ILO finds only 6% of domestic workers enjoy social protections

THE International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Thursday that only about 6% of domestic workers worldwide have access to comprehensive social protections. The remainder lack “access to the full range of protections, covering medical care, sickness, unemployment, old age, employment injury, family, maternity, invalidity, and survivors’ benefits,” the ILO said in a statement, citing a […]

Espina: Violence against women

Zonta International has a very relevant advocacy focusing on the crusade against Violence against Women (VAW). Our club, Zonta Club of Cebu I, has undertaken several long- and short-term projects in tandem with the academe, government and civic agencies: The Zonta Club of Cebu I VAW Referral Center, located in the University of the Visayas; […]

MHI Joins “ACT FOR SKY,” a voluntary organization working for the Commercialization, Promotion and Expansion of Domestically Produced SAF

TOKYO, Mar 2, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is pleased to announce that today it has joined “ACT FOR SKY,” a voluntary organization established jointly by JGC Holdings Corporation Co.,Ltd., REVO International Inc. All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. and Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President: AKASAKA Yuji, […]

Tom Holland’s Uncharted wins weekend as Spider-Man inches closer to $800 M in North America

LOS ANGELES — It’s (still) good to be Tom Holland. The 25-year-old actor has been all-but-singlehandedly propelling ticket sales at North American movie theaters, leading two films in the top three spots on domestic box office charts. Over the weekend, his action-adventure Uncharted repeated No. 1 as his comic book epic Spider-Man: No Way Home […]

Myanmar Government Approved USD 3.82 Billion in Foreign Investment and USD 651 Million in Domestic Investment in First Year of State Administration Council

NAY PYI TAW, MM, Jan 27, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Myanmar Government said today it has approved USD 3.82 billion equivalent in foreign investments and USD 651 million equivalent in domestic investments in the first year since the State Administration Council (SAC) took office. The investment commitments underscore confidence in the […]

Toyota Announces Adjustments to Domestic Production in January and in February, as of January 26

Toyota City, Japan, Jan 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Due to the shortage of parts supply caused by the spread of COVID-19 at our supplier in Japan, on January 21 we announced additional suspensions of domestic plant production for completed vehicles (Adjustments to Domestic Production in January) and also our revised production […]

Toyota Announces Adjustments to Domestic Production in January and in February, as of January 25

Toyota City, Japan, Jan 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Due to the shortage of parts supply caused by the spread of COVID-19 at our supplier in Japan, on January 21 we announced additional suspensions of domestic plant production for completed vehicles (Adjustments to Domestic Production in January) and also our revised production […]

Sugar producers expect to be profitable after 100% of local production allocated to domestic market

THE SUGAR Regulatory Administration’s (SRA) decision to allocate 100% of sugar output to the domestic market in crop year 2021-2022 is expected to help producers be profitable because they will not be required to sell sugar to the US at concessionary prices. Manuel R. Lamata, United Sugar Producers Federation president, said in a phone message […]

Cebu local officials give thumbs up to IATF’s new domestic travel policy

OFFICIALS of Cebu City and Cebu Province welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to allowing domestic travel for fully vaccinated individuals and not obligating them to present the negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results currently required by some receiving local government units (LGU). […]

Province to continue promoting ‘Suroy-Suroy’ to Luzon tourists

THE Cebu Provincial Government will continue to promote its flagship “Suroy-Suroy Sugbo” to Luzon-based tourists even though the National Capital Region (NCR) and other neighboring areas are currently under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) status. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia told reporters that she wants to offer the same airfare for tourists living in Luzon, particularly those who […]