Yao pushes shift to gross income taxation from net
Manila Bulletin - 2014-07-12
Alfredo Yao, president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), has proposed that government should shift to gross income taxation from the current net income to simplify taxation system and to encourage correct payments of taxes.

Several motives eyed in slay of security guard
Sun Star - 2014-07-08
A GRUDGE or possibly a misunderstanding related to illegal gambling is among the possible motives eyed by the police in the killing of a security guard along Araneta Street in Barangay 36, Bacolod City on Sunday. Senior Inspector Joeffer Cabural, commander ...

Bill seeks to prohibit contractualization
Manila Bulletin - 2014-06-27
House Bill (HB) No.4396 authored by Gabriela party-list Reps. Emmi De Jesus and Luzviminda Ilagan amends the Labor Code of the Philippines, specifically Article 106, Section 1; Article 107, Section 2; Article 279, Section 3; Article 280, Section 4 and ...

Recent changes and developments in taxation
ey.com - 2014-06-24
This half-day Tax Seminar will cover a comprehensive discussion on the recent developments in taxation. It is aimed at providing updates of the recent issuances affecting the organizations in general. This seminar is designed to guide accounting and tax ...

Argentina's US legal defeat worries IMF
MSN - 2014-06-17
WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund has voiced concern over the potential impact of Argentina's US legal defeat in its fight against hedge fund investors in its defaulted bonds. © Provided by BusinessWorld The US Supreme Court's refusal Monday ...

Argentina's US legal defeat worries IMF
MSN - 2014-06-17
The US Supreme Court's refusal Monday to hear Argentina's appeals in the case meant the country would have to pay the hedge funds the full value of their bonds, even though they refused to take part in the restructuring of its debt accepted by most of the ...

Foreign investment into China falls
MSN - 2014-06-16
Foreign investment in China fell in May to its lowest level in 16 months, partly due to slowing growth. The government says China attracted $8.6bn (£5.1bn) in foreign direct investment (FDI) in May. That is a 6.7% fall from the same period last year and ...

Recent Changes and Developments in Taxation
ey.com - 2014-06-11
This half-day Tax Seminar will cover a comprehensive discussion on the recent developments in taxation. It is aimed at providing updates of the recent issuances affecting the organizations in general. This seminar is designed to guide accounting and tax ...

Recent Changes and Developments in Taxation
EY - 2014-06-11
This half-day Tax Seminar will cover a comprehensive discussion on the recent developments in taxation. It is aimed at providing updates of the recent issuances affecting the organizations in general. This seminar is designed to guide accounting and tax ...

Testimonials of BSBA in Marketing Management Graduates from the Philippines (Page 2)
finduniversity.ph - 2014-05-31
I am an Accounting Auditor. I check every transaction of a specific branch that was assigned to me. I communicate with supervisors/counter assistants regarding missing documents and other things that are related to our job. I also update our trackers.

Supreme Court gives a primer on laches in intellectual property cases
Lexology - 2014-05-29
In a recent copyright case revolving around the film Raging Bull, the Supreme Court held that the equitable doctrine of laches, which generally prevents claims where there was an unreasonable delay, does not bar a claim brought within the three-year ...

BOC sues trader, Customs broker over P55M worth of smuggled knock-offs
MSN - 2014-05-28
"Fake goods are damaging to business and investment opportunities and pose a serious threat to public health and safety since these counterfeit products are not subject to safety checks," he said. Investigation showed the knock-offs, packed inside ...

POEA warns public against bogus fruit-picking jobs in Australia
Manila Bulletin - 2014-05-26
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has cautioned overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and Filipino tourists against a new online scam offering bogus fruit-picking jobs in Australia. POEA administrator Hans Cacdac issued the warning after a ...

Senate panel tackles bill reducing corporate income tax rate in PHL
MSN - 2014-05-20
The Senate ways and means committee on Wednesday began deliberations on a bill that seeks to reduce tax imposed on companies doing business in the Philippines. Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, who chairs the panel, said the Philippines needs to lower its 30 ...

Binay favors liberalization of foreign investment limits
Manila Bulletin - 2014-05-02
Washington - Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay, considered a frontrunner for the presidency in 2016, said on Thursday he favored relaxing constitutional restrictions on foreign investment to create jobs. Binay, who has been preparing a run for the ...

Pinoys abused in controversial Canadian migrant worker program - report
MSN - 2014-04-18
Labor advocates said in the report that 26 Filipino migrant workers employed by the franchisee are afraid to speak out against the labor practice because they might lose their jobs. "Temporary foreign workers are treated as second- and third-class citizens ...

DFA to resume normal passport releasing sked on April 15
interaksyon.com - 2014-04-12
could still avail themselves of early release of their passports as long as they present documentary proof (valid employment contract processed by Philippine Overseas Employment Administration or Philippine Overseas Labor Office, medical certificate ...

Search on for cleanest river
Sun Star - 2014-04-02
LINGAYEN -- The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (Opag) has announced a province-wide search for the "Cleanest River and Riverbank" in 47 towns and cities in Pangasinan. The search, also known as "Pakar Awards 2014," forms part of the "Pistay ...

Greenpeace and MASIPAG ask the SC to uphold the Writ of Kalikasan on Bt Talong field trials
Greenpeace International - 2014-03-05
Manila, Philippines-- Today, Greenpeace and members of the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pagunlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) trooped to the Supreme Court to ask that the courts uphold the Writ of Kalikasan ... the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB), the ...

Generics Drugs, Cheap Medicine laws benefits still limited
Manila Bulletin - 2014-02-22
Majority of Filipinos, particularly the poor, have not fully taken advantage of the benefits of the Generics Drugs Act, 25 years after the law was enacted, and the Cheaper Medicines Act , which was passed five years ago. Separate evaluations of the ...

Cavite City Open Dumpsite: A Pile of Lessons
Greenpeace International - 2014-01-14
In July 2013, the EcoWaste Coalition, Greenpeace activists and the crew from the ship the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, attempted to close down Pier 18, a notorious dumpsite operating along the shores of Manila Bay. Aside from violating environmental laws ...

TRABAHO ABROAD | Massive job fair for Yolanda survivors set on January 21-22 in Tacloban
interaksyon.com - 2014-01-07
according to their news release This job fair follows the recent successful Ormoc joint relief and job fair organized in collaboration with the Department of Labor and Employment-Philippine Overseas Employment Administration by the May Bukas Pa Foundation.

Due Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
JD Supra - 2013-11-04
JD Supra provides users with access to its legal industry publishing services (the "Service") through its website (the "Website") as well as through other sources. Our policies with regard to data collection and use of personal information of users of the ...

EU customs detention in intellectual property cases: analysis of the latest statistics
Lexology - 2013-10-30
The European Commission has recently published its report on EU customs enforcement of intellectual property rights for the year 2012. The annual report contains statistical information about detentions made under customs procedure at the EU external borders.

Airport staff pictured playing video games under investigation--POEA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2013-10-22
Airport authorities identified the women as Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) employees working at the counter at the north wing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 2, where departing overseas Filipino workers have ...

13 members of Anonymous indicted
Manila Bulletin - 2013-10-03
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. jury on Thursday indicted 13 members of the Internet hacking group Anonymous for allegedly carrying out cyber-attacks worldwide, including targets that refused to process payments for WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy website founded ...

Owwa cares
Sun Star - 2013-09-01
While the processing and deployment of qualified overseas workers are within the POEA's ambit of responsibility ... financial assistance to the OFWs and their families. The theme Owwa Cares is no vain claim. The OFWs are well taken care of, yes, in ...

Jollibee kicks off search for exemplary Pinoy families
Sun Star - 2013-07-25
Adel Tamano; Christine Jacob-Sandejas; DSWD Assistant Secretary Teodulo Romo Jr., who represented Secretary Dinky Soliman; Owwa Administrator Carmelita Dimzon; Francis Kong; Jollibee vice president for marketing Harvey T. Ong; Jollibee Group Foundation ...

Supreme Court invalidates National Artist Awards on Carlo Caparas, Cecile Guidote-Alvarez, Francisco Mañosa, and Pitoy Moreno
pep.ph - 2013-07-16
The Supreme Court has finally settled the National Artist controversy that started in 2009. It was announced earlier today, July 16, that the Supreme Court has invalidated the presidential order naming Cecile Guidote-Alvarez, Francisco Mañosa, Carlo ...

POEA: Consultancy Firm for Canada Not Allowed to Hire OFWs
nursingguide.ph - 2013-07-13
The POEA released an advisory to inform the public that the Canadian Provincial Nominee and Immigration Services Inc. (CPNIS), an immigration consultancy firm - is not authorized to recruit Filipino workers. The POEA chief, Hans Cacdac said that the ...

PH migration report: Number of OFWs increasing
Rappler - 2013-06-29
In 2012, the Philippines deployed a total of 1,802,031 workers, half of whom were rehires. Deployment data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) showed that the occupational distribution has diversified throughout the years ...

PH migration report: Number of OFWs increasing
Rappler - 2013-06-29
This was according to the Country Migration Report (CMR) of the International Organization ... Deployment data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) showed that the occupational distribution has diversified throughout the years ...

GMA Network appoints new Senior Vice-President for Finance and IT
PEP - 2013-05-28
He also completed an Executive Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management. "A Certified Public Accountant with vast experience in the fields of accounting, auditing, finance and taxation, Mastrili worked at SGV & Co. in the early years of his ...

Almirante: Examining physician for Seafarers
Sun Star - 2013-05-03
Halili-Manabat of the University of Perpetual Health Medical Center (UPHMC ... they omitted to assess his disability grading (Career Philippines Shipmanagement, Inc., et. al. vs. Salvador T. Serna, G.R. No. 172086, Dec. 3, 2012).

Less politics seen in JBC after SC clips Congress' voting power
Sun Star - 2013-04-17
APPOINTMENTS to the judiciary will be less political because of the Supreme Court's literal interpretation of the constitutional provision that only allows a single member to represent Congress in the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). Expressing gratitude to ...

G.R. No. 152710
lawphil.net - 2012-11-13
filed a petition for certiorari, prohibition and mandamus with application for temporary restraining order (TRO) and preliminary injunction against petitioners, the DOLE Secretary, the POEA Administrator, and the Technical Education and Skills Development ...

EA sues Zynga for copyright infringement
CNN Money - 2012-08-03
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Zynga made a name for itself by developing ... EA's suit alleges. EA (EA) filed the copyright infringement suit Friday on behalf of its Maxis Label, which created The Sims Social. "The similarities go well beyond any superficial ...

Remittances grew by 5.4% in first quarter
Inquirer - 2012-05-15
Citing data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the BSP said that from January to April this year 68,711 job orders for Filipino workers had been processed. These new deployments will help increase remittances in the months ahead ...

About IBM
www.ibm.com - 2012-05-03
Since establishing its presence in the Philippines in 1937, IBM has evolved to become the leader in information technology, providing hardware, software and IT-enabled services to domestic and global clients. It is known for the quality of its products and ...

Legal remedy vs. GMO invasion sought
Greenpeace International - 2012-04-26
scientists Dr. Ben Malayang III of Silliman University and Dr. Romeo Quijano of University of the Philippines (UP) Manila, Leo Avila of the Davao City Agriculturist's Office, Catherine Untalan of Miss Earth Foundation, and activist-musician Noel Cabangon.

FAST FACTS: Overseas Filipino workers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2011-06-17
1.4 million: Deployed overseas Filipino workers, according to Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (2009) 61.3 percent: Land-based OFWs deployed in the Middle East, the top destination of deployed land-based OFWs, or 669,042 out of 1,092,162 ...

New regulation to crack down on IP violations issued in China
Lexology - 2011-04-13
On 11 January 2011, the Opinions on Issues Regarding Laws Applied in Criminal Cases of Intellectual Property Violation Cases (the Opinions) was promulgated in China. The Opinions clarifies issues such as the jurisdiction on criminal cases related to ...

BLUSYL D HOT SPRING RESORT
travelbook.ph - 2010-09-08
Blusyl D Hot Spring Resort is located in Calamba, Laguna, about an hour's drive from Manila, and about 40km away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The resort is accessible via regular public transport routes, and free parking spaces are ...

Lorayne Pardo raises "Reckless Imprudence" case against Richard Gutierrez to Court of Appeals
pep.ph - 2010-07-07
Rizaldy Mariano, and Atty. Ricardo Moreno of the Abbas Law Firm ... In an interview with PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) last July 2 in his office in Greenhills, San Juan, Pardo's lawyer Atty. Abbas said they filed with the Supreme Court on July ...

G.R. No. 184722
sc.judiciary.gov.ph - 2010-03-15
Petitioner departed from the Philippines on 4 August 2003 on board the vessel ... he went to the Seamens Hospital for a thorough check-up. In his laboratory findings, it was shown that there were traces of blood with presence of stones in his urine.

Sun Micro wins intellectual property cases
International Business Times - 2009-12-15
U.S. computer maker Sun Microsystems Inc said on Tuesday it won intellectual property cases in both the United States and Britain. Sun said that in the U.S. case it obtained a federal court judgment against Sun Valley Technical Repair, describing it as a ...

Writer accuses Karen Davila of plagiarism
pep.ph - 2009-08-11
(081) Sa main entrance ng Philippine Overseas Employment agency o POEA building nagbigay siya ng maikling talumpati sa mga taong nagtipon sa kantong iyon ng Ortigas at EDSA. Pinuri ni Cory ang mapayapang pagkilos ng mga tao... Bandang 5:00 ng hapon ...

Lawmaker wants probe on effectiveness of Cheaper Medicines Act
Balita - 2009-07-29
MANILA, July 29 -- With the resumption of the third regular session of the 14th Congress, House Deputy Minority Leader and Paranaque Rep. Roilo Golez has asked the House Committee on Health to determine whether or not Republic Act 9502, also known as the ...

G.R. No. 159354
sc.judiciary.gov.ph - 2006-04-07
[9] Petitioners appealed the said decision to the National Labor Relations Commission ... The pertinent law governing retirement is found in the Labor Code, which provides: ART. 287. Retirement. Any employee may be retired upon reaching the retirement ...

DEFENDANT FACES 18-COUNT INDICTMENT IN FIRST JOINT CRIMINAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INVESTIGATION BY UNITED STATES AND CHINA
The United States Department Of Justice - 2005-10-24
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Randolph Hobson Guthrie III was arraigned in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Mississippi on charges resulting from the first joint United States-China intellectual property criminal investigation, the Department of Justice ...

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