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Ex-Siquijor governor barred from government service

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has ordered the perpetual disqualification from public office of former Siquijor governor Orlando Fua Jr......»»

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Ex-Siquijor governor barred from government service

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has ordered the perpetual disqualification from public office of former Siquijor governor Orlando Fua Jr. Source link link: Ex-Siquijor governor barred from government service.....»»

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Press freedom aside, Rappler must comply with the law

IT is wearisome to watch the continuing battle of statements, of claims and counter-claims, between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Rappler, Inc. concerning the revocation of the company’s registration and license to operate by the corporate regulator. The decision of the SEC to annul Rappler’s registration is the exercise of its legitimate authority… link: Press freedom aside, Rappler must comply with the law.....»»

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Right person for the right position

Uncensored Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) founding Chairman was recently appointed by President Duterte to head the newly formed PACC, or Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission. The involvement and dedication of Chairman Dante Jimenez in the VACC showed his capability to confront and defend the organization that he represents. There is….....»»

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Press freedom aside, Rappler must comply with the law

IT is wearisome to watch the continuing battle of statements, of claims and counter-claims, between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Rappler, Inc. concerning the revocation of the company’s registration and license to operate by the corporate regulator. The decision of the SEC to annul Rappler’s registration is the exercise of its legitimate authority [...] The post Press freedom aside, Rappler must comply with the law appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News7 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Human rights abuses recorded in the first 2 weeks of 2018

Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay revealed the rising statistics and intensifying attacks on people’s civil and political rights under President Duterte’s administration. The post Human rights abuses recorded in the first 2 weeks of 2018 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: News8 hr. 14 min. ago Related News

The poverty of anti-poverty policy

Almost every Philippine regime since that of Diosdado Macapagal has at least paid lip service to ending the poverty that in varying degrees of intensity haunts this country and millions of its people. Macapagal saw poverty as the legacy of the unfinished Revolution of 1896, which because of US conquest and intervention failed to deliver… The post The poverty of anti-poverty policy appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Irked by airport theft, Duterte ends handling firm contract

  The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Friday terminated its contract with its ground-handling service provider following alleged incidents of pilferage.   In a letter addressed to Miascor Groundhandling Corp. president Fidel Reyes, MIAA general manager Ed Monreal said the government will no longer renew its contract with the company.   "Please vacate and return all premises occupied by Miascor inside the airport complex and its terminals within 60 days from date," Monreal said.   But there would be no disruption of services, the airport chief added, as there are other accredited ground-handling service providers that can be hi...Keep on reading: Irked by airport theft, Duterte ends handling firm contract.....»»

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No need to be tall for wannabe cops

  Short people no longer need to despair if they want to serve the country through law enforcement, after officials announced the removal of height requirement for members of the Philippine National Police.   National Police Commission (Napolcom) vice chair and executive officer Rogelio Casurao said the agency had decided to do away with the requirement to coincide with the launch of the commission's online examination application scheduling system (Oleass).   Thus, Casurao said, interested Filipino college graduates need only to be no more than 30 years old to qualify and they can apply to take the entrance examination on April 22.   Previous...Keep on reading: No need to be tall for wannabe cops.....»»

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PSE readies P3.16-B stock rights offering

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is set to launch a stock rights offering worth as much as P3.16 billion by February, raising fresh funds to unify the country's capital market infrastructure while diluting the shares held by stock brokers. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently approved the PSE's plan to sell as much as 11.5 million new common shares to existing "eligible" investors at an offer price of up to P275 per share. The target is to launch this offering by February, a top PSE official said yesterday. Net proceeds from this offering will be used to repay debt to be incurred in connection with its plan to acquire Philippine Dealing Systems Holdings Corp....Keep on reading: PSE readies P3.16-B stock rights offering.....»»

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Height limit for PNP test applicants removed

MANILA, Philippines — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has removed the height requirement for applicants who will take the entrance examination for.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News12 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Framers of 1987 Constitution: Charter change, federalism not the answer

MANILA, Philippines – The framers of the current 1987 Constitution said that charter change and federalism are not the solution to the country's current problems. They also emphasized the need to address issues in the process to amend the Constitution. In a letter signed by 11 members of the Commission that ........»»

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Storm caused 90 million euros in damage – Dutch insurers

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Dutch insurers said on Friday, January 18, that fierce storms that whipped across The Netherlands caused 90 million euros ($111 million) in devastation, as the country's train service slowly creaked back into gear. "The January storm that raged across our country yesterday caused considerable damage," the Dutch ........»»

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PH media goes black to protest threats against press freedom

MANILA, Philippines – It was a rare image: Members of the media were on the other side of the lens, the subject of tonight's coverage. Four days since the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked the registration of Rappler, press freedom advocates gathered at the Boy Scout ........»»

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LP says SEC, like Marcos, resorted to ‘unacceptable legalism’ to justify Rappler shutdown

The Liberal Party called the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to cancel news site Rappler’s registration “unacceptable legalism to justify its closure,” and likened this to what the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos did “to justify his trampling of our people's civil and political rights.”.....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top18 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

CFO launches 2018 Presidential Awards for Overseas Filipinos

The following is a press release from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas. The Commission on Filipinos Overseas is pleased to inform the public that nominations are now open for the Year 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. The Presidential Awards is a biennial search to honor and recognize overseas ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2018Related News

Timeline: How the Rappler case developed

MANILA, Philippines — Online news site Rappler recently made it to the headlines after the Security and Exchange Commission ordered its closure over its alle.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2018Related News

Timeline: How the Rappler case developed

MANILA, Philippines — Online news site Rappler recently made it to the headlines after the Security and Exchange Commission ordered its closure over its alle Source link link: Timeline: How the Rappler case developed.....»»

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WATCH | ANOTHER CASE: NBI probes Maria Ressa, 2 others over Rappler story written 5 years ago

The subpoenas were all signed last January 10, a day before Rappler's corporate registration was revoked by the Securities and Exchange Commission......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 18th, 2018Related News

WATCH | Huge crowd jams mobile passport kiosk at Manila City Hall

A mob of applicants who jammed the Manila City Hall grounds on Thursday grew impatient at the efficiency of Department of Foreign Affairs consular staff manning the ambulant “passport-on-wheels” service, leading to a pushing, shoving and shouting exchange that turned unruly. Some of the women applicants were reduced to tears at the difficulty of applying […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 18th, 2018Related News