Heroism through volunteerism
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-12-21
Volunteer Jovito Liwat Jr., who is also a pastor and farmer interacts at a gathering with his community folks as he endeavors to lead them live a life free of poverty and into a life of successful endeavors. (Photo: DSWD XII) "Ask not what your country ...

Philconsa asks Supreme Court: Declare BOL unconstitutional
Rappler - 2018-12-18
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa ... which creates the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in place of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). Named respondents in the petition are the Senate represented by ...

As DOTr starts crackdown, Angkas turns to court of public opinion for support
InterAksyon - 2018-12-17
(The STAR/File photo) Motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas is turning to the public to get support after a loss in the Supreme Court and an order from the Department of Transportation to apprehend its riders. Angkas reshared an online petition that was ...

Silent nights: The first Christmas without them
CNN Philippines - 2018-12-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- During past Christmas days, after celebrating mass in the communities where he had been assigned, Father Mark Ventura would come home to his family and give each ...

Voters hungry for reasonable politicians - ex-SolGen Hilbay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-16
Florin Hilbay, the former top government lawyer who went toe-to-toe with adversaries before the Supreme Court and won, is girding for his fiercest battle yet. This one will play out not before the ...

The writ of habeas data
BusinessMirror - 2018-12-16
business community, leftist groups, government officials-yellow group, media ABB/PDI/Rappler, among others. There is a legal remedy for those in the list--it is the writ of habeas data ...

CA issues TRO vs Basketball TV feeds
BusinessMirror - 2018-12-16
alleging that its property rights over its channel were violated by the respondents ABS-CBN Corp. and Sky Cable Corp. In its petition, Solar said it stands to suffer grave injustice and ...

OFW remittances jump to $21 billion- lawmaker
philstar.com - 2018-12-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The amount of money millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are sending home to their families is increasing and has reached more than $21 billion (more than P1 trillion), the lone representative of OFWs in Congress said yesterday.

70 years of Unicef
Inquirer Opinion - 2018-12-14
Heated debates on these issues came to a climax at several UN World Conferences on Women beginning in Mexico City in 1975, and ... Racelis teaches social anthropology at the Ateneo de Manila University and the University of the Philippines.

DENR hopes to make Manila Bay fit for swimming again
philstar.com - 2018-12-14
In December 2008, the Supreme Court issued the mandamus to 13 government agencies to clean up, rehabilitate and eventually preserve Manila Bay. "I accept the challenge. This is a very difficult order but we will still be able to harness the capability of ...

F2-Petron SLiga final: Hungrier team wins
philstar.com - 2018-12-14
Meanwhile, University of the East nipped Colegio San Agustin, 25-10, 26-24, 25-8, to advance to the bronze medal match of the Collegiate Grand Slam. The Lady Warriors, who posted a 2-3 mark in the elims, will dispute third place with idle Far Eastern.

DOLE orders inspection of firecracker factories
philstar.com - 2018-12-13
Bello issued an advisory directing all Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional directors nationwide to closely monitor firecracker manufacturing firms under their jurisdiction for compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS ...

DOF pushes for passage of measure to simplify income taxation system
BusinessMirror - 2018-12-13
Other key features of the bill include: reducing the number of rates of withholding taxes; harmonizing business taxes at a single rate of 5 percent; removing or minimizing barriers to capital ...

Mayor Roanna Dinglasan Conti Leads the Way for a Golden Anniversary Celebration of San Pascual, Batangas
Journal - 2018-12-13
business permits processing, issuance of community tax certificates, consultation on real property concerns, among others. Sa ganitong paraan, nakakatipid ang tao ng oras at pamasahe dahil hindi na nila kailangan pumunta sa munisipyo." "Politics runs ...

When Does "Copying" a Photograph of a Building Constitute Copyright Infringement?
JD Supra - 2018-12-13
[auhors: Claudia G. Cohen Of Davis & Gilbert LLP, Neal Klausner Of Davis & Gilbert LLP and Howard Weingrad Of Davis & Gilbert LLP] A recent decision from a Pennsylvania federal court underscores that there is generally no copyright protection in an actual ...

SC overturns Mandaluyong RTC order stopping LTFRB from apprehending Angkas bikers
BusinessMirror - 2018-12-12
As a consequence, the company shifted its business to small parcel delivery instead of transporting commuters. However, the Mandaluyong court granted its petition for the issuance of a writ of ...

SYKES Enterprises spending $69 million to raise its intelligent automation game
Inquirer - 2018-12-12
SYKES Enterprises has acquired Symphony Ventures, a London company that uses software robots to automate a lot of routine business tasks, for $69 million. SYKES sees the acquisition as a chance ...

Translate >>

Original text