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AME pushes oldtimer for Marina OIC post

THE Alliance of Marina Employees has written President Rodrigo Duterte anew, this time to endorse their most senior, longest-serving and most skilled employee in the agency. In a one page letter sent to Malacanang, the group pushed for the appointment of Director Roberto Arceo as officer-in-charge of the agency. Arceo….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJan 12th, 2018

Cavitex widening, Marina flyover sees early completion

ADVANCED completion in July is being targeted for the Manila-Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) road-widening project and the construction of the southbound Marina flyover. The post Cavitex widening, Marina flyover sees early completion appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Indonesia plans to roll out 25% biodiesel rule from 2019

JAKARTA — Indonesia will make it mandatory for biodiesel to have a bio-content of at least 25% from 2019, an energy ministry official said on Thursday, as the country pushes to boost local consumption of palm oil. New and Renewable Energy Director Rida Mulyana sent a text message saying the policy would start in 2019 […] The post Indonesia plans to roll out 25% biodiesel rule from 2019 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Moody’s flags weak peso’s credit risk

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter A SUSTAINED PESO depreciation would be “credit negative” for the Philippines as it pushes up the cost of foreign debt and triggers capital outflows, Moody’s Investors Service said. The Philippine peso is among the Asia-Pacific currencies which have been hit the hardest by a stronger dollar, the debt […] The post Moody’s flags weak peso’s credit risk appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

When pain gives birth to brilliance

  As much as we hate and avoid pain, it pushes us to innovate. When things aren’t going our way and we, or our loved ones, are hurt by circumstances, we are forced to explore new ways of addressing our situation. Thus, there will be a point in life when our accumulated frustration or anguish [...] The post When pain gives birth to brilliance appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

What happens when Koko Pimentel vacates his post?

What will happen when Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III vacates his post? This is one issue that majority senators will have to resolve when the impending reorganization in the Senate leadership pushes through, at least two reliable sources said on Thursday. As of Thursday, 14 or majority of the 23 senators have already signed a resolution called "Expressing the sense of the Senate to re-organize its leadership and electing Senator Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III as new Senate President." The 15th senator is expected to sign either on Friday or Saturday. The first source believes that Pimentel would still stay with the majority bloc. Will Sotto's current post as Major...Keep on reading: What happens when Koko Pimentel vacates his post?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Simpson pushes Players lead to seven strokes; Woods, Spieth move up

PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Webb Simpson will take a record seven-shot lead into the final round of the Players Championship after a four-under 68 on Saturday gave him 54-hole total of 19-under 197. Simpson’s three-round total matched the tournament record set by Australian Greg Norman in 1994 en route to a four-stroke victory. Simpson had […] The post Simpson pushes Players lead to seven strokes; Woods, Spieth move up appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

CEB pushes forward with fleet modernization

THE Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB),beefs up its fleet with the arrival of three additional brand new Airbus A321CEO (Current Engine Option) aircraft. With these deliveries, the CEB fleet is now comprised of 65 aircraft, specificallyfour Airbus A321CEO, 36 Airbus A320, eight Airbus A330, eight ATR 72-500 and nine ATR 72-600. Cebu Pacific invested […] The post CEB pushes forward with fleet modernization appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Extended banca, RORO trips for Manggahan sought

THE provincial government of Guimaras asked for extended operations of selected motor bancas during the celebration of the Manggahan Festival on May 11-22,2018. Juliette Nacion, senior maritime industry development specialist of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina-6), said Gov. Samuel Gumarin requested that some motor bancas will be allowed to carry passengers after 10 p.m. Nacion […] The post Extended banca, RORO trips for Manggahan sought appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Youngest Reyna ng Aliwan candidate pushes youth to pursue dreams

‘Kung kaya ko, kaya niyo din‘ It is a dream come true for 17-year old Ella Mariz Andrei Cayabyab, the 2018 Queen of the Boling-Boling Festival, to participate in theThe post Youngest Reyna ng Aliwan candidate pushes youth to pursue dreams appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

AMLC pushes for national policy to fight money laundering, terrorist financing

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) will spearhead the crafting of a national policy to combat dirty money and terrorist financing over the next two years, as part of the country’s compliance to global standards. “As part of our compliance with the FATF Forty Recommendations, there is a need for the country to adopt a National […] The post AMLC pushes for national policy to fight money laundering, terrorist financing appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Council pushes state of calamity in Boracay

THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has recommended the declaration of a state of calamity in Boracay Island in Aklan to allow concerned agencies to utilize their calamity funds in rehabilitating the renowned tourist destination. Boracay will be closed to tourists for six months starting April 26 to undergo rehabilitation. Regional DRRMC-6 […] The post Council pushes state of calamity in Boracay appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Sotto pushes for body to solely prosecute drug cases, bring down high dismissal rate

SENATE Majority Leader Vicente Sotto 3rd is pushing for the creation of an executive body that will focus on the prosecution of suspected drug personalities and other criminals who have been arrested, citing the high dismissal rate on cases, especially on illegal drugs. Sotto filed Senate Resolution 702 urging President Rodrigo Duterte to create the [...] The post Sotto pushes for body to solely prosecute drug cases, bring down high dismissal rate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Ex-SAF chief sacked as Ombudsman probe pushes forward

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Police Director Benjamin Lusad, former Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) chief has been sacked from his current post at the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations – Southern Luzon. This was announced by PNP spokesman Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao on Tuesday, April 17 in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

BFAR-7 pushes for fishing ban extension at Visayan Sea

THE BUREAU of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has recommended to extend the three-month fishing ban in the Visayan Sea to allow juvenile fish to fully mature. BFAR-7 director Allan L. Poquita urged the various local government units that surround the Visayan Sea to pass an ordinance allowing an extension of the […] The post BFAR-7 pushes for fishing ban extension at Visayan Sea appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

NFA pushes for higher buying price of palay

THE National Food Authority (NFA) in Western Visayas said there is a standing recommendation to increase the government’s buying price of palay to at least P20 per kilo so that the agency can compete with commercial rice traders. NFA-6 Assistant Regional Director Ruben Manatad said the current buying prices of palay range from P20 to […] The post NFA pushes for higher buying price of palay appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Expert pushes for scientific approach in preserving Esplanade mangroves

A MANGROVE expert is pushing for a scientific approach in preserving the mangroves along certain sections of the Iloilo River Esplanade project. Prof. Rex Sadaba of the University of the Philippines-Visayas said the species and characteristics of mangroves should be considered before planting. “The scientific study should be the basis of management,” Sadaba said. The […] The post Expert pushes for scientific approach in preserving Esplanade mangroves appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Board member pushes for functional libraries in towns

ILOILO Second district board member and historian Demetrio “Demy” Sonza encouraged local chief executives to put up libraries in their towns. This, as the Sangguniang Panlalawigan during its regular session March 26, 2018, authorized Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. to sign a contract agreement for the construction of a library at Guimbal Elementary School in Guimbal […] The post Board member pushes for functional libraries in towns appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

War for Asia talent pushes banks to improve plans to retain women

YEP, THERE’S STILL plenty of long hours, hard work and heavy travel. But global investment banks in Asia that want to retain and promote women have been offering more incentives for them to return to work and stay in senior jobs — and bumping up the numbers of women in their management ranks as a […] The post War for Asia talent pushes banks to improve plans to retain women appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

DoT-Western Visayas to slow down Boracay promotion, reduce flights

THE Department of Tourism-Western Visayas office (DoT-6) has clarified that Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan will not be totally closed to tourists even as the national government pushes through with its rehabilitation plan. DoT-6 regional director Helen J. Catalbas said in an interview that they will only slow down their promotion and marketing campaign on […] The post DoT-Western Visayas to slow down Boracay promotion, reduce flights appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

‘There is more to WV than Boracay’

THE Department of Tourism (DOT-6) will divert its efforts in promoting other tourist destinations in Western Visayas if the closure of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan pushes through. “There is more to Western Visayas than Boracay Island,” according to DOT-6 regional director Helen Catalbas. Catalbas said they will have to restructure the tourism market in […] The post ‘There is more to WV than Boracay’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018