DOLE holds National Labor Forum on Securing Decent Jobs for the Future
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-30
MANILA, May 1 - To help sustain the gains in securing decent jobs for the future, the Department of Labor and Employment, through the Bureau of Labor Relations, has spearheaded a one day National Labor Forum yesterday at the Ichikawa Hall of the ...

Over 167,000 jobs are up for grabs in Labor Day job fairs nationwide
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-30
MANILA, May 1 - Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said that more than 167,000 vacancies will be available for jobseekers in 54 job fair venues nationwide on 1 May, Labor Day. "The 54 job fairs will be simultaneous nationwide.

PH remittances less vulnerable
thestandard.com.ph - 2016-04-29
Data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration showed 31.6 percent of the 160,277 total job orders were intended to fill in demand for service, production, and professional, technical and related workers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar ...

Over 167,000 jobs up for grabs on May 1 nationwide
The Daily Tribune - 2016-04-29
Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said more than 167,000 vacancies will be available for jobseekers in 54 job fair venues nationwide on May 1, Labor Day. "The 54 job fairs will be simultaneous nationwide. These will be ...

Drugmaker AstraZeneca's earnings fall, hit by patent expiries
Economic Times - 2016-04-29
LONDON: AstraZeneca's underlying earnings fell 12 per cent in the first quarter, broadly in line with analyst expectations, hit by drug patent expiries. Revenue at the British drug company rose 1 per cent in dollar terms to $6.12 billion, helped by income ...

Drugmaker AstraZeneca's earnings fall, hit by patent expiries
The Economic Times - 2016-04-29
LONDON: AstraZeneca's underlying earnings fell 12 per cent in the first quarter, broadly in line with analyst expectations, hit by drug patent expiries. Revenue at the British drug company rose 1 per cent in dollar terms to $6.12 billion, helped by income ...

Portfolios With 4 Legs To Stand On: Animal Drug Patent Tips
Law 360 - 2016-04-29
Law360, New York (April 29, 2016, 11:41 AM ET) -- Deborah A. Sterling Jeremiah B. Frueauf Rebecca Hammond Business is booming in the animal health industry. Sources estimated $23.9 billion in sales in the animal medicines and vaccines sector during 2014 ...

Labor job fairs offer 14,000 job vacancies
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-29
ILOILO CITY, April 29 (PIA6 ... Job seekers in search of local and overseas employment may proceed to SM City Annex and those in search of employment in the BPO at Amigo Plaza Mall on May 1. Registration will start at 8 A.M. DOLE 6 Information Officer ...

8-12 working hours set for TV, movie talents and production crew
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-04-29
"Their pay and related benefits, regardless of the nature of engagement, shall not be lower than the minimum standards under the Labor Code, as amended and other laws, rules and regulations," Baldoz said. The waiting time spent by workers or talents ...

Comments on Guidelines for the Hearing of Network-Related Intellectual Property Cases
Lexology - 2016-04-28
On April 13, 2016, the Beijing Higher People's Court promulgated the Guidelines for the Hearing of Network-Related Intellectual Property Cases (hereinafter referred to as the "Guidelines"), which summarizes the experiences of Beijing courts during ...

10 Statesmen We Wish Were Still Living Today
fhm.com.ph - 2016-04-28
He didn't finish college ... Philippines was. Some US senator said putting our country on it would be "no more than a dot." Romulo said he wanted that dot. He got it--a tiny speck between the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea. This well-awarded ...

DOLE to set up one-stop shops on Labor Day job fairs in Pangasinan
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-27
Ursua said the one-stop shops will also feature the services of DOLE, National Conciliation and Mediation Board, National Labor Relations Commission, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and Regional ...

Immigration key in Brexit vote dividing nation
MSN - 2016-04-27
While multicultural London may be more open to people from abroad, many UK residents outside the British capital are fed up with an influx of foreigners and are hopeful the UK will vote in favour of leaving the European Union in the referendum on the 23 June.

Labor group challenges presidentiables to act now
Philstar - 2016-04-25
CEBU, Philippines - After presidential candidates have expressed their plan to abolish the contractual work scheme in the Philippines during the last debate Sunday night, militant labor groups are challenging them to act now against contractualization and ...

John Marshall Law School IP Program Hosts Chief Judges Sharon Prost and Ruben Castillo to Discuss the Courts and Case Management in Patent Litigation
MSN - 2016-04-25
The April 28 discussion continues John Marshall's tradition of leading conversations about the future of intellectual property (IP) law. There have been five recent events on this theme. John Marshall's nationally ranked IP program, directed by Professor ...

Shamrock Capital buys majority stake in 'Octonauts' creator Silvergate Media
Big News Network - 2016-04-25
The companies said Shamrock has acquired a majority stake in Silvergate, which is based in London and New York, to support the growth of the business, in particular to expand Silvergate's intellectual property, library rights and digital capabilities as ...

Wage hikes OKd in 2 regions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-04-25
WORKERS in Cagayan Valley and Central Luzon will get increases in their daily wages on Labor Day, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced on Monday. In a press briefing, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said a P45 rise in the minimum wage ...

Presidential bets urged to bare plans on ending contractualization
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-04-25
A non-government organization on Monday said it welcomes the pronouncements of all five presidential candidates who vowed to end the labor contractualization scheme in the country. The Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research, Inc. (EILER ...

DOLE: Millions at risk if next president abolishes contractualization
Manila Bulletin - 2016-04-25
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz issued the warning in response to the unanimous position of presidential candidates to put an end on contractualization in the country. In the last presidential debate of the Commission ...

DOLE to conduct simultaneous Labor Day Job Fair nationwide
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-25
MANILA, April 25 (PIA)--More than 150,000 vacancies will be available for jobseekers in 54 job fair venues nationwide on 1 May, Labor Day. In a press conference held Monday at the DOLE in Intramuros, Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the ...

Third presidential debate: Issues to be discussed
Philstar - 2016-04-24
But citing data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), migrant group Migrante said the average number of Filipinos deployed overseas grew from 4,018 in 2010 to 6,092 in 2015, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Small but terrible
Philstar - 2016-04-23
US IMMIGRATION NOTES By Atty. Marco F.G. Tomakin (The Freeman) | Updated April 24, 2016 - 12:00am There are times when we think that a simple omission of a fact, whether intentional or not, is harmless or insignificant, but little do we know that it has ...

DOLE awards over P205 million to 7,917 workers through SENA settlement
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-23
The attached agencies which implement the SEnA program are the NCMB, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, and DOLE-Legal Service. Majority of the new RFA were filed in labor intensive regions, particularly ...

JIPO pushing for law to protect plant breeders
Jamaica Observer - 2016-04-22
THE Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) says it is working on legislation to facilitate the protection of new varieties of plants for local breeders. "If you are a person who is breeding a new variety of rose, aloe vera or cannabis plant ...

Enactment of JobStart program to boost youth employment-Angara
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-04-22
JobStart program enhances the knowledge and skills acquired in formal education or technical training so our youth can become more employable and responsive to the demands of the labor market," Angara said in a statement. The statement cited the ...

All presidential bets commit to attend last debate
Philstar - 2016-04-22
Headed by Social Watch Philippines (SWP), they also dared candidates to show their fiscal policies, plans on revenue generation and stands on taxation and debt payments. SWP convenor Leonor Briones said voters have the right to know these because they are ...

Bar exam result out May 3
Philstar - 2016-04-22
The Bar exams covered topics on Political Law, Labor Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Mercantile Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal and Judicial Ethics.

Women Missing Out On Lead Roles In Court, Study Says
Law 360 - 2016-04-22
The disparity is particularly marked in statutory, contracts, torts, labor and intellectual property cases, the study said. Some of this is connected to elderly male partners who "continue to jockey" for lead roles in class actions and antitrust cases ...

Shanghai intellectual property cases rise sharply
Big News Network - 2016-04-21
A total of 10,080 lawsuits regarding intellectual property were received by Shanghai courts in 2015, marking the first time that the number of cases received in one year reached a five-digit figure, Shanghai's top court announced today, five days ahead of ...

Kidapawan, Soccksargen farmers to get livelihood aid
Philstar - 2016-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - Farmers in Soccksargen (South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City), including those who joined a protest rally in Kidapawan, will get livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment.

PCCI pushes Philippines as global education hub
Philstar - 2016-04-21
Among the initial reforms seen critical in encouraging foreign students to enroll in the country is the easing of immigration rules, Barcelon said. "Because most foreign students want to take up medicine, engineering, accountancy and other long-term ...

IP Roundtable With Chief Judge Saris
JD Supra - 2016-04-21
The event is scheduled for May 4, 2016, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, and is expected to include discussions on the current trends and issues concerning intellectual property cases in the district courts. The event will be followed by a networking reception.

The future of Philippine manufacturing
BusinessMirror. - 2016-04-21
One reason is the fact that some businesses are relocating away from China to the Philippines and Vietnam because these two countries have lower labor costs. It is forecast that up to 2030 China will have a Plus 3 factor increase in labor costs compared ...

Wage board to tackle P161 salary hike proposal
Manila Bulletin - 2016-04-21
Cebu City - The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) is set to tackle the P161-per day wage increase petition filed by the Associated Labor Union - Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP). Department ...

All set for town hall presidential debate on April 24
Manila Bulletin - 2016-04-21
The issues will cover free basic education, OFW concerns and employment opportunities, maritime dispute with China, peace in Mindanao, metro traffic and public transportation system, basic health care, jobs and unfair labor practice. The sector ...

Lifting of bank secrecy law pushed
Inquirer - 2016-04-21
Leung said that doing away with the bank secrecy law, among other tax reform measures, would lead to a more equitable taxation system. The DOF and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) had long been urging lawmakers to repeal the bank secrecy law for ...

PCCI, universities to promote PH as global education hub
Manila Bulletin - 2016-04-20
Among the initial reforms required to encourage these students to enroll include the easing of immigration rules. These were cited by representatives of major universities and colleges at the consultations. Because most foreign students want to take up ...

Overseas voting in Riyadh yields low turnout
Philstar - 2016-04-20
There are 113,895 registered voters in the list of the embassy and 33,926 in the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Al Khobar. Ambassador Ezzedin Tago called on all registered overseas voters in Saudi Arabia anew to cast their votes early and avoid the ...

DOLE to set up one-stop-shops on Labor Day
news.pia.gov.ph - 2016-04-20
MANILA, April 20 - Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said that the Department is setting up one-stop-shops at the Labor Day Job and Career Fairs venues nationwide to provide the documentation and other pre-employment needs of ...

No wage hike on Labor Day - DOLE
Philstar - 2016-04-19
MANILA, Philippines - There will be no pay hike for workers on Labor Day. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday ruled out the possibility of granting salary increases within the next two weeks. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the ...

Transport of Pinoy househelp to Saudi from other Middle East countries alarms local recruiters
BusinessMirror. - 2016-04-19
The local labor recruiters suspect that crime syndicates are behind the trafficking of women to Saudi Arabia. The Federation of Manpower Exporters (Fedamanex) and the Coalition of Licensed Agencies Deploying Services (Clads) said in a statement that ...

Roche sues Intas Pharma over Mircera anaemia drug patent
Economic Times - 2016-04-19
MUMBAI: Swiss biotechnology giant Roche has sued Ahmedabad-based drug maker Intas Pharmaceuticals in Delhi High Court, alleging infringement of its patent rights over Mircera, an injectable brand used to treat patients with anaemia in chronic kidney ...

US Supreme Court takes up high-stakes immigration fight
MSN - 2016-04-18
Hundreds of protesters rally outside the US Supreme Court as it weighs a major immigration case that could impact the fate of millions of people facing possible deportation and further raise the stakes in the 2016 White House race.

World Bank to Philippines: Create land-valuation office
BusinessMirror. - 2016-04-18
To address this, the World Bank urged the creation of a National Valuation Authority to improve the efficiency and equity of real- property taxation. "This would help increase transparency, ensure that properties better reflect market prices, and ...

Roche sues Intas Pharma over Mircera anaemia drug patent
Economic Times - 2016-04-18
MUMBAI: Swiss biotechnology giant Roche has sued Ahmedabad-based drug maker Intas Pharmaceuticals in Delhi High Court, alleging infringement of its patent rights over Mircera, an injectable brand used to treat patients with anaemia in chronic kidney ...

Roche sues Intas Pharma over Mircera anaemia drug patent
The Economic Times - 2016-04-18
MUMBAI: Swiss biotechnology giant Roche has sued Ahmedabad-based drug maker Intas Pharmaceuticals in Delhi High Court, alleging infringement of its patent rights over Mircera, an injectable brand used to treat patients with anaemia in chronic kidney ...

The 'OFWS' agenda: Recommendations for next president
Rappler - 2016-04-18
According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), in 2014, 1,832,688 million Filipinos were deployed abroad: 1,430,842 were land-based (of which 487,176 were new hires and 943,666 were rehires) and 401,826 were sea-based. (READ ...

The 'fakes' industry is worth $461 billion
CNN Money - 2016-04-18
Footwear is the product counterfeited the most, followed by clothing, leather goods and gadgets, according to the report, which was created in partnership with the European Union's Intellectual Property Office. The OECD singles out China as the top place ...

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard publicly apologizes for bringing dogs to Australia
Manila Bulletin - 2016-04-18
Heard appeared in court on Monday (April 18, 2016) and pleaded guilty for making a false statement on her immigration card. She failed to inform authorities that their two Yorkshire Terriers will be tagging along with her to the country. Before the ...

DOLE, NWPC ordered to answer petition vs wage rationalization
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-04-18
The Supreme Court has ordered the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), National Wage and Productivity Commission (NWPC) to answer the petition of various labor organizations, saying that Republic Act 6727 or the Wage Rationalization Act violates the ...

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