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DepEd sees high turnout of Grade 11 enrollees

By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes MANILA  (PNA) – The implementation of Senior High School (SHS) program sees a historic turnout of enrollees in Grade 11 with less than the usual 50 percent fallout rate, the secretary of Department of Education […]
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Jobless, out-of-school youth is alarming: NEDA chief

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The economic inactivity of the youth, as reflected in the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS), is alarming, the outgoing director-general of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) said Thursday. According to the LFS, 1.3 million or 50.1 […]
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PNoy campaigns against Duterte: Why support another dictator?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Survey front runner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was again the target of President Benigno Aquino III’s campaign speech in Iloilo on Tuesday, wherein he questioned Duterte’s style of leadership. Aquino said Duterte acts like a dictator […]
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DOLE chief warns jobseekers of a recurring job scam in social media using hotel company

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) – Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz reiterated the warning issued by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) that cautions job applicants not to be duped by a recurring employment scam using the name of a […]
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President Aquino abolishes Philippine Veterans Assistance Commission, Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corp.

MANILA (Mabuhay) –President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued an order abolishing the Philippine Veterans Assistance Commission (PVAC) and the Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corp. (PHIVIDEC), transferring their functions to other agencies. The President issued...
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AARP unmasks ‘Fearless at 50’ Filipina Roxanne Cai

WASHINGTON, D.C – Recognizing the milestone 50 represents, AARP recently launched “Fearless at 50,” a campaign to celebrate real people who are challenging outdated perceptions of what it means to be 50 and over. The campaign features real people boldly […]
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Jinggoy wants to perform duty as senator in 2016 elections

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada is seeking the Sandiganbayan’s approval to allow him to participate in the coming elections. In an urgent motion filed before the anti-graft court’s Fifth Division on Friday, Estrada expressed interest in performing his...
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Binay vows to tinker with the Constitution to lure more foreign investments

In his recent talks with businessmen, Vice President Jojo Binay disclosed plans to amend the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution to enable foreign investors to pour in their resources in the country to help spur economic growth and to […]
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Aquino OKs law modernizing employment offices in LGUs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday signed into law amendments to the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Act. The law was signed during the 15th National PESO Congress held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay […]
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AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

Campaign will include a new AARP caregiving book, Random Acts of Kindness contest, caregiving fair, and a special AARP The Magazine report featuring an intimate look into ‘24 hours in the life of caregivers’ WASHINGTON, DC—November is National Family Caregivers Month […]