Gov’t unions urge Marcos to raise minimum wage to P33,000

MANILA, Philippines – Several government unions sought to increase the national minimum wage of workers in the government. These labor unions proposed a P33,000 minimum wage for government personnel, due to the continuing increase in prices of goods and commodities. Santiago Dasmariñas Jr., national president of Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees […]

Lemon Healthcare Uses Blockchain Technology to Improve the Smart Healthcare Ecosystem for Patients

Seoul, Korea,June8, 2022- (SEAPRWire) – Lemon Healthcare, a customized service platform, is using blockchain technology to improve the smart healthcare ecosystem for patients. The company is on a mission to create an efficient and convenient platform that allows patients to access medical records, manage appointments, and communicate with medical professionals. Additionally, the brand behind the platform […]

Habitat for Humanity Report: Construction is Vast Source of Jobs in Emerging Markets

ATLANTA, GA, Oct 4, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The construction industry — led by homebuilding — is a large, often-overlooked source of jobs in emerging market economies, according to a report ( released today by Habitat for Humanity to mark World Habitat Day. Every $1 million in construction output creates an average […]

Pregnant ob-gyn, unborn child die of COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines – A 37-year-old obstetrician-gynecologist (ob-gyn) serving during pandemic and her unborn child died of COVID-19. Dr. Anne Mimay-Magkasi, who was 31 weeks pregnant, succumbed to COVID-19 on August 1 after testing positive on July 28. Magkasi was unable to get the vaccine against COVID-19 because of her pregnancy. Photo from Facebook/Anne Mimay-Magkasi According […]

Sri Trang Gloves PCL (SET: STGT) takes serious action to protect employees against new Covid-19 outbreak

Confident in plan to boost capacity with no labor shortage this year BANGKOK, Feb 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Sri Trang Gloves (Thailand) PCL (SET: STGT) enacts protective measures against the new Covid-19 outbreak – infection screening, weekly disinfectant spraying, mask wearing, and social distancing. Foreign workers are required to have work permits and passports. Additionally, Reduced congestion […]