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 ...

Greenpeace advocates for the rights of Filipinos not corporations
Greenpeace International - 2013-08-12
aimed to stop the experimental trials by the University of the Philippines Los BaƱos Foundation, University of the Philippines Mindanao Foundation and the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), all of whom signed a ...

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 MaƱosa, 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 MaƱosa, 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 ...

Court of Appeals junks motion for TRO
Sun Star - 2013-06-25
The 15th Division of the Appellate Court, chaired by Associate Justice Celia Librea-Lealogo, also reaffirmed the decision of the Accredited Voluntary Arbitrator (AVA) directing the CDC to immediately implement the Collective Bargaining Agreement signed by ...

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 ...

Crucial meeting of India, EU on FTA tomorrow to iron out issues
Economic Times - 2013-04-15
In pharma, the EU has been pushing for rights to seize drugs transiting through its territory in case its custom authorities suspect intellectual property violation, a demand which India has refused to give. The two-way trade stood at $91.3 billion in 2010-11.

Crucial meeting of India, EU on FTA tomorrow to iron out issues
Economic Times - 2013-04-14
In pharma, the EU has been pushing for rights to seize drugs transiting through its territory in case its custom authorities suspect intellectual property violation, a demand which India has refused to give. The two-way trade stood at $91.3 billion in 2010-11.

Court junks TRO bid vs. sin tax law implementation
GMA Network - 2013-01-17
A Manila court has junked the petition filed by liquor manufacturers seeking the issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the implementation of the controversial Sin Tax Reform Act of 2012. In a decision dated January 16, the Manila Regional ...

Cebu Pacific's 1st long-haul flight: Dubai
Rappler - 2013-01-17
According to the data from Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the UAE ranks second to Saudi Arabia in terms of number of land based new hires and re-hires. "Dubai is the largest ...

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 ...

China's intellectual property cases on the rise
Lexology - 2012-06-04
China's intellectual property cases increased signi cantly and many in uential, complicated and new cases appeared, according to the White Paper on Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property 2011 issued by the Supreme People's Court on April 19, 2012.

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 ...

DOJ affirms diplomatic immunity of Panamanian accused of rape
Sun Star - 2012-05-10
Thus, there is no more basis for her to order the Bureau of Immigration to place the diplomat in its lookout bulletin order to monitor his possible flight. "We had no reason to doubt the certification of the DFA and then subsequently, we are able to ...

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 ...

DOLE Announces the Venues for the 2012 Labor Day Job Fair
nursingguide.ph - 2012-04-27
As part of the Labor Day celebrations this year, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will hold what is said to be biggest jobs and livelihood fair of 2012. According to Labor Secretary, Rosalinda Baldoz, the job fair would gather 300 employers ...

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.

POEA Now Accepting Applications for the 4th Batch of Nurses and Caregivers to Japan
nursingguide.ph - 2011-09-13
For nurses and caregivers who wish to work in Japan, this is the time to submit your applications. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced that their agency is ready to accept applications for the 4 th batch of Filipino nurses ...

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 ...

G.R. No. 161934
sc.judiciary.gov.ph - 2010-10-06
Mongou Tchouake, stated that he diagnosed respondent's pain on the right foot as sciatic neuralgia and administered [drips], injection, and acupuncture ... Roman-Igual, a neurologist at Makati Medical Center. On June 30, 1997, respondent was subjected ...

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.

Immigration bans 3 Arabs for raping Filipina maid
Balita - 2010-02-21
MANILA, Feb. 21 -The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has banned from entering the country three Arab nationals, including a Syrian, who was convicted of sexually abusing a Filipina househelp in the United Arab Emirates last year. Immigration Commissioner ...

Korean Employment Permit Service set for implementation in RP this year -- POEA
Balita - 2010-01-04
Language Skills Institute to enroll for a refresher course. Applicants who are not more than 38 years old, preferably male and who have at least one year work experience and not restricted to travel to Korea, can preregister online using electronic ...

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 ...

Illegal immigration in California drops considerably
Balita - 2009-04-15
LOS ANGELES, April 15 -- Illegal immigration in California has fallen considerably due to mounting crackdowns and other factors, according to a report released on Tuesday. The state's share of the nation's 11.9 million undocumented immigrants dropped by ...

In Conor McPherson's 'Seafarer,' drink & the Devil are a good blend
New York Daily News - 2007-12-07
'The Seafarer.' Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St. Tickets: 76.50-$96.50; (212) 239-6200. Conor McPherson likes spinning supernatural stories as much as his characters love swilling whisky. So he keeps them coming. In his moody new work, "The Seafarer," which ...

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 ...

DEFENDANT FACES 18-COUNT INDICTMENT IN FIRST JOINT CRIMINAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INVESTIGATION BY UNITED STATES AND CHINA
www.justice.gov - 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 ...

The Case
sc.judiciary.gov.ph - 2001-08-16
The uncontested[6] facts are narrated by the CA as follows: Respondent is a domestic corporation duly organized and existing ... with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) as a value-added tax (VAT) taxpayer, respondent filed its quarterly returns with ...

Greenpeace urges BMA to junk incineration
Greenpeace International - 2001-02-16
instituting national programs such as product take back and environmental taxation on bad packaging, implementing various education and assistance programs, establishing economic incentives for disposal reduction and development of sorting, recycling and ...

REPUBLIC ACT No. 6533
lawphil.net - 1972-07-22
INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN ICE PLANT AND COLD STORAGE FACILITY, AND TO DISTRIBUTE AND SELL ICE SO MANUFACTURED AND FURNISH COLD STORAGE FACILITIES IN THE CITY OF GENERAL SANTOS. Section 1. Subject to the conditions imposed by ...

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