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By: Bill Tormey  05/12/2011

Jes Aznar for The New York Times

People Support workers in Makati City, near Manila. About 400,000 Filipinos work in call centers, roughly 50,000 more than in India.
By VIKAS BAJAJ
Published: November 25, 2011

MANILA — Americans calling the customer service lines of their airlines, phone companies and banks are now more likely to speak to Mark in Manila than Bharat in Bangalore.
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Jes Aznar for The New York Times

, a quiet revolution has been reshaping the call center business: the rise of the Philippines, a former United States colony that has a large population of young people who speak lightly accented English and, unlike many Indians, are steeped in American culture.


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05/12/2011

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Health, Medical & Scientific

The Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly, T.D., turned the sod on thenew Adult Acute Psychiatric In-patient facility to be built on theBeaumont Hospital campus on Monday, 21st November, 2011. The new unitis being developed by the HSE in co-operation with Beaumont Hospitaland on completion will be managed by HSE North Dublin Mental HealthServices.


05/12/2011

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Economic & Business

A LONG, long time ago, when you and I were young, I wrote a columnhere about the myths and mantras of Irish politics. Just because it’s said with a self-importantair, and repeated ad nauseam, doesn’t mean it’s true. Our tax burden is one of the lowest in the EU — and that’s the truth.


05/12/2011

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Fine Gael

The tributes, stories reminiscences on the radio and television from blasts from the past like Gemma Hussey, Barry Desmond, Shane Kenny, Peter Prendergast, Dick Spring were riveting to me. Enda Kenny spoke in a very dignified manner for those in Fine Gael and the replay of Garret’s 80th birthday interview with John Bowman on RTE was brilliant. I am very sad at the death of Garret FitzGerald.


05/12/2011

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Church and State

Firstly, I think that respecting the Presidency as a transendant office would be a good start.Secondly, the last election result was a reflection of the public betrayal and obvious lack of competence of Fianna Fail. Michael D Higgins has been very dignified throughout the campaign.Many FG voters that I know voted for him and were happy to do so. For Gay Mitchell, all I can say is I’m sorry for him.


05/12/2011

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Food & Agriculture

Fine Gael will provide agri-food businesses with the environment needed to position Ireland as a world leader in the food industry. The agri-food sector has huge potential to contribute to export-led economic recovery.