Lark Mentee Mark Joseph David steers Pal Maritime Corporation towards a successful future
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Pal Maritime President and Crewing Director, Mark Joseph David was chosen as one of two mentees under Lark's New Normal Business Council and Mentorship Program last year. As a second-generation

LIVE UPDATES: Supreme Court oral arguments on anti-terror law
Rappler - 2 months ago
The debate will focus on the purpose of the anti-terror law and how it possibly violates the Constitution and other existing laws. Bookmark and refresh this page for updates and analyses.

Bello: No ban on deployment of OFWs to UAE
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
He said the UAE government also helped the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in repatriating the remains of Daynolo during the weekend. Daynolo, a 30-year old receptionist at a ...

Caregivers needed in Israel -TESDA
Gov - 2 months ago
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is calling for Caregiving National Certificate (NC) II holders for job opportunities in Israel.TESDA said the job opportunity is under a government-to-government scheme and with no required

Terror law challengers, SolGen face off at SC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Lawyers representing individuals and groups against the antiterror law will face off on Tuesday with the Office of the Solicitor General at the Supreme Court for oral arguments

Tribunal holds mock bar exams amid coronavirus
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
THE SUPREME Court conducted mock digital bar exams on Sunday amid a coronavirus pandemic, it said in a statement on Monday. "The Supreme Court successfully conducted a pilot/mock bar as part of the process of transitioning into fully digital but localized bar examinations,

Arriving in Cebu from abroad? Here's what you need to know
Rappler - 2 months ago
If you're coming to the Philippines from another country via Cebu, there are a dozen steps to go through before you can go home

WATCH: Supreme Court anti-terror law oral arguments
Rappler - 2 months ago
After a long wait, the Supreme Court oral arguments on the anti-terror law finally pushes through, with 8 oralists representing the 37 petitions going face to face with Solicitor General Jose Calida.

Duterte vows justice for OFW found dead in Abu Dhabi
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
"May autopsy rin pong nangyayari ngayon sa panig ng NBI at lahat po ng gastos para ilibing si Mary Anne ay sagot po ng ating OWWA [Overseas Workers Welfare Administration]," said Roque

Bonanza for local govt
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
Funding sources of LGUs principally come from their tax collections from business and real property impositions, and subsidies or support from the national government, including the Internal ...

SC to hear arguments vs Anti-Terrorism Act
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
AFTER two postponements, the Supreme Court (SC) is finally set to hold an oral argument tomorrow on the legal issues being raised against the provisions of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and its implementing rules and regulations.

SC holds mock bar exams in 4 areas preparatory to digital tests in November
Manila Bulletin - 2 months ago
The Supreme Court (SC) conducted on Sunday, Jan. 31, an online pilot or mock bar examinations in preparation for the digital tests in November this year for the 2020 and 2021 law graduates.

Hampered by pandemic, BIR racing to collect P4-billion Isabela taxes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Hampered by the pandemic, the Bureau of Internal Revenue in Isabela has accelerated its tax collection among wholesalers, large distributors of goods, contractors, hardware

Passage of tax perks bill expected in 2 weeks
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
A delayed tax reform bill that would significantly cut corporate taxes will be passed in two weeks, according to Sen. Ralph Recto. This is the latest promise for a measure that could have already

SC rejects Calida plea; ATA oral arguments to push through on Feb. 2
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Oral arguments on petitions against the Anti-Terror Act (ATA) will push through on February 2, the Supreme Court (SC) has said, after it denied the bid of Solicitor General

SC junks Calida plea, pushes through with anti-terror law oral arguments
Rappler - 2 months ago
Citing COVID-19 'psych trauma,' the solicitor general wanted the oral arguments canceled. The justices would hear none of it.

Leonen: I'm not cut out to be Chief Justice at this time
Rappler - 2 months ago
When Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta retires in March, Associate Justice Marvic Leonen will be among the most senior justices who will be automatically nominated for the top Supreme Court post

US outraged by release of Daniel Pearl's killer - White House
Rappler - 2 months ago
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was the main suspect in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of the Wall Street Journal reporter, is acquitted by a panel of 3 judges

Ecozones waiting with bated breath: Vaccine for people, reforms for business
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
No economic zone was raised last year, and the same may be expected this year. As the business sector tries to reverse losses incurred from the Covid-19 lockdowns, a group of economic zone developers will play the year by ear.

BI needs 195 immigration officers
Gov - 2 months ago
CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 29 (PIA) - The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is in need of 195 immigration officers to augment the number of personnel deployed at international airports and seaports nationwide. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said they have opened the ...

Islamist convicted of beheading US journalist Daniel Pearl to go free
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of an Islamist convicted of beheading American journalist Daniel Pearl, a decision that has left his family in

Ex-justice is amicus curiae in anti-terror case
The Manila Times - 2 months ago
The Supreme Court has named a former member as an amicus curiae for the oral arguments on the Anti-Terrorism Law. In an en banc resolution, the court appointed retired Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza as amicus curiae or friend of the court.

Tax, financial sector reforms: Light at end of virus tunnel, or bad timing?
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
ALL eyes are on the fiscal reforms backed by the Department of Finance (DOF), especially now that the pandemic threatens to wipe out the economic gains of the Duterte administration. Three years after President Duterte signed into law the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN)--the first package

DOJ chief favors Con-Ass if Charter change is limited to economic provisions
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the proposed amendment of the 1987 Constitution for the purpose of easing up economic restrictions should be left to the discretion of Congress. In his view, amending the Constitution through a constitutional convention (Con-Con) where delegates are elected by the people would only be

PH economy plunges by record -9.5% in 2020 as Q4 GDP maintains slump
CNN Philippines - 2 months ago
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 28) -- The Philippine economy shrank by another 8.3% in the last three months of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cripple consumer spending and ...

PLM College of Law professor appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice
Gov - 2 months ago
College of Law Professor is appointed as Supreme Court Associate Justice today by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.Justice Jhosep Y. Lopez was chosen by President Duterte as the new Associate Justice of the Supremem Court,

PLM College of Law professor appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice
Gov - 2 months ago
College of Law Professor is appointed as Supreme Court Associate Justice today by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.Justice Jhosep Y. Lopez was chosen by President Duterte as the new Associate Justice of the Supremem Court,

Intellectual property filings declined in 2020Ā­-IPOPHL
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
The Covid-19 pandemic has prevented innovators from carrying on with their projects as intellectual property (IP) applications filed before the government last year went down by mostly double digits.

SC orders Nueva Ecija judge to justify order on poll dispute
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
A trial court judge is now in hot water after the Supreme Court ordered him to answer an administrative complaint lodged against him by Jaen, Nueva Ecija Mayor Sylvia Austria. Mayor Austria has accused Branch 27,

Governors urge national government for immediate approval of additional US$280 Million fund for DA
Gov - 2 months ago
BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 27 -- The League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) has called on the national government for the immediate approval and release of the US$ 280 Million (around Php 14 billion) second additional financing from the World Bank for the ...

DOLE-RCC 12 holds caravan for displaced workers in Polomolok
Gov - 2 months ago
With DOLE as the lead agency, the RCC is composed of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB), National Conciliation and Mediation Board ...

Tax-related digitalization projects, fuel marking program to be fully implemented this year
Gov - 2 months ago
The Department of Finance (DOF) expects the full nationwide implementation in 2021 of the fuel marking program and several digitalization projects to improve tax administration, in step with its goal of utilizing new technologies to improve tax compliance and fight

Tax-related digitalization projects, fuel marking program to be fully implemented this year
Gov - 2 months ago
The Department of Finance (DOF) expects the full nationwide implementation in 2021 of the fuel marking program and several digitalization projects to improve tax administration, in step with its goal of utilizing new technologies to improve tax compliance and fight

Charter change debates in Philippines: Latest updates, videos, analysis
Rappler - 2 months ago
asked Monsod. Former Supreme Court justice Adolf Azcuna, a member of the 1986 Constitutional Commission (ConCom), said charter changes should be limited to "flexible" economic provisions and should not extend to "bedrock principles" that are meant ...

Airport City displaces Bulacan fisherfolk
Rappler - 2 months ago
Less than a month since the filing of a writ of kalikasan plea, the Supreme Court (SC) junked the petition of Bulakan, Bulacan fisherfolk and civil society groups against the construction of the New Manila International Airport (NMIA). On January 5 ...

SC says arresting officers mishandled evidence; orders release of drug suspect
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
The Supreme Court has reminded anti-illegal drug operatives that keeping the integrity of items confiscated from an accused is vital in the successful prosecution of drug cases. In a 12-page resolution made public on January 19,

2 former Supreme Court justices push back vs Parlade threats
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
A group led by two retired Supreme Court justices has asked the High Tribunal to act on the "threats" made by a controversial army general against individuals who

Duterte appoints CA magistrate to Supreme Court
BusinessWorld - 2 months ago
Duterte has appointed an appellate court justice to the Supreme Court, according to the tribunal. Jhosep Y. Lopez will replace Justice Priscilla J. Baltazar-Padilla, who retired for health reasons in November,

Taxes collected from Pogos rise to P7.18 billion in 2020, up 11%
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
TAXES collected from Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (Pogos) by Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) even rose to P7.18 billion last year amid the impact of lockdown measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

US Senate votes overwhelmingly to confirm Yellen as first female Treasury chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
Janet Yellen won overwhelming Senate confirmation as the first woman to lead the U.S. Treasury on Monday, setting her quickly to work with Congress on coronavirus relief, reviewing

New SC Associate Justice: Justice Jhosep Y. Lopez
Gov - 2 months ago
MalacaƱang appointed Justice Jhosep Y. Lopez as the 190th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on Monday,5, 2021. His appointment completes the 15-member roster of the SC.Prior to his appointment to the SC,

CA Justice Jhosep Lopez appointed to Supreme Court
GMA Network - 2 months ago
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Court of Appeals Justice Jhosep Lopez to the Supreme Court (SC). Lopez is filling the spot vacated by Justice Priscilla Baltazar-Padilla, who retired last year at 62, eight years ahead of the mandatory retirement age ...

OWWA calls for scholarship applicants
Gov - 2 months ago
SAN FERNANDO City, Jan. 26 (PIA) -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) - Regional Welfare Office 1 is still accepting applicants for the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP). The ODSP is a scholarship program that offers a Php20,000 ...

Trump impeach - US Senate
The Manila Times - 2 months ago
House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate late Monday for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.

'Clear threat': Ex-SC justices seek Solgen comment on Parlade's social media post
philstar.com - 2 months ago
Retired Supreme Court justices Antonio Carpio and Conchita Carpio Morales led others in a petition asking the solicitor general if posts by Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade should be considered an official communication from government.

With Trump gone, US Supreme Court pulls plug on anti-corruption cases
Rappler - 2 months ago
Only Trump losing the presidency and leaving office ended these corrupt constitutional violations and stopped these groundbreaking lawsuits,' CREW Executive Director Noah Bookbinder says

China between a civilization and a state
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
The 21st-century conversation between powerful Asian states faces a Freudian predicament: Do they talk as post-colonial states, or should they engage as competing empires like their past masters?

House OKs bill to protect self-employed persons
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
The House Committee on Ways and Means on Monday approved a bill that would provide legal and contractual protections to freelancers or self-employed individuals in the country.

House panels OK bill protecting freelancers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2 months ago
The bill protecting the rights of freelancers in the country may now be transmitted to the House plenary after getting the approval of two committees in the lower

Lawmaker eyes new revenue stream from digital tax law
BusinessMirror - 2 months ago
A lawmaker on Tuesday said that the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine, passage of the corporate income tax and incentives... AS floor deliberations on House Bill 7425 (Digital Taxation Act) resume ...

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