War declared vs vote-buying
philstar.com - 2019-05-08
In response to the call of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has ordered that lowest paid teachers are exempt from honoraria tax for their poll duties. Pursuant to BIR Ruling No. 759-18 issued on May 8 last year ...

PH, China eye expanding Mandarin training for Filipino teachers
Rappler - 2019-05-07
"What both countries want is an acceleration of this exchange because so far nearly 300 teachers have already been trained in the Mandarin language at the Confucius Institute here in the Philippines ... particularly technical and information and technology ...

COA orders PSALM to pay Sem-Calaca Power P477 million
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-06
In November 2017, a petition for money claim against PSALM was filed with the COA for the enforcement of the ERC decision, which was affirmed by the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court orders rebidding of power company deals signed after June 2015
Rappler - 2019-05-06
This will compel distribution utilities like the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) to enter into a competitive selection process instead of prior deals which advocates say could burden consumers for 20 years. The decision stemmed from a November 2016 ...

Supreme Court orders competitive selection process on all power supply agreements...
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-06
THE Supreme Court (SC) has directed the conduct of competitive selection process (CSP) on all power supply agreements (PSAs) submitted by distribution utilities on or after June 30, 2015.

Marcley Augustus Natu-el: 2018 Bar Exams 2nd placer fulfills his six-year-old dream
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-05
He was very involved in the Student Government and the Junior Philippines Institute of Accountants ... Being a CPA enabled him to help in the family business. He also dabbled into teaching ...

Love in time of Labor Day
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-04
Across the country, some 3 million construction workers are helping real estate firms bring their ... that have significantly contributed to the Philippine economy. A day before Labor Day, teams ...

Boracay police task force deactivated
Rappler - 2019-05-04
It was comprised of personnel from Philippine Navy, Bureau of Immigration, Philippine Army, Philippine National Police and Philippine Coast Guard. The security coverage included the municipalities of Ibajay, Buruanga, Malay and Nabas in Aklan and part of ...

Australian judge jails extremist for Philippine terror plot
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-04
MELBOURNE, Australia -- The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government was sentenced by an ...

1,800 hurdle 2018 Bar
philstar.com - 2019-05-03
DLSU-Manila College of Law opened in 2009. Four University of San Carlos (Cebu City) students completed the top 10: second placer Marcley Augustus Natu-el with a ranking of 87.5300 percent; third placer Mark Lawrence Badayos with 85.8420 percent ...

Faith, hard work key to topping 2019 Bar exam
Sun Star - 2019-05-03
I stayed in Cebu for the review and most of the notes that I read ... University with 85.4210 percent passing rate (fifth), Nadaine P. Tongco of the University of the Philippines with 85.0320 percent passing rate (sixth), Patricia O. Sevilla of the ...

Turn your properties into ecozones - Plaza
Sun Star - 2019-05-03
She said tax perks offered by the agency complement the upgraded international ... lessen the operating expenses and redirect budget to improve other facets of the business. Suarez said Plaza will return to Cebu to meet tourism stakeholders again.

Ateneo grad tops bar exams
Journal - 2019-05-03
Cacdac (Labor Law & Social Legislation), attorney Ma. Ngina Teresa V. Chan-Gonzaga (Civil Law), attorney Carlos Baniqued (Taxation), Dean Cesar L. Villanueva (Mercantile Law), Retired Court of Appeals Justice Edgardo P. Cruz (Criminal Law), attorney ...

Atenean tops Bar, top 10 dominated by University of San Carlos
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-03
The subject which had the least number of passers was Taxation where only 1,532 takers passed or a passing rate of 18.7837%. Initially, the SC said 8,158 law graduates took the exam but three of them dropped out during the exams held at the University of ...

PROFILES: The men and women of the Comelec running the 2019 elections
Rappler - 2019-05-03
Kho, who hails from Jolo, Sulu, earned his law degree from the San Beda College of Law in 1991 ... She was also presiding judge in Makati City for 3 years, and presiding judge in Manila for more than 9 years. Inting also worked as prosecutor for 6 years ...

Ateneo de Manila, University of San Carlos grads top 2018 Bar exams
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-03
The subject which has the least number of passers was in Taxation (10%) where only 18. 78 percent percent or 1,532 examinees passed. Other subjects covered by the Bar exams are Political Law and ...

Ateneo de Manila University grad tops 2018 Bar exam
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-03
Bar examinees hurdled a total of eight subjects for four consecutive Sundays in November: Political Law and Labor Law, Civil Law and Taxation, Mercantile Law and Criminal Law, Remedial Law and ...

Bb. Pilipinas 2019 candidate Bea Patricia Magtanong among 2018 bar-exam passers
PEP - 2019-05-03
That is 22.07 percent of 8,155 hopefuls who took the bar exams on four consecutive Sundays at the University of Santo Tomas in November 2018. The results were released by the Supreme Court on Friday, May 3. Patch is currently among the 40 candidates ...

MORE transparency in China deals
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-02
Three China-related business stories in BusinessWorld last week caught my attention, short quotes from them are shown: 1. PHL, Chinese firms sign $12-B in business deals (April 27): "THE Philippine business delegation and Chinese companies on Friday ...

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