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Work-from-home bill targets work-life balance in PH private sector

The Telecommuting Act of 2017, popularly known as the work-from-home bill, is now awaiting President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature after the Senate approval. “In the bicam report ratified by both Houses of Congress, telecommuting—a work arrangement that allows an...

Prices of 22K, 21K, 18K gold decline

The prices of 22 carat, 21 carat, and 18 carat gold went down further in the UAE on Thursday, October 18. Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group’s update shows that the prices of 22K, 21K, and 18K gold all went down from yesterday’s rate. Yesterday, 22K, 21K, and 18K were...

PH secures deal with Saudi firm to release unpaid salary of 1400 OFWs

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration have secured a written deal with Saudi-based construction firm Azmeel Contracting Corporation for the release of the unpaid salaries of its more than 1,400 Filipino workers. "Nagkaroon po ng written agreement in terms of...

Church leader urges OFWs in UAE to avail of amnesty before Oct. ends

A Catholic Church leader has urged undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in the UAE to avail of the amnesty program before it ends on October 31. Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos encouraged undocumented Filipino workers “to avail of the amnesty program to...

Lecture on depression and mental health

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Two leading members of the Psychological Society of the Philippines – Dubai and Abu Dhabi chapters and the Filipino Educators in the UAE recently conducted a free lecture on depression and mental health before members of the family renewal community CFC in Jebel Ali.

Dr. Neda June D. Salazar of the Higher Colleges of Technology and Dr. Djonde Frega Antiado of the American College of Dubai discussed the causes and symptoms of depression and how to address mental health issues affecting the youth.

The two counselor-educators who was accompanied by Dr. Rommel Sergio, president of the Filipino Educators and co-board member of the Psychological Society, disclosed that in Dubai and Northern Emirates alone they are being consulted by about 50 parents whose children study in four Philippine schools. They have been giving psychological workshops before teachers and parents on how to deal with teenage students who are prone to harm themselves due to depression.

The recent seminar was initiated by the SocDev group of CFC in the UAE led by prominent socio-civic leader and PR consultant Art Los Banos and freelance broadcast journalist Rachel Salinel who was the 2015 The Filipino Times Journalist of the Year.

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Miss Earth candidate loses title after selfie in PH

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