Stories written by Agent Tinig

Remittances by OFWs pitches 9.4 %, fastest year-on-year

The money sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWS) has reached its fastest pace in five months, according to the latest data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. It said that in August alone, OFWs remittances was recorded by $2.8 billion in August, with year-on-year growth of 9.4 percent the wildest pace seen in […]

Posted by: on Jan 22, 2018 read more

OTS nods NAMSSA accreditation to secure ports, shipyards

Minor and major ports in the country will now be more secured and guarded, as National Maritime Safety and Security Agency (NAMSSA) is now accredited by the Office for the Transportation Security, an attached agency of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), to perform maritime security oversight duties and functions to seaports and shipyards, as provided […]

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Phil Coast Guard to Revise Sea Lanes To Protect Tubbataha

From a recent Science and Environment Report of a major news daily, The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will propose alternate sea lanes to prevent vessels from passing near the Tubbataha Reef in Palawan and spare it from possible marine pollution. Ships might soon be barred from passing near Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP, which has […]

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Buting dulot kung matuturuang mag-ipon ang bata

Tunghayan sa artikulong ito ang tatlong tanong ukol sa pagtuturo ng pananalapi sa mga bata. Inaasahan kong mahihikayat ang mga mambabasa ng Bulgar na ipabasa sa mga bata ang librong Money for Kids. Maaari iyong bilhin sa amin mismo, o kaya’y sa National Book Store. Hindi itinuturo sa mga paaralan ang mga aral mula sa […]

Posted by: on Jan 22, 2018 read more

STRESS-FREE CHRISTMAS

  I t was unbelievable. I had been on the road for three hours! Coming home to my place in Tandang Sora, Quezon City from the commercial district of Manila. Normally, it takes me more than an hour only despite the stressful traffic I have to go through. Now that the Christmas season is upon […]

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THE VALUE OF CBA

How should a CBA (collective bargaining agreement) be regarded in relation to a seafarer’s disability claim? In the case of Marcelino Tamin v. Magsaysay Maritime Corporation and/or Masterbulk PTE. Ltd. (G.R. No. 220608, August 31, 2016), the seafarer was hired as Chief Cook to work on board an ocean-going vessel. His POEA-Standard Employment Contract (POEA-SEC) […]

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