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ANGARA TO DOH: SPEED UP HIRING OF DOCTORS, NURSES

Senator Sonny Angara prodded the Department of Health (DOH) to address the issue of contractualization within its ranks and hasten the regularization of the doctors and nurses working in its hospitals and other facilities. As chairman of the Committee on Finance, Angara confronted the DOH about underspending in the amount of P24 billion, a portion […]

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DPWH HIRES 1,013 ENGINEERS FOR ‘BBB’ PROGRAM

The Build, Build, Build (BBB) program of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte not only builds roads, bridges, and other public infrastructure to spur economic development but also provides Filipinos with employment opportunities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar announced that 1,013 engineer positions co-terminus with the BBB Program were filled-up nationwide […]

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NORTHERN SAMAR TO HIRE DISPLACED GOV’T NURSES

The provincial government of Northern Samar will hire nurses in the province who will not be rehired under the Nurses Deployment Program of the Department of Health (DOH) this year. Northern Samar Governor Edwin Marino Ongchuan said this was the agreement during a meeting with the provincial health board after it reported that the DOH […]

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MMDA NEEDS 300 NEW TRAFFIC ENFORCERS – PIALAGO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is hiring 300 new traffic enforcers to help respond to the agency’s growing responsibilities and needs. MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago said the hiring is to meet the increasing necessity of a larger workforce for the MMDA and because of vacant positions left by sacked corrupt personnel. “Dagdag po talaga, […]

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MMDA NEEDS AN ACTIVE NIGHT BRIGADE – RECTO

With the worsening road traffic in Metro Manila – home to 2.8 million vehicles – hiring more traffic management personnel should be made a priority, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said. Recto said he is backing the appeal of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for “funds and authority” to employ additional traffic personnel. […]