3.11.2016

Friday, March 11, 2016



25 SurSur graduating students get hired on the spot at job fair

By Romelyn Bactol

TAGBINA, Surigao del Sur, Mar. 11 (PIA) - Twenty-five graduating students from the Surigao del Sur State University, Tagbina Campus were hired on the spot during the one-day Job Fair conducted by the university held at their gymnasium recently.

The one day job fair is part of the major services offered by the university's Guidance and Counselling Center headed by June Amolata. The event was exclusively conducted for the 364 graduating students for them to be prepared in the world of work, it was learned.

“Many of you will now know how difficult it is to run in a race with full of competent graduates and how difficult it is if you don’t learn anything, so you are very much privileged to be provided of these kind of services, I hope you will take this seriously,” said Irene Managbanag during the activity.

Prior to the job fair, a pre-employment seminar was conducted on February 25 to prepare the graduates on the actual process in applying for work.

“The seminar was very informative and useful to us as future employee,” said Delnie Grace Liatona, one of the graduating students.

A total of 18 recruitment agencies (14 local and four overseas) participated in the event with the total of 6,428 job vacancies. One hundred seventy (170) graduates/applicants were considered qualified and for further interview.

The graduates were very thankful for the great opportunity given to them by their alma mater and to the Departmemt of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for facilitating and inviting the legitimate employers to hire them. (NGBT/DOLE/PIA-Surigao del Sur)


DAR AgNor supports women empowerment

By Gil E. Miranda

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 11 (PIA) - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Agusan del Norte joined the observance of National Women’s Month celebrated each year to recognize working and rural women with the theme, “Kaayuhan ni Juana, I-apil sa adyenda.”

Series of activities have already lined-up in line with the national women’s month celebration, spearheaded by the DAR-Gender and Development (GAD) Coordinating Team involving full participation of DAR women personnel and a group of rural women Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs), who represented their respective organizations. 

One of these activities was a symposium for rural women ARBs highlighting on promoting women equality and their role in society and development. The event conducted last March 1 with more than a hundred of women participated from different municipalities in the province.

“The symposium for ARB women was conducted to unlock their potentials so that they can respond to the everyday challenges confronting women in every community," Ellen J. Torralba, GAD point person said.

Other activity was free medical checkup that included fasting blood sugar (FBS), cholesterol test and blood pressure test held at DAR Provincial office.

Also, a fun walk and a fun games conducted to promote camaraderie and strengthen social relationship among employees. “Hataw or Zumba” was also provided enjoying the health benefits for every working women of DAR from a busy-working days.

Meanwhile, a forum on Marriage Strengthening Seminar will also be conducted on March 22. This is a vital activity that implies a redefinition of the women’s role towards her husband and in the family.

The said event will be participated in by all DAR employees, together with their spouses.  It will discuss the clear understanding between men and women differences that might affect poor performance among employees in the workplace.

DAR GAD Coordinating Team and employees in the province are on-board to fight and retrieve women’s dignity. It is not taking power from women to men, but its about all-together working toward gender-equality. (DAR-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)


Cebuano News: ‘Women’s Forum’ gipahigayon sa Surigao Norte

Ni Mary Jul Escalante

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Mar. 11 (PIA) – Malampusong gipahigayon ang Women's Forum kagahapon nga adlaw Marso 10, 2016 didto sa Tavern Hotel, ning dakbayan.

Ang maong kalihukan nagdala sa temang "Developing Entrepreneurship through Cooperative.” Gipasiugdahan kini sa Provincial Cooperatives and Development Office ug kini gitambungan nila Gobernador Sol F. Matugas ug Board Member Melva P. Garcia.

Gihisgutan sa maong forum ang mahitungod ug importansya sa mga kooperatiba, ang pagmugna ug mga kooperatiba, ang pagpalapad sa turismo pinaagi sa kooperatiba ug ang bottom-up budgeting (BUB) sa DILG.

Atol usab sa maong okasyon gipahigayon ang paglusad sa  Rotary Midtown Jewels Outstanding Women.

Samtang sa laing bahin sa susamang adlaw nagpadayon ang Praise and Worship nga programa sa probinsya diin kini gitambungan sa 400 ka mga kababainhan ning syudad diin didto kini gipahigayon sa Provincial Convention Center, ubos sa programang HEALS Plus sa gobernador sa natad sa spirituality.

Pagkahuman nga mitambong ang goberndor sa maong mga tigom sa kababayen-an, nakigdiyalogo na usab siya sa mga katawhan sa lungsod sa Malimono kagahapon sa hapon sa pagpanguna ni Malimono Mayor Teodoro Senaca uban sa iyang mga opisyales sa lungsod diin ubay ubay ang mga gihisgutang mga proyekto sa lungsod sa maong lungsod.

Sa samang adlaw usab gipahigayon ang ‘Panambay sa Barangay’ sa Brgy. Cayawan sa nasangpit nga lungsod sa diin ubay ubay ang nakatagamtam sa libreng serbisyo sa maayong panglawas ug dako ang pagpasalamat sa mga katawhan sa maong programa. (PGO-PIC/PIA-Surigao del Norte)