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 ...

Trillanes belies connivance with the Reds over Duterte ouster plot
UNTV - 2018-09-10
"Sa San Beda College of Law, I am not impressed with your product which is Mr ... The President also said that it is up to the Supreme Court to decide whether to void or affirm the said proclamation. "Well, nandiyan na sa Supreme Court.

The structural weaknesses of the Philippine economy
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
3) Labor rigidities, in the form of high minimum or entry-level wages and highly restrictive labor security regulations and 4) The restricted rural land market due to CARP laws and overregulation by the Department of Agrarian Reform. Take, for example ...

On the Trillanes case: Who is Judge Elmo Alameda?
Rappler - 2018-09-08
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED ... Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda is a University of the East alumnus. He was a prosecutor for 16 years and has been a judge for over a decade, according to Clerk of Court Diosfa ...

WV inflation rate hits 7.4%
The Visayan Daily Star - 2018-09-07
With this surge of inflation in the region, both business and labor leaders in Negros Occidental expressed their worries that it will get worse in the coming months given its continuous uptrend since the start of 2018. Records furnished the DAILY STAR by ...

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