Thursday, November 24, 2016

Pres. Duterte accepts Putin’s invitation to visit Russia

President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Moscow.

”I welcomed the invitation of President Putin to visit Russia,” President Duterte told the media upon his arrival at the Davao International Airport late Wednesday night from 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima, Peru.


President Duterte said he had directed Department Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Perfecto Yasay and Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana “to undertake an advance visit soonest to firm up a substantive agenda with Moscow.”

Putin personally extended his invitation to President Duterte during their bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the APEC Leaders’ Meeting.

”We discussed ways to broadening and intensifying economic aid,” the Philippine President said.

Source : PNA / PIA
Image credit : Reuters

10 Highest Paying Job for OFWs

WorkAbroad.ph, the country’s leading online platform offering overseas employment opportunities, has listed the 10 highest paying jobs abroad this year.

The report revealed that overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the field of health care have the highest paying jobs, with a monthly average salary of PHP111,620.

In particular, those who are specializing in pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology have the highest salary across OFW jobs.

The same report noted that such countries as the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Canada, New Zealand, and United Kingdom give the highest salary for health care professionals.


The highest salary for health care workers in the UAE is logged at PHP253,826 a month, followed by Canada and New Zealand at PHP172,500 a month, and UK at PHP153,333 a month.

Overseas demand for health care workers is also strong, according to the report that was done from January to September this year.

Health care jobs shared 11 percent of the 117,000 jobs posted at WorkAbroad.ph over the period.

Following health care professionals, OFWs in process design and control and instrumentation have the second highest average monthly salary of PHP87,027.

Third highest paying specializations abroad are in public relations and communication with an average monthly salary of PHP83,375.

This was followed by aviation and aircraft maintenance and law and legal service, with an average monthly salary of PHP81,149 and PHP80,500, respectively.

Completing the list of 10 highest paying jobs for OFWs are education and training and development at PHP62,438; quality control at PHP58,463; information technology-related jobs at PHP57,639; engineering-related jobs at PHP57,102; and architecture and interior design at PHP55,660.

Over the period, engineering-related jobs are the most in demand overseas, accounting for 26 percent or 30,972 of the total job postings at WorkAbroad.ph.

The 10 countries with the most number of job postings for OFWs are Saudi Arabia (46,026), Qatar (11,991), UAE (6,670), Kuwait (3,465), Bahrain (2,433), Oman (1,950), United States (1,225), New Zealand (572), Brunei Darussalam (518), and Australia (473).

Sources : PIA / PNA

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Oct 2016 Civil Service Exam CSE-PPT Results | Passers Lists

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is yet to release soon the results of the October 23, 2016 Career Service Examination – Paper and Pencil Test for both Professional and sub-professional levels conducted nationwide at selected testing centers.The list of passers will be posted here by region once available online from CSC.

Professional and Sub-Professional Levels:

NCR
Region 1
Region 
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
Region 6
Region 7
Region 8
Region 9
Region 10
Region 11
Region 12
ARMM
CAR
CARAGA
Top Examinees

DATE OF RELEASE

As announced by CSC during the examination, the results will be released 41 calendar days after the exam date.With this, the results most likely will be out first week of December 2016..

APRIL 2016 RESULTS

Last April 17, 2016 Career Service Exam (CSE), a total of 25,276 examinees* passed the exam conducted nationwide by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). 22,041 was conferred for  civil service Professional eligibility, while the 3,235 of the successful examinees received SubProfessional eligibility.

CAREER BENEFITS

Professional eligibility is needed for appointment to second level (technical) positions in the government, requiring at least a bachelor’s degree for education. The SubProfessional eligibility is applicable to first level (clerical) government positions that require less than four years of college studies. The Professional eligibility may also be used for clerical positions. Both eligibilities, though, cannot be used for positions involving practice of profession and those covered by special laws.
Apart from civil service eligibility and education, CSC clarified that the new eligible applicants must also meet the other basic requirements of experience and training for permanent appointment to a government career service position. Moreover, applicants to government posts may undergo an internal screening process by the agency’s Personnel Selection Board, which may be composed of written tests, interviews, and other processes to determine the most qualified candidate for a vacant position.


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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

October 2016 Criminologist Board Exam Results | List of Passers #PRC

Davao, Philippines - A total of 35,000 examinees took the October 2016 Criminologist board exam conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Criminology last October 2016. The full results including the list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing school and performance of schools are available on this page once announced online.

PRC administered the Criminologist board exam on October 28, 29 and 30 in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, Pagadian, Zamboanga and Rosales, Pangasinan.

The members of the Board of Criminology was  Hon. Ramil G. Gabao, Chairman; Hon. George O. Fernandez and Hon. Ruben A. Sta. Teresa, Members.



Date of Release

According to PRC Resolution No. 2015-948, the target release of Criminologist board exam results is on Thursday, December 8 or in 26 working days after the exam.

Last April 2016, PRC announces a total of 3,928 out of 16,435 passed the Criminologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Criminology.

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
CRIMINOLOGIST LICENSURE EXAMINATION - All Regions
Held on OCTOBER 28, 2016 & FF. DAYS
Released on NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016
Updating for the list of passers

Performance of School
Top 10 Examinees
List of Sucessfull Examinees - All Region

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

How to apply scholarship through DOLE SPES | Requirements and Where to Apply Tips

Youth unemployment and difficulty of shifting from school to work has been persistent and considered a significant problem in the Philippines. Hence, the government and the legislators have acknowledge plans and programs which can intensify the probability of finding work for those jobless youth and elevate productivity.

The Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) is one of the government’s interventions upholding youth employment. It is a bridging mechanism that enables student-beneficiaries to gain skills and workplace experience.  SPES was created to harness the potentials and develop the intellectual capabilities of the youth especially children of the poor but deserving students of the country, geared concerning industrial development. By providing short-term yet beneficial employment to the hindrance of the youth in schools nationwide, the SPES has positively made a difference in the lives of Filipino students who have no means but have the knack to pursue education and chase their dreams.

What Is SPES?


The Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) is a program being mandated by the Republic Act No. 7323, entitled “An Act to Help Poor but Deserving Students Pursue their Education by Encouraging Their Employment during summer and/or Christmas Vacations. Through Incentives Granted to Employers, Allowing Them to Pay Only Sixty Per centum of Their Salaries or Wages and the Forty Per centum of Through Education Vouches to be paid by the Government, Prohibiting and Penalizing the Filing of Fraudulent or Fictitious Claims and for other Purposes”.  This has been amended by the Republic Act No. 9547 also known as “An act strengthening and expanding the coverage of SPES, Amending for the Purpose Provisions of R.A. No. 7323”. Under this law, the Secretary of Labor and Employment is designated Program Director of the SPES.

Coverage

For students and drop outs, here are the basic qualifications:

1. Should be 15 to 25 years old

2.Should be currently enrolled, or enrolled immediately prior to the summer vacation

3. Open to drop outs who are interested to enroll to school

4.The combined net income (after tax) of the student’s parents should not exceed the poverty threshold determined by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). If the student is earning, the combined net income will include his/her income

5.The student should have a passing grade during the current term, and for drop outs, the last term attended

6. The parents of the student are about are about to be displaced from their employment or business because of closure of businesses and companies, or work stoppage due to sickness, among other reasons, and meets the conditions 1, 2 and 4 above.

For the Employers:

1.Any person or entity employing at least 10 workers at any point within the past 12 months, including private establishments, national government agencies, LGUs, government-owned or controlled corporations, educational institutions, labor unions and other similar organizations and associations may participate in the program.

REQUIREMENTS


For the students, these are the required documents needed:

1.Three copies duly completed Registration Form 01, verified by the school’s principal or school registrar with the student’s ID pictures

2.Any of the following legal documents that attests the student’s age:
a)Birth Certificate
b)Baptismal Certificate
c)Form 138 where the student’s age is specified
d)Joint affidavit of persons not related to the student (disinterested parties) attesting the student’s age
3.Any of the following documents that attest students school ratings:
a)Report Card-Form 138
b)Certification from the school registrar attesting the student’s passing grades for the previous term
c)Certified True copy of complete class cards where the student’s grades can be computed to see whether the grades are of passing rating.

4.Copy of the latest income tax return (ITR) of the applicant’s parents or certification from the employer/union president that the parent of the applicant is to be displaced or have been displaced.

For the Employers:

1.Pledges containing the number of vacancies, including the qualification requirements to the DOLE through the PESO having jurisdiction over their place of business.

WHERE TO APPLY?


1.Students-applicants may apply or visit any of the following the DOLE Regional/District/Provincial Office,  Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs) or other deputized entities them to get to know more about the program, and to get access to application forms.

2.Employers may signify their intentions to hire students by signing a pledge of Commitment and submitting it to the nearest PESOs/DOLE Regional Offices.

Contributor : R. Estrellan
Source : DOLE

17 Signs to Spot Backyard Drugs Lab in your Community – PDEA

The presence of illegal drugs in a community is very alarming. A person under the influence of illegal drugs can do harmful things to the people around him including his self. The Philippine government has been firm in fighting illegal drugs.

Although a number of believed drug laboratories have been identified and raid by the Philippine police, some are still existing and operating. 

With an objective to promote public interest, raise awareness regarding the risks and dangers of shabu laboratories, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has provided a list that indicates possible presence of a clandestine laboratory used in the manufacturing of illegal drugs in an area.



According to PDEA Director Isidro S. Lapeña the list also aims to seek support from the public in finding these illegal facilities.

The following are the tell-tale signs to look out for that a clandestine shabu laboratory is likely operating in your neighborhood:

a. Presence of large water tanks;

b.Thick electrical wires for houses or facilities which should
have normal-sized wires;

c. Laboratory materials surrounding the properties like empty
chemical bottles, drums and other types of chemical containers;

d. Specially-constructed chimney or ventilation fan which run for
extended hours to get rid of strong odors;

e.Strong chemical odors (solvent-like) coming from the facility;

f. Persons in the premises seldom come out but they do come out to
smoke, to avoid igniting highly explosive chemicals inside;

g.Excessive or irregular water waste coming out of the premises;

h. Presence of waste chemicals;

i. Discarded materials used to store chemicals;

j. Residents who burn their trash instead of discarding them;

k.Use of security cameras;

l.  dd locks and bars on windows

m. Heavy security like the presence of watch dogs, high fences and barb wires;

n. Every opening of the facility is covered or tinted;

o. Persons going about their business at odd hours;

p. No traffic during daytime, but traffic at wee hours; and

q. Frequent visitors with expensive cars.

According to Lapeña “The public should watch out for these 17 tell-tale signs showing the existence of a shabu laboratory in their neighborhood. You might be living near or next to one but unaware of it”.
PDEA encourages the citizenry to report suspected illegal drug activities and presence of a clandestine laboratory in their community by texting PDEA 24/7 SMS/Text Center’s numbers: For SMART subscribers, 09998887332.  Globe and Sun Cellular subscribers may use the number 09279150616 and 09255737332, respectively, or by calling mobile number 09393960627 and landline numbers (02) 920-0735 and (02) 920-0736. (PDEA)

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Napolcom Exam Results for October 2016 | Passers List #Entrance #Promotional

The result of the PNP Entrance and Promotiona Exam held on October  16, 2016 is yet to be released soon by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM.

Napolcom conducted its second Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance and promotional examinations for the 2016 calendar year to a total of 43,342 on October 16 in designated testing centers nationwide.

As announced by NAPOLCOM Vice-Chairman and Executive Officer Atty. Rogelio T. Casurao there are 26,728 took the PNP entrance exam while 16,614 are distributed to the various promotional test categories.

A total of 2,759 of the 26,728 examinees for the PNP entrance test and 3,109 of the 16,614 police examinees for promotional tests  took the PNP exams in the National Capital Region (NCR) testing centers, namely, Pitogo High School, Benigno Aquino High School and Fort Bonifacio High School, all in Makati City.



RELEASE OF RESULTS

According NAPOLCOM, notification of results for October 2016 NAPOLCOM Entrance and Promotional Exams will be posted at NAPOLCOM Central Office located at DILG-NAPOLCOM Center, NAPOLCOM Building, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, West Triangle Quezon City 1104 or at NAPOLCOM official website.

Results will also be posted at regional offices nationwide.

Normally, the result will be announced 2-3 months after the last date of exam.


RESULTS PAGES

The list of successful examiners will be activated once the result will be made available:

Top 20
Superintendent
Police Inspector
Senior Police Officer
Police Officer
PNP Entrance


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PN welcomes Applicants for Naval Officer Candidate Course #NOCC

Whether you are a Lawyer, Engineer, Architect, Doctor or Nurse you can continue your education in the service for your country.Join the Naval Officer Candidate Course (NOCC)!

Davao City - The Bonifacio Naval Station, Philippine Navy in Taguig City is now accepting applicants for Naval Officer Candidate Course  (NOCC).

NOTE : For now the recruitment for females is currently on hold since the quota for female applicants for 2016 had already been filled-up. Announcement will be posted once the suspension on female recruitment is already lifted. Also, ll EP who wants to join the NOCC should serve/complete at least one (1) enlistment term as per PN's policy.

Interested applicants may proceed to the Recruit Testing and Holding Office, Bonifacio Naval Station in Taguig and must bring of the specified requirements below.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Birth Certificate (NSO),
  • College Diploma
  • Transcript of Records and 2x2 Picture with white background
  • Accomplished application form

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a Filipino Citizen and of Good Moral character.
  • Must be 21-29 years old.
  • Unmarried and with no child to support.
  • Graduate of any baccalaureate degree.
  • Height of at least 5'4" (male) and 5'2" (female)
  • Must not have any pending civil / criminal case.
  • Physically, Mentally and Psychiological fit for military training.
  • Must pass the AFP Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT), IQ and Special Written Examination (SWE).

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Earn as much as P32,375 while on training
  • Earn as much as P40,583 upon graduation
  • Earn additional 10% of base pay every 5 years in the service\
  • Get Free medical and dental services
  • Avail of free housing facilities
  • Chance to study in the U.S, Australia, Spain, India, Japan, China, Bangladesh, and manyre more
  • Avail of local scholarship in PN accredied colleges and universities
  • Opportunity to work with foreign militaries including UN delopyment and Naval Exercise
  • Represent the PN in the foreign symposia and seminars

WHERE TO APPLY

NAVY PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CENTER
Recruit Testing and Holding Office
 Naval Station Jose Francisco, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City
Phone Number: (02) 815-3420 loc 6137
Mobile Number: (+63) 917-476-3071 / (+63) 919-558-6274
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