BPOs to continue to fuel office demand in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/21/2018

The booming outsourcing sector continues to be the biggest demand driver for office space in Cebu despite initial concerns of a slowdown. In its latest report, property management and research firm Colliers International Philippines concluded that the…

NegOcc lawyers wear black arm-bands to demand justice for lawyer’s slay

Inquirer.net 08/29/2018

BACOLOD CITY — Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Negros Occidental chapter are wearing black arm-bands for a week to demand justice for the killing of a lawyer known here for handling drug cases. The…

Japanese retirees in demand as labor crunch worsens

Inquirer.net 08/25/2018

TOKYO — Part of Japan’s plan to ease its severe labor shortage involves enticing retirees back to work. But even they are in short supply these days, crippling industries that once had an ample labor pool of…

DICT exec foresees high demand for cybersecurity professionals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/16/2018

The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) projected a high demand for cybersecurity professionals as more institutions engage in intelligent processes of digitization. Genalyn Macalinao, DICT Cybersecurity Bureau Policy head, said most companies in the Philippines,…

Demand for Filipino staff on super yachts rising – exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/19/2018

Cebu-based training center eyes Luzon, Mindanao expansion The increasing demand for more Filipinos as “staff” of super or mega yachts all over the world has also prompted a Cebu-based training center to expand to other parts of…

Roque: The God I know would not demand public apologies

Inquirer.net 06/27/2018

RESPONDING to questions whether President Rodrigo Duterte will issue a public apology after an evangelical leader reportedly demanded him to do so, Spokesperson Harry Roque said that he believes his God would not ask for one. “I…

Donkeys stolen, skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand

Inquirer Visayas 06/15/2018

NAIROBI, Kenya — Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the animals he depends on to deliver water for a living…

Families of slain victims demand swift investigation, identification of assailants

05/01/2018

The families of Elisa Badayos and Eliotirio Moises, who were killed in Bayawan, Negros Oriental, staged a protest in front of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas(NBI-7) office on Monday afternoon (April 30). They asked…

DOE-7 expects power demand increase this summer

Futch A. Inso 04/17/2018

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has recorded a slight increase on the demand of electricity this summer season. Although Department of Energy in Central VIsayas (DOLE-7) said that the power situation in the Visayas…

Protect women, rallyists demand

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/08/2018

INT’L WOMEN’S DAY As young as seven years old, Jewel Benitez was already a witness to domestic violence. What made it more painful then was the fact that the victim was his own mother. Helpless and powerless,…

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