YG Entertainment founder Yang Hyun Suk resigns from all positions amid drug, sex scandals
PEP - 2019-06-15
"However, I'll be stepping down from all my positions and business at YG from today forwards ... In the same month, YG Entertainment went under investigation for alleged tax evasion by the national tax service of South Korea. On Wednesday, June 12 ...

Tour of China shows a nation girding for protracted trade war
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-15
PRESIDENT Donald Trump is eager to crow about the economic weapon he wielded against Mexico to win concessions on immigration: "Tariffs are a great negotiating tool," he declared on Tuesday.

KAPA Ministry assure its founder won't leave the country
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 15) -- The KAPA Community Ministry spokesperson said the religious group's founder will not leave the country. This is amid the Immigration Lookout Bulletin ...

Carpio: PH must demand compensation from China after West PH Sea collision
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said in a statement issued late Friday. Last June 9, the captain and crew of the sinking F/B Gimver 1 were abandoned at sea following the ...

New Baguio mayor to hold office at former dump
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
It has been there a long time," Magalong said at a media briefing on Monday. In August 2012, the Court of Appeals granted the writ of kalikasan and writ of continuing mandamus that required the ...

BI on lookout for KAPA execs
philstar.com - 2019-06-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Officials and incorporators of the Kapa Community Ministry International Inc. (KAPA) have been placed on the immigration lookout bulletin order for their alleged involvement in an investment scam. KAPA founder Joel Apolinario and ...

US seniors more likely to work longer in big metro areas
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-14
In this Tuesday, April 16, 2019, photo Steve Burghardt, a professor of social work at the City University of New York, gestures as he speaks in his office at Hunter College's Silberman School of ...

DOJ issues lookout order for Kapa, ALAMCCO execs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) against eight incorporators and eight officers of KAPA Community Ministry ...

Globe myBusiness, CPPI to provide relevant business solutions to pawnshop owners
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-14
Despite the many services offered by various banks in the Philippines, traditional pawnshops are still alive and well in the country. A majority of Filipinos, even in this digital world, still ...

Duque reminds Lacson: Case on OWWA fund mess long been dismissed
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-14
MANILA, Philippines - Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has reminded critics that the case against him for the alleged misuse of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) funds has long ...

DOLE unit, Facebook partnership to boost OFW digital literacy, entrepreneurial skills
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-13
"Once they developed the confidence to build the business, they can now look for bigger growth," she pointed out. On its first year, the program trained over 140,000 OFWs on digital skills for ...

SEC raises alarm over growing investment scams perpetuated by religious groups
philstar.com - 2019-06-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised the alarm bells over the apparent growing number of investment scams perpetuated by religious leaders. SEC chairperson Emilio Aquino noted the increasing number of ...

893 joins Kalayaan job fair in NegOcc; 37 hired on the spot
Sun Star - 2019-06-13
THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) in Negros Occidental has registered a total of 893 applicants during its Kalayaan Job and Livelihood Fair held at the Event Center of 888 Premier Mall in Bacolod City on Wednesday. Of which, 37 were hired on ...

Bolster K-12 program to address jobs-skills mismatch in PH - Villanueva
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-13
Villanueva, chair of the Senate labor committee, issued this statement after the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that underemployment rate in the country in April 2019 stands at 13 ...

Implementation of PH-Kuwait labor deal questioned after rape of OFW
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Joel Villanueva on Thursday questioned if the labor deal between the Philippines and Kuwait which seeks to protect overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Gulf ...

DFA raises alert level in Sudan amid civil unrest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-13
The DFA said that the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will only allow the return of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) if they have existing employment contracts and in consideration of ...

Robredo camp sees confirmation of win, urges PET to decide on Marcos protest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-13
MANILA, Philippines - The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday prodded the Supreme Court sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to resolve the election protest filed by ...

Police powers given to BIR, BOC staff
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-13
To effectively implement the fuel marking system rolled out last March, personnel of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will be granted police powers to inspect ...

China, US welcome to help PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, who led the flag-raising ceremony Wednesday at the Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan City, gave his own definition of independence ...

Business style clarified
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-12
One of the amendments introduced in the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law is related to the issuance of receipts or sales/commercial invoices under Section 237 of the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC). Previously, all persons ...

DOLE plans to limit deployment of nurses overseas amid shortage
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-12
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said he may soon instruct the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to slow down the processing of nurses bound for jobs abroad. The labor ...

DOF to work with Congress to speed up tax reform bills
philstar.com - 2019-06-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Finance (DOF) is studying ways to effectively engage lawmakers in the 18th Congress to help speed up the approval of the remaining tax reform proposals of the Duterte administration. During a recent DOF executive ...

Effective methods in resolving conflict
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-12
Political and business groups also often use this method. Mediation--When negotiations fail and an impasse occur, parties often call in an independent mediator to try to facilitate settlement of ...

GMANetwork.com - Corporate - Official Corporate Website of the Kapuso Network
GMA Network - 2019-06-12
She graduated cum laude, BS Management Engineering ... of Laws from Harvard University. She is a junior partner in Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion&Lucila and is an Associate Professor in the University of the Philippines, College of Law where she taught ...

Romualdez track record cited
Journal - 2019-06-12
Jericho Nograles bared that the 54-strong Partylist Coalition Foundation Inc. (PCFI ... a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the Ivy League school, in Cornell University, and a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management ...

Freedom Day jobseekers reach to 1.5T
Sun Star - 2019-06-12
11,500 for overseas employment generated from the 22 Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) accredited recruitment agencies; and 1,534 job vacancies for government from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Department of Social Welfare and ...

Infowars, Alex Jones to pay $15,000 settlement over Pepe the Frog copyright infringement
New York Daily News - 2019-06-11
Infowars has agreed to pay a $15,000 settlement to resolve a copyright infringement lawsuit over its use of Pepe the Frog, an amphibious cartoon hijacked by the far-right and often at the center of racist memes online. Conspiracy theorist and Infowars co ...

Too good to be true: Why the government is shutting KAPA down
philstar.com - 2019-06-11
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte last week said he wants KAPA-Community Ministry International, Inc. shut down amid allegations that the non-stock corporation is operating a fraudulent investment scheme. Duterte issued the order during his ...

Top 100 Cebuano Personalities - Hilario G. Davide, Jr.
philstar.com - 2019-06-11
He currently serves as member of the Philippine National Group of the Permanent Court of Arbitration ... He earned his Bachelor of Laws in 1959 from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He was awarded honorary doctoral degrees in law, public ...

Most of Cabinet members richer in 2018
philstar.com - 2019-06-11
Also richer last year were National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. (P25.745 million from P25.25 million), Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III (P16.38 million from P15.75 million), Presidential Legislative Liaison Office chief Adelino Sitoy (P10.04 ...

Makati to Cubao via Edsa in 5 minutes? Travel at 180 kph
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-11
MANILA, Philippines -- When President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Saturday to make travel time from Makati to Cubao in southern Quezon City only 5 minutes, how will he carry out his plan? "Surprise!

Group continues fight to retain Filipino, Panitikan in language curriculum
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- In a last ditch effort to convince the Supreme Court to retain Filipino and Panitikan in the language curriculum, members of the Alyansa ng mga Tagapagtanggol ng Wikang ...

Ease of doing business at the BIR
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
I even met some of the familiar faces from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) who are tasked to implement the provisions of the Ease of Doing Business Law within the Bureau. Their mission is not easy. Breaking down decades-old practices and mindsets at ...

Angara: PhilHealth needs more managers, fraud investigators than doctors
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Those type of professionals because we should transform (it into) a really professional insurance corporation," Angara ... that would increase the excise tax on tobacco products.

CCCI to hold tax management clinics
Sun Star - 2019-06-10
One particular vulnerable point of business compliance in the Philippines is taxation ... In partnership with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Picpa), the chamber will provide assistance in the management of taxes through its ...

2019 Independence Day lead celeb set in Lapu-Lapu City
Gov - 2019-06-10
The event will serve as the one-stop shop for services from the following government agencies: Social Security System (SSS), Pag-IBIG, Philhealth, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Philippine Overseas Employment ...

Criminal raps readied vs Kapa over investment scam
Sun Star - 2019-06-10
SEC has also petitioned the Court of Appeals (CA) to freeze Kapa's assets. Kapa has managed to get a Regional Trial Court in General Santos City to issue a preliminary injunction against the CDO issued by the SEC. But Aquino cited Section 179 of the ...

SC urged to reconsider ruling on removal of Filipino, Panitikan as core college subjects
philstar.com - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines-- The Alyansa ng mga Tagpagtanggol ng Wikang Filipino on Monday urged the Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling upholding the removal of Filipino and Panitkian as required subjects in college. Tanggol Wika submitted a letter to Chief ...

Asian stocks rise as Chinese trade data beats expectations
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
SINGAPORE -- Asian financial markets advanced Monday after China released better-than-expected trade data for May, though worries remain over trade negotiations between the Washington and Beijing.

American fugitive nabbed in Tarlac
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines - An American fugitive was arrested by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in his residence in Tarlac City. Ricky Masanque Sanchez, 44, is wanted by American authorities for ...

POEA announces process for nursing jobs in Saudi Arabia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is looking to hire 1,000 specialist nurses with a basic salary of more than P50,000, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment ...

African-American freedom fighter
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-09
On June 12, 1898, the first democratic Republic outside of the Western Hemisphere was established in Asia ... Fagen was a member of the 24th Cavalry Regiment that sailed for the Philippines in June 1899, a few months after hostilities broke out between ...

Cebu Chamber, PICPA to hold tax counselling sessions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-09
is partnering with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for the conduct of tax compliance seminars for chamber members. An advisory issued by CCCI president Virgilio ...

The unseen struggles of ensuring every Filipino has a home
philstar.com - 2019-06-08
MANILA, Philippines -- For the past 49 years ... for many as an estimated backlog is reported to have reached 6.7 million as of 2015. A study by the University of Asia and Pacific showed the Philippines would need 12.3 million housing units by 2030.

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Mary Harvey is the CEO of the Geneva-based Centre for Sport and Human Rights, the type of organization that pressured Qatar to reform labor practices -- particularly regarding migrant labor ...

A new kind of surveillance is coming to US skies-in a balloon
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-07
Asked if the company would sell access to police departments, Andrew Antonio, director of business development for World View, said "flying a Stratollite is no different" than how "domestic ...

SC allows Bohol Governor-elect Arthur Yap to travel abroad
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Yap, together with former Department of Science and Technology (DOST ... the P15.8 million car plan of the Philippine Rice Research Institute in 2008 and 2009. He was charged in his capacity ...

WATCH: Sedan catches fire on Edsa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
A Twitter alert from the Metro Manila Development Authority confirmed the incident that happened around 1:00 p.m. Traffic enforcers are already at the site, according to MMDA. A Makati Central ...

'Trump effect' on closure of US immigration international offices
philstar.com - 2019-06-07
Form I-730 or refugee/asylee relative petition should be filed with the Nebraska or Texas Service Center while ... Including the Philippines, the number of visas granted lowered to 12% in the first two years of the Trump administration. Data from the ...

Pageant training harder than Bar preparations - Bb. Pilipinas contestant
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Pilipinas titles this year. Reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray will relinquish her national crown, together with Miss Intercontinental Karen Gallman, Miss International runner-up Ahtisa Manalo ...

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