Filipino hurt in Shanghai airport blast comes home Monday -- DFA
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-13
The Filipino, he said, was immediately treated at a hospital near the airport and was subsequently discharged and accommodated in a hotel. He is scheduled to fly to Manila via Philippine Airlines on Monday, Jose said.

Empowering Filipinos with information
Inquirer - 2016-06-12
While there is a Labor Code to protect Filipino employees, most people in the Philippines are probably not familiar ... advertising opportunities that digital offers--LinkedIn ads and Google search being the most relevant," Cueto said, adding ...

Egypt faces labor unrest, showdown
BusinessMirror. - 2016-06-12
MAHALLA EL-KOBRA, Egypt--Labor activist Kamal al-Fayoumi has lost none of his swagger since being fired from the sprawling Egyptian textile plant, where he worked for three decades and was known as an agitator. Striding through a gritty industrial town in ...

WB cautions vs scrapping contractual work practice
Inquirer - 2016-06-11
World Bank Philippines country director Mara Warwick ... mainly coming from the agriculture and services sectors, the National Economic and Development Authority has said. The government defines underemployed as "employed persons who express the desire ...

Philippines adopts work guidelines for Japan-bound maids
Japan Today - 2016-06-11
Jocelyn Rey of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration told Kyodo News the guidelines, expected to take effect June 19, detail the roles and responsibilities of recruiters and employers; the qualifications and scope of work of the housekeepers ...

The fight against child labor
MSN - 2016-06-11
Close to 170 million children globally are caught up in the perils of child labor, says a leading NGO ahead of World Day Against Child Labour as it also calls on companies to end the practice in their supply chains. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Business outlook in the new administration
Inquirer - 2016-06-11
To fuel economic growth, the Duterte Administration will likely favor a more loose fiscal policy and higher borrowing, more infrastructure spending, cutting taxes to 25% (down from the corporate tax of 30% and personal income tax of 32%). More deficit ...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Suitability of the Federal System in Mindanao
Mindanews - 2016-06-11
taxation, landholding system, forestry laws, mining laws, marriage laws, history. We even glorify national bird, national tree, national this, national that. One very concrete accomplishment of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) is to question and ...

We are not a generics player: Arun Kumar - 2016-06-11
While the first part was to learn the game with partners, today, the firm is focusing on building capabilities, portfolio and intellectual property that is geared to take the company forward. In the last 14 months, Strides has acquired over nine firms ...

Dashing seafarer breaks stereotypes
Philstar - 2016-06-10
CEBU, Philippines - Silent waters run deep is a phrase that comes to mind after a few minutes with pageant title-holder and Typhoon Yolanda survivor Rick Kristoffer E. Palencia. Relatively quiet during a lengthy press conference for the Gentlemen of the ...

Avoiding Double Damages: 3 Practical Tips And A Hail Mary
Law 360 - 2016-06-10
often using pattern jury instructions that instruct the jury how to avoid duplication in those cases.[2] In commercial and intellectual-property cases, however, varied causes of action... To view the full article, register now.

Relief from ranting - 2016-06-09
His knowledge of the law, particularly taxation, is without equal. Together with former Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos, then-Defense Minister Enrile led an uprising which led to People Power that toppled strongman President ...

DOLE MisOcc highlights Jobs Fair on Labor Day - 2016-06-09
ALORAN, Misamis Occidental, June 9 -- The province of Misamis Occidental celebrated its 114th Annual Labor Day anchored on the theme "Kinabukasan Sigurado sa Disenteng Trabaho" with various activities starting with a Holy Mass, motorcade and a jobs ...

April jobless rate down, but more youth without jobs - PSA
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-09
Results of the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that more Filipinos are employed in April this year, as the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent, equivalent to 2.5 million unemployed persons ...

Lower taxes, more spending; no more contractualization
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-09
Time for social justice in taxation and employment. Plus inclusive growth through right government spending. Incoming Finance Minister Carlos Dominguez said the Duterte administration is open to changes and reforms such as the lowering income taxes ...

Lawyers and judges, take note
Inquirer - 2016-06-08
The ruling also applies to other commercial cases, such as for rehabilitation, liquidation in insolvency and intellectual property cases, that may have been filed with or raffled to the wrong court. For the guidance of the bench and the bar, this case ...

Revised guidelines on employment conditions of private security personnel in effect - 2016-06-08
They shall be entitled to all rights and privileges as provided for in the Labor Code," Baldoz said. Security guards and other private security personnel, whether deployed or assigned the status of reliever, seasonal, week-ender, or temporary ...

Central Luzon fair opens 11,373 job vacancies
BusinessMirror. - 2016-06-08
as processed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Baldoz said the same event will take place in all DOLE regional offices, where job vacancies and other labor and employment services will be available to job fair participants.

DTI pushes for global marketing of PHL education services
BusinessMirror. - 2016-06-07
In the increase of foreign nationals seeking to study in the country, the Bureau of Immigration noted that this trend may be due to the proficiency of Filipino teachers in English and the use of English as a medium of instruction in the educational ...

Looking into the Crystal Ball - Protecting Polymporphs to Lengthen the Drug Patent Life Cycle
Lexology - 2016-06-06
Innovative pharmaceutical companies are increasingly attempting to patent improved forms of their original drug compound. Crystalline forms of a drug, called polymorphs, are one such improvement. 1 A polymorph drug may provide benefits such as better ...

OWWA 12 to lead Migrant Workers Day celebration on June 7 - 2016-06-06
Part of the affair is a learning session on the ASSIST-WELL program of the National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO), Anti-Illegal Recruitment and Trafficking in Person (AIR-TIP) by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and a film ...

Pagcor funds going to health, education
Philstar - 2016-06-06
"In education, I will endeavor to build - if there are about 25 to 30 students per barangay - they will have a national high school. No need to walk 20 to 30 kilometers. I will bring the schools to them," he added in Filipino. Duterte scored ...

Dominguez rejects tax reform package - 2016-06-05
For individual wage earners, the tax rates will be lowered from the current 32 percent to 25 percent. The corporate tax, meanwhile, will reduced to 25 percent from 32 percent. The measures will cost the government around P160 billion to P224 billion in ...

Phl starts deployment of maids to Japan
MSN - 2016-06-05
Filipino household service workers are set be sent to Japan. Administrator Hans Cacdac of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said they have issued the necessary implementing rules and regulations governing the hiring of Filipino household ...

Taking advantage of freelancing trends in PH
Inquirer - 2016-06-05
NOT A race to the bottom. A common misconception of online freelancing sites is that they are merely a form of digital arbitrage: They enable employers in one country to avail themselves of much cheaper labor in another. Evan Tan, regional communications ...

Insights of a young accountant
BusinessMirror. - 2016-06-05
It was not smooth sailing. As the course load in the final years was laden with technical and more difficult accounting subjects, including taxation, auditing and advanced accounting. The road to the licensure examination was extremely difficult as it can be.

Limited deployment of HSWs to Japan approved
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-05
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) issued its new implementing rules and regulations (IRR) recently on the deployment of Filipino household service workers (HSW) to Japan. In its Governing Board Resolution No. 08-2016, POEA disclosed ...

Philippines hosts international dialogue on human trafficking
BusinessMirror. - 2016-06-04
She said once the "red flag" is identified, they coordinate with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and the Department of Foreign Affairs. "We found signs in different places and it grew. That resulted in the Manila dialogue last year.

Duterte bares new appointments
Philstar - 2016-06-04
Former Kilusang Mayo Uno leader Joel Maglungsod will also join the Duterte Cabinet as undersecretary of the Department of Labor. The incoming Duterte administration is still searching for those who will head the departments of trade and industry ...

Without This Clause, Your Rights to Your Invention Are in Danger
Inc. - 2016-06-04
What you need to be aware of is this. Don't let your license be defined as only applying to a specific piece of intellectual property, like a provisional or non-provisional patent application. Expand the definition to include any future improvements made ...

Labor groups hail Maglungsod - 2016-06-03
VARIOUS labor groups on Friday welcomed the remark of an incoming labor official that he would put an end to contractualization once President-elect Rodrigo Duterte assumed office. Former Anakpawis Rep. Joel Maglungsod said he would talk to Duterte to ...

Trouble in celeb land - 2016-06-03
"This list is now growing longer, and not just for the A-listers," says Monica Datta, partner with commercial intellectual property and technology, media and telecommunications law firm Saikrishna & Associates. Disturbed at the course such incidents could ...

India suggests EU to resume stalled FTA negotiations
Economic Times - 2016-06-03
The negotiations launched in 2007 for the proposed Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) have seen many hurdles with both sides having major differences on crucial issues like intellectual property rights, duty cut in automobile and spirits ...

US stocks, dollar slide after weak jobs report
Inquirer - 2016-06-03
The Nasdaq composite index lost 46 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,925. US ECONOMY: The Labor Department reported that the U.S. economy added only 38,000 jobs in May, the lowest amount in five years. The unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent from 5 percent ...

Planet M aims to shift Michigan's orbit from manufacturing to mobility
Automotive News - 2016-06-03
The state is off to a great start. Mcity, in Ann Arbor and operated by the University of Michigan, is gaining momentum. The planned American Center for Mobility is also gaining steam, according to Arwood, as it is looking to raise the necessary $80 million ...

Foreign investment pledges up 19.2% in first quarter
Inquirer - 2016-06-03
indicating sustained confidence in the economy ahead of the May elections. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data showed that the amount of foreign investments approved for registration during the first three months grew by 19.2 percent from P21.8 ...

Duterte fills in five more posts
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-03
Duterte. During a press conference Thursday night, Duterte named ABC 5 anchor Martin Andanar as head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO); former Anakpawis representative and progressive left Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) labor leader Joel ...

Learning in the time of The Punisher
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-06-03
The enrollment figures will go up slightly, as is the case from year to year, but for SY 2016, Grade 10 (or fourth year high school) students will go on to two years of senior high school (Grades 11 and 12) as mandated by the K-to-12 Law or Republic Act No ...

Independence Day Job Fairs target 11,300 jobless in CL
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-03
"Moreover, we are expecting about 5,388 job vacancies for overseas employment from 28 recruitment agencies, as processed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration," Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Director Ana Dione sai

COCKTALES | New Luisita mill owner cuts more Cojuangco-era management privileges - 2016-06-03
Chairman/chief executive Martin Lorenzo told shareholders of the Central Azucarera de Tarlac ahead of the June 15 annual meeting that the new board wants to reduce the board's profit-sharing fee to three percent from the current five. The reduction in ...

Property boom seen to continue
Inquirer - 2016-06-02
CBRE Philippines chair and founder Rick M. Santos said business process outsourcing (BPO) firms were seen to continue to prosper in the coming years given the educated young labor force, low cost of labor, notable customer service, low rental rate and high ...

4 Cabinet posts still waiting to be filled
Philstar - 2016-06-02
Silvestre Bello III, who served as chief government negotiator with the NDF, will assume the position of labor secretary. The president-elect also said he would accommodate Muslim appointees but did not specify what positions would be given to them.

Power blackout as French workers strike over labor bill
Manila Bulletin - 2016-06-02
PARIS -- Striking workers created blackouts by cutting power to a big electricity line in western France and occupied train tracks at a Paris railway hub Thursday (June 02, 2016) as unions at nuclear plants and the national rail service protested the ...

POEA bares red flags of fake UK job offers
MSN - 2016-06-02
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned Filipino jobseekers against bogus job placements in the United Kingdom offered through unsolicited e-mails or messages on social media. In a statement Thursday, POEA Administrator Hans Leo J.

Sheppard Mullin Nabs IP Pro Duo From Steptoe & Johnson
Law 360 - 2016-06-02
office and bolster its growing intellectual property practice group, the firm announced Tuesday. Seong Hwan Kim, the former head of Steptoe's Korea commercial litigation practice, and Rebecca Edelson, former leader of Steptoe's trade secrets practice ...

Firm Says Jury Erred In Denying Claims For $1M In Legal Fees
Law 360 - 2016-06-02
Law360, Miami (June 1, 2016, 8:06 PM ET) -- Intellectual property firm Stein Law PC urged the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday to overturn a jury verdict that rejected the firm's claims for $1 million in legal fees against a Florida diabetes test supply company ...

POEA bares red flags of fake UK job offers
MSN - 2016-06-01
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned Filipino jobseekers against bogus job placements in the United Kingdom offered through unsolicited e-mails or messages on social media. In a statement Thursday, POEA Administrator Hans Leo J.

Order of boss: No first-class flights, junkets for Cabinet
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-06-01
So I think if we stop that, it will be additional funds for health, education, housing," he said. Duterte said as much to the incoming immigration chief, Jaime Morente. "I will just be guided by the incoming President to remove corruption and make the ...

Remittances, BPO revenues may top $51 B this year
Philstar - 2016-06-01
Rivals Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) and Ayala-led Globe Telecome joined hands to acquire the telecommunication assets of diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. for P70 billion. Business ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch ...

KALAW, Teodoro Alejandro Y. IV - 2016-06-01
National College of Public Administration, University of the Philip-pines, 2010; Bachelor of Science in Management, College of Arts & Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University, 1993 Ateneo de Manila University School of Law

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