Thriving Construction Opportunities In The Philippines

One of the best businesses to get into at this time is construction. This is according to Joel B. Ello, President and CEO of PEME consultancy Inc., who was one of the resource persons tapped for the Authorized Managing Officers Course and Construction Occupational Safety and Health. “There are a lot of opportunities for new…

Philippine Harvest At Central Square Promotes Sustainable Farm and Responsible Tourism

Dubbed Philippine Harvest: Sustainable Living, Food, and Travel, the recent Philippine Harvest at Central Square celebrated the richness of Philippine agriculture. With its second edition under the helm of the Department of Tourism, highlights from the three-day food and travel fair included farm tourism, local food, and tourist destinations around the country. “At the core of…

#inFAIRness: A National Campaign To Challenge Gender Stereotypes Launched at The Senate of The Philippines

The #inFAIRness campaign was launched at the Senate of the Philippines last August 15 as a product of Spark! Philippines (Samahan ng mga Pilipina para sa Reporma at Kaunlaran) and Mr. Click eMarketing Services’ collaboration. Supported by Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian Aid, this nationwide advocacy campaign seeks to normalize the role…

Prices Of Second-Hand Commercial Vehicles Soar Amid TRAIN

Prices of second-hand commercial vehicles have risen by as much as Php150,000, a result of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN). This was revealed by top buy-and-sell website OLX based on second-hand commercial vehicles ad postings on the portal, from January 2017 to April 2018. Speculations on the TRAIN Law fuelled the…

The Philippines Now Has A Mental Health Law

Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on June 21 lauded President Rodrigo Duterte‘s signing into law of Republic Act No. 11036 or the Philippine Mental Health Law. Hontiveros, who is the author and principal sponsor of the bill in the Senate, said that the signing of the landmark measure will set the path for the government’s policy…

DepEd, Muntinlupa LGU Recognize Partnership With PCPPI And Private Sectors As Key To Quality Education

The Department of Education, the city of Muntinlupa, and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. (PCPPI) cemented their partnership and commitment to quality education at a turnover ceremony held at the Muntinlupa Elementary School (MES). “Naging magandang engagement yung partnership namin with Pepsi (Our partnership with Pepsi was a very good engagement),” said Dove Cometa, Project Development…

LMP Cries Justice For Mayor Ronald Lowell Tirol

The League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) called on the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to step up its investigation on the killing of Buenavista Mayor Ronald Lowell “Sample” Tirol of Bohol. Mayor Tirol was shot last May 27, 2018 near the town’s cockpit arena. League of Municipalities of the Philippines…

Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Tie The Knot

Today, May 19, people from all over the world will tune in to watch the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. To give people everywhere a chance to join together and celebrate this royal union, on Saturday, May 19, the ceremony will be live streamed on the Royal Family’s official YouTube channel.