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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Newsflash: May 2, 2012


Facebook Pushes Users To Declare Organ Donor Status

Facebook users have long been able to share the most minute details of their lives, from what they're having for lunch to what three-letter word they just played in Words With Friends. Starting Tuesday, they'll be able to share something a little more substantive: whether they are an organ donor.
The move is aimed at using social pressure to increase the ranks of organ donors around the world and, in the words of theNew York Times, is a "rare foray by Facebook into social engineering from social networking, and one with a potentially profound effect."

SunStar Davao

30,000 jobs offered on Labor Day in Davao

THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) in Davao is optimistic to meet the 15 percent target for hired on the spot (Hots) job applicants during its job fair Tuesday.
Dole Assistant Regional Director Venerando Sebrano said they have recorded a total of 71 applicants who were hired on the spot as of 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Meeting the target is not that easy, and this is the reason Dole has encouraged hiring on the spot among the participating companies in the fair.
The total number of job openings reached around 30,000. Some 7,700 were opened for domestic while for overseas, the number reached 22,300.

Yahoo News
Dentist pulls out all of her ex-boyfriend’s teeth after split
If you're planning a trip to the dentist, it might not be the wisest decision to make your appointment with the person with whom you just broke up.
A Polish woman is facing three years in prison after she removed all of her ex-boyfriend's teeth during dental surgery just days after their breakup.

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