Time to adopt intellectual property policy for universities
The Daily Star - 2019-07-29
Bangladesh has continuously been ranking in poor position at global and regional innovations index. Despite the noticeable progress in many areas, including ICT sectors, the scenario of innovations and creativity remain dissatisfactory. What factors are ...

Nominees for Parangal sa Matatag na Pamilyang OFW in CV opens
Philippine Information Agency - 2019-07-29
CEBU CITY, July 17 (PIA) --- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Region 7 is now accepting nominations for the Search for the Parangal sa Matatag na Pamilyang OFW or Model OFW Family of the Year Awardees (MOFYA) 2019, according to OWWA-7 ...

Filipino urged to be used in sciences as well
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-28
The conference was held after the controversial decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the memorandum of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) removing Filipino and Panitikan as core subjects ...

A city's first pride march was meant to be a day of joy. The far right turned it into chaos
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-28
The northeastern city of 298,000 is located in the Bible-belt region of Podlasie, which is a PiS stronghold and has become synonymous with far-right ... in central and eastern Europe.

Is federalism the key to economic development and competitiveness?
philstar.com - 2019-07-28
While taxation and fiscal policy remain primarily a power of the Federal Government, the regional governments are also given power to generate sources of revenue and collect certain taxes already enumerated in the draft constitution and those that Congress ...

Duterte shutdown order stuns lottery operators
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Marites, 47, woke up early on Saturday to collect the bets for Small Town Lottery (STL) in her neighborhood in Booy village in Tagbilaran, Bohol, where she has been working ...

Duterte signs tobacco excise tax bill into law
philstar.com - 2019-07-25
MANILA, Philippines ?-- President Rodrigo Duterte Thursday signed into law the bill raising the excise tax on tobacco products to support the government's health care program, MalacaƱang said. Republic Act 11346 will hike tobacco excise tax rates and ...

Carpio: Duterte-Xi fishing deal can be questioned before SC
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-25
The constitutionality of the supposed fishing deal between President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping can be assailed before the Supreme Court (SC), Senior Associate Justice ...

Senate ready to hear arguments of Trabaho bill critics-Sotto
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-23
bill to cut down to 20 percent the existing 30-percent corporate tax rates and rationalize fiscal incentives. But Senate President Vicente Sotto III suggested that Trabaho bill critics first wait ...

DOLE: Draft bill creating OFW department has been submitted to MalacaƱang
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-23
In his recommendation, Bello suggested integrating the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), National Reintegration Center for OFWs ...

JLL reveals Philippine property market will remain vigorous for the second half of 2019
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-23
A total of 36,500 square meters were taken up in Q2 2019 with the biggest share being in Cebu City at 51%. Demand drivers are Online Gaming in Lapu-Lapu City and ESL schools in Cebu. Cebu has ...

Ferdinand Gaite, from union to lawmaking
Bulatlat - 2019-07-22
In all those years, he became very active in union organizing and in pushing for meaningful reforms not just with OWWA employees but also with other government employees unions they were working hand-in-hand with under the then newly-established ...

Duterte told to roll out better farm policies
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-22
To keep up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Chikiamco said, government must consider amending the Labor Code. "Artificial intelligence and other digital technologies will disrupt many ...

Pinoy workers stage more strikes in Jan-May
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-22
Labor groups march along EspaƱa Street in Manila in this 2018 BusinessMirror file photo. The incidents of labor strikes jumped in the first five months of the year and the number could continue ...

Industry 4.0 and inequality: What could possibly go wrong?
BusinessWorld - 2019-07-21
Automated banking help lines are the least of its problems; hundreds of thousands of back office jobs hang in the balance while AI starts to be applied to skilled white-collar tasks like credit analysis, legal and accounting functions, and regulatory ...

Duterte appointees to dominate SC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-20
del Castillo, will be honored by his colleagues on Friday, July 26, to mark his retirement from the Supreme Court. The Constitution says that members of the judiciary "shall hold office during good behavior until they reach the age of seventy years ...

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