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79-year-old Fil-Am fulfills dream of traveling the world

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A 79-year-old Filipino-American woman has achieved her lifelong dream of traveling the world. Luisa Yu celebrated her recent visit to Serbia, which marked the completion of her 56-year quest to travel all 193 member-countries of the United Nations. ...

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6 Actionable Steps Toward Home Safety for Seniors

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Ensuring the safety of seniors within their homes is a paramount concern for families and caregivers alike. As individuals age, their homes may pose unforeseen risks that demand attention and modification. To address these concerns and provide a secure environment for seniors, it's essential to ...

LTFRB to continue 'Libreng Sakay' 

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday assured commuters that the Libreng Sakay (free ride) service by the national and local governments will again be deployed if another transport strike occurs, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “The ...

DA proposes marine-agro-industrial estates to modernize fisheries 

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Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. has called for amendments to the Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) charter to expand its function in the development and management of marine and agro-industrial estates nationwide ensuring ample food supply, according to a report by Phi...

Diokno confident on 2023 growth target 

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Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Wednesday that the Philippine economy is expected to continue to grow and recover from the pandemic, adding that he was confident that the economic growth target for this year would be attained, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “[...

Senator wants to restore judiciary budget 

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Senator Raffy Tulfo urged his colleagues Monday to restore the judiciary's proposed allocation for its operations next year, particularly the hazard pay of judges and establishment of more family courts, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. During the plenary debates for the pr...

Romualdez defends Maharlika Investment Fund

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The Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) will stay true to its goals of creating more jobs, improving public services and creating a higher standard of living.  In a statement on Sunday following the issuance of the revised implementing rules and regulations (IRR), House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Ro...

Region 9 to implement pay hike 

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The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday announced that the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) in Region 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) has issued wage increase orders for private sector workers and domestic workers (kasambahay) to take effect on Nov. 12, accordin...

Government issues guidelines for Maharlika Fund 

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The organization of the corporate structure of the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) is now underway after its proponents have finalized its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. announced on Monday. “The Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Maharlika ...

Voter turnout for BSKE seen at 80%

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking at 80 percent voter turnout in the Barangay and Sangguniang Elections (BSKE), accordding to a report by Philippine News Agency. Comelec spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said this is based on initial reports of many voters trooping to poll centers. &...

Household workers, call center agents among most in-demand 

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The domestic helper position is on top of the list of five in-demand job vacancies nationwide, with close to 6,000 available positions, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement, DOLE's Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) said 16,421 v...

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