20 April 2015
Keynote Address: In Pursuit of Peace, Truth and Justice… - Speech of Sec. Teresita Deles, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process
Editorial Speech featured in the March 2015 issue of the "Kababaihan at Kapayapaan"
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: In pursuit of peace, truth and justice…
At the Bangsamoro Peace Forum, held at ISO, Ateneo de Manila University
By Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process
26 February 2015
A month ago yesterday, all hell broke loose at Mamasapano in Maguindanao and, with it, the hopes we were nurturing for the timely passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law that would conclusively shift the MILF struggle from armed to electoral, from violent to peaceful. Or so it seems.
14 April 2015
High borrowing and lack of saving habit, says Chairperson of Commission on Filipinos Overseas
April 10, 2015
Participants during the awareness campaign (Supplied)
Heavy borrowings and a lack of saving habit have been blamed for the financial problems the Filipinos are facing in the country and abroad.
Imelda M. Nicolas, Chairperson of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), said she was shocked to know the high level of financial debt the Filipinos carry in the country and abroad.
06 April 2015
Modus Operandi Involving Illegal Recruitment of Filipinos Uncovered by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas
Around 130 men and women from Manila, Ilocos, Abra and Bicol stood in front of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) last Friday, March 27, 2015 with the hope of working abroad. They were recruited through Facebook and promised work as dairy farm assistants, farm workers, nurses and healthcare workers in countries such as New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Korea. The alleged illegal recruiter instructed the unknowing victims to pay a processing fee between P 130,000.00 - P215,000.00 through bank and personal transactions for the supposed paperwork necessary for overseas employment.
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Filipino Prodigy Law Graduate in Australia at 18
20 April 2015
Winners of Overseas Filipinos Essay Contest Honored
26 March 2015
Japan Grants One-Year Extension for Filipino Nurses and Caregivers
16 March 2015
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SESSION 2 - How Can Asian Governments Encourage Innovation in Asia?
Philippine’s Policies and Initiatives in Encouraging Innovation-Driven Growth
OECD Conference Centre, Room C, Paris
April 2, 2015