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U.S. private hiring, manufacturing recover in June 2020 after virus plunge

Jul 02, 2020 - 8:45 AM

Data from payroll services firm ADP show private firms in the United States hired 2.4 million workers, while the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index jumps to 52.6%

JOBS. A man wearing a face mask walks past a 'Now Hiring' sign in front of a store amid the coronavirus pandemic in Arlington, Virginia, on May 14, 2020. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

Ex-cop shot dead in gunfight with Pangasinan police

Jun 23, 2020 - 9:03 PM

The suspect fires his pistol at the approaching police team, setting off the exchange


#HustleEverday: A list of job-hunting sites in the Philippines

Jun 05, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Time to get that bread!

House approves bill legalizing Angkas, motorcycle taxis

Feb 04, 2019 - 5:40 PM

The bill's approval comes more than a month after ride-hailing app Angkas was barred from operating in the country

LEGAL SOON? Angkas riders join a massive Unity Ride on December 16, 2018 to protest the shut down of their operations permanently. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Hired killers strike in Ilocos Sur and Abra just before gun ban

Jan 14, 2019 - 4:58 PM

Two are killed in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, and another one in Pilar, Abra, days before the gun ban's start on January 13

McDonald’s Philippines Launches “Go Hire Day”

Aug 27, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Food service giant harnesses the opportunity to boost local employment brought by continuous growth and expansion

Duterte warns: Murder-for-hire cops, soldiers will be 'neutralized'

Aug 01, 2018 - 6:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's warning comes amid recent assassinations and assassination attempts against local government officials and priests

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the National Security Policy for Change and Well-Being of the Filipino People and the National Security Strategy 2018 from National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. during the Joint 68th National Security Council and 69th National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) Founding Anniversary Celebration at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on July 31, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Albayalde orders crackdown on gun-for-hire, private armed groups

Jul 09, 2018 - 11:20 AM

The order of Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde follows the series of killings of local officials in the country

TOP COP. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde at a Camo Crame press conference. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Transport advocates call for crackdown on habal-habal rides

Apr 04, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Newly formed group Transport Watch says habal-habal rides or motorcycles for hire are usually booked through Facebook

WATCH. Transport advocates launch "Transport Watch" which aims to tackle issues and push for policies for better public transportation options. Photo courtesy of Transport Watch

More than half of PH businesses employ agency-hired workers – PSA

Jan 03, 2018 - 4:40 PM

54% of the estimated 31,277 establishments with at least 20 workers have employees hired through manning agencies, says the Philippine Statistics Authority

MINIMUM WAGE. The additional P21 minimum wage will be given starting October 5, 2017. File photo by AFP

Are zero placement fees for OFWs scam or solution?

Sep 10, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Many migrant workers go into huge debt to pay placement fees just so they can work abroad. But some labor rights groups and companies say workers should not have to pay for a job.

BAGONG BAYANI. In this photo, a man stands outside The Philippines Overseas Employment Administration in Mandaluyong City. OFWs are also referred to as the Philippines' "bagong bayani" (new heroes). Photo by LeAnne Jazul

Bureau of Customs hiring 150 personnel for restructuring

Jul 29, 2017 - 4:47 PM

It is part of the BOC s massive recruitment to fill up 50 of its workforce

'Beautiful' Billy Suede crowned PWR champion at 'Bakbakan sa Bayanihan'

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:12 PM

A beautiful victory for new PWR Champion Billy Suede Plus a vacated title all out brawls and more

'BEAUTIFUL' WIN. Fil-Canadian wrestler 'Beautiful' Billy Suede defeats Chris Panzer at PWR Live: Bakbakan sa Bayanihan on July 23, 2017, to become the new PWR Champion. Photo from PWR's Twitter account (@pwrofficial)

'PWR Live: Resbak' review: Spoilin' for a fight

Jun 02, 2017 - 2:57 PM

An epic main event a shocking heel turn a crazy all out war and more at Philippine Wrestling Revolution s return to Makati City

SEALING THE DEAL. Chris Panzer wins the 3rd and deciding fall with a Frogsplash on John Sebastian to retain the PWR Championship in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match at PWR Live: Resbak on May 28, 2017. Photo by Hub Pacheco

PWR delivers with WWE officials in attendance

Feb 06, 2017 - 5:00 AM

With WWE officials and local wrestling fans watching it is make or break time for the superstars of Philippine Wrestling Revolution

Wrestling 'reboot' at PWR Live: Bagong Yugto

Jan 27, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution heads to Quezon City for the first time seeking to write a new chapter in its first show of 2017

Poster and images from PWR

Ambush survivor: 'Matobato tried to kill me in 2014'

Sep 16, 2016 - 11:00 PM

A retired agrarian reform adjudicator sees Senate witness Edgar Matobato on TV: I clearly remember his eyes nose and mouth every attribute including his ball cap He is the same person who tried to kill me on October 23 2014

IS THIS HIM? Self-confessed hired gun Edgar Matobato's appearance at the Senate reminds an ambush survivor that he was supposedly the one who tried to kill him in Digos City in 2014. The police sketch of the suspect then is shown here.

#PugadBaboy: Dropout hiring graduates

Jun 18, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Iloilo hospitals in need of 593 medical staff

May 27, 2016 - 2:28 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Of the 593 medical staff needed 217 are nurses and 34 are doctors

Can PH firms thrive without contractualization?

May 02, 2016 - 11:45 AM

One company shows how it is possible to thrive even while offering regularization and benefits to employees

PICKET. Sacked workers of frozen fruit exporter Nakashin Davao International picket DOLE's regional office in Davao City. File Photo Photo/KMU Southern Mindanao

2015: At DOLE job fairs, 45,000 applicants were hired on the spot

Dec 22, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The most number of applicants were hired at job fairs held in the Calabarzon region from January to November 2015

JOB SEEKERS. Filipino jobseekers fill-up application forms during a job fair inside SMX convention center during Labor Day in Manila. File photo by Ritchie Tingco/EPA

Recto to DepEd: Speed up teacher recruitment

Jul 18, 2015 - 5:24 PM

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto thinks the Department of Education is having a problem on how to absorb huge allocations

STREAMLINING. Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto wants DepEd to improvement its recruitment process for teachers. Graphics by Alejandro Edoria

Gun-for-hire: ‘Enzo Pastor wanted De Guzman dead’

Sep 11, 2014 - 9:31 AM

In his affidavit confessed gun for hire Alvin Nidua claims that slain racer Enzo Pastor had threatened to kill businessman Domingo de Guzman

May 2013 file photo of Enzo Pastor from his Facebook page

Customs applicants must take qualifying exams — Sevilla

Aug 04, 2014 - 7:04 PM

The improved hiring process aims to curb the padrino system at the agency

Thousands hired on the spot at gov't Labor Day job fair

May 02, 2014 - 4:02 PM

This is not a band aid solution It’s helpful because it provides employment to our countrymen says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

Legarda: No valid purpose for Taiwan sanction

May 16, 2013 - 12:44 PM

Sen Loren Legarda reiterates government s assurances to get to the bottom of the tragic incident

NO VALID PURPOSE. Senate Committee for Foreign Affairs Chairperson Loren Legarda asks for continued dialogue to resolve issue over Taiwanese fisherman's death. Ace Tamayo/Rappler

PH evading responsibility for shooting: Taiwan

May 12, 2013 - 4:20 PM

Taiwan demands the Philippines apologize compensate the family investigate and punish the perpetrators and open fishery agreement talks with Taiwan

EVADING RESPONSIBILITY. Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs the Philippines "continues to evade responsibility for the shooting" of Hung Shih-cheng, a Taiwanese fisherman

PH envoy to Taiwan apologizes to fisherman's family

May 12, 2013 - 9:11 AM

Taiwan s ultimatum of a hiring freeze of Filipinos reportedly followed this apology though it s not clear if Basilio s apology was taken into account

APOLOGIES. MECO's managing director in Taiwan apologizes to slain fisherman's family.

Taiwan to PH: Respond or face hiring freeze

May 12, 2013 - 7:32 AM

Taiwan threatens a hiring freeze if the Philippines does not explain fisherman s death within 72 hours

TAIWAN'S ULTIMATUM. Taiwan gives the Philippines 72 hours to respond on the matter of a Taiwanese fisherman's death.

More Filipinos hired than fired, quit jobs in Q4

Mar 27, 2013 - 6:02 AM

Employment in large enterprises in Metro Manila continued to expand in the 4th quarter of 2012

JOBS GAINED AND LOST. Government data says hiring growth was up in the last quarter of 2012. AFP Photo.

Supreme Court Wins in Budget Battle with Malacanang

Nov 29, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Congress ratifies P1 8 trillion budget for 2012