Filipino workers, for the first time, enjoy wages above poverty threshold in 2015 –DOLE

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino workers, for the first time, enjoy wages above poverty threshold in 2015 –DOLE 

MANILA, Dec. 22 — Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said yesterday that in 2015, the Department has ensured that Filipino workers enjoyed wage rates that are above poverty threshold.

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(YEARENDER) Over 45,000 Filipino job seekers were hired in more than 1,000 job fairs in 2015

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on (YEARENDER) Over 45,000 Filipino job seekers were hired in more than 1,000 job fairs in 2015 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — Over 45,000 Filipino job seekers were hired in more than 1,000 job fairs organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) all over the country this year.

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PCIC sets aside PhP732-M for Typhoon 'Lando'-affected farmers

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on PCIC sets aside PhP732-M for Typhoon 'Lando'-affected farmers 

MANILA, Oct. 29 — The Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) has set aside some PhP732 million to compensate insured farmers for losses they incurred due to Typhoon "Lando".

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'Dodong' damages Php2.7-M worth of rice, corn in Cagayan

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Dodong' damages Php2.7-M worth of rice, corn in Cagayan 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, May 12 (PNA) –- The Department of Agricluture on Tuesday reported that an estimated Php2.7 million worth of crops, particularly rice and corn, were lost due to the effects of Typhoon Dodong (Noul).

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