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Bello keen on taking Ombudsman post

Bello keen on taking Ombudsman post.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 16th, 2018

From DoLE head to Kuwait labor attaché?

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said he will assign labor chief Silvestre Bello III, who has applied for the post of Ombudsman, as labor attaché in Kuwait’ Duterte also ruled out politicians – and most especially women – as the Philippines’ next Ombudsman. In a chance interview on Wednesday, Duterte said….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte on Philippine Rise, Bello applies for Ombudsman post, Albayalde on barangay officials | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte has advised two assistant secretaries from the Justice Department and the Public Works Department to resign due to alleged corruption.  President Rodrigo Duterte is not pushing through with a plan to ride a jet ski around Philippine Rise or Benham Rise.  A Rappler source says Labor Secretary Silvestre ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Labor Secretary Bello applies for Ombudsman post - Rappler

Labor Secretary Bello applies for Ombudsman post - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Labor Secretary Bello applies for Ombudsman post

  MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has applied for the post of Ombudsman, a Rappler source confirmed on Tuesday, May 15. This development comes on the last day for applications for the Ombudsman post which will be vacant by July 26. The deadline was set by the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Ombudsman dismisses Camarines Norte gov

DAET, Camarines Norte: The Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon dismissed from office Gov. Edgardo Tallado and meted him the penalties of cancelation of eligibility, forfeiture of retirement benefits, perpetual diaqualification from holding public office and barring him from taking the civil service examination. A nine-page decision dated January 10, 2018 signed by Raphael [...] The post Ombudsman dismisses Camarines Norte gov appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Toyota Tsusho keen on Alsons’ renewable energy projects

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor ALSONS Consolidated Resources, Inc. (ACR) expects its capacity from renewable energy sources to reach roughly 20% of its total energy output by 2022-23, with its long-time Japanese partner Toyota Tsusho Corp. possibly taking a stake on a per-project basis. Joseph C. Nocos, vice-president for business development at Alsons, said Toyota […] The post Toyota Tsusho keen on Alsons’ renewable energy projects appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Bello orders wage boards to look into salary hike

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd has directed all 17 Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs) around the country to study a possible wage increase in relation to the effects of the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law and other economic factors on the purchasing power of the daily take-home [...] The post Bello orders wage boards to look into salary hike appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

Boracay workers’ financial support set at 50% of Region VI minimum wage

THE Department of Labor and Employment has laid out the extent of government financial assistance which workers affected by the closure of Boracay are entitled to. Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello said that Department Order 191 authorizes an Adjustment Measures Program (AMP) under the Boracay Emergency Employment Program (BEEP). Formally employed workers earning the minimum […] The post Boracay workers’ financial support set at 50% of Region VI minimum wage appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Uber’s exit prompts Go-Jek to expand beyond Indonesia

GO-JEK, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, will invest $500 million to expand ride-hailing and other services to four Southeast Asian countries, taking advantage of Uber’s pullout from the region to make its first international foray. The Jakarta-based company will enter Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines in coming months, starting with ride-hailing but with the aim […] The post Uber’s exit prompts Go-Jek to expand beyond Indonesia appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Acer to unveil new Chromebooks, next step in Google’s business pitch

SAN FRANCISCO — Acer, Inc. will unveil its first line of high-end laptops running Google’s Chrome OS on Wednesday, an executive told Reuters, as the computer maker looks to help Google in its effort to win over business users after taking the US education market by storm. Chromebooks, as the devices are called, are known […] The post Acer to unveil new Chromebooks, next step in Google’s business pitch appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

The art of steak

By Joseph L. Garcia, Reporter THE JAPANESE have a habit of taking something foreign and improving upon it, resulting in a product sometimes far superior than the original: think Japanese jeans, whiskey, or jazz. These Japanese sensibilities meet with Australian techniques in Japan-based steakhouse Ruby Jack’s, which has a branch in City of Dreams. A […] The post The art of steak appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Ward-Bellow an inappropriate match up

Over the weekend, heavyweight Tony Bellew, who registered two successive stoppage wins over compatriot David Haye, said he is interested in taking on Andre Ward of the US, which I find inappropriate. Why is it inappropriate? In the mixed martial arts scene, have we heard any of the heavyweight contenders in the Ultimate Fighting Championship [...] The post Ward-Bellow an inappropriate match up appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Peso rebounds on profit taking

The peso bounced back against the dollar on Tuesday, May 22, due to profit-taking following the local currency’s closing in its near 12-year low. The local currency closed at P52.195 versus the greenback Tuesday, up 27 centavos from the P52.465-per-dollar finish on Monday. The peso traded stronger the whole day, opening the trading session at […] The post Peso rebounds on profit taking appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Guidelines on Kuwait deployment out soon

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will soon come out with the new guidelines to be followed in the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd signed over the weekend Administrative Orders 254-18 and 254A-18, lifting the ban on the deployment of newly-hired skilled and semi-skilled workers, as well as [...] The post Guidelines on Kuwait deployment out soon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Notes on ‘Journeys on a Galleon’

The fabled Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade (1571 -1814) was an arduous voyage traversing rough waters, taking six to nine months to sail across the Pacific Ocean. A galleon’s mast was built by at least 6,000 workers in Cavite. The captain was Spanish. Most of the laborers and sailors came, at great sacrifice and low wages, from […] The post Notes on ‘Journeys on a Galleon’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

BIR reminds LGUs to pay taxes for commercial activities

THE BUREAU of Internal Revenue (BIR) warned local government units (LGUs) conducting commercial activities to pay the corresponding taxes after taking notice on the municipality of Oslob’s unpaid levies. “There are many local government units that undertake proprietary activities to create additional sources of revenue. Revenues derived by LGUs from such activities are taxable because […] The post BIR reminds LGUs to pay taxes for commercial activities appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

2 DPWH execs dismissed over bridge project irregularities

TWO DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officials in Negros Occidental have been found guilty of Grave Misconduct and dismissed from public service over the irregularities on the rehabilitation of two bridges in Cauayan. The Office of the Ombudsman also said it found probable cause to charge the two officials, identified as officers-in-charge district […] The post 2 DPWH execs dismissed over bridge project irregularities appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Labor chief signs lifting of deployment ban to Kuwait

By Camille A. Aguinaldo LABOR Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III on Thursday officially signed the lifting of the deployment ban to Kuwait to be enforced effective immediately, as ordered a day before by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. “I just signed the order lifting the ban on the skilled workers and professionals and as well as […] The post Labor chief signs lifting of deployment ban to Kuwait appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Filipinos among top Royal Wedding visitors

While London may be more than 6,000 miles away from Manila, it turns out Filipinos, just like most nationalities at this time, have also been hit with the Royal Wedding fever. Taking place on the May 19 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, the exchange of vows between Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle [...] The post Filipinos among top Royal Wedding visitors appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Support needed for SSS pension hikes

Additional pension benefits ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte cannot be implemented without Malacañang taking further action or Congress amending the law, the chief of the Social Security System (SSS) said. “We do not have the power to give an additional P1,000 benefit by next year. The SSC does not have the power to adjust the [...] The post Support needed for SSS pension hikes appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018