MoU allows nurses to leave despite deployment cap 

A LABOR agreement between the Philippines and Germany will allow Filipino nurses to leave despite the deployment cap instituted by the Duterte administration.   Signed on June 3 by Karl Lauterbach, Germany’s federal minister of health, and Silvestre H. Bello III, the Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment secretary, the memorandum of understanding (MoU) aims to […]

Fujitsu Honored with the Mayor’s Award 2021 as an “Osaka City Leading Company in Women’s Participation,” Receives First Prize in Large-Scale Enterprise Category

TOKYO, Feb 15, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu today announced that it has been recognized with the Mayor’s Award as an “Osaka City Leading Company in Women’s Participation” in the Large Enterprise category. Osaka City certifies companies that are making outstanding efforts in providing women with a comfortable work environment under its […]

Rama still acting mayor next week

THERE is a possibility that Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama will continue to be acting mayor next week while Mayor Edgardo Labella recovers from pneumonia. This was what Rama told reporters after his talk with City Administrator Floro Casas Jr. Thursday morning, July 22, 2021. He also said that he was set to talk […]

Editorial: Safety, please

Most likely too late in the day for one more message of precaution as roughly 700 individuals mass gather for a Catholic rite for the 500th anniversary of the first baptism in Cebu at the Plaza Sugbo today, March 14, 2021. Some 300 public officials and parish representatives are expected; the rest will be choir […]