tesda homages teachers 2017

In celebration of the 2017 National Teachers’ Day as conducted in Legaspi, Albay, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) gives tribute to the teachers who were dubbed as the change-makers to the lives of their students. Joining the universal event, also called World Teachers’ Day, was TESDA’s Director General Guiling “Gene” Mamondiong who paid his tribute at Balong Centrum of Recreation in Legaspi City last Oct. 5, 2017.

boc erases balikbayan boxes regulations christmas 2017

With just less than 80 days away before Christmas, Philippine’s Bureau of Customs (BOC) is loosening up in what appeared to be a tighter regulation which was originally introduced last August 1, 2017. The tight-fisted regulation which brought forth qualms to both the recipients and the OFWs abroad was temporarily suspended by Isidro Lapeña, Philippine Customs chief, as of Oct. 3, 2017. However, the suspension is nothing but temporary as

TESDA to Help Returning OFWs, Marginalized People Through “Emergency Skills Training Program”

In a bid to curb the foreseeable unemployment of returning OFWs which will accrue to the millions of currently untenured Filipinos, the Technical Educations and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) announced last Tuesday, April 25, their intent to launch a project called “Emergency Skills Training Program.” Starting May 1, interested applicants from the OFW sector may submit their application to avail of the skills training program, according to TESDA Director General

tesda top10 indemand courses

The country does not run out of aspiring students willing to learn more of their chosen craft. Along with this idea is a growing trend that shapes the way we view Filipino’s perception about which jobs will pave easy accessibility or for better living, hence their relative demand. According to TESDA, the top 10 in-demand courses of last year are as follows: Shielded metal arc welding (course II) – 52,650

pagibig housing loans

Home or the physical abode, like in many other people, is a critical element in any family’s life. Not only does it acts as a sanctuary of safety for each and every member of the household, it also acts as a shelter by which any family can grow with peace and dignity. Many governments across the globe share the same plight about the inalienable right of each and every person

ofws unsung heroes of philippine economy

During times of war and revolt, heroes are those who wield guns and shed their blood in the name of their country and fellow countrymen. But at times of peace, heroes are those who risked going for abroad in exchange for their known ways and comfort, all in order to provide better living for their family—yet, ironically, not many people know them by it apart from those whom they provide

Senior Citizens Discounts - Requirements, Rights, Benefits and Privileges

Discounts, Requirements, Rights, Benefits and Privileges of Pinoy Senior Citizens There has been a significant amount of budget that has been apportioned to the social pension fund of senior citizens by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The goal is to reach at least 1.3 M senior citizens that would benefit from it. The apportioned are for Indigent Senior Citizens (SocPen). It covers elderly people that are weak,

ofw daddy and daughther hearth breaking moment ofw stories

The pain of being an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) is not just about leaving their home country, it isn’t just about the hours and hours of work they put and not being able to be physically comforted by their family at the end of the day, but the pain of having to leave even if they don’t want to is one that deeply pierces the heart. No parent or child

cambodia nightlife

Of the many Asian cultures which are known to be generally conservative, Cambodians are perhaps among the most conservative, especially in matters of displaying affection, mannerism, and clothing. When holding hands in public or displaying intimacy towards a partner is an act often welcomed in different cultures from other countries, especially those in the West, Cambodians usually find embarrassment to, rooted in what appears to be a norm embedded in

Malis Restaurant Cambodia

To travel in another country is truly a great privilege. But if you have not experienced any new dishes native to that country, then you are missing out a lot of the nation’s culture. This is perhaps true if you are to travel to Cambodia—the home to the ever-popular Angkor Wat, the seat of the capital city Phnom Penh, and equally important, are its conservative, mostly Buddhist inhabitants. You may