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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

How this startup duo is bringing performance marketing to the PH

MANILA, Philippines — Leaving a perfectly stable job in a successful international e-commerce company to start a digital agency from scratch is a risk not a lot of people are willing to take. But former Lazada chief marketing officer Tristan de Belloy and former Lazada affiliate marketing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Chinese national in ‘taho’ incident released from police custody

MANILA, Philippines --- Chinese national Zhang Jiale was released from detention on Tuesday after posting bail for her temporary liberty. Eastern Police District Director Chief Superintendent Bernabe Balba confirmed that Zhang posted bail at 4:30 p.m. She was immediately released from police custody. After her release, she met representatives from the Bureau of Immigration (BI). Zhang has been charged in court with direct assault after she threw a cup of taho (soy curd) snack at a police officer who refused her entry at the MRT Boni Avenue station last Saturday. The BI's Legal Division has also recommended her deportation for being a risk to the public interest. /ee READ: ...Keep on reading: Chinese national in ‘taho’ incident released from police custody.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

IMF chief warns of economic ‘storm’

DUBAI: The International Monetary Fund on Sunday warned governments to gear up for a possible economic storm as growth undershoots expectations. “The bottomline — we see an economy that is growing…READ The post IMF chief warns of economic ‘storm’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

OCD aims to educate youth through national quake drill

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo With Iloilo City as the pilot site of the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill (NSED) on Feb. 21, 2019, the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD)-6 hopes to increase the level of awareness of the public, especially the youth. Ma. Aletha Nogra, chief of OCD-6’s Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Division, recalled Lady […] The post OCD aims to educate youth through national quake drill appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund warned Saturday, February 9. "Unfortunately, the region has yet to fully recover from the global financial crisis and other big economic ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

Thai princess makes unprecedented move into Thai politics with run for PM

BANGKOK, Thailand --- A Thai princess will run for prime minister in March elections, in an unprecedented entry by a royal into frontline politics which pits her against the chief of the ruling junta, throwing into disarray his bid to stay in power. Princess Ubolratana, 67, the older sister of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, was announced as a candidate for the Thai Raksa Chart party steered by the divisive Shinawatra political clan. The Thai monarchy, a revered institution shielded from criticism by a tough defamation law, has traditionally been seen as above the political fray, although royals have intervened in moments of political crisis. Ubolratana's nomination has elect...Keep on reading: Thai princess makes unprecedented move into Thai politics with run for PM.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Centcom Chief Warns Public Vs. ‘Troll’ FB Account of CPP-NPA

The Central Command (Centcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday warned netizens against “troll accounts” on social media purportedly owned by the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), which are releasing fake data on casualties of government troopers. Lt. Gen. Noel Clement, Centcom commander, said a bogus account […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Gov’t could have topped 2018 deficit cap

THE GOVERNMENT could have topped its fiscal deficit ceiling in 2018, the state budget chief said on Wednesday as economic managers move to have big-ticket public works spared from an election ban in a bid to sustain spending momentum......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

Gio Tingson: Don’t use youth commission as Bong Go’s billboard | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: National Youth Commission has become Bong Go’s ‘billboard’ – ex-chief Controversial former Cebu fiscal killed in ambush Facebook removes 471 Russian-linked pages for using fake accounts {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Philippine Defense Chief Eyes Subic Bay Amid Chinese Takeover Fears

The Philippines should take over a major shipyard that sits on the site of a former U.S. navy base, or risk letting it fall into the hands of the Chinese who could use it as a regional foothold ami.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Philippine Defense Chief Eyes Subic Bay Amid Chinese Takeover Fears

The Philippines should take over a major shipyard that sits on the site of a former U.S. navy base, or risk letting it fall into the hands of the Chinese who could use it as a regional foothold ami.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate – Al Jazeera

OTTAWA WARNS of risk of arbitrary detention after Robert Schellenberg given death penalty in sudden drug case retrial. Canada has […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Ex-Navy chief warns vs possible China takeover of shipyard | Inquirer Business

A former Philippine Navy chief has sounded thealarm over the security and strategic implications on the prospect of a Chinese takeover of a commercial shipyard in Subic. The post Ex-Navy chief raises.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Ex-Navy chief warns of possible shipyard takeover

Ex-Navy chief warns of possible shipyard takeover.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Taiwan ruling party elects new chief | The Manila Times Online

TAIPEI: Taiwans ruling party elected a new chairman on Sunday, choosing a moderate to replace the post vacated by president Tsai Ing-wen after a recent electoral mauling, in a voteREAD The post Taiwan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Makati court denies Trillanes’ appeal | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Senator Sonny Trillanes will face trial again for previously-dismissed rebellion charges, after Makati Judge Elmo Alameda denies his appeal for the court to stand by a 2011 ruling. Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde sacks intelligence officers who allegedly ‘leaked’ the intelligence memorandum calling for the inventory ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019