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10,290 Pinoys took NCLEX

A total of 10,290 Filipinos took the US National Council Licensure Examination for nurses from January to September this year, former senator and Trade Union Congress of the Philippines secretary general Ernesto Herrera said.

Manila-Beijing ties reach golden age, says Arroyo

President Gloria Arroyo said that the relations between China and the Philippines have reached a “golden age”. She added that her five-day visit to China would include talks on their relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).

Saudi needs 2,000 Filipino nurses

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DEPARTMENT of Labor and Employment (Dole) Regional Director Chita Cilindro announces that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is recruiting 2,000 Filipino nurses to work in KSA.

New 9-year high

A poster (right) of Metrobank, the country’s largest bank, adorns the glass panel of the Philippine Stock Exchange at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila during active trading Thursday Oct. 26, 2006. Philippine shares advanced to a new 9-year high, led by a strong demand in Read more »

Supreme Court – NO to people’s initiative

The Philippine Supreme Court building in Manila. The Philippine Supreme Court vetoed a move to change the presidential system to a unicameral parliamentary government, dealing a blow to President Gloria Arroyo’s economic agenda.(AFP/Romeo Gacad)

Arroyo Gains Points

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is slowly regaining public support in the Philippines, according to a poll by Social Weather Stations. 37 per cent of respondents are satisfied with the performance of their president, up eight points since March.