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‘P18 billion wasted as Bayanihan 2 expires this month’

An estimated P18 billion in unutilized funds for pandemic response programs would go to waste when Republic Act No. 11519 or Bayanihan 2 expires on June 30 amid the dire need to arrest the surge in COVID-19 infections in many provinces......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News20 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Coco levy: Scamming farmers not once but thrice?

Republic Act No. 11524 (Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act) took effect on March 13, 2021......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 15th, 2021Related News

Green light for Tax Amnesty Act extension

On May 24, 2021, with 23 affirmative votes, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means approved on third and final reading Senate Bill 2208 (SB 2208), which amends Section 6 of Republic Act 11213 (RA 11213), otherwise known as the “Tax Amnesty Act.” The bill sought to extend the estate tax amnesty for two years or until June 14, 2023......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2021Related News

LTO-7 chief files cyberlibel case against 5 motorcycle dealers

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Five motorcycle dealers in Central Visayas are facing charges for violating Republic Act no. 10175 or the Cybrecrime Prevention Act of 2012. This after Land Transportation Office Central Visayas (LTO)-7 regional director Victor Caindec filed a cyberlibel case against these motorcycle dealers for allegedly accusing him of demanding P500 per registration transaction of […] The post LTO-7 chief files cyberlibel case against 5 motorcycle dealers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 7th, 2021Related News

Gauff becomes youngest Grand Slam quarter-finalist in 15 years

Coco Gauff became the youngest Grand Slam quarter-finalist in 15 years on Monday when she defeated Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur at the French Open. Gauff, seeded 24, swept to a 53-minute 6-3, 6-1 win and takes on Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic for a place in the semi-finals. At the age of 17 years and […] The post Gauff becomes youngest Grand Slam quarter-finalist in 15 years appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJun 7th, 2021Related News

AMLC freezes peace consultant’s compensation as martial law victim

Vicente Ladlad's wife, Fides said that his accounts are not from the money laundering or terrorism financing but resulted from Republic Act No. 10368 or the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013. The post AMLC freezes peace consultant’s compensation as martial law victim appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJun 5th, 2021Related News

Drug pusher nabbed in Pasig

The suspect is now detained at Pasig City Police Station custodial facility while facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. The post Drug pusher nabbed in Pasig appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Gilas’ woes compounded by injury to Mo

Gilas Pilipinas 3x3 kissed its Tokyo Games aspirations goodbye after suffering an 11-22 setback to the Dominican Republic in the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualification Tournament pool play yesterday in Graz, Austria......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 29th, 2021Related News

ICTSI builds up Congo business

International Container Terminal Services Inc. has increased its stake in a joint venture company that operates a container and general cargo terminal in the Democratic Republic of the Congo......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 28th, 2021Related News

Duterte signs law allowing president to defer SSS rate hike

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure granting him the power to defer contribution hikes in the Social Security System (SSS) this year amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Duterte approved on Wednesday Republic Act 11548, which gave the Philippine president the power to suspend the one-percent increase in contribution rates and monthly salary […] The post Duterte signs law allowing president to defer SSS rate hike appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 28th, 2021Related News

Rody’s new law lowers height limit for uniformed personnel

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a new measure lowering the height requirements for applicants of law enforcement agencies and other government offices. The President on Wednesday signed Republic Act 11549, which revised the minimum height limits for male and female applicants of the Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and […] The post Rody’s new law lowers height limit for uniformed personnel appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 28th, 2021Related News

ICTSI raises stake in Congo terminal

International Container Terminal Services Inc. has increased its stake in a joint venture company that operates a container and general cargo terminal in the Democratic Republic of the Congo......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 27th, 2021Related News

QC gov t warns residents of sanctions after pool party prompts community lockdown

“Anyone proven to have violated our guidelines and ordinances, especially anyone mass gathering while drinking or at karaoke, will be issued an ordinance violation receipt and can be charged under Republic Act No. 11332,” Belmonte said in Filipino. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2021Related News

Republic Cement rolls out AI tool in manufacturing

Republic Cement is rolling out an artificial intelligence (AI) tool in all its manufacturing plants this year to produce stronger quality cement and reduce its carbon dioxide emissions......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 22nd, 2021Related News

K-Pop idol group Tri.be& nbsp;drops new record

Universal Music Group Korea’s first K-Pop idol group Tri.be has unveiled its second single album, CONMIGO, via Republic Records. It features the title track “RUB-A-DUM” and accompanying anthem “LORO.”.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMay 21st, 2021Related News

Rabiya Mateo ends her Miss Universe journey in Top 21

Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo has ended her Miss Universe journey, after making it to the Top 21 candidates but failing to enter the competition’s Top 10 today, May 17. Candidates who made it to the top 10 were: Jamaica, Dominican Republic, India, Peru, Australia, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Costa Rica, Mexico and Brazil. Mateo, an Iloilo […] The post Rabiya Mateo ends her Miss Universe journey in Top 21 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2021Related News

Russia brands U.S., Czech Republic ‘unfriendly states’

The Czech embassy will be allowed to employ no more than 19 Russian nationals and the US embassy none at all The post Russia brands U.S., Czech Republic ‘unfriendly states’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2021Related News

Russia lists US, Czech Republic as unfriendly states

Russia lists US, Czech Republic as unfriendly states.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 15th, 2021Related News

Women against waste

By partnering with local government units (LGU), waste consolidators, as well as manufacturing companies that utilize plastic packaging, Republic Cement seeks to close the loop and prevent plastic waste from ending up in landfills and oceans......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 14th, 2021Related News

List of military candidates stirs unease over Iran vote

A string of military figures on the list of Iranian presidential hopefuls is stirring unease over a possible militarisation of the Islamic republic's politics......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 10th, 2021Related News