Category Archives: current issues

   

Violence against Women: The Fight Continues to Protect Women

On a day to day basis, Filipino women also experience violence by being “cat-called” in public places, mainly on streets as well as being harassed sexually by friends, co-workers, classmates and even strangers. Since the types of violence against women are given by many variations, it will be easily explained if we divide them into a cluster of ‘physical and emotional abuse’.

FastJobs Hosts A Mini Job Fair And Free Seminar, “For The Riders”

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As the partner of every blue-collar worker, FastJobs Philippines’ fastest growing online jobs portal – held a mini job fair and free seminar “For the Riders,” last June 28, 2019, at the San Juan Gymnasium.  “For the Riders” provided an avenue for delivery service providers (riders) to seek new job opportunities, especially those affected by the suspension of one of… Read more »

The Philippines’ Rising Population: Barrier or Aid to Economic Growth?

While Philippines offers natural riches and bounties, it also faces a huge problem – overpopulation. In fact, according to UN’s 2018 statistics, the Philippines ranked as the 36th most densely populated country in the world.  Population Numbers In 2005, the Department of Health projected the country’s population to increase from 85 million to 100 million 10 years after. Surely enough,… Read more »

iBlog12: 12th Philippine Blogging Summit Tackles Legal Issues

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The 12th Philippine Blogging Summit or iBlog12 was all about the legal issues encountered in blogging in the Philippines. The summit was held at the Malcolm Hall of the UP College of Law in Diliman, Quezon City on September 16th, 2016. As a blogger writing mostly about lifestyle features, I’m not really aware of the legal issues concerning blogging. I’m… Read more »

Social Enterprise Bill Aims To Empower the Poor

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As the world hails the International Day of Poverty Eradication and the recent adoption of 17 new global goals during the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit in New York City, social enterprises call to the Philippine government to put poverty at zero rates by fast-tracking the passage of the Poverty Reduction through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Bill. The Sustainable Development… Read more »

Remembering September 11, 2001

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September 11, 2001 is a date the world would remember as the day of the horrific terrorist attacks on the United States. The terrorists hijacked commercial airliners, two of which were crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center  in New York City. A third one crashed in the Pentagon, while a fourth one, believed to have been… Read more »

Global Visas Philippines: Making Dreams Come True

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  Filipinos leave the country for better job opportunities abroad. Salaries here are simply not enough to sustain them and their families. The minimum wage in the Philippines is quite low compared to other countries. Other countries pay better and provide better benefits. Luckily for Filipinos who wish to work abroad, Global Visas Philippines offers insightful tips, step-by-step consultations and… Read more »