Tales from the dark days
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-20
The main character ... about on campus. Has an appendix of relevant documents that are often difficult to access. o Endgame: The Fall of Marcos (1987) by Ninotchka Rosca An account of the fall of Ferdinand Marcos and his regime in the Philippines ...

PHL International Law Society holds national conference
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-19
UP College of Law Dean Fides Cordero-Tan welcomed the participants to the conference. Participants included Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza of the Supreme Court of the Philippines ...

Supreme Court rules BIR can't collect P3-B tax from Petron, Shell
Rappler - 2018-09-19
MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled in favor of oil companies Petron and Shell, barring the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) from collecting P3 billion in supposed tax liabilities from the companies over the tax scam of the 1990s.

Judge Won't Halt Suit Against GM Over Graffiti In Car Ad
Law360 - 2018-09-19
J. Michael Keyes, a partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, told Law360 on Tuesday that graffiti artists will be happy with the decision, as it potentially opens the door for them to bring copyright infringement claims. "[T]he exact scope of protection for these ...

New tariffs on China spare smartwatches but hit tech networks
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-19
(CNN Money) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods won't hit the Apple Watch or Air Pods. But the trade penalties will sweep up other tech products, including the ...

CHED's De Vera dares Vitriolo to file charges vs all comissioners
Rappler - 2018-09-18
Vitriolo was dismissed from his post by then-Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales in January 2017 in relation to the 1996 agreement between the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) and the National College ... Jaro. Following orders: De Vera maintained ...

Gov't vows assistance for 10,000 miners amid closure order
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-18
The Social Welfare Department will also offer a cash for work program where miners will plant vegetables and trees, while the Labor Department's "Tupad" or emergency employment program will hire ...

DOLE to employers: Uphold PWD rights
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-09-18
MANILA, Sept. 18 -- All employees with disability are entitled to all rights and benefits granted under the Labor Code of the Philippines. This was reiterated by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III when he issued Labor Advisory No. 14, series of 2018 which ...

Atio Castillo family to file criminal charges vs. lawyers in viral chat
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-18
Uy and the other lawyers are already facing a probe for disbarment at the Supreme Court, along with UST Faculty of Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina, Eric Fuentes, Gem Dimaculangan, Alfonso Verzosa ...

Try to remember the Septembers of 1972 and 2009
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-17
It rained every day from September 1 to 19, 1972, placing Metro Manila and Central Luzon under water ... at the invitation of the students of the Asian Institute of Management, Ninoy Aquino shared with them his vision of the Philippines after Marcos.

Bulacan court convicts Palparan, 2 others for disappearance of 2 UP coeds in 2006
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-17
Jovito S. Palparan Jr. and two other Army officers to reclusion perpetua, or a maximum of 40 years in jail, for their role in the disappearance of two University of the Philippines (UP ...

The lives hazing victims left behind
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-17
He was a culinary arts sophomore at De La Salle - College of ... in Ateneo de Manila University Law School. His father had been a fratman from the University of the Philippines, and the family ...

BI denies extension of Australian nun's missionary visa
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) denied the request of an Australian nun to extend her missionary visa to the country. In a statement released Sunday ...

DOLE to offer emergency work in Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya
Rappler - 2018-09-15
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to provide emergency employment for residents in Cagayan, Isabela, and Nueva Vizcaya who will be displaced by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III ...

SWS: Self-rated unemployment drops in second quarter of 2018
philstar.com - 2018-09-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The number of unemployed Filipinos dropped by 2.3 million in the second quarter of the year, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. However, the latest unemployment rate was four points higher than the 15.7 percent ...

Bong Go launches Malasakit Center in Bacolod
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-09-11
Under the program, patients are assisted in availing themselves of the services and financial assistance provided by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), Philippine Amusement and Games Corporation ... from people's tax and the program ...

Taking care of the basics
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-10
Indeed, the DepEd even started implementing the extended basic education system even if the law authorizing it was still pending before Congress at the time, and even with a Supreme Court petition ...

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