Groups seek concrete steps from Marcos on climate crisis, rights

PHILIPPINE-BASED groups on Thursday said President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. failed to substantiate his climate change talk at the United Nations General Assembly, adding that he also fell short of discussing the country’s human rights situation. Jon Bonifacio, national director of Kalikasan People’ Network, a coalition of green groups, said Mr. Marcos needs to lay […]

Alliance Edge HRMS: The future of human resource operations

ALLIANCE Software, Inc. launched its brand-new Human Resource Management System (HRMS) on Sept. 8, 2022. This is a complete suite of ready-made solutions aimed towards challenges in Human Resource Operations.The event opened with an inspiring keynote speech from the Alliance Software, Inc.’s President, Robert Cheng, followed by a brief cameo from Vett Watson, the Modern […]

Eugenio: Two sides of a coin

I have recently been reflecting on the trials that I faced last month. Knowing that August has passed made me feel like I have survived a tough month. However, after further reflection, this mindset of mine made me think that I was taking my challenges for granted. Treating possible learning experiences as something one must […]

Editorial: Learning from lines

Filipinos have learned to queue despite flare-ups of bad habits like cutting into lines; allowing friends and even strangers to insert in the queue without considering the others who also wait in line; and most frequently ignoring the courtesy of lining up by insisting on the importance of one’s time or one’s connection to this […]

Marcos unlikely to mention human rights in first address — analysts

By John Victor D. Ordoñez, Reporter PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. would probably keep silent on human rights issues in his first address to Congress on Monday to avoid offending the vice president, according to political experts. Discussing human rights means talking about the deadly red tagging, the deadly drug war and extralegal killings […]

Pandemic recovery, human rights in Sona

PANDEMIC recovery, education, food security, government partnership with private sector, campaign against illegal drugs and criminality, as well as infrastructure development and human rights are some of the subjects that lawmakers and a non-government group expect President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to discuss during his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) at the Batasang […]

Meta Octagon Releases Meta Human DJ NFT Project

HONG KONG, July 21, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Posters and videos of Meta Octagon NFT project by Meta player, which is developing complex cultural space and performance entertainment metaverse projects, have been released based on world class EDM club and entertainment brand “Club Octagon”. The “METAGONZ” project is a “METAROID” (Metaverse Android) avatar project created and released by […]

Asia’s HR Community to Reunite at HR Tech Festival Asia 2022 Both In-person and Virtually to Refresh and Reimagine the Future of Workforce Management

Singapore, Apr 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – 2022 continues to be a challenging year for APAC’s HR leaders as companies return to the workplace, refresh talent strategies, and reimagine the future workforce to optimise business impact. HR Tech Festival 2022, organized by HRM Asia, returns May 10-13 to celebrate its 21st anniversary […]

Facebook’s ‘double standard’ on hate speech against Russians

BANGKOK/BEIRUT — Facebook’s decision to allow hate speech against Russians due to the war in Ukraine breaks its own rules on incitement, and shows a “double standard” that could hurt users caught in other conflicts, digital rights experts and activists said.  Facebook owner Meta Platforms will temporarily allow Facebook and Instagram users in some countries […]