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CFO launches 2018 Presidential Awards for Overseas Filipinos

Jan 19, 2018 - 10:31 AM

All nominations should be coursed through the Philippine Embassy or Consulate with jurisdiction in the country/area

Comelec accepts Lim's resignation as CFO head

Jun 21, 2016 - 2:45 PM

UPDATED Executive Director Jose Tolentino Jr is named officer in charge of the Comelec s Campaign Finance Office

Comelec Commissioner Christian Robert Lim. File photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec's campaign finance office chief to resign

Jun 17, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Commissioner Christian Robert Lim cites as reason the poll body s extension of the deadline for filing political parties campaign spending reports He remains a commissioner

SENIOR COMMISSIONER. Comelec Commissioner Christian Robert Lim plans to resign as head of the Comelec Campaign Finance Office. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

After a year, LRT-MRT common station problem still unsolved

Nov 25, 2015 - 6:25 PM

A compromise agreement between all stakeholders has yet to be signed

HAMPERING MASS TRANSIT. The stay order on the transfer of the site of the common station is barring the construction of MRT7 and design work for the common station project that has been bundled with LRT1 Cavite Extension project. SM North City EDSA and TriNoma Mall photos from Ramon F. Velasquez

Lea Salonga registers as overseas PH voter in New York

Oct 14, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Filipina Broadway star Lea Salonga will cast her vote for the Philippines next set of leaders in New York where she will play the lead in a Broadway musical

OVERSEAS VOTER. Lea Salonga files her OV application at the Philippine Consulate General New York on 13. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Consulate General in New York

Ayala Land reduces spending for 2015

Sep 17, 2015 - 7:25 PM

The Ayala led property firm aims to keep its debts at certain levels and prioritize its needs versus wants its CFO says

PRIORITIZATION. Ayala Land (ALI) will prioritize its spending since it has made significant land acquisitions over the past years, ALI Chief Finance Officer Jaime Ysmael says.

Emotional meeting between Baldoz, OFW with death sentence

Jun 22, 2015 - 7:00 PM

On appeal Dalquez’ death sentence stems from a murder conviction handed down by the Al Ain Court of First Instance last May 20

PH deployment of domestic workers abroad down by 20%

Jun 15, 2015 - 8:56 PM

From January to May this year the Philippines deploys 55 961 domestic workers lower than the 70 034 in the same months in 2014

Malaysia-bound trafficking victims pose as PH missionaries

Jun 15, 2015 - 4:26 PM

The two victims who were rescued at the Cebu airport say Malaysian national Panisilyam Santiago promised them legal documents upon arrival in Kuala Lumpur

OFW in Abu Dhabi to appeal death sentence

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:48 PM

We pray that Dalquez will be saved from the death penalty and we pin our hopes too on the steadfast assistance of the Department of Foreign Affairs says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

DFA: 3 challenges in protecting female domestic workers

May 12, 2015 - 9:07 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs DFA says the presence of [Filipino] domestic workers in household all over the world could be considered a liberating force

Mega-recruiters in Gulf states answer to Kafala?

May 11, 2015 - 7:41 PM

The mega recruiter can act as the employer of domestic workers instead of the households that employ them and as visa sponsors often oppress them

PAO wasting resources on Mary Jane's recruiters?

May 08, 2015 - 6:41 PM

Lawyer Edre Olalia on Friday May 8 questions how the alleged traffickers of Filipino on death row Mary Jane Veloso can be considered indigents qualified for PAO representation

Sergio's counsel denies she admitted being part of drug trade

May 07, 2015 - 11:59 PM

Public Attorney s Office PAO chief Acosta regards as trial by publicity the justice department s disclosure of details of an alleged confession by her client Maria Cristina Sergio

DOJ: Sergio was part of int'l drug ring

May 07, 2015 - 8:48 PM

UPDATED Public Attorney s Office chief Persida Rueda Acosta who acts as Maria Cristina Sergio s counsel says any supposed confession made by Sergio is null and void

How to report suspected cases of human trafficking

May 07, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Some airport personnel also help illegal recruiters by providing them with their company IDs allowing the departing victims to enter the airport s restricted areas

DOJ okays illegal recruitment case vs Mary Jane's recruiters

May 07, 2015 - 4:47 PM

UPDATED The justice department finds probable cause to indict Maria Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao of illegal recruitment

Desire to work abroad exploited by human traffickers

May 07, 2015 - 2:31 PM

Migrant workers rights advocate Susan Toots Ople explains that human trafficking almost always starts with illegal recruitment – the promise of overseas employment

Mary Jane Veloso recruiters were once drug mules – DOJ

May 06, 2015 - 8:23 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says 10 other alleged victims have surfaced against Maria Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao

Human trafficking convictions: How has government fared?

May 06, 2015 - 6:11 PM

Human trafficking convictions increase under the administration of President Benigno Aquino III but the number of convictions remained low compared to the size of the problem

Illegal recruiters are fast 'for all the wrong reasons' – POEA

May 04, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Illegal recruiters will only come in with the travel component And as we all know a plane ticket will not provide protection to an OFW

POEA to recruiters: Use 'electronic systems' in hiring OFWs

May 04, 2015 - 3:36 PM

Licensed recruiters have to re infuse capital and get ahead of the game says POEA chief Hans Leo Cacdac

POEA stresses links of illegal recruiters with drug syndicates

Apr 28, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Senators Cynthia Villar and Nancy Binay also urges budget increase for legal assistance to OFWs

'Slow' gov't process makes OFWs fall for illegal recruiters

Apr 16, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Lito Soriano an advocate of ethical recruitment says an OFW is able to secure jobs abroad 2 months faster through illegal channels

99 Filipinos, including infants, now out of strife-torn Yemen

Apr 06, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Land evacuations of Filipinos in Yemen continue while a mandatory repatriation from the Southern Arab state is in force

Unfazed, Mary Jane Veloso's sister still tried luck abroad

Apr 02, 2015 - 9:08 PM

Maritess Veloso Laurente sister of the OFW on Indonesia s death row wants to return to Bahrain through the legal process: Ayaw ko magaya sa kapatid ko

Kin of OFWs in Yemen told to convince loved ones to return

Apr 01, 2015 - 5:25 PM

We must act fast Let us help one another in persuading your family members in Yemen to take part in mandatory repatriation says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

30 OFWs in Dubai duped with offers of better jobs – DOLE

Mar 26, 2015 - 9:54 AM

The Philippine agencies that recruited them may face criminal charges

PH corners 14% of new foreign workers in S. Korea factories

Mar 25, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Although there is an overall decrease in the number of new migrant workers South Korea allowed in the manufacturing industry the Philippine share grows

Balikbayan for good? Some OFWs now going beyond remittances

Feb 26, 2015 - 6:02 PM

Whether it s for professional growth familial ties or personal relations more and more Filipinos are now buying a one way ticket back to the Philippines says the Commission on Filipinos Overseas

FAST FACTS: Filipino au pairs around the world

Aug 31, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Three European countries – Denmark Norway and the Netherlands – are the top destinations for Filipino au pairs

When a cultural program becomes exploitation

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The au pair program invites young Filipinos for a cultural experience in Europe but some end up exploited and abused

Filipinos in west Africa warned vs Ebola

Jul 02, 2014 - 4:26 PM

The Philippines raises crisis alert level 2 over Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone because of a deadly virus outbreak

EBOLA. This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) obtained March 24, 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. Photo by Cynthia Goldsmith/CDC/AFP

Why Belle is not part of SM's mega merger

May 31, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Synergies between SM Prime the surviving firm of the merger and Belle s non gaming assets have yet to be mapped out

MEGA MERGER. SM executives: (L-R) Jeffrey Lim, Hans Sy, Henry SyJr., and Jose Sio announce the SM group's big property merger. Photo by Lean Santos

PH ahead in number of female execs

Mar 07, 2013 - 6:37 PM

The International Business Report IBR released by local audit company Punongbayan Araullo and global firm Grand Thornton reveals that more and more women including Filipinas are taking up senior management roles including CEO and CFO posts in 2013

WOMEN IN-CHARGE. SMIC's Teresita Sy-Coson and Filinvest's Lourdes Josephine Gotianun-Yap are among the growing female executives in Philippine business. Photo from Forbes.com

Rigodon after PLDT-Digitel deal

Dec 26, 2011 - 3:44 PM

Top financial and legal posts at Digitel will soon be in the hands of PLDT execs