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ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Jan. 15 (PIA) – A program that aims to reduce the poverty incidence in upland areas here was positively endorsed by the province of Capiz to the Regional Development Council.
At least 13,000 jobs are now up for grabs for those seeking employment this new year in the government’s online job search website, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.
MANILA, Philippines – The World Bank says the Philippines can eliminate poverty within a generation as sustained economic growth in recent years has translated into more jobs and higher incomes.
The Department of Agriculture said today that it plans to expand its research and development efforts on rice to help further improve the production of the crop.
FILIPINO staples include rice and garlic. Foreigners find it incomprehensible that almost every Filipino use ginisa (fried) garlic for cooking our food.
The Philippines has done better in the global corruption index ranking as well as in GDP (gross domestic product) growth during the P-Noy administration than during the Arroyo administration. But still, the poverty situation in the country has not significantly improved. This is because poverty reduction is made possible within the combined parameters of GDP growth, inclusive growth, perception of less corruption and balanced development among the three sectors of the economy—agriculture, manufacturing, services.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 January) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 is planning to launch more major job fairs this year as part of its enhanced employment facilitation program.
MANILA, Philippines–The global agricultural biotechnology market hit $27.8 billion as of the end of 2014, sustaining a projected compound annual growth rate of 11 percent.
Former Agriculture secretary William Dar has recently returned from a 15-year stint in India, where he made his mark as a Filipino technocrat heading a global non-profit organization that seeks ways to improve farm production in continents and countries with dry lands.
While there had been no report by DOLE regional offices of displacement of workers in regions affected by Storm Seniang, namely Regions 4-B, 5, 6, and 8, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said 1,090 workers in the formal sector and 5,050 workers in the informal sector in 14 municipalities in Cebu in Central Visayas have been affected by the storm and she had ordered the implementation of the DOLE’s TUPAD program as an immediate assistance to them.