Friday, September 22, 2017

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77-year-old woman died, robbed in Baguio

A 77-year-old woman was found dead in Baguio CIty on September 19 after an alleged thief hit her with a hard object. Lourdes Abalos-Teodoro’s child and grandchildren found her lying on the floor inside their house, ABS-CBN reported. Police reports showed that the...

69-year-old man in Ilocos arrested for raping minor

Authorities nabbed a 69-year-old man in Batac City, Ilocos Norte for raping a 14-year-old girl twice. Jose “Boy” Cuanang was arrested at his house on September 17 at Barangay Billoca in Batac City, ABS-CBN reported.   The report said the Regional Trial Court-Branch 18...

DOLE moves full issuance of OFW ID cards to October

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has moved the full issuance of the OFW ID card to October. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he has formed a task force that will come up with an implementing guidelines for the issuance of the much-hyped card...

1,180 Filipinos take Special Professional Licensure Exams in Abu Dhabi

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The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi reported that a total of 1,180 Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates took the Special Professional Licensure Examinations (SPLE) on 01-03 September 2017 at The Philippine Global School in Abu Dhabi.

The number of examinees in SPLE increased by 29.5% compared to 2016 which had 911 examinees.

Director Rodrigo Balaqui Jr. led the nine-member Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) team for Abu Dhabi composed of Elvira Arellano, Dinah Lim, Lea Francia, Mahalina Duroy, Beatriz Lugena, Nora Siason, Romel Ruiz, and Ronald Allan Denoso .

The PRC team conducted the SPLE for Architects, Certified Public Accountants, Civil Engineers, Dentists, Electronics Engineers, Electronics Technicians, Environmental Planners, Master Plumbers, Mechanical Engineers, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Professional Teachers, Radiologic Technologists, and Veterinary Medicine.

Prior to the examinations, the PRC Abu Dhabi Team conducted on August 27 to 31 a five-day screening and evaluation of documents submitted by the applicants for SPLE at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Abu Dhabi. POLO, as the lead partner agency of the PRC for SPLE, spearheaded the preparations and conduct of the SPLE in Abu Dhabi, in coordination with the Philippine Professional Organization (PPO) – UAE.

The Embassy and POLO expressed their gratitude to the officers and members of the PPO – UAE under the leadership of its current Chairperson, Ms.Divina Digap, and The Philippine Global School for the support and successful conduct of the licensure exams in Abu Dhabi this year. DFA/MCAG

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The Department of Tourism is reviving its Bring Home a Friend (BHAF) program to attract more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to revisit their home country as well as encourage more foreign visitors to visit the Philippines. The incentive program aims to enlist the...

Teen wearing headset hit by PNR train

Teen wearing headset hit by PNR train

A grade 10 student, who was wearing a headset while crossing the railways in Sampaloc, Manila was hit by the Philippine National Railways train on September 20. John Genesis Munsayac Jr, Manuel Roxas High School student, was declared dead on the spot after he was...

House restores budget for CHR, 2 other agencies

House restores budget for CHR, 2 other agencies

The House of Representatives has decided to restore the proposed budgets of three government  offices, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Energy Regulatory Commission, and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), House Committee chair Karlo Nograles...

Teen wearing headset hit by PNR train

A grade 10 student, who was wearing a headset while crossing the railways in Sampaloc, Manila was hit by the Philippine National Railways train on September 20. John Genesis Munsayac Jr, Manuel Roxas High School student, was declared dead on the spot after he was...

House restores budget for CHR, 2 other agencies

The House of Representatives has decided to restore the proposed budgets of three government  offices, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Energy Regulatory Commission, and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), House Committee chair Karlo Nograles...

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