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DBM chief warns of SC ruling’s fiscal risk

THE GOVERNMENT’S fiscal position may be at risk from the Supreme Court (SC) ruling that local governments’ share in state revenues includes all national government taxes, not just those collected by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Budget Secretary Benjamin “Ben” E. Diokno said on Wednesday......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJul 11th, 2018

PAGASA Cebu Warns Public on Effect of Lightning

Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Cebu Chief Engr. Al Quiblat warns the public not to take for granted the deadly effect of lightning. In the recent 2nd Quarter Full Council Meeting of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC-7) Quiblat said that July will be the peak of thunderstorms and along with […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

In appeal of ouster, Sereno warns of far-reaching consequences of SC ruling

Maria Lourdes Sereno, whose appointment as chief justice the Supreme Court voted to void, warned of the “far-reaching consequences” of the landmark grant of a quo warranto petition against an impeachable official......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

IMF chief warns vs trade curbs

HONG KONG — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is optimistic on global growth prospects but warned dark clouds are looming due to fading fiscal stimulus and rising interest rates, the fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, said on Wednesday. In a speech in Hong Kong, Ms. Lagarde said the top priorities for the global economy are […] The post IMF chief warns vs trade curbs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

DOJ chief warns BI: Continued staff resignation due to loss of OT 'security risk' - Business Mirror

DOJ chief warns BI: Continued staff resignation due to loss of OT 'security risk' - Business Mirror.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2017

Capitol to Give Financial Aid to Typhoon-Hit Provinces in Northern Luzon

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III announced today that the Cebu Provincial Government will extend financial assistance to provinces in Northern Luzon that were badly devastated by typhoon Ompong. Davide said that he tasked Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) chief Baltazar Tribunalo to find out and assess which provinces in Northern Luzon need the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Minimal damage from Ompong in W. Visayas

THE Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) reported minimal destruction when Typhoon “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) hit the Philippines. Ma. Aletha Nogra, chief of Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-6 Disaster Risk Reduction Management, explained that heavy rains over the weekend were due to monsoon enhanced by Typhoon Ompong. Unlike in the Luzon area, […] The post Minimal damage from Ompong in W. Visayas appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Pagasa may lower or remove storm warning signals on Sunday morning

Storm warning signals raised on different parts of the country may be lowered or removed on Sunday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric. Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). If Typhoon "Ompong" would keep moving at its current speed of 25 kilometers per hour, storm signals may be lowered or removed by Monday, Pagasa Weather Service Chief Esperanza Cayanan said on Saturday during the Command Conference of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). As of 2:00 p.m., Ompong was spotted at around 110 kilometers west-northwest of Laoag City in Ilocos Norte. It has relatively weakened, but was still packing winds of 170 kph n...Keep on reading: Pagasa may lower or remove storm warning signals on Sunday morning.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

‘Ompong’ barrels through Abra

BAGUIO CITY---- Strong winds howled through Abra province on Saturday (Sept. 15) as Typhoon 'Ompong' barreled through the provinces of northern Luzon. Strong winds churned by the typhoon almost ripped the roof off a plaza stage in La Paz town. Fallen trees and other debris have blocked roads as residents have been advised to stay indoors until crews have finished clearing the debris, said Elmer Bersamin, chief of the Abra Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office. Since Friday night (Sept. 14) residents have fled their homes and moved to the various relocation centers. The local government and the local churches are also taking care of some 1153 families (4...Keep on reading: ‘Ompong’ barrels through Abra.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Don’t let sunny weather fool you, NDRRMC warns

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council has an advice for the residents on the forecast track of Typhoon Ompong: Do not be fooled by the sunny weather......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

DILG to Mayors: Aim for Zero Casualty

An official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ordered local chief executives (LCEs) to ensure immediate government response in their respective territories once typhoon ‘Ompong’ strikes. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said the LCEs, as chairpersons of their respective Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, must be present in their local […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Dela Rosa Officially Joins PDP-Laban; Confirms Senate Bid

Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Wednesday was sworn in as the newest member of President Rodrigo Duterte’s party, and confirmed his Senate bid in next year’s midterm elections. The former national police chief took his oath as member of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) at the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Bus operators can cancel trips if passengers at risk from ‘Ompong’

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has reminded bus operators to halt operations "when the lives of passengers are at risk" in the midst of typhoon "Ompong" (international name: Mangkhut).   LTFRB chief Martin Delgra IIIsaid Thursdaythat buses should "take refuge in the nearest terminals"in the event of imminent danger due to inclement weather. The LTFRB also tasked bus drivers, conductors, and operators to make sure they would "attend to the needs of their passengers" at this time.   Delgra, at the same time, ordered LTFRB regional directors, especially those in Regions 1,2,3 and the Cordilleras, to "closely monitor land operations" in...Keep on reading: Bus operators can cancel trips if passengers at risk from ‘Ompong’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Don’t let sunny weather fool you, NDRRMC warns

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council has an advice for the residents on the forecast track of Typhoon Ompong: Do not be fooled by the sunny weather. Source link link: Don’t let sunny weather fool you, NDRRMC warns.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

AFP warns groups vs attempts to divide military, denies restiveness

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Carlito Galvez Jr. denied on Sunday that there was restiveness within the military ranks, warning persons and groups against attempts to divide the organization. Galvez issued a statement on Sunday amid claims by Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison that a faction of the AFP was just "waiting for the moment when the mass protests reach a certain scale and level of intensity" to act. 'AFP will be united' "Let me belie claims by some quarters of divisiveness or rumblings in the AFP. I assure our people that, as in many times in the past, the AFP will be united and strong as an organization," Galvez said. ...Keep on reading: AFP warns groups vs attempts to divide military, denies restiveness.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

You will fail, Galvez warns military splittists

The chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Sunday warned groups attempting to split the military organization that they would fail because the AFP is bigger than its officers and men. “While I am aware that the troops have individual views on many issues, those merely are hallmarks of an intelligent [...] The post You will fail, Galvez warns military splittists appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Albayalde relieves officials of Sultan Kudarat, warns Masbate chief

MANILA,  Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – Following a string of bombings last week, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde ordered Monday, September 3, the immediate relief of the Sultan Kudarat provincial director and the chief of Isulan town.  Albayalde also issued a stern warning to the provincial police chief of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Albayalde warns vs lackluster performance of field commanders

BE 100 percent ready to do your job in fighting insurgency and criminality or face administrative relief for flunking the challenge. This is the advice given by Philippine National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde to his field commanders in the wake of the recent New People’s Army attack….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

‘Too many’ populist moves, former state economic planner warns

A FORMER state economic planner has cautioned against populist measures that could harm the country’s fiscal health. “We have too many of those populist but economy- and business-unfriendly policies,” Ateneo de Manila University professor Cielito F. Habito said during the Ateneo Economic Briefing 2018 in Makati city on Thursday last week. He cited Republic Act… link: ‘Too many’ populist moves, former state economic planner warns.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

PRO3 chief warns vs ADACs submitting flawed watchlist

FORT Magsaysay, Palayan City -- Police Regional Office 3 director Chief Supt. Amador V. Corpus has warned of possible sanctions that may be imposed against those anti-drug abuse councils (ADACs) found to have been submitting incomplete or “flawed” drug watchlist in relation to the implementation of the recalibrated Oplan Tokhang….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

‘Too many’ populist moves, former state economic planner warns

A FORMER state economic planner has cautioned against populist measures that could harm the country’s fiscal health. The post ‘Too many’ populist moves, former state economic planner warns appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018