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DTI LAUNCHES PH SKILLS FRAMEWORK INITIATIVE

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched the Philippine Skills Framework (PSF) Initiative, an inter-agency effort to build the skills and competencies of the country’s human capital and workforce to better prepare them for the future economy. Secretary Ramon Lopez noted that the program will continue efforts to grow and develop competitive and innovative […]

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ZUBIRI LAUDS OK OF PRIVATE SECTOR VAX PURCHASE

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri has expressed his support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement that the private sector will now be allowed to buy COVID-19 vaccines at will. “I laud the decision of the President to allow the private sector to import and buy vaccines at will, as this will be able to assist […]

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SENATE RATIFIES LABOR EDUCATION BILL – VILLANUEVA

The Senate ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the labor education bill, a measure that seeks to improve education and awareness on labor laws, according to Senator Joel Villanueva. Villanueva, chair of the Senate labor committee, described the development as a “golden opportunity” for both employers and workers to achieve harmony in the workplace […]

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BUSINESS WITH COMPASSION, BUHAY BAGO BULSA – CASTELO

“Higit sa pera, puso.” This according to Quezon City 6th District Councilor Bobby Castelo, who on Tuesday learned that San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has allocated PhP1 billion pesos to buy Covid-19 vaccines for its 70,000 employees and extended workforce. SMC, in coordination with relevant government agencies, has secured vaccine doses from different pharmaceutical sources, and […]

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SMC SPENDS P1B TO VACCINATE 70K-STRONG WORKFORCE

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is spending close to a billion pesos for a program to vaccinate all its 70,000 employees and extended workforce for free and help the country in its effort to build a collective defense against COVID-19, which has claimed millions of lives worldwide. The company has secured COVID-19 vaccine doses from various […]

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MAKE FILIPINO WORKFORCE READY FOR DIGITAL ‘NEW NORMAL’ JOBS – ANGARA

With a lot of businesses now shifting to the online and digital platforms under the “new normal,” Senator Sonny Angara is calling on the different agencies of government to work together in preparing the Filipino workforce for skills needed in these jobs. A strong advocate of digital skills development for Filipinos, Angara said the global […]