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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

PRO-6 head warns against improper use of police cars

POLICE patrol vehicles serve a variety of purposes to the Philippine National Police (PNP). Since it is one of the most used equipment in police operations, its utilization should be dedicated to maintaining peace and order. Anchored on the said principle, Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Western Visayas police chief, said police patrol vehicles should be […] The post PRO-6 head warns against improper use of police cars appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Palace: No risk of weaker fiscal position with federalism shift - BusinessWorld Online

Palace: No risk of weaker fiscal position with federalism shift - BusinessWorld Online.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Supercat via Tagbilaran Rescued by Coast Guard Near Shell Island

Coast guards received a distress call from Supercat M/V St. Jhudiel bound for Tagbilaran after the ship experienced a mechanical problem while going to Tagbilaran around 4 in the afternoon, July 16, 2018. According to the Facebook post of Nagiel Bañaca, Chief Cebu City Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO), the Coast guard were […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Roderick Paulate to stand trial for graft, falsification of public documents

Actor and Quezon City Councilor Roderick Paulate will stand trial before the Sandiganbayan for graft and falsification of public documents. The Sandiganbayan denied his motion to dismiss charges filed against him for violation of the Anti-graft and Corrupt Practices Act section 3(e) and for falsification of public documents. The politician was previously indicted for allegedly hiring 30 ghost employees and for directing his chief of staff to use bogus job orders and salary records from July to November 15, 2010. In its ruling, the Sandiganbayan's 7th division said Paulate's motion lacks merit.--- Carol Balita/INQUIRER.net intern /ee READ: QC Councilor Paulate, aide charged ov...Keep on reading: Roderick Paulate to stand trial for graft, falsification of public documents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft’s chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad Smith made a case for a government initiative to lay out rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert commission. Facial recognition technology [...] The post Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Storm surges damage 45 houses in Misamis Oriental

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/12 July) – Storm surges hit the towns of Jasaan and Initao in Misamis Oriental Thursday destroying 45 houses, an official said. Fernando Dy, chief of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said a succession of waves swamped 20 houses in Bobontugan, Jasaan early Thursday. A few hours later, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

IRA ruling need not expand deficit, petitioner claims

THE GOVERNMENT may not need to widen its fiscal deficit to comply with a Supreme Court ruling to provide local governments with their “just share” of national government revenue, the former governor who obtained the court decision said......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Philippines should support freedom of navigation in South China Sea to protect own rights

The Philippines should encourage freedom of navigation and overflight operations in the South China Sea as these could strengthen the enforcement of the historic arbitral ruling, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Thursday. Source link link: Philippines should support freedom of navigation in South China Sea to protect own rights.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Robredo warns: Philippines losing arbitral ruling advantage in South China Sea

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday urged the Philippines to start planning how it could move forward in protecting its sovereignty in the South China Sea, two years after the landmark ruling invalidating much of China's claims to the disputed waters was handed down......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

With mere words, Duterte can lose to China rights Philippines won in arbitral ruling

President Rodrigo Duterte may bind the Philippines if he unilaterally declares that he is waiving the country's rights stemming from the 2016 arbitral ruling, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio warned......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Philippines should support freedom of navigation in South China Sea to protect own rights

The Philippines should encourage freedom of navigation and overflight operations in the South China Sea as these could strengthen the enforcement of the historic arbitral ruling, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

DBM: SC ruling on IRA to affect fiscal stance

The Supreme Court ruling which increases the share of local government units’ internal revenue allotments may harm the country’s fiscal position, and thus lead to a credit rating downgrade, according to the Department of Budget and Management......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Carpio: World naval powers enforcing 2016 Hague ruling

Published: 8:59 a.m., July 10, 2018 | Updated: 1:09 a.m., July 11, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte may have chosen to set aside an international tribunal ruling that invalidated China's claim to nearly all of the South China Sea, but the world's naval powers are enforcing it, according to acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio. "There is clearly enforcement of a core part of the award by the world's naval powers, even if there is inexplicable reluctance on the part of the Duterte administration to enforce the award," Carpio said on Monday at a forum in Manila ahead of the second anniversary of the July 12, 2016, ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. Ruling o...Keep on reading: Carpio: World naval powers enforcing 2016 Hague ruling.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

SC en banc reprimands Sereno over continued attacks against justices — source

THE Supreme Court en banc reprimanded former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno over her continued attacks against the high tribunal, according to a court source privy to the deliberations. The court is expected to come out with a ruling within the day, the source said. No other details are available as of posting time. Sereno [...] The post SC en banc reprimands Sereno over continued attacks against justices — source appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Carpio: 2016 Hague ruling enforced by US, other powers

THE WORLD’S naval powers are doing the “heavy lifting” in enforcing the arbitral tribunal award on the South China Sea dispute two years since its ruling, without the support of its primary beneficiary the Philippines, Acting Chief Justice Antonio T. Carpio said on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

EU border agency chief warns Spain may be new migrant hotspot

BERLIN, Germany – The head of the EU's border agency warned Sunday, July 8 the western Mediterranean route from Morocco to Spain might develop into the next key pathway for migrants seeking to reach Europe. "If you ask me what is my current biggest worry, I would say Spain," Frontex chief ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018