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1.4 billion Workers In Vulnerable Employment – ILO

No fewer than 1.4 billion workers are in vulnerable employment, a report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said. “Working poverty continues to fall but – again – just like for vulnerable employment , progress is stalling,” explained Stefan Kühn, lead author of the ILO World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018. ”Vulnerable employment […]

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Cimatu deploys 'mission team' to rehabilitate Boracay

'We will be using all our government and the DENR assets and personnel to do this job,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, who only has 6 months to address the environmental problems in Boracay

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Chadwick Boseman wants to make movie about black people in Europe

The star is encouraging movie bosses to seek out the next wave of black talent.

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Javier Bardem releasing documentary film about Antarctic expedition

The actor joined social media last month to document the trip.

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BIG BROTHER NAIJA 3: NINA AND MIRACLE MADE LOVE AGAIN - INFORMATION NIGERIA

Big brother Naija 3 housemates , Miracle and Nina who had s*x on Saturday have in a way confirmed this. Nina was heard telling Miracle that what happened on Saturday night was fun to her, while Miracle replied in a funny manner by rhetorically asking ‘what happened’.Miracle and Nina, had some cozy m

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Foxconn is manufacturing a higher value in China

[HONG KONG] Foxconn is aiming to manufacture something different in a new location. The Taiwanese assembler of Apple's iPhones plans to spin off a subsidiary in Shanghai. Fresh funds will help it push into new technologies. Given the nature of stock trading in China, it also could be retooling its valuation. Read more at The Business Times.

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How does Budget 2018 affect companies and individuals?

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has revealed the Government’s Budget statement for Financial Year (FY) 2018 in Parliament on Monday (19 February). In his speech, Mr Heng revealed several measures t…

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CPF interest rates to remain unchanged from April to June 2018

SINGAPORE: Central Provident Fund (CPF) members will continue to receive up to 3.5 per cent interest on their Ordinary Account, and up to 5 per cent interest on their Special, Medisave and Retirement Accounts from Apr 1 to Jun 30 this year.  These rates include an additional 1 per cent in interest paid on the first S$60,000 of a member’s combined balances – part of the Government’s efforts to enhance the retirement savings of CPF members, the CPF Board said in a joint press release with the...

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Like Hitler

In a stunning twist to an election campaign that threatens to slide into the gutter, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler has compared Opposition Leader Mia Mottley to Nazi leader Adolph Hitler. In a...

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Senate panel junks ethics complaints vs De Lima, Lacson, Trillanes

The Senate ethics committee cites lack of jurisdiction in dismissing the 3 ethics complaints filed against Senator Leila de Lima

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Batang Gilas names pool for FIBA Asia U-16

The coaching staff of Batang Gilas led by Mike Oliver named a pool of high school basketball players in the weeks leading to the 2018 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship. by Rick Olivares

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OCD holds 5-day DRRM policy brief workshop for gov't agencies

 MANILA -- For the first time, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) of the Department of National Defense (DND) organized a five-day policy brief workshop for government agencies.Slated from Feb. 19 to 23 in Makati City, the Workshop to Develop Policy Brief for Disaster Risk Reduction and...

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Reforms open opportunities for e-vehicles in PH

 MANILA -- Reforms on tax and transportation in the country opened more opportunities for electric vehicle players, Electric Vehicle Association of the the Philippines (EVAP) President Rommel Juan said.Juan said the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law promotes the use of...

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De Lima: One year of living and surviving in prison

A year on, President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic has learned to live the life she said she does not deserve – with the help of her family, friends, and cats

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British female stars demand end to sexual harassment

LONDON -- Many of Britain's most prominent female entertainment stars have signed an open letter demanding an end to sexual harassment ahead of Britain's major film awards. A letter published Sunday has been signed by Academy Award winner Emma Thompson, Naomie Harris, Emma Watson, Gemma Arterton and many others. The letter in The Observer calls for an end to impunity and says "this movement is bigger than just a change in our industry alone."

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Australia, NZ dollars ease with risk appetite, RBA sticks to script

By Wayne Cole and Charlotte Greenfield SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars eased on Tuesday as Asian

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2019: Okoh joins House of Reps race - Vanguard News

SENIOR Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Events and Entertainment, Mr Sebastine Okoh, has declared his intention to run for the Ika Federal constituency seat.

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BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has 'pretty much failed' as currency

By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a

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DOMINICA – PM Skerrit places DOMLEC ‘on notice’ for power restoration

ROSEAU – Prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit said he has placed power company DOMLEC on notice since energy and electricity are too critical to Dominica’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria “for us...

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Anti-jihadist Sahel force to push for more funding

Efforts to build a five-nation force to roll back jihadism in the Sahel face a funding hurdle this week, with

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700 women apply for INTELS 2018 women empowerment training - Vanguard News

No fewer than 700 women applied for admission into the 2018 Women Empowerment Programme Synergy Scheme (WEPSS) of oil and gas logistics giant, INTELS Nigeria Limited. 

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Archaeologists find fossils, Mayan relics in giant underwater cave in Mexico

Archaeologists who have been exploring the world's largest underwater cave -- recently discovered in Mexico -- presented their findings Monday,

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Field trips, exercise sessions for seniors as StanChart gives back

SINGAPORE — At Standard Chartered Bank, employees get three days of leave to do volunteer work, which is one of several moves the company and its staff have made to encourage giving back to the community. This has pushed many of Ms Lee Woei Shiuan’s colleagues to begin vol

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Palace x Reebok Sneaker Collaboration To Launch on Feb 23

Skate brand Palace and Reebok are teaming up for a three-piece sneaker collaboration featuring colours reminiscent of the early 90s. The collaboration involves three versions of the Reebok Workout silhouette in white, black and grey colourways. Palace branding can be found on the tongue and laces, while Reebok's logo is placed in their exact spots from the Workout model. The Palace x Reebok Workout collection will be released on Palace's online store on February 23. For a closer look, check them...

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