Gun ban still in effect

ILOILO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- The implementation of the ban on firearms and other deadly weapons is still in effect across the country until Monday, May 21. Under Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Reso.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsMay 16th, 2018

Sison predicts ‘Yes’ vote to win in Bangsamoro plebiscite

LUCENA CITY---Despite the strong opposition against the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), top communist rebel Jose Maria Sison conceded that the proposed statute would still be ratified in the plebiscite due to President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged coercive influence. "It is highly probable that the Yes vote will win in the plebiscite on BOL because of the advantageous position of Duterte due to the suasive force and effect of martial law, control of the Comelec and putting the PNP (Philippine National Police) in charge of voting in so-called trouble spots," Sison, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder, said in a statement from Utrecht in the Netherlands Monday. He claimed...Keep on reading: Sison predicts ‘Yes’ vote to win in Bangsamoro plebiscite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Sniffles no effect on Pacquiao

WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao had a running nose when he fought Adrien Broner at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here Saturday night (yesterday morning, Manila) but it was the challenger who did most of the running in losing a unanimous 12-round decision......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Makati traffic re-routing takes effect

A traffic re-routing scheme will be implemented at Ayala Avenue and Sen Gil J. Puyat Avenue effective Saturday, 19 January 2019, due to the closure of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge. According to Makati City’s Information and Community Relations Department, motorists are advised of the following changes: Along Makati Avenue: The stretch of Makati Avenue (from J. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Mother Earth’s '10YearChallenge does not look good

Environmental groups have joined in the social media trend known as the “10 year challenge” by sharing pictures of pollution and climate change phenomena that are threatening the Earth. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines posted an image of a used plastic bottle to show the effect of plastic wastes on the environment. Meanwhile, […] The post Mother Earth’s #10YearChallenge does not look good appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

QC court dismisses illegal gun possession case vs NDFP consultant, 1 other

  MANILA, Philippines ---The Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 100 has dismissed the illegal possession of firearms and explosives charges filed against National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant Rafael Baylosis.   Also cleared by the court was Baylosis' companion, Roque Guillermo. In a decision made public Tuesday, the court said it granted the demurrer to evidence filed by the two accused.   Ademurrerto evidence is in effect a motion to dismiss which is filed by the accused after the prosecution has finished its presentation of evidence. It is anchored on the ground that the evidence presented is insufficient.   "This C...Keep on reading: QC court dismisses illegal gun possession case vs NDFP consultant, 1 other.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

P2.30 price hike for diesel

Another major fuel price hike takes effect today – the second in two weeks this month – in step with rising crude costs in the world market......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Catanduanes gov accepts decision on suspension  

LEGAZPI CITY: Catanduanes Gov. Joseph Cua accepted the Ombusman’s decision — suspending him from office for six months — that the regional director of the Department of Interior and Local Government served to him two days before the guidelines of the Commission on Elections on such takes effect on January 13. Cua said he respects… link: Catanduanes gov accepts decision on suspension  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Bitcoin Price Predictions For 2019: What The Experts Are Saying About Bitcoin’s Future

The Bitcoin price predictions for 2019: Will Bitcoin price climb to more than $100,000? Some experts believe that, though Bitcoin experienced a serious decline in 2018, it will now rise to a level between $10,000-15,000. Though this is difficult to say with any certainty, experts believe that certain events will help to forecast the fate of the currency. These events include the launch of a federally-regulated market by the Intercontinental Exchange and the planned launch of crypto derivatives by exchange ErisX. This regulation is likely to have a positive effect on Bitcoin's value. Others are more conservative with their predictions, placing the currency's rise in the $5,000-8,000 ra...Keep on reading: Bitcoin Price Predictions For 2019: What The Experts Are Saying About Bitcoin’s Future.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

BSP downplays effect of Hanjin default on banking industry

LOCAL banks’ exposure to embattled firm Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Philippines) is “negligible,” a senior central bank official said, noting that local lenders are well-placed to weather these loan defaults......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Vietnam accuses Facebook of breaching new cyber law

HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam has accused Facebook of violating a new cybersecurity law by refusing to scrub anti-government content from its site, the first reprimand since the controversial bill came into effect days ago. The law, which went live January 1 and has drawn criticism from the US, the EU and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Binotto replaces Arrivabene as Ferrari team principal | The Manila Times Online

MILAN: Formula One outfit Ferrari have reshuffled their management setup with team principal Maurizio Arrivabene replaced with immediate effect by technical director Mattia Binotto, the Italian constr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

PBA to implement new rules on goaltending review, traveling, timeouts

Several significant rule changes that will take effect this upcoming PBA Season 44 which kicks off on Sunday. The league aims to make the games better with the implementation of the new rules. "The new rules have been already approved by the PBA Board and we've already talked to the coaches about it," said PBA commissioner Willie Marcial on Tuesday during the preseason press conference at Conrad Hotel. There are three new rules that will be implemented at the start of the 44th Season on Sunday which are the review of goaltending calls, adoption of FIBA rules on traveling and leeway for coaches to verbally call a timeout without the need to gesture for one. "Goaltending will be revi...Keep on reading: PBA to implement new rules on goaltending review, traveling, timeouts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Daraga Mayor Baldo must first consent to Lakas-CMD withdrawal of nomination – Comelec

MANILA, Philippines – Before the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats’ (Lakas-CMD) move to revoke Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo’s nomination can take full effect, Baldo will first have to agree and comply with the party’s move, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesperson James Jimenez said on Monday, January 7. In a press briefing, Jimenez ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Palace urges Congress to set aside partisan politics, pass 2019 budget

Malacaang on Monday called on Congress to set aside partisan politics and pass the P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the delay was "unacceptable" as it would hamper projects and programs of the administration. "We urgently call on Congress and graciously urge it to approve the general budget in the soonest possible time, otherwise delay in its approval will affect the release of the funds for the salary hike of soldiers, policemen, teachers and civilian employees," Panelo said in a statement. "It will also delay the commencement as well as the continuation of infrastructure projects, not to mention the adverse effect on the ...Keep on reading: Palace urges Congress to set aside partisan politics, pass 2019 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Saudi to notify women of divorce by text message

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, January 6, officials said. The measure approved by the justice ministry appears aimed at curbing seemingly rampant cases of men secretly ending marriages without informing their ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Philippines bank on Eriksson effect at Asian Cup | The World Game

Sven-Goran Eriksson's surprise appointment as Philippines coach made headlines around the world, and now the basketball-mad nation is hoping the impact of........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

Important new legal protections for employees last year

Here are some important laws that were created or that took effect in California in 2018 to continue to protect employees:   CA Supreme Court Tightens Laws on Independent Contractor Misclassification   The Supreme Court ruled that a worker is properly considered an independent contractor to whom employment laws does not apply only if the hiring entity establishes: (A) that the worker is free from the control and direction of the hirer in connection with the performance of the work, both under the contract and in fact; (B) that the worker performs work that is outside the usual course of the hiring entity's business; and (C) that the worker is customarily engaged in ...Keep on reading: Important new legal protections for employees last year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

NFL, NBA rule changes take effect

NFL, NBA rule changes take effect.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Points galore in NFL, NBA as rule changes take effect

NEW YORK, USA – Baskets and touchdowns are raining down on the NBA and NFL this season as a slew of rule changes designed to reward attacking play and boost the marketability of America's two biggest sports take hold. In the NFL, the final day of regular season competition witnessed the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Sands China Ends Its Use of Plastic Straws at All Properties

Sands China Ltd. has discontinued its use of plastic straws at all its properties, in an effort to reduce the consumption of single-use plastics. The company’s ban on its use of plastic straws went into effect Tuesday and will eliminate the use of 2.2 million plastic straws each year — saving 1 ton of plastic […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019