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2 Iloilo towns ban home delivery (of babies)
By Florence F. Hibionada
Tue 12th April 2011


Notice to all expectant mothers (and the fathers, as well): The municipalities of Dueńas and Estancia, Iloilo have officially prohibited, and banned, home deliveries – of babies.

As such, public notice goes out too, to all medical health practitioners and traditional birth attendants. With town Ordinances passed, it is now illegal to aid a pregnant woman due to give birth in the confines of the family home. The legal way to do it, or at least in Dueńas and Estancia, is only with the town’s authorized birthing clinics, health centers or hospital.
GOOD NEWS TO U.S. JOBSEEKERS
Opening of U.S. H-1B cap season to kick off hiring of foreign workers

By Alex P. Vidal/PNS
Sat 2nd April 2011


US-based companies may resume hiring foreign workers in specialty occupations as the United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the opening of H-1B fiscal year 2010 cap season.

Foreign workers that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers can avail of the H-1B program to be used by American employers, announced the USCIS.
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Police hostage negotiator Supt....
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Philippine News Corner

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Philippine News Corner

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    MoreASCON meets new Cumberland Mayor
    Richard J Ford

    The Mayor of Cumberland Council, Greg Cummings met with the Officers and members of the Auburn Small Community Organisation Network Inc (ASCON) on the 15th of February 2018 to discuss various community concerns. Led by the current Chairperson Dr Cen Amores, the multicultural group presented ASCON’s many projects and activities for the benefit of the multicultural communities of Cumberland LGA....
    MoreCanadian Medical Mission to T’boli Tribes Successful Despite Mishaps and Martial Law Fears
    Edwin Cordero Mercurio

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    MoreAtalla inducts AGAPI officers, new members
    Evelyn A. Opilas

    Edmund Atalla, MP for Mt Druitt, swore in officers of AGAPI led by Dorothy del Villar and their new members...
    MoreSamahang Pilipino sa Holland (SPH) launches it’s first smashing Valentines Party 2018 !!!!
    Angel Axinto

    The day of the heart celebration is always the first party of the year.
     
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    Evelyn A. Opilas

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    Emar Sy

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    MoreSTICHTING FDCD’s 16TH YEAR VALENTINE’s PARTY CELEBRATION
    Fe Heinen

    Dordrecht-February 10: The 16th wonderful year of the Stichting Filipino-Dutch Community Drechtsteden (FDCD) Valentine’s party was held last Saturday, February...
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