippine Military Academy in 2017, is the [...]


Shell gives light and hope to indigent families

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100 families from Norzagaray, Bulacan receive solar-powered lights from Shell and Liter of Light
MANILA, Philippines – Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) has teamed up with Liter of Light to deliver solar-powered house lights to indigent communities in Norzagaray, Bulacan.
The effort benefitted about 100 families residing within the Angat Dam as they received solar-powered lights made [...]


Filipinos remain optimistic about quality of life, economy — SWS

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MANILA, Philippines — More Filipinos are positive that their quality of life and the Philippine economy will get better this year, the latest Social Weathers Station survey showed.
Nearly five of 10 Filipinos (49 percent) expect their personal quality of life to improve in the next 12 months, with only three percent saying it will get [...]


Number of children injected with Dengvaxia is actually more than 800,000 – DOH

Number of children injected with Dengvaxia is actually more than 800,000 – DOH thumbnail

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has revealed that over 800,000 children aged nine and above were given Dengvaxia vaccine when the government’s anti-dengue immunization program was launched in March 2016.
Health Undersecretary Gerardo Bayugo believes the number will still increase while they are consolidating the reports coming from regional health offices.
“We are regularly [...]


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