PH repatriation program

July 28, 2020
THE good news is that concerned government offices and agencies have repatriated more than 100,000 distressed land and sea-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

Don’t fall for investment scams, public told anew

THE Philippine National Police yesterday urged anew the public to be wary of fake investment scams amid their ongoing investigation into the ‘protectors’ of now-jailed KAPA ministry leader Joel Apolinario who has been accused of masterminding a fraudulent scheme which is believed to have defrauded tens of thousands of people of hundreds of millions of pesos over the past few years.

A crucial role

July 27, 2020
DESPITE the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, hard-headed Filipinos continue to make a mockery of the government’s campaign to stop the spread of the killer virus.

Sustainable transport

July 26, 2020
At the hearing, the Department of Transportation presented its proposed projects on sustainable transport, including low-carbon modern urban transport systems, service contracting for public buses along EDSA, the EDSA Busway and Greenway projects, the establishment of bike lanes, bike sharing in local communities, and the Cebu BRT project.

Pinoy-made masks

July 26, 2020
THE COVID-19 scenario has now a new and interesting twist with Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go’s call on concerned government agencies to promote and patronize Filipino-made face masks.

PNP to strictly enforce IATF order banning SONA rallies

THE Philippine National Police today will fully enforce the order of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATM-MEID) to ban all pro and anti-government rallies during the 5th State-of-the-Nation-Address of President Duterte as part of its effort to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19 virus.

The new normal in the Philippine insurance industry

THE COVID-19 pandemic changed the world. There is nothing normal in our lives these days, except for the thing we call, “new normal.” Even in the middle of the game, businesses cancelled or shifted plans as they tread water amid unprecedented conditions. The insurance industry, although generally well prepared for worst-case scenarios, are not exempted from this.

Deliver solutions, not problems

July 25, 2020
COMMON employees dump problems on their boss’s lap and expect the boss to “handle” them. But extraordinary employees deliver solutions. Don’t be known as a prophet of doom such that your boss gets tense when he sees you entering his office. Rather than merely present facts and figures that trumpet the problem, try to propose action plans to resolve it. Here’s how: