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Really great resume designs

Now that many young people graduate from college, most or all of them would soon be applying for jobs, left and right. The essentials to jobhunting is the resume. My personal advice is not to buy those one page “biodata” templates. One must also not limit choices to whatever Microsoft Word offers. Design-wise, here are […]

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EU to finance program to help RP stop political killings

The Department of Foreign Affairs and the European Commission held a joint press conference this morning to announce that a technical assistance program to help the Philippines stop extrajudicial killings. Ambassador Alistair MacDonald said the European Union Justice Assistance Mission (EU JAM) may start in Sept. or Oct., will involve all stakeholders including the government […]

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VERA Files is out to get to the truth

While the powerful try everything, legal or illegal, to hide the truth, six journalists have come forward for the serious business of finding, following and trumpeting it. Truth for Filipinos and all the world to see and, consequently, provide the public information relevant to institute changes especially in how we are governed or misgoverned. The […]

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Karapatan issues 2007 Human Rights Report: ‘Dangerous Regime, Defiant People’

The Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights, popularly known as Karapatan, has released a 29-page 2007 Philippine human rights report entitled “Dangerous Regime, Defiant People” exactly a week before the nation and the world mark International Human Rights Day. Some figures: 68 victims of extrajudicial executions 26 victims of enforced disappearances 29 victims of […]

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Q&A on rising oil prices

The League of Filipino Students, ably chaired by Vencer, has released a Filipino Q&A on the hot issue of oil price increases bedeviling the nation and the world. Some interesting excerpts from the LFS primer, translated to English: This year alone • gasoline prices went up 16 time (or by a total P9/liter) • diesel […]

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