TESDA to give scholarships to repatriated OFWs

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is ready to assist and provide scholarships to repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Middle East, Secretary Isidro LapeAa confirmed on Thursday.

"TESDA is ready for the possible, untimely return of OFWs, numbering to thousands as …

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BARMM job applicants reach 160K mark

Applicants for various jobs at the fledging Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have reached some 160,000 to date, a regional official said Tuesday.

The figure is culled from the online Bangsamoro Job Portal where some 2,000 jobs are up for grabs depending on …

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3 lotto bettors win P97M in 2 days: PCSO

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Wednesday announced that three lucky lotto bettors became new millionaires in just two days after winning its lotto draws this month.

PCSO General Manager Royina Garma said a lucky bettor from Mandaluyong guessed the winning combination 16-17-05-30-29-21 of …

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Gaerlan sworn in as 187th SC justice

Justice Samuel Gaerlan took his oath before Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta as the 187th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

Before his appointment to the High Court, Gaerlan was an Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals (CA).

His judicial career started on July 1, …

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DOH Region 8 on alert vs. influenza-like illnesses

The Department of Health (DOH) in Eastern Visayas (Region 8) is closely monitoring influenza-like illnesses amid concern on the mysterious pneumonia-causing virus in China.

In an interview Thursday, Roderick Boyd Cerro, chief of the DOH regional epidemiology and surveillance unit, said surveillance officers in hospitals …

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E. Samar eyes P9-B outlay for disaster resilience

The Eastern Samar provincial government is seeking at least PHP9.02-billion budget to finance various projects from 2021 to 2023 intended to boost the disaster resilience of the province.

National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) regional director Meylene Rosales said on Wednesday the Regional Development Council …

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