Wage Increase Order Issued For BARMM Workers

Members of the Bangsamoro Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BTWPB-BARMM) issued its first-ever wage order that provides for an increase in workers pay at the agriculture and non-agriculture sectors of the region. Wage Order No. BARMM-01 provides that all minimum wage earners of the private sector in the BARMM shall receive a basic wage increase of PHP20.00 per day for the provinces of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and the cities of Marawi and Lamitan. For Cotabato City and the 63 barangays in North Cotabato, those in the non-agriculture sector shall…

Spotlight

Hamilo Coast: A Close Encounter Of A Beautiful Kind

Louis XIV famously said “First feelings are always the most natural.” In the case of Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas, in the first…

Check Out Our First Tranche of Speakers For This Coming adobo Festival of Ideas 2019!

The adobo Festival of Ideas will be happening this coming December 5, 2019 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, with “The Connectivity Economy”, as this year’s festival theme. We’ll…

Mindanao News

EDC’s Kidapawan Geothermal Power Plants Back Online

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MinDa Launches Post – Disaster Intervention In Quake – Hit Areas

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LTO-13 Extends Help To Fellow Workers Devastated By Earthquakes

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Sports News

Filipino Fencers Eyeing Four Golds In SEA Games

The Philippine fencing team to the 30th SEA Games hosted by the Philippines later this month will not settle for anything less than…

So Outplays Carlsen To Win Fischer Random Chess Title

Wesley So is now a world chess champion. The US-based Filipino chess wizard stunned fellow super grandmaster Magnus Carlsen to win the first…

Local News

Gatchalian To LGUs: Let’s Learn From Valenzuela On Easing Business Permit Transactions

Senator Win Gatchalian says Local Government Units (LGUs) should embrace digital innovation in order to streamline the processing of business…

De Lima Seeks Senate Probe Into Centralization Of Procurement Of Gov’t Vehicles

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Bong Go Provides Aid To Calamity Victims In Occidental Mindoro; Assures Residents Of Government Support In Rehabilitating Affected Areas

Calamity victims affected by tropical storm Quiel were given assistance by Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go and other concerned government…

World News

Medvedev: Russia Favors Creation Of Greater Eurasian Partnership

Russia advocates the establishment of the Greater Eurasian Partnership involving…

Asean Leaders ‘Very Concerned’ About SCS Disputes

President Rodrigo Duterte and his nine fellow Association of Southeast…

Tech

Create Next-Level Videos With The SAMSUNG Galaxy Note10 And Note10+

The Samsung Galaxy Note10 is designed for the New Work Tribe, a group of achievers known for excelling in their careers and everything…

It’s High Time Restaurants Adopt A Digital-First Tech Approach, GenieTech Says

The digital era continues to disrupt every segment of the restaurant value chain—whether it be from in-store or customer-facing technology—and, the only way…

Samsung Wins 46 CES 2020 Innovation Awards For Outstanding Design And Engineering

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology, announced today that 46 of its new product innovations have been recognized as CES®…

Motoring

Hino Offers Total Support With New Isabela Dealership

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, recently opened its first full-service dealership in Isabela to offer…

Hino Concept Vehicle Debuts At The 46th Tokyo Motor Show

Hino Motors Ltd., the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, showcased various transport solutions demonstrating its vision of a sustainable future…

Chevron Highlights The Spirit Of Volunteerism And Community In Its 12th Volunteer Week

Chevron Philippines Inc., marketer of Caltex fuels and lubricants, manifests its dedication to enabling human progress through its annual Volunteer Week, this year celebrating women…

Entertainment

Dwell On The Solace Of Prayers With Fr. Tito Caluag’s “Give Thanks And Praise” Book

Educator, newspaper columnist, and spiritual adviser Father Tito Caluag introduced his first book, “Give Thanks and Praise,” a collection of…

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They're not in Bikini Bottom anymore. Watch the official trailer for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, coming soon…

“The Way Back” Trailer Reveals Inspiring Sports Tale Starring Ben Affleck

Academy Award-winner Ben Affleck ("Argo," "The Accountant") stars in Warner Bros. Pictures' "The Way Back," from director Gavin O'Connor ("The…

Lifestyle

Annie & Lori Partners With Dani Osmeña For Holiday Shoe Collection

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Travel

Exploring The Mangroves Of Papaya Cove

In line with its commitment to sustainability, Hamilo Coast continues to preserve more than 10,000 mangrove trees which covers approximately…

Palawan Among CNN’s Most Beautiful Islands List

The Philippine government, through the Department of Tourism (DOT), welcomed the continuous recognition of Palawan for its pristine beaches and…

Festival Of Lights: Where To Go, What Do In Thailand’s Loy Krathong

The end of the year is approaching fast and so are the opportunities to make unforgettable memories. If you’re looking…

Drink & Dine

Daily “ulam” Recipes With Jolly Mushroom

Make your meals extra special by simply adding 1 can (400g) of Jolly Whole Mushroom, and be amazed at how…

Jolly Mushroom Makes Daily “ulam” Mush-Delicious

The country’s leading mushroom brand, Jolly Mushroom, brings new life to moms’ favorite recipes, transforming them into ‘mush-delicious’ home-cooked meals.…

Langnese Honey Lets You Find The Honey That Matches Your Mood And Lifestyle Needs

Honey is never simply just honey. With its unique and nuanced taste profiles, honey has long been considered liquid gold…

The Talk

10 Pinoy Celebrities Who Have The Heart For Advocacies

Filipinos are known for supporting a lot of world advocacy and campaigns and some showbiz personalities put their influence to…

10 Things To Do When You Have Writer’s Block

Your work is due in a few hours, but you’re a blank slate. Your creative juices have just stopped flowing.…

10 Filipino Dishes You Should Try

The Philippines has many dishes to offer, some of these dishes represent the city or province where they originated from.…

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A ‘Friends’ Reunion Special Is Currently In The Works

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