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Motivational speaker urged jobseekers to ‘clean up social media profile’

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In order to nail a successful job interview, motivational keynote speaker and author Jonathan Yabut advised job seekers to “clean up” their social media profile. Yabut was among the speakers invited during the Oakridge Realty Development Corporation’s first Job Fair last April 26-27, which gathered exhibitors from business process outsourcing companies, Information and Communications Technology, […]

Posted: May 10th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Spanked children more likely to defy parents, be anti-social

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Spanking, or the act of slapping a child’s buttocks, as a form of punishment has been some sort of a ritual in a lot of households. This disciplinary measure has been accepted as a societal norm in some countries and is usually deemed as necessary to guide children on the right path. However, a recent […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Safe motherhood caravans

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Intellicare, PBSP to bring 1st of 25 caravans this month in Visayas and Mindanao The first of the 25 Safe Motherhood Caravans of Intellicare, one of the country’s leading health management organizations (HMOs), and Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the country’s largest business-led nongovernment organization, will be held in the Visayas and Mindanao this […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Taliño: Use of minors as couriers alarming

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  POLICE regional director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño expressed concern over the arrest of minors who were allegedly used as drug couriers. “Nakakatakot yan. Napakabata pa nila pero ginagamit na (That’s fearsome. They are still very young, but they are already used as drug couriers),” said Taliño in an interview yesterday. Over the weekend, two […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Resolving the SSS pension hike

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A P1,000 increase in pension for retirees of the Social Security System (SSS) is supposed to be released this month, yet there has been no official word so far that President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a bill passed by Congress to implement a P2,000 pension increase. It is of course expected that militant groups […]

Posted: January 9th, 2017 in Opinion,Uncategorized | Read More »

Lies we fabricate to fool ourselves

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The nature and immensity of the sociopolitical and economic problems we face are universally recognized, and their causes are analyzed extensively. Some of the solutions are even known. Yet we have not moved an inch toward mature democracy and making human progress truly inclusive. That’s because we persist in fooling ourselves with the lies we […]

Posted: December 20th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Restoring vibrant oceans

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Each 21st day of November is observed globally as World Fisheries Day. There were many activities to highlight the significance of fisheries as important source of animal protein in our diet, and livelihoods of fishers and coastal residents, not excluding the women who are very much involved in post-harvest activities. Of course, the plight of […]

Posted: November 27th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

DIY

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In our fast-paced and changing world, do-it-yourself resources are almost indispensable. They fill up bookstores, and the Internet abounds with self-help and do-it-yourself kits, manuals and video tutorials. The range of topics these DIY sources cover is the universe of man’s basic needs: personal, social, economic and material needs, etc. For example, once product warranty […]

Posted: November 25th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Duterte’s declaration

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By this time, much has been said about President Rodrigo Duterte’s provocative statement about the Philippines breaking its military and economic ties with the US in a speech before Chinese officials during his visit in China last week. On learning that a large, substantial number of Filipinos voiced concern and anxiety over his proclamation, President […]

Posted: October 24th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Wonder Woman named special UN ambassador

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United Nations — The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman. […]

Posted: October 23rd, 2016 in World | Read More »