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POEA revokes licenses of 35 recruitment firms

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, from January to May 2012, has cancelled the licenses of 21 recruitment agencies and suspended 14 others, including five agencies charged motu propio by the office, for numerous recruitment violations….

Today in History: Kaarawan ni Bonifacio

Commemorates the birth of national hero Andrés Bonifacio on November 30, 1863. Bonifacio is remembered on his birthday, rather than the date of his death, 10 May 1897, for historical reasons. Unlike Rizal and other…

DOJ rejects Arroyo request for travel

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has decided to bar former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from seeking medical treatment abroad, a decision that she said was supported by no less than…