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SOUTH KOREA HIRES 2,000 DINAGAT ISLANDS RESIDENTS

At least 2,000 workers will be sent by the Dinagat Islands provincial government to Pyeongchang County in South Korea following a partnership agreement, an official said.Dinagat Islands Governor Nilo Demerey Jr. said a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the province, the municipality of Basilisa, and the Pyeongchang County was inked recently in Cebu City. “Representatives […]

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PROTECT JOBS OF PINOY SEAFARERS – POE

Senator Grace Poe said the Philippines still has time to work on the shortcomings in the training and certification of Filipino seafarers. “The mere fact that they (European Union) have been accommodating and have not given us a definitive timeline, I know they appreciate the process we are undertaking at the moment,” Poe said during […]

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DENR, DOLE PARTNER FOR GREEN JOBS – LOYZAGA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to create new job opportunities in the country, particularly in the environment sector. The partnership was formalized with the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga and Labor Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma […]

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DAVAO CITY BPO FIRM TO HIRE 5,000 EMPLOYEES

The largest business process outsourcing (BPO) employer in Davao City has unveiled its fifth site located in SP Dacudao Loop, Agdao, Davao Park District, and opened job opportunities to thousands of Dabawenyos. Eppie Titong, the senior vice president and country manager of VXI Global Solutions, said as the largest employer in Davao Region, they are […]

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DMW’S 1ST 100 DAYS: JOBS, BETTER SUPPORT FOR OFWS

More employment opportunities abroad, programs for children of migrant workers, and a quicker response time in the repatriation of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) round up the Department of Migrant Workers’ First 100 Days report, Secretary Susan Ople said. Based on data generated by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), around 255,429 Filipino workers were […]

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BILIRAN GRADUATES TO GET P3K JOB-HUNT CASH AID

The Biliran provincial government will grant P3,000 cash to each of the poor fresh graduates of the Biliran Province State University (BiPSU) to finance their job-hunting expenses. Governor Gerard Roger Espina announced that some 1,400 BiPSU graduates will avail of the cash assistance up for release. “This will be used by our graduates in looking […]

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PIMENTEL LAUDS TRANSFER OF TESDA TO DOLE

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III lauded the President’s decision to transfer the supervision of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). “It’s a brilliant move. I am in full support of the President’s decision to let DOLE supervise TESDA,” Pimentel said. “It is crucial for […]

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DOT-DOLE JOB FAIR OPENS ONLINE REGISTRATION

Pre-registration for the first three legs of the Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso! Philippine Tourism Job Fair, the flagship employment program of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is now open to prospective job seekers as announced by Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco. “To further assist our kababayans and make […]

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HIGH-VALUE INDUSTRIES, JOBS TO BOOST ECONOMY URGED

In order to reverse the widening trade deficit and boost the growth of the economy, Senator Sonny Angara said there is a need to shift the government’s focus to producing more high-value industries and higher-paying jobs. Concerned over how Southeast Asian nations have outpaced the country in terms of economic growth, Angara said a serious […]

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VILLANUEVA TO EMPLOYERS: HIRE TECH-VOC GRADUATES

Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva exhorted employers and companies to invest in technical vocational graduates as he pitched for their continuous training to match the skills demand of industries. “Our technical vocational education is among the best in the world. We have a pool of talent who can get every job done,” Villanueva said as the […]