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Boracay workers challenge island closure at Supreme Court

Boracay island, April 24, 2018, before the six-month closure. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News MANILA – Workers from Boracay island on Wednesday challenged the legality of President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to close the top tourist spot, a day before ...

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Ilang informal workers, hirap makakuha ng pass papasok ng Boracay

Namomroblema ang mga informal worker sa Boracay na hindi makakuha ng terminal pass papasok ng isla dahil sa kakulangan sa rekisito. Libo-libong manggagawa sa Boracay ang nagtungo sa Cagban Jetty Port noong mga nakaraang araw para kumuha ng terminal pass ...

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Tax reform seen to encourage workers to invest

MANILA – With higher take-home pay under lower income taxes, Filipinos should consider investing, an economist said. “They should think about the extra money that could go to investments. The inflation rates, its not like it will take a lot ...

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Boracay workers appeal for aid after order to close

Tourists takes photographs along local sailboats on the island of Boracay in this January 18, 2016 file photo. Charlie Saceda, Reuters BORACAY — Along the shores of top holiday island, Boracay, businesses like spas, souvenir stalls, tattoo shops and boat ...

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Hundreds of Boracay hotel workers may lose jobs with shutdown

MANILA – Hundreds of hotel workers in Boracay could lose their jobs with the six-month closure of the island that starts on April 26, one industry group said. Twelve “large” hotels may lay off at least 50 workers each, mostly ...

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SC reversal of PAL ruling 'crucifies' workers: lawmaker

MANILA – An opposition lawmaker wants the House of Representatives to look into the Supreme Court’s reversal of its earlier ruling that the Philippine Airlines illegally retrenched over 1,400 flight attendants and stewards in 1998. Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin condemned ...

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Health workers, nagbabahay-bahay para magbakuna kontra tigdas

Patuloy ang pagsuyod ng mga health worker sa mga barangay sa Taguig para maiwasan ang pagkalat ng tigdas. Sa pinakahuling datos ng Department of Health, umakyat sa siyam ang naitalang kaso sa lungsod pero hindi umano bagong kaso ang mga ...

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Short of workers, Japan eyes hiking optional pension age beyond 70

Commuters cross a pedestrian lane in Osaka, Japan October 24, 2017. Thomas White, Reuters File photo TOKYO – Japan has approved plans to let people choose to start drawing their state pensions beyond the age of 70 as it grapples ...

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How BPO workers can stay healthy on the night shift

MANILA – Night shift workers are exposed to various health risks, including lower immunity from sleep deprivation and diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, health advocates said Tuesday. The danger is more pronounced in the business process outsourcing industry, which ...

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Health workers sa ilalim ng DOH, umapela para ma-regular sa trabaho

Umapela ang mga health worker na nagtatrabaho sa ilalim ng Department of Health (DOH) na sila’y gawing regular sa trabaho upang matiyak ang seguridad sa kanilang pinagkakakitaang propesyon. Nasa higit 200,000 health workers, kabilang ang mga doktor at nars, ang ...

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