What you should know about the Kasambahay Law

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on What you should know about the Kasambahay Law 

(Editor's Note: Starting with this dispatch, the Philippines News Agency will run, as a public service feature, for the next seven days vital information pieces on the Kasambahay Law for ready reference by employers and household helpers.)

MANILA, June 11 (PNA) — Employers of household helpers are told to abide by the Kasambahay Law (Republic Act 10361) which took effect last June 4.

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Gun ban violators total 3,684 – PNP

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Gun ban violators total 3,684 – PNP 

MANILA, June 11 — Nearly 3,700 gun ban violators have been arrested, the Philippine National Police said on Tuesday.

The gun ban policy that the Commission on Elections imposed for midterm polls will continue to be in effect until June 12, PNP Chief Director General Alan Purisima reminded the public.

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Aquino wants changes in procedures governing PHL peacekeepers in Golan Heights

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Aquino wants changes in procedures governing PHL peacekeepers in Golan Heights 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 11 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said he wants some changes to the standard operating procedures governing Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights — between Syria and Israel.

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Electronic products still top in country’s export

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Electronic products still top in country’s export 

MANILA, June 11 – Electronic products still emerged as the country’s top export for the start of second quarter despite being one of the losers in Philippine exports to all countries.

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DSWD gives SEA-K beneficiaries chance to sell their products

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on DSWD gives SEA-K beneficiaries chance to sell their products 

By Leilani Junio

MANILA, June 11 (PNA) — The Dept. of Social Welfare and Development gave Tuesday an opportunity for its loan beneficiaries in its program the chance to showcase and sell their products in its designated booth installed in Rizal Park, Manila.

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Quality of employment continues to improve despite drop in employment rate, Secretary Baldoz notes

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Quality of employment continues to improve despite drop in employment rate, Secretary Baldoz notes 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, June 11 (PNA) –- Despite drop in employment as shown in the Labor Force Survey of the National Statistics Office, there was significant improvement to the overall quality of employment, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz stressed.

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AFP ready for PHL's 115th Independence Day celebrations

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on AFP ready for PHL's 115th Independence Day celebrations 

MANILA, June 11 — Aside from ensuring the country's 115th Independence Day celebrations will be secure and orderly, the Armed Forces will also set up a job fair and information caravan along with a static display in Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz in Binondo, Manila Wednesday.

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From college thesis to a thriving business

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on From college thesis to a thriving business 

By Paula D. Navarra

MANILA, June 11 (PNA) — It all started with a college thesis.

In 2006, five students – Gary Villame, John Paulo Adaoag, Roy Flores, Mark Gil Manalansang and Joe Cris Molina – made a thesis that later became the foundation of their company now known as Itemhound.

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TESDA and DSWD scholars offer free massage therapy services in Rizal Park

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on TESDA and DSWD scholars offer free massage therapy services in Rizal Park 

MANILA, June 11 – Some scholars of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Tuesday joined other booths installed in Rizal Park, Manila in commemoration of the 115th Independence Day on Wednesday.

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DepEd encourages out of school youths to take ALS

June 11, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on DepEd encourages out of school youths to take ALS 

MANILA, June 11 — The Dept. of Education (DepEd) encouraged out of school youths on Tuesday to take the Alternative Learning System (ALS) as part of the 115th Independence Day celebration of the country.

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