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Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency | Headline PH

Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency

  The latest projections made by the International Labor Organization (ILO) reflect that the pandemic-driven labor market crisis is not going to end anytime soon. Employment growth, it further says, will not be enough to cover...
'No disconnection' policy is extended—Meralco | Headline PH

‘No disconnection’ policy is extended—Meralco

MANILA — The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco)’s no disconnection policy is extended likewise as Government had to stretch the modified enhanced community quarantine two weeks further from the end of the previous extension to...
Budget carriers cancel flights until 04 April | Headline PH

Budget carriers cancel flights until 04 April

MANILA — Additional restrictions on movement in and out of the NCR Plus Bubble—Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal—caused budget carriers Cebu Pacific and AirAsia Philippines to cancel domestic flights from 25 March...
Duterte seeks business recovery | Types of processed meat

Duterte seeks business recovery, retains tariff on MDM

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte seeks to help businesses recover despite the pandemic and signs Executive Order 123 to retain tariff on imports of mechanically deboned meat (MDM) of chicken and turkey. Said tariff...

ECOP: It is unjust to require small companies to shoulder government’s responsibilities

Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) President Sergio Ortiz-Luiz said that mandating all business owners to shoulder the vaccination of their employees against COVID-19 is unjust for small companies that have been struggling to...

Average domestic workers’ salary in HK still increasing steadily for the past 4 years...

For the fourth consecutive year, HelperChoice has analyzed the data of more than 10,000 job ads posted on its platform between September 2019 and September 2020 to determine which areas foreign domestic workers can...

PH will suffer more job losses if EU Parliament suspends GSP+ status — Philexport

Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) President Sergio Ortiz-Luis, Jr. said Sunday that if the European Parliament's will suspend the country's Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) status, the Philippines will suffer more job losses...

DITO’s primary cybersecurity provider fined for selling counterfeit Chinese-products to US military

Fortinet, the US cybersecurity company picked by China-backed DITO Telecommunity as a tech partner in the Philippines, is involved in a fraudulent act in the United States. US federal investigators bared that an unnamed Fortinet...

China-backed DITO taps US cybersecurity firm as crucial tech partner amid espionage concerns

China-backed DITO Telecommunity Corporation announced that it would tap Fortinet, a US cybersecurity firm, as its "primary cybersecurity provider." The announcement came in a bid to ease security concerns surrounding DITO's association with Beijing-run Chinese...

DITO contradicts AFP statement, says it will pay cash for rent of cell sites...

Contrary to what the Armed Forces of the Philippines earlier announced that DITO Telecommunity will pay the military “in kind” for the rental of cell sites in military camps, the China-backed telco firm said...

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Costs of power outages charged to users | Headline PH

Costs of power outages charged to users @ ₱0.0798/kWh

  There are two factors that pushed up wholesale electricity market prices (WESM) charges: the increase in Luzon demand and the simultaneous generation plant outages,...
WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants | Headline PH

WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants

In a bid to avoid stigmatizing any country for detecting and reporting variants, the World Health Organization decides to rename variants first detected in...
MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM | Headline PH

MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM

  Is a city tour by train from end to end in your plans today? Just saying.   MANILA — The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) and...