POEA – How Filipinos Benefit From the Role of POEA to Cut Placement Fees
The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) keeps an eye on the licensing of recruitment agencies pooling manpower among Filipinos to work abroad with a specific placement fee. Depending on how attractive the compensation package and destination, some agencies require a huge amount of money to be able to process application of Filipinos dreaming to work abroad.Japanese Urban Dictionary
The geeks of Japan, but more extreme. Much more extreme. I often joke to my wife that I’m otaku because I’m, well, a big geek but she says that I don’t even come close to their definition of it. Japanese people are renowned for their ability to (quote the Last Samurai) “devote themselves to the perfection of whatever they pursue” and if you pursue animi, manga and jail-bait dressed in a maid’s outfit then you’re likely to be an otaku.Future of Global Terrorism
The tactics of global terrorism can be targeted to a number of areas — bioterrorism, environmental, nuclear, Internet, proxy bombs and suicide attacks. No global laws yet exist for the punishment of these terrorists and the organizations which fund and motivate them.Mobile Phone and Internet Charges in France
These conclusions are contained in a report from the OECD on ‘Communications Outlook 2009’ which examined mobile phone and internet prices across 30 countries in the world. The report placed France in 20th position for an average mobile phone user, while the country had one of the cheapest monthly subscription charges for a high-speed broadband connection. One of the reasons for the higher mobile phone charges in France is the basic subscription cost, which is higher than most other countries.Biased and Hurried Travel Advisories
The Mumbai attacks of last November were still going on when a number of western governments started issuing adverse travel advisories asking their nationals to cancel all plans of visiting India without even the actual details being fully known. This ad hoc and knee jerk reaction of western countries in regard to travel to India and some other countries in this area is not a new thing.