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RP Embassy in Ottawa issues advisory on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Embassy of the Philippines Ottawa ADVISORY ON CANADA’S TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM (TFWP) (Source: http://www.vancouverpcg.org/) Following consultations with relevant Canadian authorities to whom concerns of Filipino temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada were conveyed, the Philippine Embassy calls the attention of affected Filipino nationals to the following program changes and situations relative to the TFWP. 1. … Continue reading

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Palace says call for reviving EDSA spirit valid, urges people to discern against opportunists

Palace says call for reviving EDSA spirit valid, urges people to discern against opportunists MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañan on Saturday, February 25, said it agrees with critics in urging people to remember and relive the spirit of nation-building that brought about the EDSA People Power Revolution 31 years ago but cautioned against political … Continue reading

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Bello reorganizes DOLE agencies, bureaus, services

Bello reorganizes DOLE agencies, bureaus, services MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has reorganized the agencies and offices of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Through Administrative Order No. 41, the DOLE chief conducted the re-clustering of its services to effectively implement its programs and render efficient public service. “We … Continue reading

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Thousands march to Luneta to express support to Pres. Duterte’s war against illegal drugs, corruption

Thousands march to Luneta to express support to Pres. Duterte’s war against illegal drugs, corruption By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Around 215,000 supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte went at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park (formerly Luneta Park) in Manila on Saturday, National Capitol Region Police Office (NCRPO) said as … Continue reading

Luisita regains PAL seniors title
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Luisita regains PAL seniors title

  DAVAO CITY – Luisita ended the two-year reign of Canlubang by completing a wire-to-wire victory Saturday at the close of the 31st Philippine Airlines Senior Interclub golf team championships. The Tarlac-based squad, reinforced by four club champions, collected 594 points in the four-day event, beating Canlubang by 11. Rodel Mangulabnan, one of Luisita’s four recruits, scored … Continue reading

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Luisita leads by 14

DAVAO CITY – Luisita looked on its way to clinching its 16th Philippine Airlines Senior Interclub golf team championship Friday after holding off Del Monte at the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf Club. The Tarlac-based squad pooled 151 points to build a 14-point lead over Del Monte going into the final round at the Apo Golf and Country … Continue reading

Signs of economic recovery continue, deficit steady
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Signs of economic recovery continue, deficit steady

News Release Signs of economic recovery continue, deficit steady   Alberta’s economy is turning a corner and showing early signs of recovery, including higher exports, drilling activity and employment. As reported in the government’s 2016-17 Third Quarter Fiscal Update and Economic Statement, Alberta’s economy is forecast to return to growth in 2017, following a prolonged … Continue reading