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Streamlined gov’t services lifts Phl WGI rank

The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) on Wednesday announced that better delivery of government services was the primary driver in the Philippines improved ranking in the 2018 Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI). Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said the “whole-of-government” approach acted as agent in the implementation of efforts “to ensure efficient delivery of public goods […] The post Streamlined gov’t services lifts Phl WGI rank appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneOct 10th, 2019

The service charge law

  PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte recently approved Republic Act No. 11360 or the Service Charge Law. The measure benefits the front-line or rank-and-file employees of service establishments such as hotels and restaurants. Prior to the enactment of this law, Article 96 of the Labor Code of the Philippines provides that eighty five percent (85%) of services […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019

LTFRB Eases Process for TNVS Application

The Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday said it streamlined the process of securing franchises for transport network vehicle services (TNVS). During a dialogue with TNVS groups and stakeholders in Quezon City, LTFRB Technical Division head Joel Bolano said some changes have been made to the current process of securing franchises known as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

PAGASA lifts warning signal as Marce exits PAR

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Saturday morning lifted the warning signal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2016

PAGASA lifts warning signal as Gener exits PAR

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Saturday morning lifted the warning signal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2016

PAGASA lifts warning signals as ‘Carina’ exits PAR

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration on Monday morning lifted the warning signals raised ov.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2016

UAAP lifts Perasol suspension for October 16 return

MANILA, Philippines – The UAAP has formally lifted its suspension against UP Fighting Maroons head coach Bo Perasol on Monday, October 14. As confirmed by the UAAP, the league has shortened his suspension from the original 3 games to 2 games after a personal apology, meaning he can now ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2019

AUB secures high credit rating

Asia United Bank Corp. obtained a high credit rating of PRS Aa plus from local credit watchdog Philippine Rating Services corp......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2019

Colder mornings ahead in some areas in Luzon

Slightly colder mornings may be felt over some areas in Luzon, particularly in the mountainous areas, as the northeasterly surface wind flow continues to prevail over the region. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said the winds coming from the northeast are the initial rush of the northeast monsoon or “amihan.” Amihan season […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 13th, 2019

Online streaming giants battle for Asian audiences

Busan, South Korea — Acclaimed director David Michod’s epic “The King” was one of four major Netflix productions screened at Asia’s largest film festival this week, underlining how streaming services are increasingly challenging Hollywood and traditional media for the attention of artists — and viewers. Asia is seen as an important part of the global […] The post Online streaming giants battle for Asian audiences appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 13th, 2019

Fair weather in PH as ‘Hagibis’ moves away

Fair weather apart from thunderstorms in the afternoon or evening may prevail in the country this weekend as the typhoon with international name “Hagibis” further moved away from the country yesterday. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Meno Mendoza said Hagibis was estimated at 1,895 kilometers northeast of extreme Northern Luzon or […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 12th, 2019

Albayalde taps top lawyer

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde is tapping the services of one of the country’s most prominent and expensive lawyers, Estelito Mendoza, for the possible filing of charges against his former colleagues in the PNP......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2019

Cebu MITC invites NMP to its dialogue

In order to address safety problems at sea, DOLE Regional Office 7 in coordination with the Maritime Industry Tripartite Council (MITC) invited the National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) to present its programs and services during its General Membership Meeting last 09 July 2019......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 11th, 2019

BPI services down on October 19 due to system upgrade

MANILA, Philippines – The  Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) will upgrade its system  on October 19, Saturday, which will render most of its services unavailable. From 12:01 am to 11:59 pm on October 19, BPI's online banking, mobile app, and debit card services will be temporarily ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2019

DENR lifts DMCI Mining unit’s suspension

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has ordered to lift the suspension of DMCI Mining’s unit Zambales Diversified Metals Corp. (ZDMC) through a resolution dated 30 September. “After the close of business hours (on)9 October 2019, ZDMC received the Resolution dated 30 September 2019 issued by the DENR. Through said resolution, DENR has […] The post DENR lifts DMCI Mining unit’s suspension appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 11th, 2019

Caritas Manila assures help

Caritas Manila, the social arm of the Archdiocese of Manila, has assured that the organization is ready to extend help to those who will be affected in case a typhoon hits the country anytime before the year ends. The announcement came after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (Pagasa) earlier pronouncement that typhoon […] The post Caritas Manila assures help appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 10th, 2019

Zuckerberg to testify in U.S. Congress on Facebook digital currency plan

WASHINGTON, USA – Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify at the US House of Representatives this month on the social network's plan for a global digital currency, officials announced Wednesday, October 10. The House Financial Services Committee said in a statement that Zuckerberg would be the sole witness ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2019

Manila Water to SC: Reverse ruling or people face 780% rate increase

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Water warned of an exponential 780% increase in water rates or as much as P26.70 per cubic meter if the Supreme Court (SC) does not reverse its decision to penalize the company. What happened? Manila Water and Maynilad Water Services were ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2019

ITC one-stop shop held at Parkmall

Cebu City, Oct. 3 (PIA) -- The Industry Tripartite Council (ITC) in Wholesale and Retail initiated the setting up of a One-Stop Shop government services in Parkmall, Mandaue City on Oct. 2 to 4, 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

Duque wants review of Local Government Code to renationalize healthcare

MANILA, Philippines – Renationalizing the Philippine healthcare system could help address gaps in the country’s delivery of health services, according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. Duque told reporters this much as he answered a question about access to vaccines in remote areas in the country. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

Sony s Playstation 4 loses Facebook integration, at least for now

MANILA, Philippines – The PlayStation 4 has lost the ability to integrate some of its services with Facebook, Sony announced Monday, October 7. According to a post on Sony's PS4 support pages , the loss of integration between the PS4 and Facebook "includes Facebook’s share features such as posting gameplay and trophy activity and using ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019