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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

Duterte ought to do a Boracay in Manila Bay

The famous Isle of Boracay was closed on April 26, 2018 and it gave Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte great proof that he had the political will to effect change in this country when it is needed! Boracay is set to reopen on Oct. 26 and we hope that what needed to be fixed in Boracay would be fixed by now......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

DOF: Congress needed for rollback of fuel excise tax rates

Suspending fuel excise tax rates that took effect this year would need action from Congress, the Finance department said Tuesday after some senators urged President Duterte to lift them and soften the effects of rising prices......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Philippines to suspend oil tax hike to cool red hot inflation

MANILA—The Philippines said on Sunday it would suspend the implementation of a further increase in excise tax on fuel products, set to take effect in January 2019, to stem rising inflation expectations. Inflation in one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies has been rising since January, due to higher taxes, costlier food and fuel and a weak peso, causing […] The post Philippines to suspend oil tax hike to cool red hot inflation appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

New Society: From ‘de buena familia’ to ‘binuenas na familia’

  Your mantra for the week: "As I renew my mind, I renew all things in my life."   The most prevalent negative state of mind in the world is depression.   Suicide cases have increased significantly, and it all begins with depression, a feeling of severe dejection and despondency, extreme sadness, and a general loss of interest in life.   In IAMISM, we usually describe depression as the effect of not loving oneself enough. There are many signs---shyness, lack of confidence, self-criticism and failing to see the good in oneself and most of everything else.   Add to this a feeling of inferiority caused by comparing oneself to others who ma...Keep on reading: New Society: From ‘de buena familia’ to ‘binuenas na familia’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

NOW sues NTC over alleged violations in 3rd telco rules

Third telco aspirant NOW Telecom, an affiliate of publicly listed company NOW Corp., filed a case on Monday against the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) for alleged legal violations in the new major player terms of reference (TOR) which took effect last week......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

PSE index clings to 7,000

The local stock barometer ended a tad higher on Tuesday, clinging to the 7,000 mark in thin trade amid mixed sentiment across the region.   The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) added 8.56 points or 0.12 percent to close at 7,059.38 on selective buying of large-cap stocks. "Technically, we might be seeing some of the bullish divergence (weakening selling momentum) take effect especially with the PSEi trading briefly in the green (Monday) morning," Papa Securities said. Papa Securities expects more of these short-term periods of strength in the coming days especially with the divergence situation of the relative strength index, a key technical indicator, r...Keep on reading: PSE index clings to 7,000.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Hefty price hike: P1.45 for diesel, P1 for gas

Another round of fuel price hikes took effect yesterday – the ninth consecutive week of increase for gasoline prices and the seventh for diesel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

De Lima: A commentary: A PET victory for VP Leni

October 3, 2018. The 18 September 2018 PET Resolution amending Rule 62 of the PET Revisor’s Guide, to the effect that the physical count of the votes during revision shall be based on the election returns, is a fair resolution of the controversial shading threshold issue. Protestant Bongbong Marcos argued for a… Source link link: De Lima: A commentary: A PET victory for VP Leni.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

DOE scrambles for ways to ease impact of high oil prices

The Department of Energy is doubling down on efforts to mitigate the effect of rising fuel prices, a main driver of worsening inflation, particularly by means of discounts for operators of public u.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

HOAX: Bam Aquino s quote on Dengvaxia

Claim: Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV said Filipinos should be “proud” of Sanofi Pasteur for “conducting their experiments regarding adverse effect of Dengvaxia.” The ‘quote’ was placed on a graphic with photo of Aquino and a logo of News5. Facebook pages “Duterte WatchTower & Phils. Travel” and “Mga ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Opposition reps urge Duterte to repeal TRAIN law as inflation rockets to 6.7%

    Some opposition lawmakers from the House of Representatives have warned that the inflation rate would continue to spike if the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte will not repeal the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.   The rate of increase in prices of basic commodities rose to 6.7 percent in September, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported Friday.   READ:Inflation hits new over 9-year high of 6.7% in September on elevated food prices   "October's inflation rate may again increase due to the inflationary effect of the big time water rate hike as well as the continuous oil price hikes," Bayan Muna Rep...Keep on reading: Opposition reps urge Duterte to repeal TRAIN law as inflation rockets to 6.7%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Cannabis use in adolescence affects cognitive development; more evidence shown in new study

New Canadian research has provided more evidence that smoking cannabis may have a negative effect on cognition in young people. Carried out by researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and Universit de Montral, the new study followed 3,826 Canadian teenagers over a period of four years. The researchers looked at all levels of alcohol and cannabis use, including abstinent, occasional consumer and high consumer, and the different effects of use on a number of different cognitive domains, including recall memory, perceptual reasoning, inhibition and working memory. The findings, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, showed that cannabis and alcohol use in adolescence was ass...Keep on reading: Cannabis use in adolescence affects cognitive development; more evidence shown in new study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Price freeze in Naga City takes effect

CEBU CITY, October 1 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry issued a price freeze in all goods and commodities in the City of Naga today.Citing the recent massive landslide which affec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Price freeze in Naga City takes effect

CEBU CITY, October 1 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry issued a price freeze in all goods and commodities in the City of Naga today.Citing the recent massive landslide which affec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

No to P12 minimum fare – LTFRB

  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Monday that raising the minimum jeepney fare to P12 was not possible.   LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada told INQUIRER.net that increasing the jeepney fare would result in a domino effect on other transportation prices.   "Sinabihan namin sila na yang P12, hindi talaga pwede," Lizada said in a phone interview.   (We told them that the P12 cannot be allowed.)   "Hindi pa yan modernized na jeep, 'di ba? This is just the regular jeepney. Try to imagine magkano na ang modernized jeepney kapag lalabas na tayo," she added.   (That's not yet for the moderniz...Keep on reading: No to P12 minimum fare – LTFRB.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Bela Padilla, Maris Racal bemoan high price of petroleum products

Further proving celebrities, just like ordinary citizens, are affected by the economic issues the country is facing, Bela Padilla and Maris Racal recently expressed their discontent over the current price of petroleum products. The third quarter of 2018 saw the prices of food, particularly, rice, fish, meat and vegetables, soar, pushing the inflation rate at its highest in over nine years at 6.4 percent. Even celebrities seemed to have felt the effect of rising prices when they made use of their respective social media platforms to call out the inflation and the unusually high price of chili, which was regarded as the "new status symbol." "Nagpa-gas ako, sumakit ang ulo ko (I r...Keep on reading: Bela Padilla, Maris Racal bemoan high price of petroleum products.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Price freeze in effect in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 28 (PIA) - - Price freeze is now in effect in the whole of Cordillera as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte declared the whole region under the state of calamity.President Dute.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Mayor of landslide-hit Itogon town: Total mining ban to start Oct. 1

Benguet province’s Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan reminded mining operators in the town that by Monday, October 1, 2018, a total ban will be in effect in the town and violators would face sanctions.   Source link link: Mayor of landslide-hit Itogon town: Total mining ban to start Oct. 1.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Plant-rich diets may help prevent depression – new evidence

Being depressed can negatively affect your appetite and what you eat, but can bad eating habits bring your mood down? Our latest study, a systematic review of the best available evidence , found a clear link between the quality of a person’s diet and their risk of depression. And it goes beyond the effect of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Price freeze in effect in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 28 (PIA) - - Price freeze is now in effect in the whole of Cordillera as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte declared the whole region under the state of calamity.President Dute.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018