In boxing bout vs. poverty, PHL still a featherweight
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-29
BASED on the preliminary 2018 annual Labor and Employment Status data of the PSA, Metro Manila had one of the highest unemployment rates at 6.6 percent in 2018. This was higher than the average ...

Mom in labor misses graduation, receives MBA in hospital
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-29
A young woman from Connecticut, USA, had to miss her graduation from business school after she went into labor on the same day as the ceremony. Shannon Kaschak was slated to receive her MBA degree ...

DOH, DOF welcome additional tax on vape, e-cigarettes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-29
MANILA, Philippines - The health and finance departments on Wednesday welcomed the proposed imposition of additional taxes on vapes and e-cigarettes. Senator Ralph Recto made the proposal during ...

California Lawyers Association (CLA) Intellectual Property Section Conference To Address Critical Internet, E-Commerce and IP Legal Issues
Markets Insider - 2019-05-28
LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- "IP and the Internet," a full-day conference focusing on cutting edge legal issues concerning the Internet, e-commerce and intellectual property will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the UCLA Luskin ...

Recto seeks tax imposition on e-cigarettes, vapes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-28
MANILA, Philippines -- Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Tuesday that he would push for the imposition of tax on alternative products to cigarette smoking such as vapes and e ...

KWF calls on colleges, universities to keep national language in use and dynamic
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-28
Rodriguez, in a press conference on May 27 at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) lobby in Intramuros, Manila, said this is not the intent of the high court nor CHED ... which extended the primary school system by two years.

ADB okays $300-M loan for PH education project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-28
About 20 million high school students can expect improved access to "high-quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs" as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $300 ...

POEA warns vs work-reside in New Zealand scams
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-27
PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO THE PHILIPPINE Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned the public against paying high fees for schools in New Zealand that promise residency, noting that this is not in line with any existing policy of the country nor ...

Duterte signs law for poor
Journal - 2019-05-27
The incentives include income tax holidays, gross income taxation of five percent, 100 percent exemption on all taxes and customs duties on the importation of capital equipment, exemption of transportation and spare parts from tariffs and duties as well as ...

SC upholds K-to-12 program with finality
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-25
MANILA, Philippines ... 12 education program as it denied the motions for reconsideration regarding the removal of the subjects of Filipino, Panitikan and the Constitution from the college ...

Trump administration moves to revoke transgender health protection
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-24
As one of her first policy moves, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos withdrew ... according to the Williams Institute, a think tank focusing on LGBT policy at the UCLA School of Law.

75-year-old job hunters could become new normal in aging Japan
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-24
About a quarter of his work force is 60 or older. Business owners must understand that older workers typically mean lower productivity, so wages and output levels need to be managed accordingly ...

Senate OK of tenure bill bucked
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-24
For a company looking to invest in the country, the higher labor costs and lack of flexibility in labor arrangements may give them pause," she said. It remains to be seen if the bill will ...

Imee Marcos on historical revisionism: It's our duty to tell our side of the story
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 23) -- Amid accusations of historical revisionism, Senator-elect Imee Marcos says it is the duty of her family now to tell "their side of the story" on her ...

CA: Sale of SRP lots legal
philstar.com - 2019-05-23
CEBU, Philippines -- The Court of Appeals has denied a petition that questioned the sale of a 45.2-hectare lot at the South Road Properties in Cebu City. In effect, the appellate court affirmed a decision of the Regional Trial Court, which found the sale ...

Senate approves on 3rd reading the appointment of judges-at-large
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-21
Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban has said there were about 160,000 cases pending in the 1,200 first-level courts (city and municipal courts) and 640,000 in the 1,100 second ...

Passage of tobacco tax hike bill pushed
Journal - 2019-05-21
"These funds would go a long way towards improving health outcomes in the country, as well as improving mechanisms for policing cigarette smuggling and illicit trade," Gatchalian ... of Past Presidents of the Philippine College of Physicians ...

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