DOLE 6 raises OSH awareness in construction industry

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 6 recently held an orientation on Department Order No. 13, otherwise known as the Guidelines Governing Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Construction Industry, for representatives of various establishments in Aklan during an industry forum in partnership with Aklan Provincial Government and Aklan Industry Tripartite Council. […]

Study: Gov’t only viable third player in telco sector

AN ACADEMIC research paper by University of the Philippines (UP) Professor Emeritus Epictetus Patalinghug, et al. entitled Assessment of the Structure, Conduct, and Performance of the Philippine Telecommunications Industry, determined that the only realistic third player in the local telecoms industry is the government – and that the government must build a ‘last-mile’ network that […]

Watsons vs. leading brands: Find out the difference!

      FIVE years ago, the country’s economy was going through unstable times. Consumers were faced with tightening budgets, forced to choose where they would spend and where they would cut down. Watsons wanted help. So in 2012, they launched the “Switch & Save” campaign, an educational effort that showed smart shoppers how to […]

Guimaras mangoes a money-spinner at Weekend Tienda

WOMEN micro, small and medium entrepreneurs generated a total sales of P62,355.50 during the three-day Iloilo Weekend Tienda at the Atria Park District on March 10-12, 2017, with the world-renowned Guimaras mangoes as best-seller. Guimaras MSMEs that participated were Guimaras Wonders Farm (comprising of Boboy’s Delicacies, Mc Nester, De Real, GuimaNuts, and G&G Foods), Daday’s […]