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OPPO Reno 10x Zoom priced at P45,990

MANILA, Philippines – OPPO’s new flagship, the Reno 10x Zoom, now has an official price: P45,990. The less expensive OPPO Reno will retail for P26,990. The Reno line is OPPO’s new flagship line, with the 10x sporting the 10x hybrid zoom first seen at Mobile World Congress 2019 . The 10x uses a triple-camera system ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2019

Congress joint panel to start probe on poll glitches

The Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Automated Election System (JCOC-AES) will conduct an inquiry tomorrow into the voting and transmission glitches that occurred during the May 13 elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2019

Blueprint for unrest

The way the Philippine Party List System has worked, since it was created by the 1987 Constitution to assure “proportional representation” in the House of Representatives and the Party List Act ( Republic Act 7941) was passed in 1994, has provoked even the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to consider asking Congress to amend the law.… The post Blueprint for unrest appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019
Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

As midterm vote nears, Philippine Senate s independence seen hanging in the balance

While the May polls could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s political clout in Congress and bolster policy-making process, experts say such an outcome would likely to weigh on the system of checks and balances in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2019

EDITORIAL - Mocking the marginalized

The system has become a mockery of the intent in the Constitution. Yet thanks to the Supreme Court, the party-list system is not only surviving but thriving, with party-list representation increasing as every major political party, religious group and moneyed sector finds creative ways of entering Congress through the back door......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2019

City Council okays water franchise of Lucio Tan firm

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Sangguniang Panlungsod on Tuesday granted a non-exclusive franchise to Lucio Tan’s New Earth Water System, Inc. (NEWS), a subsidiary of Boracay Tubi System Inc. and one of the two water service providers in Boracay Island. NEWS is the fourth firm to secure the water franchise from the city council after […] The post City Council okays water franchise of Lucio Tan firm appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 7th, 2019

Business league: Congress of the elite

There have been instances where the party-list system had been used by the elite to further their business interests by taking advantage of national and local expenditures, as was the case in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. The post Business league: Congress of the elite appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 7th, 2019

SSS thanks Congress for bill on rationalization of powers

THE Social Security System (SSS) acknowledged with deep appreciation the approval of House Bill 2158 by the House of Representatives. HB 2158 aims to rationalize and expand the powers and duties of the Social Security Commission (SSC). SSC Chairman Dean Amado D. Valdez said that the approval of the bill is a laudable act from [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

It’s the old SSS pension issue all over again

When President Benigno Aquino III in January, 2016, vetoed the P2,000 pension hike of Social Security System (SSS) retirees because of its “dire financial consequences,” then presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte joined in castigating his action which, it seemed, showed how callous the administration was, that it would refuse what Congress had already approved – an increase in the pensions of old retired workers some of whom were getting as little as P2,500 a month......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 4th, 2017

Reader’s views on the SSS pension fund

With Congress sending to the President’s Office the refiled (and modified) bill seeking to increase the maximum pension for retired Social Security System me.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2016

Panel okays Con-Ass

The House Committee on Constitutional Reforms yesterday voted to adopt the proposal to amend the 1987 Constitution by convening Congress into a constituent assembly......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 19th, 2016

PH disaster agency plan gains support

A proposal of Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda in Congress that seeks to create an independent national authority to handle and strengthen the country’s disaster risk reduction management system has gained wide and popular support among community-base.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 18th, 2016

Congress tries again with SSS pension bill

Retirees of the Social Security System and their families were looking forward to the signing of a bill increasing their monthly pension by P2,000 late last year, when then President President Benigno Aquino III unexpectedly announced in January that he w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 13th, 2016

Tax reforms eyed to solve structural weakness – DOF

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said that Congress should pass into law the Duterte administration’s tax reform plan to address the structural weakness in the country’s tax system......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 28th, 2016

Duterte ready to step down early for federal system

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is willing to step down from office even before his six-year term expires if Congress and the Filipinos approve the federal system of government. Duterte, in his fi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

Public catches glimpse of road ahead

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has asked Congress for a long list of items in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), vowing he would step down even before the end of his term once lawmakers approve the shift to a federal system of government......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

Bitay no way sa wow mali justice

Delikado ang mga pobre sa umanoy error prone judiciary o wow mali justice system kapag tuluyang ibinalik ang parusang kamatayan sa bansa na isa sa pangunahing agenda ng 17th Congress na pormal na bubuksan ngayong araw. Ito ang babala ni B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Lokal na dayalekto, isasali sa pinalakas na storm surge warning system sa bansa

Cecilia Monteverde, pinuno ng HTMIRDS– PAGASA o Hydrometeorolgy, Tropical Meteorology and Instrument, Research and Development Section.   Ulat ni: Pol Montibon   ISASALI na sa pinabago at pinalakas na storm surge warning system ang mga lokal na dayalekto na bahagi ng information dissemination campaign ng pamahalaan. Ito’y para lalong maintindihan ng publiko ang mga impormasyon na nais iparating ng […] The post Lokal na dayalekto, isasali sa pinalakas na storm surge warning system sa bansa appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated News9 min. ago

Out of the loop

THE system that allows for working outside the office is able to keep everyone in the loop, even when they’re out of town. The chat groups are not turned off for vacations. They continue in their different clusters and work groups, which sometimes include clients......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago