Enhancing human capital
BusinessMirror - 2019-01-16
Four out of five Fortune 500 companies operate one or more subsidiaries in countries broadly perceived to operate preferential corporate tax regimes--often referred to as tax havens.

DOJ junks appeal of Maria Ressa, Rappler over tax evasion charges
CNN Philippines - 2019-01-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 16) -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) has denied the appeal of Rappler Holdings Corporation (RHC) and its president Maria Ressa over the tax evasion ...

From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting US economy
Inquirer - 2019-01-16
Some Americans who are trying to start small businesses face delays in obtaining the required tax identification number ... by federal workers but also by business people, households and travelers ...

DOJ denies Rappler Holdings and Maria Ressa appeal over tax charges
Rappler - 2019-01-16
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Justice (DOJ) has denied the appeal of Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa over 4 counts of alleged failure to supply correct information in the tax returns, and one count of tax evasion.

Servicio Filipino, US-based organization launches workforce development solution in the Philippines
Global Nation - 2019-01-16
Servicio Filipino, Inc., a leading workforce provider in the Philippines and its subsidiary ... of the annual survey of the Swiss-based business school International Institute for Management ...

DOLE to assist in re-employing Hanjin workers
CNN Philippines - 2019-01-15
"We're not in that business. It's not in our policy to get into that business but there are a lot of private companies wanting to get in," Lopez said. READ: Central bank says lenders' exposure ...

Better in 2019: What a year taught young activists
Bulatlat - 2019-01-15
There is also a decline in manufacturing data from China as figures have hit a two-year low ... and their schools have also helped establish the Lumad school in Metro Manila and the campout of the striking workers of the Sumifru company.

Legarda: Senate will prioritize passage of 2019 Budget
Philippine Information Agency - 2019-01-14
Upon resumption of session, the budget of the following agencies will be subject to plenary debates: Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of National Defense (DND), Department of Health (DOH), Bureau of ...

Top 10 easiest places in the world to do business
Inquirer - 2019-01-14
BEIJING -- New Zealand has been named the easiest place in the world to do business, followed by Singapore and Denmark, according to Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform, a report released ...

Collection in 9 months under TRAIN 94.7% of target: DOF
BusinessMirror - 2019-01-13
The DOF remains confident it will hit its TRAIN annual target collection of P63.3 billion, on the back of the improved collection performance of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of ...

DENR, 12 agencies to craft Manila Bay rehab plan
BusinessMirror - 2019-01-13
The DENR chief also gave concerned business establishments three months to put up their own STPs. To jump-start the rehabilitation, the DENR will start the cleanup of esteros by tracing the ...

Court ruling vs RCBC executive to help in fund recovery-AMLC
BusinessMirror - 2019-01-13
contesting the lifting of the freeze order on the bank account of Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels, Inc. [Solaire Resort and Casino]." The case started when the BB funds were stolen from its ...

Indonesia plans more flexible working hours for women
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-01-13
JAKARTA -- The Manpower Ministry is planning to issue a regulation that will make it possible for women to work more flexible hours and thus increase their participation in the labor market.

Germany hiring 400 nurses; POEA opens applications
Global Nation - 2019-01-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has announced that they are accepting applications for nurses to work in Germany. Under the Triple Win Project of ...

House to focus on oversight function -- GMA
philstar.com - 2019-01-12
Deputy speaker and Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu said the proposed estate tax liabilities amnesty "will promote the interest of heirs in developing inherited real properties and boost revenues of local government units."

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-01-12
BANGKOK -- An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has granted her asylum ...

SC asked to revisit 3rd Division ruling on case involving UCPB
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-01-11
Arranza said that in the decision, the Third Division reversed a favorable decision in favor of United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) that was rendered earlier by the Court of Appeals. Arranza is ...

Diokno, kin invited to House probe on budget anomalies, says Andaya
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-01-11
PAMPANGA, Philippines -- The House rules panel has invited Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, his daughter, Charlotte Justin, and his in-laws who are incorporators of Aremar Construction Corp. to ...

Some 3,000 workers of Korean shipmaker Hanjin may face layoffs after firm files for rehab
CNN Philippines - 2019-01-11
The SBMA is coordinating with the Department of Labor and Employment, as well as the Department of Public Works and Highways to address the possible layoffs.

Automated Mgmt. Sys. Inc. v. Rappaport Hertz Cherson Rosenthal PC
Law - 2019-01-10
Cherson, and Michael C. Rosenthal (the "Individual Defendants," and together with RHCR, the "RHCR Defendants"), and Defendant Branko Rakamaric (collectively, "Defendants") for copyright infringement, breach of contract, and unfair competition.

Foil to evil brothers Abinicio and Quoranto
Inquirer Opinion - 2019-01-09
Jovito Palparan Jr. and his coaccused in the abduction and disappearance of University of the Philippines student activists ... begged the cops to spare his life. Delos Santos gave a name and a face to the brutal drug war of the Duterte administration.

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