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Who s who: Richest, poorest House members in 2017

The House of Representatives over the weekend released a summary of its members' Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth in 2017......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News8 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

DTI Bares Plans to Further Develop MSMEs

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez bared future initiatives of the National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Council to further develop small businesses. “Guided by our MSME Development Plan 2017-2022, the council have outlined some programs to continue with our nationwide campaign of MSME seminars, Kapatid Mentor Me seminars, mentoring with Go Negosyo; […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News11 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Say ‘yes’ to the dress

JOHN HERRERA, the Filipino designer who was named Britain’s Top Designer in 2017, has just opened his eponymous flagship store at Edsa Shangri-La Plaza. There, 10 to 15 pieces of his off-the-rack bridal gowns and evening dresses are available......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance20 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

State spending to sustain GDP growth

THE Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) sees Philippine economic growth sustaining its 2017 growth pace until next year on the back of government spending that will take up the slack from weaker private consumption and export growth......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance20 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Only 3 lawmakers not millionaires

The House of Representatives finally disclosed on Sunday the net worth of its 292 members in an aggregated list form, more than two months after the congressmen's April 30 wealth-reporting deadline. The list showed that Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reported P96.54 million in assets and P4.84 million in liabilities in 2017 for a net worth of P91.69 million. Based on the House's list, Alvarez was the 49th richest representative in 2017, one rank higher than the previous year. Below P1M The list also revealed that of the House's 292 members, only three reported a net worth of below P1 million. The House's poorest members were Kabataan Rep. Sarah Jane Elago (P75,800), Gabriela Re...Keep on reading: Only 3 lawmakers not millionaires.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 22 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Duterte’s mood changes lead peace talks with Reds nowhere

[Editor's Note: President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 23. The Inquirer looks back at promises he made in Sona 2016 and Sona 2017, and how he and his administration performed on those promises. We will also look at major issues that marked his two years in office in our #Sona2018 series.] Like a stormy romance, peace talks between the government and communist insurgents have always careened off the path to church. Peace in the negotiations has always depended on President Rodrigo Duterte's mood, although supporters of the effort to put an end to the insurgency that's been going on for half a century have not given up on their...Keep on reading: Duterte’s mood changes lead peace talks with Reds nowhere.....»»

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3 billionaires in House of Representatives in 2017 - Rappler

3 billionaires in House of Representatives in 2017 - Rappler.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2018Related News

OVERTIME, OVERPAID: COA questions Capitol’s overtime work policies

THE Commission on Audit (COA) called out the Iloilo provincial government for its lack of clear-cut policies on overtime work which led to unnecessary expenses. In its 2017 annual audit report on the provincial government, COA said: “the Iloilo Provincial Government does not have overtime work program nor written internal procedures on the rendition of […] The post OVERTIME, OVERPAID: COA questions Capitol’s overtime work policies appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2018Related News

3 billionaires in House of Representatives in 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The number of billionaires in the House of Representatives rose to 3, based on lawmakers' 2017 Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALNs). A summary of the 2017 SALNs of members of the House of Representatives was released on Sunday, July 15. It showed that the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2018Related News

Tom Petty box set coming in September

Tom Petty died in October 2017. Image: AFP/Timothy A. Clary A 60-track box set of music, including previously unreleased material by the late American singer, is due out Sept. 28, Billboard.com rep.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2018Related News

E-vehicle industry sees 2018 as ‘tipping point’

THE Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) expects sales of electric jeepneys to hit 500 units this year, up from the 200 in 2017, with the group expecting a “tipping point” for the industry......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2018Related News

Top 10 richest House members in 2018

REP. Michael Romero of 1-Pacman party-list remains the richest member of the House of Representatives with a net worth of P7.29 billion, P282 million more than in 2017, according to that year’s Summary of the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) released by the House over the weekend. Romero, the principal author of [...] The post Top 10 richest House members in 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2018Related News

3 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Quezon City for 5,581,298 – Web reference 112828570 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

INFINA TOWERS QUEZON CITY Unit Available 1Bedroom, 2Bedroom 3BR and Tandem North Tower – ready by Sept 2021 South Tower – ready by Sept 2022 Available Units 1BR 27.5sqm 1BR 38sqm 2BR 48.5sqm-57sqm 3BR 89sqm Good investment Flood Free Complete Amenities and Facilities 24 hours Roving Security House like setting with Lumiventt Technology design for… link: 3 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Quezon City for 5,581,298 – Web reference 112828570 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 15th, 2018Related News

Palace: War on graft yielding results

Malacaang pointed to graft cases filed against 17 local officials in Boracay as among those that showed progress in the Duterte administration's anticorruption campaign.   In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte's "Sibak, Sibak, Sibak" campaign did not spare even Cabinet officials.   The 8888 hotline, which the President had ordered set up to receive complaints from the people, had an "average resolution rate of 93.2 percent in 2017," according to Roque. ---Julie M. Aurelio...Keep on reading: Palace: War on graft yielding results.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 14th, 2018Related News

COA: LRTA neglected P980-M housing for settlers

The Commission on Audit (COA) has rebuked the Light Railway Transit Authority (LRTA) for allegedly neglecting a P980-million housing project for informal settlers displaced by its projects.   In its 2017 audit report, the COA questioned why the LRTA allowed 180 housing units, built at a relocation site in General Trias town, Cavite province, to deteriorate and lead to losses for the government.   According to COA records, the project is known as the Cavite-LRTA Housing Project and was implemented with the Cavite provincial government on a 21-hectare site in Barangay Santiago.   180 units   Aside from the houses, the site was to have an administ...Keep on reading: COA: LRTA neglected P980-M housing for settlers.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 14th, 2018Related News

Nets acquire Faried, Arthur from Nuggets

Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets dunks on Omri Casspi #18 of the Golden State Warriors at the Pepsi Center on November 4, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP NEW YOR.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 14th, 2018Related News

Ambassador Heidt celebrated the sendoff of 26 Cambodian YSEALI members and their mentor as they headed to Manila for the annual 'YSEALI Summit. – Manila Picture

[U.S. Embassy photo by Adah] Image published by USEmbassyPhnomPenh on 2017-10-20 09:26:20 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: link: Ambassador Heidt celebrated the sendoff of 26 Cambodian YSEALI members and their mentor as they headed to Manila for the annual #YSEALI Summit. – Manila Picture.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 14th, 2018Related News

COA calls out PCSO for P5.89-B disbursements not related to charity projects

The Commission on Audit has called out the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office for P5.89-billion worth of disbursements in 2017 not related to charity programs, warning that such practice may soon the deplete the state firm's Charity Fund rendering it incapable to perform its primary mandate......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 14th, 2018Related News

Palawan, Cebu make it to list of world’s top islands for 2018

The islands of Palawan and Cebu made it to the list of the top 15 islands in the world for 2018. The two Philippine islands managed to snag the eighth and sixth places in "The 15 Best Islands in the World" lineup released by New York-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure on July 11 as voted by travelers. Cebu made the grade at eighth place with a score of 89.10. Palawan scored 90.04 at sixth place. The vacation destination dropped a fair distance from its lofty place at the top. Palawan was previously ranked the best island on the 2013, 2016 and 2017 list. This year appears to be Indonesia's year in the spotlight as Java scored 95.28, which makes it the most recommended pla...Keep on reading: Palawan, Cebu make it to list of world’s top islands for 2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 14th, 2018Related News

OECD: Agri growth in PH still slow amid strong financial buffer

Among emerging economies, the Philippines had one of the highest rate of support to its farmers in the last three years, a report showed.   In its latest agricultural evaluation, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said the country gave out the biggest support to the sector at an average of 26 percent of the country's total gross farm receipts for 2015 to 2017.   This is higher than the OECD average of 18 percent and one of the highest among all emerging economies covered by the report, which included Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia, India and Indonesia, among others.   The dominant form of support to t...Keep on reading: OECD: Agri growth in PH still slow amid strong financial buffer.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 13th, 2018Related News