Davao Official Leads 1st Forum

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DAVAO CITY, Philippines - Major stakeholders on anti-terrorism gathered recently as Mayor Sara Duterte called for an anti-terrorism forum that urged villages and establishments in the city to be aware of threats of terrorism that might happen.Duterte disclosed that she decided on conducting the first-ever forum on anti-terrorism in the city to help the public be aware on what to do in times of terroristic acts. "I want them to know their role in the prevention, deterrence and response," she said.The mayor also urged villagers and establishments to create their own anti-terrorism program. "We have prepared materials for them in which they can make their own anti-terrorism program," she said. Duterte explained that it is important to involve the villages to participate in the city's anti-terrorism program."They are the ones who know their constituents, making it easier to implement the program and pinpoint the ones responsible for the crime," she said. In a related development, Duterte said that she appreciated the efforts of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) in solving crimes in the city. (Sarah Hilomen Velasco)CALL CENTER JOBS IN C.D.O. JOB FAIRCAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines - The City Information Office (CIO) announced on Saturday the job opening for at least 1,000 call center agents. In a statement, the City Information Officer said the opening of call center agent positions will be made available at the three-day jobs fair that starts on Monday.The three-day job fair will be spearheaded by the SYKES Asia, Incorporated, a pioneering and leading call center company in the Philippines today, the CIO head said. The job fair will be at the City Tourism Hall here. According to Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Manager Juvy Paza, the Manila-based company hopes to recruit at least 1,000 call center agents during the three-day job fair. …