Aquino cites government’s constitutional mandate on family

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on Aquino cites government’s constitutional mandate on family 

GERONA, Tarlac, Dec. 3 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday said the government is mandated to push for responsible parenthood, protect the family, ensure that all children get the proper education and health care and the total well-being of the Filipino.

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UK sets limit for non-European workers effective April 2011

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on UK sets limit for non-European workers effective April 2011 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Dec. 3 — The United Kingdom has set further limits to the number of skilled persons from outside the European Union (EU) who could work in the country, to take effect April 2011, it was announced recently.

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(Metro News) MMDA opens ‘Christmas lanes’ to solve traffic in EDSA

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA opens ‘Christmas lanes’ to solve traffic in EDSA 

MANILA, Dec. 4 — The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) opened on Friday alternate routes for motorists using the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). To address the expected heavy flow of traffic this holiday season.

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ASEAN agrees on industrial relations practices

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on ASEAN agrees on industrial relations practices 

MANILA, Dec. 4 – The member-countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to work together in the implementation of industrial relations practices as embodied in the ASEAN Industrial Relation Guidelines adopted during the 21st ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam last May 2010.

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(Metro News) 13 out 16 Kulilig drivers freed

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) 13 out 16 Kulilig drivers freed 

MANILA, Dec. 4 –The Manila Police District (MPD) freed on Saturday 13 out of 16 “kuliglig” drivers after posting P12,000 bail each on charges of obstruction, illegal assembly and direct assault following the Wednesday’s rally dispersal near the Manila City Hall.

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Job applicants flock to Puerto Princesa’s PESO

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on Job applicants flock to Puerto Princesa’s PESO 

MANILA, Dec. 4 — More job applicants are looking up to Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs) to help them find jobs, data released by the City PESO of Puerto Princesa, Palawan show.

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DOLE-Bicol to employ 100 jobless displaced by Bulusan eruption

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on DOLE-Bicol to employ 100 jobless displaced by Bulusan eruption 

MANILA, Dec. 4 — The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. 5 (DOLE-RO 5) has earmarked P400,000 for the emergency employment of 100 Bicolanos from Sorsogon who became jobless due to the eruption of Mt. Bulusan.

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Baldoz suspends nationwide labor inspection activities

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on Baldoz suspends nationwide labor inspection activities 

MANILA, Dec. 4 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz suspended all labor standards enforcement activities all over the country effective Dec. 1.

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Palace happy about changes in travel advisories

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on Palace happy about changes in travel advisories 

MANILA, Dec. 4 – Malacañang said on Saturday that it was happy that Australia and France have heeded the call of President Benigno S. Aquino III to amend their travel advisories last Nov.2 against the Philippines based on solid facts.

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Palace bares new appointments at DOT, LBP

December 5, 2010 7:14 am· Comments Off on Palace bares new appointments at DOT, LBP 

MANILA, Dec. 4 — Malacanang has appointed a senior official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and two members of the board of directors of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP).

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