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Tagged in Journal Online: philippines

Better jobs seen

IT is certainly lamentable to note that the so-called “brain drain” continues despite government efforts to generate quality and high-paying jobs in the Philippines. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is not surprising in this country, which is still teeming with jobless and underemployed people, including college graduates. And the…

President pays tribute to self-sacrificing mother at end of Women’s Month

THE tough-talking President Rodrigo Duterte showed his soft spot as he praised and paid tribute to his mother, Soledad or Nanay Soling, on the last day of Women’s Month celebrated in Malacañang Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte lamented that his mother did not see him become the President…

Holy Week time for spiritual renewal — Palace

ON Palm Sunday, Malacañang Palace urged Filipino Catholics to lead a “quiet and renewing week” as they observe the Lenten season. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a statement issued to reporters yesterday, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said this week, along with the rest of the Lenten season, is centered…
  • Published in Nation

Protecting IDPs

IF anything has changed, it is that more and more government officials now champion the cause of the countless victims of man-made and natural disasters throughout the Philippines. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Certainly, like other unfortunate members of society, the so-called “internally displaced persons” (IDPs) deserve a measure of…
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US committed to defend PH, AsPac from attacks

THE United States yesterday reiterated its commitment to the Philippines-United States alliance as it vowed to defend the Philippines and the whole of Asia Pacific region from foreign attacks. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, in an interview by GMA News said the US…
  • Published in Nation

Bishops for better world

Believe it or not there are Catholic bishops who preach not only about a better spiritual world but also about a more pleasant, pleasurable planet. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); And we, the congregation, are greatful for their earthly concern. Afterall, believers would be staying in this world for a…

Apprenticeship program

THERE’s now a snowballing move in the two-chamber Congress to reform the government’s apprenticeship program to address the worsening unemployment problem in the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Many quarters, including the labor sector, concede that our lawmakers -- senators and congressmen -- need to revisit the apprenticeship law.…

Trade gap signals domestic demand growth

An economist from the Asian Development Bank on Wednesday said the Philippines' trade deficit was not alarming but an indicator of growing domestic demand. “The country is running a trade deficit and it is not alarming. It is not a sign of over consumption, it is not a sign of…

PH backs UN sanctions on North Korea

THE Philippines is supporting the United Nations new sanctions against North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear program which defies the UN Security Council’s resolution. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said “the Philippines has been consistent in its support for…

PH among ‘new Asian tigers’

THE Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam were named by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as the “new Asian tigers,” ranking high in a number of important indicators related to education, productivity growth and high-tech exports, among others, next to innovation powerhouses such as China, Japan and Republic of Korea, according…
  • Published in Nation
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