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Working Abroad as Domestic Helpers Should Become a Thing of the Past

Cleaning the outside of a window 4 stories up. Photo: Facebook/Time News International/Asia Times or decades the Philippine economy has been kept afloat by millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sending money back home. According to philstar.com in an article ...

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PH 'softness' on China's territorial claims not working – law expert

MANILA – The Philippines’ “soft position” on China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea is putting the country at a disadvantage, an international law expert said Sunday. The Chinese army installed anti-ship and air-to-air defenses on outposts claimed by ...

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Ateneo men's volleyball team working to avoid rust amid long layoff

Marck Espejo soars for a spike against NU, in Ateneo’s last UAAP Season 79 elimination round game. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – The Ateneo Blue Eagles will not deny that their long break in the UAAP Season 79 ...

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DOLE working on abolition of labor-only contracting

Aside from ending labor-only contractualization, the Duterte administration also plans to do away with separate wage rates for city and provincial workers. But at least one business group is against this. – The World Tonight, ANC, August 3, 2016 Let’s ...

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Efforts to counter IS propaganda working

WASHINGTON—US authorities and Internet giants are boosting attempts to counter the Islamic State group’s online propaganda, though it is unclear how effective these efforts are in hampering the jihadists’ public-relations machine. With calls to jihad and highly produced videos of ...

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The perks of working with Matthew Perry

American writer and comedian Thomas Lennon has been friends with Matthew Perry (Friends), his co-star in the top-rating multi-camera television sitcom, The Odd Couple, for a long time. They first met in 1999, when Lennon guest-starred in an episode of ...

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The Working Filipino

I was packing my luggage to go back to the Philippines from my Kyoto trip when I watched Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown Philippine episode, and I couldn’t help but get a little teary eyed.  Bourdain probably told the story of ...

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DOLE, DepEd to help teachers working as household workers abroad

ABS-CBN News Posted at Apr 27 2016 02:36 AM [embedded content] Daan-daang guro ang mas pinipiling maging household worker sa ibang bansa dahil sa kasalukuyang karampot na sahod at mabigat na trabaho. Ito ngayon ang layong solusyunan ng DOLE at ...

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Palace on money-laundering case: The system is working

Malacañang on Saturday defended the integrity of the Philippine financial system following the biggest money-laundering case in the country that has prompted the central bank chief to call for the easing of the stringent bank secrecy law. “On the whole, ...

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Filipina injured while working at Walmart demands justice

UNION CITY, California – A Filipino woman from the San Francisco Bay Area who was injured while working at Walmart said the multi-billion dollar company is not doing enough to help her. Walmart workers, along with union leaders, joined together ...

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