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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

Ex-human rights chief Etta Rosales ‘jumps for joy’ over ‘unbelievable’ Marcos conviction

FORMER Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairperson Loretta “Etta” Rosales “jumped for joy” as she “couldn’t believe” the Sandiganbayan ruling that found Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos guilty of seven...READ MORE The post Ex-human rights chief Etta Rosales ‘jumps for joy’ over ‘unbelievable’ Marcos conviction appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

PNP gears up for Typhoon ‘Rosita’

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has ordered the regional directors of the PNP to activate its disaster response units in areas that could be affected by Typhoon "Rosita." "I have alerted the regional directors of the Ilocos, Pangasinan, Cagayan Valley region, and Cordillera [Administrative Region] to activate their respective disaster response units," he said in a press briefing on Monday. Albayalde said the regional offices of the PNP will also coordinate with local government units and regional risk reduction and management councils to prepare for the possible onslaught of the typhoon, internationally named as "Yutu." He said that search and...Keep on reading: PNP gears up for Typhoon ‘Rosita’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

Upland Barangay checked for cracks

The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) and Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office have started to conduct a series of site assessments on the city’s landslide-prone barangays, especially Buhisan. CCENRO chief Nida Cabrera said the landslide-prone villages are being evaluated and monitored so that they will not suffer the same fate […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Global trade wars risk millions of jobs – WTO chief

LONDON, United Kingdom – Escalating trade wars "pose real risks" to the global economy, potentially threatening millions of jobs, head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo warned in a London speech on Wednesday, October 17. US President Donald Trump is locked in a trade war with China , rolling out billions of dollars in tariffs in a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

City DRRMO chief resigns, runs for Roxas City mayor

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) here has resigned to pursue his mayoralty bid. Rommel Roberto Sanchez-Lastimoso filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for mayor of this city in the 2019 midterm elections on Oct 17, 2018. Before filing his COC, Lastimoso attended a mass […] The post City DRRMO chief resigns, runs for Roxas City mayor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Gov’t eyes cuts in ‘non-infra’ spending

THE GOVERNMENT will cut spending on non-infrastructure items to weather the impact of billions of pesos in revenues to be foregone from the suspension of an oil excise tax hike scheduled in January and to keep the fiscal gap in check, the Finance chief told reporters on Monday. The post Gov’t eyes cuts in ‘non-infra’ spending appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Window ‘narrowing’ for global economy, IMF warns

The window of opportunity for safeguarding global growth is “narrowing” as trade disputes deepen and emerging markets face fiscal crisis, the IMF said Saturday, warning countries against worsening things by weaponizing currency and interest-rate policies. Source link link: Window ‘narrowing’ for global economy, IMF warns.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Drum rolls, fiery exchanges mark Day 2 of COC filing

      The second day of filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) was another proof that elections in Philippines are not just a simple political affair but more of fiesta and circus. Not only did senatorial aspirants and partylist candidates submitted their COCs to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office on Friday, but they also brought a mood resembling Philippine festivities. After a quiet filing of COC by Senator Nancy Binay around 9:00 a.m., the fanfare began when former police chief Ronald dela Rosa formalized his senatorial candidacy under the ruling party, PDP-Laban. As Dela Rosa was welcomed by his supporters, people from Gabriela W...Keep on reading: Drum rolls, fiery exchanges mark Day 2 of COC filing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Chief of staff: Dong Mangudadatu to run for senator under PDP-Laban

Maguindanao 2nd District Rep. Zajid "Dong" Mangudadatu will run for senator in the 2019 midterm elections under the ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino--Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), his chief of staff confirmed Thursday. "Yes tatakbo si Congressman Dong as senator," Maiet Banquil, Mangudadatu's chief of staff, told INQUIRER.net in a phone interview. She added that Mangudadatu will file his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) next week. After filing his COC, PDP-Laban president Senator Koko Pimentel said Mangudadatu was among the six other senatorial candidates of the ruling party for next year's election. Aside from Mangudadatu, Pi...Keep on reading: Chief of staff: Dong Mangudadatu to run for senator under PDP-Laban.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

PNP warns ‘anti-gov’t’ professors of charges

On the eve of World Teachers’ Day, the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) warned professors and faculty members of possible charges if they are found to be instigating students to rebel against the government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

PNP warns ‘anti-gov’t’ professors of charges

On the eve of World Teachers’ Day, the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) warned professors and faculty members of possible charges if they are found to be instigating students to rebel against the government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

IMF cautions gov’t on fiscal deficit

THE PHILIPPINES should aim for a more modest budget deficit by trimming “non-priority” expenses in order to reduce the risk of overheating, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Top cop warns scalawags to shape up to ship out

HOW does a commander deal with police scalawags? For Senior Supt. Martin Defensor, his policy as the new Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) chief is simple: Shape up or ship out. “Internally, our main thrust is to cleanse our ranks with scalawags. If they misbehaved and are defiant, it means they are not sincere with […] The post Top cop warns scalawags to shape up to ship out appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

UN chief warns of chaotic world order as General Assembly opens

UNITED NATIONS, United States -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday opened the world's largest diplomatic gathering with a stark warning of growing chaos and confusion as the rul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Job risks in focus as Senate starts work on 2nd tax reform

THE SENATE Ways and Means committee on Tuesday began discussions on corporate tax reform, zeroing in on potential risk to jobs when the government removes fiscal incentives deemed redundant. The post Job risks in focus as Senate starts work on 2nd tax reform appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

100 villages in Capiz, prone to landslide

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources(DENR-MGB)-6 assessed that at least 100 villages in ten Capiz towns are at risk of landslides. Mae Magarzo, DENR-MGB geologist chief, said that these towns are Tapaz, Jamindan, Maayon, President Roxas, Pilar, Dumarao, Ivisan, Roxas City, Dumalag, and […] The post 100 villages in Capiz, prone to landslide appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018