Tiptoeing through the tulips of The Netherlands
Inquirer - 2019-02-22
As early as the 12th century, numerous floods ravaged its lands, killed thousands of people, and adversely affected its agricultural ... Court and the Council of State. Nevertheless, this city ...

An Intellectual Property Law perspective on Open Source Software Licences
Lexology - 2019-02-22
Open source software generally describes software with publicly available source codes, which third parties can access, modify and re-distribute. In comparison, the source codes of closed source software are not disclosed to the public or disclosed only in ...

Japanese same-sex couples sue for equal marital rights
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-21
The Supreme Court last month upheld a law that effectively requires transgender people to be sterilized before they can have their gender changed on official documents. The LGBT equal rights ...

Angara, Romero hail PH Sports Training Center Act as a 'dream come true'
SPIN - 2019-02-21
"Certainly, this is one of the landmark sports projects under the administration of President Duterte." "Everything about this PSTC must be a labor of love, graft and corruption free and must meet world-class standards," said Romero.

The Freeman celebrates a hundred years!
philstar.com - 2019-02-21
Just a few weeks ago, the University of the Visayas (UV ... development of springs and rehabilitation of existing water wells in all Barangays of the Philippines. This is a law few local government officials know even exists, much more all the barangay ...

Economic team in Japan to pursue infrastructure deals
philstar.com - 2019-02-20
Dominguez and other officials from the DOF will also visit the National Tax College Osaka Training Center to learn ... since 2016 to fund nine projects in the fields of infrastructure, agriculture and marine safety, Among those signed by the two countries ...

Yen-funded infrastructure projects top PHL-Japan meeting
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-20
Philippine officials will also report on the ongoing peace process in Mindanao, following the approval of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which ... the National Tax College Osaka Training ...

Jordanian man, partner arrested at NAIA for illegal recruitment
philstar.com - 2019-02-19
MANILA, Philippines -- A Jordanian and his partner were arrested for large-scale illegal recruitment by the National Bureau of Investigation at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on Monday. Ali Moh Khalil Tarrish and Myra Olor were about to ...

ERC orders Meralco to publish list of P4.41-billion tax refund qualifiers
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-19
Meralco was also instructed to post in all its business offices the notice and the list of names of customers who have not claimed the tax refund for their information and reference.

STI buys seafarer school
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-19
STI Education Services Group Inc. on Tuesday said it is buying NAMEI Polytechnic Institute, a school for seafarers. "NAMEI offers courses in Maritime Transportation, and Marine Engineering and N ...

Duterte allows NDFP chief negotiator to return to PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-19
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte bared on Tuesday that he would allow Fidel Agcaoili, chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), to return in the ...

Priest arrested anew for abusing 50 more victims, mostly altar boys
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-19
Authorities arrested Father Kenneth Pius Hendricks more than two months after he was first detained at the Bureau of Immigration (BI) detention cell in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City for sexual ...

Withholding on regular suppliers: Is it time to revisit?
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
But then this remedy may not be feasible or practical to all TWAs. One of the very first things I learned in taxation when I was still in school is the principle of administrative feasibility for a sound tax system. Tax laws should be capable of being ...

Whistle-blowers are badly needed, but they have to be protected
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-18
It became obvious that compliance officers/security managers will play an increasingly important role in business and the government as we move forward. We also raised and discussed the need to ...

Palace tells Congress to pass new tax amnesty law that will prevent fraud
philstar.com - 2019-02-18
MANILA, Philippines -- MalacaƱang is optimistic that lawmakers will heed President Rodrigo Duterte's call for them to pass a tax amnesty measure that will lift bank secrecy for fraud. Duterte signed the tax amnesty law last February 14 but vetoed some ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed picture of border perils
WRAL - 2019-02-16
That's from money approved by Congress a year ago, most of which was for renovating existing ... veterans died while waiting months for appointments at the Phoenix VA medical center. The program currently allows veterans to see doctors outside the VA ...

Trump declares border national emergency to bipartisan skepticism
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-16
Trump griped about the legal battles to come in a sing-song tone, predicting the matter will eventually come before the Supreme Court. "We will have a national emergency, and we will then be sued ...

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