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Who are the highest paid employees in Philippines?

By Jon Carlos Rodriguez/ – Those who are specialized in information technology (IT) and have extensive technical know-how are the highest paid employees in the country, according to the latest salary report of JobStreet said its Annual Salary Report 2015 revealed that employees in IT-software and IT-network, system, and Read more »

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Japan eyes naval exercises with Philippines

via – The commander of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force arrived in the Philippines on Monday for a four-day visit that includes meetings with defense and military officials, and a scheduled tour at a military camp close to the South China Sea, officials said Tuesday. Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc, Read more »

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Waning Funds May End Philippines’ 40-Year Bamboo Organ Fest

via By Teresa Cerojano/Associated Press – It has survived time, storms and wars. But a nearly 200-year-old bamboo pipe organ, said to be the oldest and most complete in the world, is facing what may be its biggest threats yet: pop music and dwindling donations. For the last four Read more »


aurumOne Makati Hotel – ‘Perfectly Simple’

Experience the gold standard in both comfort and value in one strategic location. aurumOne Makati is the premier address for the sensible businessman,professional and the practical frequent traveler. A key mid-market hotel, aurumOne Makati offers reasonably-priced and convenient residence for travelers who are looking for clean, comfortable, homey, friendly Read more »

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Photography takes Filipino maid from Hong Kong to New York

By Anjali Tsui/CNN – A domestic worker from the Philippines who moonlights as a photographer in Hong Kong will be leaving her job in May to pursue a dream career in New York. Xyza Cruz Bacani, 27, has been selected as one of seven Human Rights Fellows by the Magnum Read more »

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US pays P87 M for Tubbataha damage

via – The Philippine government has received P87 million, or $1.97 million, from the United States for the damage caused by the grounding of the minesweeper USS Guardian in Palawan’s Tubbataha Reef two years ago. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday the government received the compensation last Read more »