Labor rights issues intensified under two years of Duterte (Part 1)
Bulatlat - 2018-07-15
These include big-brand companies such as the Jollibee Foods Corporation, Monde Nissin, Unipak Sardines, Middleby Corporation. The Labor Department has seen that labor laws are being violated and the workers who render services for more than six (6 ...

De Lima files bill to shield campus journalists from harassment
Rappler - 2018-07-15
The Supreme Court in its 2000 ruling in Miriam College vs the Court of Appeals, however, provided an exception under the current law: The school administration can suspend students and even prevent publication "when such articles materially disrupt class ...

Surfing on the side of the TRAIN - 2018-07-14
This Sunday, allow me to go back to my bread and butter, and point out or remind everyone of some of the benefits that come with the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law that should be maximized: 1. The REIT law can now be implemented.

Fans howl over taking down World Cup Twitter posts for copyright issues
NBC News - 2018-07-14
Harry Kane of England scores against Tunisia on June 18 during a World Cup game in Volgograd, Russia.Ryan Pierse / Getty Images LONDON -- Alex Conn, 7, a fan of England's soccer team, had plenty to cheer about this summer as his heroes exceeded ...

Facebook is overflowing with groups offering pirated films -- and says it won't do anything about it
Business Insider - 2018-07-13
Facebook Groups is awash with easy-to-find pirated copies of Hollywood movies. Business Insider found numerous groups openly advertising illegal copies of the latest blockbuster films. Facebook's automated software, which is supposed to detect copyright ...

Comm. Silver, NBPA say competitive imbalance not a problem - 2018-07-11
And a fair point could be made in the tax system, when certain teams are spending significantly ... correctly noting that neither did anything wrong, conducting their business within the rules as specified by the collective bargaining agreement between ...

DOLE orders PLDT to regularize workers 'without conditions'
Rappler - 2018-07-11
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) maintained that telecommunications giant PLDT Incorporated should regularize its service providers' employees. Contrary to PLDT's position that DOLE's order for contractors to cease and ...

Federal Judge Tosses Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against 'The Art of Fielding' Author
The American Lawyer - 2018-07-10
Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. Chad Harbach, "The Art of Fielding" novel The best-selling novel "The Art of Fielding" shares only a passing resemblance to an unpublished manuscript an aspiring novelist has ...

Chinese court accepts blockchain-authenticated evidence in copyright case
World IP Review - 2018-07-10
A court in China has decided to accept evidence authenticated with blockchain technology in a copyright infringement case. The Hangzhou Internet Court, which specialises in internet-related cases, said last month that "it should maintain an open and ...

Supreme Court OKs charges vs fake Legacy Bank insurance claimants
Rappler - 2018-07-10
Also indicted before was Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) Bacolod Main branch manager Andrew A. Jereza. When the PDIC issued checks to the insurance claimants, there was instruction that the check be deposited to the account of the payee only.

BI hiring 50 new officers for deployment to international ports
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-07-10
MANILA, July 10 -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is hiring 50 more Immigration Officers for deployment to the different International Airports and Seaports nationwide as the agency continues to augment its manpower in order to improve its service to the ...

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