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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50 represents, AARP recently launched “Fearless at 50,” a campaign to celebrate real people who are challenging outdated perceptions of what it means to be 50 and over.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 […]
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EL Niño, global weakness prod ADB to cut PHL growth forecast

MANILA, Sept 22 (Mabuhay) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) revised its growth forecast for the Philippine economy this year amid a slowdown in major industrial economies and China and the impact of El Niño. The Manila-based multilateral lender expects […]
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House OKs bill granting OFWs the right to equal protection on money claims

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) — The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure granting Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) the right to equal protection on money claims in case their employment abroad has been terminated. House Bill […]