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Earthquake Preparedness Guide

Earthquake Preparedness Guide

The Philippines sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, a vast area that covers the countries in the Pacific Ocean where earthquakes and volcanic eruptions frequently occur. The country experiences mild earthquakes everyday and strong ones from time to time. Here are some reminders to be better equipped in facing such disaster:

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The 5th PSIS National Convention

The 5th PSIS National Convention

On its 5th year, the Philippine Society for Industrial Security (PSIS) National Convention gathers Security Professionals from all over the country. This year’s theme “Security: Improving Productivity, Maximizing Growth” encourages participants to explore security and safety strategies that will spur productivity and growth in their respective sectors. Who Should Attend Security management professionals Owners of...

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Common Modus Operandi in Banks

Common Modus Operandi in Banks

Although being innovative and resourceful are good traits, others use these in a different way to make a fast buck. The banking industry warns depositors of the modus operandi being perpetrated by popular gangs (e.g. Salisi, Dikit, Budol-budol, and Tutok).

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The Story of a Man Behind the ‘Mask’

The Story of a Man Behind the ‘Mask’

Who in the world will get intimidated with a guard with no teeth? He stared at the broken dentures. It was broken and beyond repair. That damned chicharon. The truth of the matter is that, his mouth hurts like doom with his new dentures. His gums are numb from the pain. He’d been wearing the...

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Get a Grip on Security

Get a Grip on Security

Tsk, tsk, tsk. Excuse me please for groaning a bit. Anyway, the more I look at this picture, the more I chuckle to myself in disappointment and wonder how many more security guards out there are like this one shown in the picture. Well, it is a fact in the Philippine security industry that security...

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AHSOP News

AHSOP News

The Second Hotel Security, Safety and Emergency Response Seminar-Workshop (HSSER SW) of the Department of Tourism was conducted at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Olongapo City on 5-6 March 2009. Lecturers were from the Association of Hotel Security Officers of the Philippines (AHSOP). The venue and workshop logistics were...

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WAD Member Gets U.S. Air Force Hall of Fame Award

Current President and Managing Director of Orion Support Incorporated (OSI) and World Association of Detectives Ambassador to the Philippines Jeff Williams was inducted into the U.S. Air Force OSI Special Agent Hall of Fame at OSI’s Annual Awards Dinner in Washington D.C. on 16 April 2009.

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Career Moves 2008 Up To 1st Quarter 2009

Leodivico A. Bungubung Jr., CPP, CSP, CSMS From: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as Security Operations Manager, Philippines To: ICT Marketing Services, Inc. as Director – Security, Asia Pacific Joseph Paul O. Puig, CPP, CSP, CSMS From: Shang Property Management Services as Security and Safety Manager To: Accenture Philippines as Protective Services Lead, Philippines Roberto Lardizabal...

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ASIS International-Philippine Chapter Officers installed

ASIS International-Philippine Chapter Officers installed

The ASIS International — Philippines Chapter formally introduced its new set of officers last year in Makati City. Coinciding with the organization’s celebration of the Christmas season on December 1, 2008 at the Pasay-A Function Room of the Makati Shangri-La Hotel, ASIS International – Philippine Chapter held the induction of its 2009 officers, namely, Gilbert...

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Terror in Hotels

Terror in Hotels

Why are hotels the targets of terror acts? The notion that terrorists are more interested in airing their concerns rather than killing or causing destruction, like airline hijackings in the 1970s and 1980s, has changed after the 9/11 attacks.