Be at the airport early, departing international passengers told
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-06
With this, Immigration Commissioner Jaime H. Morente advised departing travelers to be at the airport four hours earlier, so they will have ample time to go through security procedures at the airport. "This include security baggage checks, check-in at ...

2000 OFWs back from Saudi in September
Mindanews - 2016-09-06
At least 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will be repatriated from Saudi Arabia before the start of the six-day Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca on September 9 to 13 and another 1,000 before the end of this month, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said.

Be at the airport early, departing international passengers told
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-05
With this, Immigration Commissioner Jaime H. Morente advised departing travelers to be at the airport four hours earlier, so they will have ample time to go through security procedures at the airport. "This include security baggage checks, check-in at ...

Free trade, competition -- and danger
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-09-05
This contradicted the TPP requirement that all parties be given equal market access, she noted. While Uy and Villamil were cautious not to discuss the PLDT-Globe buyout of the SMC telecommunications assets thaat the PCC says it will review for anti ...

Some 26 distressed OFWs from Kuwait repatriated; provided with Assist WELL program
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-09-04
The said OFWs, who worked as household service workers, arrived Friday morning at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on board Philippine Airlines flight PR 669. The repatriates ran away from their respective employers due to poor working conditions ...

OFWs with fake OECs off-loaded at Clark airport
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-04
The proliferation of fake OECs, purportedly processed by the Balik-Manggagawa section of the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA), showed the migrant workers were allegedly returning to their job sites, recruitment consultant Emmanuel Geslani said.

Tax payment through credit/debit/prepaid cards
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-04
She passed the CPA Licensure Examination on October 2014 and is currently connected with Vinhar Con­struction and Marketing, a company specializing in accounting for construc­tion projects and taxation. This column accepts contributions from accountants ...

Apple tax decision not against US -- Juncker
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-04
The 13-billion-euro demand for payment from the American electronics giant has raised hackles in the US, with the White House decrying what it described as a "unilateral" approach to rewriting global taxation norms. Speaking to reporters before the ...

Grandma becomes a lawyer
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-09-03
So when she decided to return to school in 2009, it should have been no surprise to her family and everyone who knew her. What was unexpected was what Barretto wanted to study--law. "I am very interested in learning," Barretto explained. "I took up ...

First Fil-Am judge in Cook County, Illinois broke many barriers
Global Nation - 2016-09-02
Before that, at John Marshall Law School, she was the first student to graduate with a J.D./L.L.M joint degree in tax law. Most recently ... litigating cases involving corporate, partnership and individual income and sales taxation. Then came a vacancy ...

BI to put Chinese-speaking interpreters at NAIA
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-02
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) needs Chinese-speaking individuals to serve as interpreters to immigration officers in screening and interviewing Chinese nationals upon their arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). BI Commissioner Jaime ...

In Mexico, Trump asserts US right to build border wall
Manila Bulletin - 2016-09-01
Mexico City - White House hopeful Donald Trump issued a stern anti-immigration warning Wednesday after visiting Mexico, saying people who cross into the United States illegally would never obtain legal status. It was one in a series of stark declarations ...

Immigration protesters chain themselves to Trump Tower doors
MSN - 2016-09-01
On the same day Donald Trump travelled to Mexico to meet the country's president, protesters chain themselves to Trump Tower in New York in response to the candidate's immigration policies, forcing police to remove them.

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH ESTRELLA TV'S BOXEO ESTELAR
PhilBoxing.com - 2016-08-31
As LA's boxing aficionados come together for the upcoming boxing event to kickoff Labor Day weekend, Golden Boy Promotions has taken a look back to at some top fight moments held on Boxeo Estelar, a pl ace where fans can expect the best action-packed ...

Trump immigration speech: What do you want to hear?
MSN - 2016-08-30
A conservative talk radio show in Chicago found out what Donald Trump supporters expect from his immigration policy speech. CNN's Randi Kaye reports. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories

The Business Court Opens Its Door Wide To "Intellectual Property" Disputes
JD Supra - 2016-08-30
The Business Court doesn't often discuss its interpretation of the statutory bases for a designation to the Court, all of which are contained in G.S. sec. 7A-45.4. So its published Order this month in Southeastern Automotive, Inc. v. Genuine Parts Co. 2016 ...

Dole bars contractors from job fairs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-30
LOS BAĂ‘OS, Laguna--State-sponsored job fairs in Southern Tagalog are now off limits to labor contractors and subcontractors. The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) has temporarily excluded them from events held to address employment issues as a ...

The Apple tax ruling - what this means for Ireland, tax and multinationals
MSN - 2016-08-30
Could a post-Brexit UK now offer such generous tax deals? Brussels has no power over corporation tax rates, which member states have always been able to set themselves. The former chancellor, George Osborne, had pledged to make Britain the most competitive ...

Apple facing back taxes running into billions over Ireland deal
MSN - 2016-08-30
The investment bank JP Morgan has warned that if the commission requires Apple to retroactively pay the Irish corporate tax rate of 12.5% on the pre-tax profits it collected via Ireland it could cost the company as much as $19bn (ÂŁ15bn). Irish sources ...

Arvind Panagariya sees good monsoon and reforms pushing growth to 8% this year
Economic Times - 2016-08-30
And, unlike most others, he also sees private investment doing better this year. He also said India has strongly opposed the language of the draft on intellectual property protection to be taken up at the upcoming G20 meeting in Beijing, signalling the ...

Amazon 'pays less tax than sausage stall'
MSN - 2016-08-29
"Every Viennese cafe, every sausage stand pays more tax in Austria than a multinational corporation," Mr Kern told Der Standard. "That goes for Starbucks, Amazon and other companies," he said. He added that EU countries with low corporate taxes were ...

Leading Chinese economist upbeat about PHL-China relations
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-29
Professor Zhang Yuyan, Director of the Institute of World Economic and Politics of the ... The Chinese economy is also approaching the technology frontier, which would require a shift from technology imports to homegrown innovation, he added.

DOF unveils final draft of 4 tax reform packages
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-29
and consumption tax; corporate income tax (CIT); property tax; and capital income tax. "This program, which will be presented to Congress by September, 2016, will comprise four packages. Each of the package will correspond to a bill that balances policy ...

POEA vows stiff penalties if agency failed to help OFW who died in hospital
MSN - 2016-08-28
A recruitment agency faces severe penalties if it is proven that the agency failed to meet its obligations to a Filipina domestic helper who died in hospital in Saudi Arabia, the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) said on Saturday. "Nalulungkot ...

Tax reforms eyed to solve structural weakness - DOF
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-28
According to Dominguez, a tax policy reform is necessary to remove the "inequitable, complex and inefficient" taxation on wage earners, consumers, investors and corporations. First, several tax rates and tax bases are not indexed to inflation and have ...

Palace wants 166 exceptions on FoI order
The Daily Tribune - 2016-08-28
The NLRC, a quasi-judicial body of the Department of Labor Employment, is also prohibited to disclose "information, reports, records or communications" that they have obtained. But as for the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), such a ...

Nationwide manhunt for illegal recruiters urged
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-28
Any information on the whereabouts of the two that could lead to their arrest should be forwarded to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) or the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, she said. "While these illegal recruiters ...

DOJ sets deportation of Indonesians who posed as Pinoys
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-27
THE Department of Justice has assigned 16 prosecutors to investigate the 177 Indonesians earlier caught by Immigration authorities for illegal possession of Philippine passports while attempting to leave the country for Saudi Arabia to participate in the ...

Project Repeal: in search of regulatory relief
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-08-26
The Department of Labor and Employment, the Department of Tourism, and the National Economic and Development Authority have also been working on their own regulatory impact assessment projects for some time now. And, of course, the Civil Service Commission ...

TMAP proposes a 5-tiered income-tax structure
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-26
THE influential Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) has proposed a tax structure limiting the levy on individual and corporate income to only 30 percent, even as the measure ensures that the corrosive impact of inflation is effectively ...

Distributor of Morgan Freeman movie suing Hawaii residents for copyright infringement
Big News Network - 2016-08-26
A movie starring legendary actor Morgan Freeman is the focus of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Honolulu, as Hollywood tries to shut down the efforts of internet pirates, Pacific Business News has learned. The suit filed by LHF Productions Inc ...

POEA takes action vs illegal recruiters leveraging social media
interaksyon.com - 2016-08-26
Tarlac, Misamis Oriental, Leyte and Caloocan City. Posting enticing announcements using multiple Facebook accounts, the recruiter is using government-to-government bilateral agreements to build up a bank of prospective job orders for work opportunities in ...

Clinton, Trump exchange angry charges of racism
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-26
No path to legalization Trump also sought this week to moderate his earlier comments on immigration. As president, he would focus on deporting the "bad" immigrants without uprooting the "good" ones, he said -- a sharp shift from his early ...

Trump on immigration policy: 'The bad dudes' are out
MSN - 2016-08-25
In an exclusive interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump talked about his plan to build a wall and said he will remove all of "the bad dudes" when he takes office.

Amazon Atty Returns To Kilpatrick Townsend As IP Partner
Law 360 - 2016-08-25
Law360, New York (August 25, 2016, 6:42 PM ET) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP has hired an attorney from Amazon.com Inc., who worked on trademark issues at its Emmy Award-winning original content business, to rejoin its intellectual property ...

Federal Philippines seen growing faster
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-25
"It is human nature that when a person is responsible for his own well-being, that he becomes more creative in generating income," taxation lawyer Dina Lucenario of the law firm of Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon and San Jose told the BusinessMirror.

D.O.L.E. reminds employers of pay rules on August 29
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-25
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminded private-sector employers to observe proper pay rules on Monday, August 29, National Heroes Day, a regular holiday. "Proper observance of the pay rules on regular holidays and special non-working days ...

Google Asks Supreme Court to Hear Chrome Case Over Patent History
FORTUNE - 2016-08-25
On the other hand, the Supreme Court has expressed a strong willingness to hear intellectual property cases in recent years, and has frequently found occasion to rebuke the lower court in question, which hears all patent appeals in the United States.

A Tax Tangle for the Treasury
FORTUNE - 2016-08-25
Yet neither Mr. Lew, nor Messrs. Cook, Bezos et al. should protest too much. When you claim that the ultimate value of your product is in your intellectual property rights, conveniently domiciled in an offshore tax jurisdiction, rather than in the actual ...

Teva drug patent invalidated by US regulator
MSN - 2016-08-24
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries are plunging, as U.S. patent offices invalidated their drug patent. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports. The Wall Street Journal.

POEA suspends 19 recruitment agencies
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-24
Nineteen Philippine recruitment agencies (PRA) had their operations temporarily suspended by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Tuesday for failing to repatriate 250 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Kuwait. POEA ...

POEA suspends 19 recruitment agencies
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-24
Nineteen Philippine recruitment agencies (PRA) had their operations temporarily suspended by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Tuesday for failing to repatriate 250 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Kuwait. POEA ...

Bello, Salalima to address Philippine print media show rites
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-24
Under the theme "Unified Philippine Printing Industry Towards Asean Integration ... the show will present exhibition from auxiliary industries, including banking and real estate, financial and legal consultancy, as well as on-the-spot essay contest ...

Bello: P50,000 bounty for illegal recruiters
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-24
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III put on Wednesday a P50,000 bounty for informants who will lead to the successful arrest of illegal recruiters. "Illegal recruitment has to stop and its perpetrators jailed. Whoever will provide information which ...

DOLE-NRCO, Coca Cola award starter kits to returning women OFWs
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-08-24
These are the NRCO, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC), International Labor ...

Teva drug patent invalidated by US regulator
MSN - 2016-08-23
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries are plunging, as U.S. patent offices invalidated their drug patent. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports. The Wall Street Journal.

Teva drug patent invalidated by US regulator
MSN - 2016-08-23
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries are plunging, as U.S. patent offices invalidated their drug patent. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports. The Wall Street Journal.

Irish immigration turns positive for first time in seven years
MSN - 2016-08-23
More people came to live in Ireland in the year to the end of April than emigrated for the first time since 2009, with thousands of Irish citizens returning to the Emerald Isle, official figures showed on Tuesday. The state agency reported a 14.4-percent ...

Czech fugitive falls in Cebu
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-23
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has arrested in Cebu a Czech national who is wanted for fraud and money laundering in his country. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said yesterday immigration operatives nabbed last week Godus Dusan, 61, at his house in ...

NCCA-PIA promotes Ibanag culture
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-08-23
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 23 (PIA) - - The National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) recently launched its joint advocacy project promoting the Ibanag arts and culture here. Purita S. Licas, PIA ...

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