Way passed the deadline
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-21
On April 29, 1980, spouses Dencio and Susan obtained a loan from LD Bank. As security, Dencio and Susan executed a deed of real estate mortgage over a parcel of land registered in their names in ...

Robots might turn out to be great coworkers
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-21
In a blog post in 2017, economist Paul Krugman created a very simple model in which there are two ways to produce things - one that uses more human labor, and one that uses more machines.

Bengal Government Ropes In Tech Varsity To Introduce Courses In Intellectual Property
NDTV - 2019-06-21
The West Bengal government in association with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University (MAKAUT ... in this regard will be signed soon," the Minister of Department of Science-Technology& Biotechnology, Bratya Basu, said. He was speaking at the inauguration ...

NRCO provides livelihood kits to 24 distressed women OFWs in AgSur
Gov - 2019-06-21
BUTUAN CITY, June 21 - The National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO) Caraga, an attached agency of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), has released livelihood starter kits composed of Hair and Make Up products to 24 distressed women ...

Apple, Microsoft and other tech companies ask to be excluded from the China tariffs
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-21
(CNN) -- Technology companies have been feeling the sting of the escalating trade war between the United States and China. Now, they're trying to avoid a proposed new round of tariffs that takes ...

Metro Manila wage board junks 4 wage-hike bids
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-21
THE regional wage board in the National Capital Region (NCR) has denied the wage petitions filed by four labor groups in April, citing lack of a supervening event. In a two-page resolution, the ...

DOF vows to push legislative agenda in 18th Congress
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-20
This file photo shows people walking by the Department of Finance (DOF) building on Roxas Boulevard, Manila. The Department of Finance (DOF) vowed to push for the passage of what it considers ...

Beijing rulers scorn law, rights, lives
philstar.com - 2019-06-20
It is itching to re-impose in the South and East China Seas illegal air and sea defense ... and modern light rail transits. There stand the Central Bank and old University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines, Letran College, Mapua Institute ...

35 'illegal' Chinese workers arrested in ParaƱaque construction site
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-20
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 20) -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has arrested 35 Chinese nationals working at a construction site in ParaƱaque City despite the government's policy ...

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Philippines
U.S. Department of State - 2019-06-20
The Government of the Philippines fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The government continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period; therefore the Philippines remained on Tier 1. These ...

Fairness a hot topic as gender issues increase
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-19
The Swiss supreme court ordered the suspension of regulations that would require female runners with unusually high testosterone to take medication to reduce their levels of the male sex hormone ...

Salary hike for Pag-IBIG Fund employees illegal, unauthorized -- COA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
However, COA cited a Supreme Court ruling where it ruled that government-owned and/or controlled corporations like Pag-IBIG are covered by PD 1597. "The SC has already ruled that GOCCs ...

Filipino seafarers affected by oil tanker attack now back in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The Filipino seafarers working in one of the two oil tankers damaged in an alleged attack near the Strait of Hormuz have returned home, the Department of Foreign Affairs ...

Suspected Pakistani terrorist nabbed in Zamboanga City
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- A Pakistani man who is suspected to be a member of the Dawlah Islamiya terrorist group was arrested on Tuesday in Zamboanga City. The Dawlah Islamiya allegedly has links to ...

International standard maritime training for aspirants from Andra Pradesh, Telangana
The Hans India - 2019-06-18
Through this understanding I-Skill will enable access to international standard maritime courses and seafarer training, to students aspiring maritime careers in the Telugu states. Raman Puri, Vice Admiral (Retd.), Indian Navy and a distinguished Naval ...

One signature away: what you need to know about Senate Bill No. 1826
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-18
Significantly, the second test poses the problem of determining which activities may be considered as "directly related" to the main business operation of the principal. To address this, SB 1826 empowers the appropriate Industry Tripartite Council and ...

Speaker should have excellent EQ, social skills
Journal - 2019-06-18
Cayetano served three terms as member of the House of Representatives, two terms as senator, and secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs. He finished his college degree in UP and graduated from the Ateneo Law School. Velasco earned a degree in ...

Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P15.8B in shares from 2016 excise taxes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Tobacco-producing local government units (LGUs) will receive a total of P15.8 billion in shares from cigarette excise taxes collected in 2016. Local Budget Memorandum No ...

Recruitment firms may now apply for 1-year license extension
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
MANILA, Philippines -- Recruitment agencies may now apply for a one-year extension of their provisional license following the recent slump in the deployment of migrant workers, according to the ...

SEC sues KAPA for running an 'investment scam'
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 18) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday sued Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc. for running an illegal investment scheme.

Universal Health Care Law and what it means to PH development
Gov - 2019-06-18
This will be sourced from sin tax collections and partly from income generated by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and PCSO in view of improving benefit packages. This is apart from providing immediate eligibility and access to ...

Iloilo power firm seeks transfer of asset seizure case to Manila
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines -- Panay Electric Co. (Peco) has asked the Supreme Court to transfer to Metro Manila the venue of the expropriation case against its assets filed by a company ...

Labor Official: Few companies hire senior high graduates
Davao Today - 2019-06-18
some of these companies are also reported to be "still hesitant to hire someone who does finished college". In the study conducted by the Philippine Business for Education (PBED), only 20 percent of the 70 leading companies in the country are ...

Mindoro town mayor who aided crew of sunken boat suspended
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
The anti-graft court also cited a Supreme Court ruling which said that suspending officials involved in graft cases are mandatory, in accordance with Section 13 of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti ...

Rise in PhilHealth, SSS premiums hit
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
Two things: there are more workers leaving through the backdoor, and we are no longer as competitive compared to other [labor-exporting] countries [because] it is getting more expensive to hire ...

DOLE IV-A reaches out to child laborers on World Day Against Child Labor
Philippine Information Agency - 2019-06-18
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, June 18 (PIA)-- Together with their parents, children engaged in child labor from the different parts of Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) were gathered for a one-day treat of fun, games, and hope as the ...

Court sets aside petition for TRO against P2P policy
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-17
MANILA, Philippines -- The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) on Monday did not issue the temporary restraining order (TRO) sought by transport and labor groups against a policy that would ...

New York may soon OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-17
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo had expressed support for the measure but on Monday said he was concerned that U.S. immigration officials could use state license information to target immigrants for ...

UCCP in crisis
philstar.com - 2019-06-17
a blessing it turns out as it is able to publish its banned article, "The End Does Not Justify the Means," and other materials, and a comment of former Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals Delilah V. Magtolis, on a gag order preventing the ...

Remittances grow 4% in April to hit $2.44 billion
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-17
In this September 17, 2017, file photo, returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) fall in line at the immigration counter of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in ParaƱaque City.

Recto Bank incident violation of UNCLOS? Still premature to tell - Palace
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-17
MANILA, Philippines -- It is "premature" to say that the ramming of a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea is a violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ...

Ex-Bohol town mayor convicted for illegally collecting business plate fees
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-17
"More to the point, the Code highlights the tight relationship between the Mayor, as chief executive of the LGU, and the treasurer in the devolved power of taxation," the court said.

Reparations for PH fishermen sought
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- A national group of fishermen on Sunday said the crew of the Philippine fishing boat that sank in the South China Sea after being hit by a Chinese trawler which then ...

Court to hear sex harassment case vs ex-TV exec, producer
philstar.com - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- ABS-CBN show biz reporter Gretchen Fullido is ready for the trial of the sexual harassment case she filed against a former news executive and a segment producer of the TV network, her lawyer said yesterday. The Quezon City ...

Labor rights issues top DOLE agenda for bilateral talks with Indonesia, Japan
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-16
Improving international labor rights and employment opportunities are on top of the agenda of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) during its bilateral talks with Indonesia and Japan at ...

Special Report : Inside a Philippine offshore gaming company
philstar.com - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- On the fourth floor of an offshore gaming firm somewhere in Paranaque City, a sprawling cafeteria serves a variety of Chinese food. At mealtime, hundreds of workers form long queues beside rows of chafing dishes filled with ...

SEC secures ?100-M assets linked to KAPA
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-16
In a statement on Sunday, the corporate regulator said it obtained an order from the Court of Appeals instructing a freeze on KAPA's assets "to protect the interests of investors duped".

SEC secures P100M in Kapa assets
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
In a statement on Saturday, the SEC said the seizure followed an asset freeze order issued by the Court of Appeals on June 4. The SEC said it believes millions of Filipinos were lured to invest in ...

YG Entertainment founder Yang Hyun Suk resigns from all positions amid drug, sex scandals
PEP - 2019-06-15
"However, I'll be stepping down from all my positions and business at YG from today forwards ... In the same month, YG Entertainment went under investigation for alleged tax evasion by the national tax service of South Korea. On Wednesday, June 12 ...

Sluggish growth in foreign tourist arrivals continues in April 2019
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-15
Foreign tourists line up for immigration clearance upon arrival at the Clark International Airport in this file photo taken on June 1, 2019. The Department of Tourism has reported an 8.57-percent ...

Tour of China shows a nation girding for protracted trade war
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-15
PRESIDENT Donald Trump is eager to crow about the economic weapon he wielded against Mexico to win concessions on immigration: "Tariffs are a great negotiating tool," he declared on Tuesday.

P3.9B earmarked for zero tuition in tech-voc schools
Sun Star - 2019-06-15
"TVET program completers can easily sell their skills to prospective employers or, better yet, use their proficiencies to establish small tax-exempt shops under the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises Law," Bertiz said. TVET is schooling that provides ...

KAPA Ministry assure its founder won't leave the country
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 15) -- The KAPA Community Ministry spokesperson said the religious group's founder will not leave the country. This is amid the Immigration Lookout Bulletin ...

City of dissent: Hong Kong has a proud tradition of protesting to protect its unique identity
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-15
But to those who live in the city this isn't anything new ... the vigils have become an outlet to express anxiety about the state of Hong Kong and its future. This year, on the 30th anniversary ...

UV Express restriction deferred
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
The announcement came a day after transport and labor groups appealed to the Quezon City Regional Trial Court to issue a temporary restraining order and writ of preliminary mandatory injunction ...

Carpio: PH must demand compensation from China after West PH Sea collision
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said in a statement issued late Friday. Last June 9, the captain and crew of the sinking F/B Gimver 1 were abandoned at sea following the ...

DOJ sets indictment of WellMed owner, whistleblowers for estafa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
The Department of Justice (DOJ) said on Friday it would file charges of estafa against the owner and two former employees of WellMed Dialysis and Wellness Center Corp. in connection with a scam to ...

New Baguio mayor to hold office at former dump
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
It has been there a long time," Magalong said at a media briefing on Monday. In August 2012, the Court of Appeals granted the writ of kalikasan and writ of continuing mandamus that required the ...

The 17th Congress: Hits and misses
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-14
Other key legislation that were enacted into law are: the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act, the Mental Health Act, Magna Carta of the Poor, Free College Act ... the coconut industry fund, national land use, disaster ...

DOE moves to ensure compliance with ruling on power supply deals bidding
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-14
In a decision made public last month, the Supreme Court said applications for PSA approval that were submitted to the Energy Regulatory Commission on or after June 30, 2015, should comply with the ...

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