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Beware of passport appointment slot scam -- DFA

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has warned passport applicants on unscrupulous individuals or groups selling passport appointment slots. The DFA said they have received reports about some persons or groups selling appointment slots online due taking advantage of the difficulty in getting an appointment. In its public advisory, the….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2018Related News

City mayor rapped over MIWD board appointment

THE Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) has filed criminal and administrative charges against Iloilo City Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III before the Office of the Ombudsman relative to the latter’s appointment of a new set of MIWD board of directors. MIWD legal counsel Roy Villa said they filed two counts of usurpation of official functions […] The post City mayor rapped over MIWD board appointment appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2018Related News

Motorists can check license plate availability on LTO site

Years after paying for the official registration of their vehicles, motorists can now check if their license plates are already available through the Land Transportation Office (LTO) website. Aside from scheduling an online appointment online, people whose cars still run on conduction stickers can check the site if they can obtain, once and for all, their 7-charactermotor vehicle (MV)license plates. After choosing the MV license plate option on the website (right option), LTO will require car owners to enter the 15-digit file number of their plate. After searching, a user will be given instructions on when and where to claim the plates. LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvan...Keep on reading: Motorists can check license plate availability on LTO site.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 19th, 2018Related News

HELPLESS: Mayor seeks DPWH head’s help on delayed roadworks

MAYOR Joe Espinosa III said he will bring to the attention of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar the complaints on delayed road projects in Iloilo City that resulted in flooding. Espinosa said he would seek an appointment with the secretary next week on the sideline of the League of Cities […] The post HELPLESS: Mayor seeks DPWH head’s help on delayed roadworks appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2018Related News

Group reiterates opposition to Martires bid for ombudsman post

“The appointment of [Martires] as the next Ombudsman is to besmirch the institution and besmirch the institution and compromise its independence.” Source link link: Group reiterates opposition to Martires' bid for ombudsman post.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 18th, 2018Related News

Group reiterates opposition to Martires bid for ombudsman post

“The appointment of [Martires] as the next Ombudsman is to besmirch the institution and besmirch the institution and compromise its independence.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2018Related News

Govt-run oil mills may stop operations after officials quit en masse to oppose new Palace appointee

THREE oil mills managed by a government-controlled corporation may stop operations after a dozen of its officials resigned en-masse to oppose the appointment of a new president......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJul 13th, 2018Related News

Palace downplays mass resignation of state-run coconut investment firm

MALACANANG on Friday downplayed the reported mass resignation of the officials of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund-Oil Mills Group (CIIF-OMG) to protest the appointment of Rehan Lao as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the company. Citing a statement from Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said that the officials of the CIIF [...] The post Palace downplays mass resignation of state-run coconut investment firm appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJul 13th, 2018Related News

12 officials of CIIF-OMG resign over appointment of & apos;incompetent& apos; CEO - Rappler

12 officials of CIIF-OMG resign over appointment of 'incompetent' CEO - Rappler.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsJul 13th, 2018Related News

12 officials of CIIF-OMG resign over appointment of incompetent CEO

  MANILA, Philippines– Twelve officials of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund-Oil Mills Group (CIIF-OMG) resigned to protest the appointment of Rehan Lao as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Eddie Delima, chairman of the board, and Benedicto Lor,  current CEO, and 10 more officials have submitted their resignation to Executive Secretary Salvador ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 13th, 2018Related News

Duterte names Antonio Kho Jr Comelec commissioner

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte appointed former justice undersecretary Antonio Kho Jr Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner. Special Assistant to the President Bong Go said Kho's appointment papers were released on Thursday, July 12.  Kho now takes the spot vacated by Sheriff Abas when he was appointed Comelec chairman. Kho's ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 13th, 2018Related News

Judges press Marquez appointment to SC

THE Philippine Judges Association (PJA) through its head Marikina Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Felix Reyes urged President Duterte to name Court Administrator Midas Marquez as Supreme Court magistrate to replace Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr. who will retire in August. In a letter addressed to the President, Reyes stressed….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2018Related News

Convenience for a fee: DFA’s new passport appointment scheme

Following complaints of lack of appointment slots and the DFA's claims that the online system was defective, passport applicants are now required to pay an added P50 as convenience fee......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJul 11th, 2018Related News

Police: Boy shoots his wrist with mom’s gun as she drives

HAMPTON, Virginia, United States — Police in Virginia say a 5-year-old boy shot himself in the wrist with his mother’s gun while she was driving him to a doctor’s appointment and talking on the phone. Virginia State Police said in a statement it happened Tuesday morning on Interstate 64 in Hampton. They said the boy… link: Police: Boy shoots his wrist with mom’s gun as she drives.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 11th, 2018Related News

Fortune says Bayless won’t allow Horn déjà vu in Pacquiao vs Matthysse

Justin Fortune welcomes Kenny Bayless' appointment as referee for Manny Pacquiao's fight with Lucas Matthysse......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 10th, 2018Related News

Saab Magalona airs passport troubles of her son’s nanny and POEA takes notice

Actress-model Saab Magalona took to Twitter to help her son’s nanny recover her passport from the recruitment agency that previously hired her as an overseas Filipino worker. On July 2, Magalona shared that the nanny does not have her passport because the agency was asking her to pay P5,000 for a medical exam. Magalona said […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJul 6th, 2018Related News

FIFA blasts Maradona

MOSCOW, Russia — FIFA condemned Diego Maradona, who claimed that Colombia only lost to England in the World Cup Last 16 because of the appointment of referee Mark Geiger for the match. The 1986 World Cup winner said England’s win was a “monumental robbery” after Gareth Southgate’s men edged through a bad-tempered encounter on penalties […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 6th, 2018Related News

5 Things on Taiwanese Culture I Wish We Have Back Home

With the announcement that Taiwan decided to extend its visa-free entrance for Philippine passport holders, I couldn't help but reminisce and reflect on our recent visit in the quaint yet inte.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 4th, 2018Related News

Swiss memories

The very first stamp on my very first passport had the name of Switzerland on it......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 2nd, 2018Related News

Bello admits bid for Ombudsman post a ‘long shot’

          Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has admitted that his appointment as the next Ombudsman may be a "long shot."   The Labor chief is currently among the 10 aspirants vying to replace outgoing Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales once she retires in July.   "I know that I'm presently a Secretary, and maybe [Duterte] wouldn't like it if I would aspire for another position," Bello said in Filipino during a news forum on Friday.   Bello also admitted that Duterte may not like his application for the position, claiming that he applied for the position at the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) without telling the...Keep on reading: Bello admits bid for Ombudsman post a ‘long shot’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 29th, 2018Related News