Category: News

Sen. JV Ejercito: Gov’t to hire 13,000 nurses this year

More than 13,000 nurses are set to be hired by the government this year as the General Appropriations Act (GAA), or the 2019 national budget, provides for sufficient funds to beef up the nursing workforce in government hospitals. Reelectionist Senator JV Ejercito on Thursday disclosed that under the GAA, funds for salaries and other financial… Read more »

Police warns public of social media posts with alcohol, nudity and indecent acts

The Royal Thai Police warned the public on Wednesday, April 10 to refrain from posting on social media platforms that contain lewd acts, nudity, and alcohol consumption during the Songkran holidays. According to Spokesman and deputy commander of the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) Siriwat Deepor, “those posting or sharing content showing those wearing sexually… Read more »

First black hole image released by scientists

Watch as the first image of the black hole was released by Harvard scientists as captured by the Event Horizon Telescope. The supermassive black hole is at the center of M87, a neighbor to our Milky Way galaxy. The image according to scientists confirms Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

DOLE: Deployment of 200 Pinoy teachers in Thailand soon

News Release Department of Labor and Employment 7 April 2019 More Filipino English teachers will soon have the opportunity of working in Thailand with the advance of bilateral talks between the labor department and the Thai Ministry of Employment. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday said an agreement governing the deployment of English teachers… Read more »

WATCH: Foreign Diplomats greet Thais Happy Songkran

The Ministry of Culture and Embassies in Thailand posted a Youtube video of diplomats from different embassies in Thailand greeting Thais a HAPPY SONGKRAN. Among those included in the video are diplomats from United States of America, Australia, Bharain, Cambodia, Canada, China, Sweden, Finland, Indonesia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Libya, Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, Panama, Philippines,… Read more »

PSA: Philippines’ Poverty Incidence drops significantly

In a report released today, April 10 by the Philippine Statistics Authority, poverty incidence dropped to 16.1 percent in the first half of 2018 from 22.2 percent in the same period in 2015. This means that the government is on track with its goal of lifting at least 1 million Filipinos out of the poverty.… Read more »

COMELEC urges OFWs to start voting this Saturday, April 13

The Commission on Election reminded the Overseas Filipino Workers around the world to exercise their rights to vote starting this coming Saturday, April 13. There are 1,822,173 registered absentee voters from different countries outside the Philippines. Of this, 1,779,140 are landbased while 43,033 are seafarers. OFWs may vote for 12 senators and 1 partylist group.