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NOGRALES ATTENDS AUSTRALIA BENCHMARKING STUDY

Civil Service Commission Chairperson (CSC) Karlo Nograles led the Philippine delegation at the Digital Transformation Strategy and Implementation Benchmarking Study in Australia. The learning and development initiative showcases how Australian Government agencies, at the Commonwealth and State levels, have undertaken Digital Transformation. The study is the first of two modules to be held from 13-20 […]

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DTI TO AUSTRALIAN FIRMS: INVEST IN THE PHILIPPINES

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual encouraged Australian firms to seize the stronger economic cooperation between the Philippines and Australia during the Business Roundtable Meeting, held in Adelaide, Australia. Pascual highlighted the Philippines’ growing economy and conducive business environment, making it a strategic location for investments with its young population, skilled workforce, […]

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Politics

PALAWAN EYES AUSTRALIA AS TOURISM DEV’T PARTNER

Palawan Governor Dennis Socrates warmly welcomed Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Hae Kyong Yu and party during their courtesy visit.  Yu discussed potential areas of collaboration between Palawan and Australia, as well as the Filipino and Australian forces assault exercises held in the municipality of Rizal, Palawan as part of enhancing the forces’ preparedness and […]

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CSC, AUSTRALIAN CIVIL SERVICE HOLD HR PROGRAM

The Civil Service Commission (CSC), together with the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC), conducted the Capacity Building Program on Leadership Development and Strategic Human Resource Management and Organization Development (HROD) on 6-8 June 2023 at SEAMEO Innotech, Diliman, Quezon City. The program, which was attended by officials and employees from CSC Central and Regional Offices […]

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Science & Technology

TIP PROF BAGS AUSTRALIA DOCTORAL DISSERTATION WIN

For devising a template that could help address common manufacturing problems, a faculty member from the Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) was awarded first place in a recently concluded doctoral dissertation competition held in Sydney, Australia. Engr. Ma. Teodora Gutierrez, an assistant professor under the Industrial Engineering Department of T.I.P. Quezon City, submitted her […]

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Politics

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL GETS SCHOLARSHIPS FROM AUSTRALIA

The Negros Occidental provincial government has entered into scholarship agreements with two educational institutions – Alana Kaye College and International College of Advance Education (ICAEC) – in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) during the just-concluded visit of Governor Eugenio Lacson to its capital city of Darwin. Karen Dinsay, head of the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program Division, […]

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PH TO RESUME EXPORT OF PINEAPPLES TO AUSTRALIA

Australia decided to lift its anti-dumping measure on Philippine canned pineapples, 15 years after it was first imposed. This means that, under the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA), the Philippines can already export canned pineapples duty-free to Australia once the measure expires on 17 October 2021 for consumer canned pineapples, and on 13 November […]

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AUSTRALIAN GOV’T PARTNERS WITH PRC TO ENSURE VICTORY OVER COVID-19 – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), lauded the Australian government for its large contribution to the humanitarian organization’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response operations. “We thank the Australian government for partnering with the Philippine Red Cross in our operations aimed at ensuring victory over the virus. It was among the […]

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Travel & Tours

THE TOP 10 HAPPIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

What, for you, is happiness? Let us look back at The World Happiness Report 2017 before the 2018 version comes up. This Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. The World Happiness Report 2017, which ranked 155 countries by their happiness levels, was released at the United Nations at an event […]