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Lorenzana, Mercado support call to pay extra for preferred frigate system

MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and ousted Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado on Monday, February 19, both expressed support for the proposal to pay extra to acquire the best Combat Management System (CMS) for Philippine warships. It's one thing the two officials in ........»»

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Vargas proposes aid program, fund for OFWs

AS the number of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) increases, a House leader yesterday said a special assistance fund in the amount of P1 billion is needed to immediately address their needs. This was the proposal of Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, a vice chairman of the House committee on….....»»

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DOTr to review P350-billion NAIA rehabilitation proposal

MANILA, Philippines – The P350-billion proposal to rehabilitate, expand, operate, and maintain the  Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)  is now being reviewed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), an evaluation expected to be completed in two months or by April. This was after a consortium of 7 of the country's biggest conglomerates submitted their 35-year ........»»

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

Transport dep’t evaluation of NAIA rehab proposal may take 2 months

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it will take two months to evaluate a P350-billion proposal by a consortium of conglomerates to rehabilitate Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Undersecretary for Aviation Manuel Antonio L. Tamayo said that the agency will evaluate the proposal, but the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) will also need to come […] The post Transport dep’t evaluation of NAIA rehab proposal may take 2 months appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceFeb 18th, 2018Related News

Reinventing crop insurance in PHL

Filipino farmers need not fear a total loss of their resources after every calamity once the proposal of Rep. Arthur C. Yap of the Third District of Bohol becomes a law. House Bill (HB) 6923, which.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2018Related News

‘Super consortium’ eyes NAIA as regional hub

Seven major conglomerates formally formed Tuesday a consortium that vows to transform the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) into a regional airport hub. The NAIA Consortium was formed following the submission of its unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to transform the NAIA into a regional airport hub….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Senators balk at Calida’s bid to put PCGG, OGCC under SolGen’s office

The Senate heard Thursday proposed measures to strengthen the Office of the Solicitor General, but key senators balked at a proposal to have the OSG absorb two separate agencies: the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) and the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG)......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 15th, 2018Related News

PH not consulted on China’s naming of Benham features — Esperon

The decision on China's proposal to name some undersea features in Philippine Rise was made by a subcommittee of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) without due consultation with the Philippine government, National Security Adviser (NSA) Hermogenes Esperon said on Thursday.   It was the 12-member Subcommittee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) under the IHO that approved China's proposals naming at least three undersea features within the country's exclusive economic zone at Philippine Rise.   "The decision of the SCUFN was made without due consultation with the Philippine Government," Esperon ...Keep on reading: PH not consulted on China’s naming of Benham features — Esperon.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2018Related News

IN PHOTOS: A soldier s marriage proposal in between battles in Sultan Kudarat

MANILA, Philippines – It was a most unlikely place to make a wedding proposal – in the middle of the jungle, while Filipino troops fighting terrorists and communist rebels were taking a rest in between battles. But that's exactly where Corporal Denemar Albani, 27, popped the question to his girlfriend, Private ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

‘Super Consortium’ Eyes NAIA Transformation into a Regional Hub

Seven major conglomerates formally formed Tuesday a consortium that vows to transform the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) into a regional airport hub. The NAIA Consortium was formed following the submission of its unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to transform the NAIA into a regional airport hub and to ensure that the […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Group of PHL conglomerates submits proposal for NAIA rehab

A group of the country’s seven biggest conglomerates submitted on Monday, Feb. 12, their unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and transform it into a regional airport hub. The NAIA Consortium is composed of Aboitiz InfraCapital, Inc., AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, Alliance Global Group Inc., AEDC, Filinvest Development […] The post Group of PHL conglomerates submits proposal for NAIA rehab appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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

Trump budget includes infrastructure plan, steep social cuts, rising deficits

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Donald Trump on Monday, February 12, unveiled an ambitious proposal to renew American infrastructure as part of a budget that calls for a stunning rise in debt and trillions in cuts to the social safety net and other spending. The blueprint for the 2019 ........»»

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

Super consortium formalizes P350-billion NAIA rehab proposal

MANILA, Philippines – Seven of the country's top conglomerates formalized their P350-billion proposal to rehabilitate, expand, operate, and maintain the  Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for 35 years. NAIA Consortium spokesperson Jose Emmanuel Reverente said on Tuesday, February 13, that his group formally submitted its unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Monday, ........»»

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

‘Superconsortium’ wants to transform NAIA into ‘regional hub’

Seven of the country’s largest conglomerates have formed a “superconsortium” and are submitting an unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation on Tuesday, February 13, to turn the Ninoy Aquino International Airport into a “regional hub.”.....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 13th, 2018Related News

P350B NAIA airport upgrade proposed

A P350-billion unsolicited proposal to upgrade the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and transform it into a "world-class" regional aviation hub has been submitted to the government by a consortium comprising seven of the country's largest conglomerates. In partnership with Changi Airport Consultants Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Changi Airports International Pte. Ltd., the proposal has been submitted to the Department of Transportation on Feb. 12. Aboitiz InfraCapital Inc., the Ayalas' AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp., Andrew Tan-led Alliance Global Group Inc., Lucio Tan-led Asia's Emerging Dragon Corp., Gotianun-led Filinvest Development Corp., Gokongwei-led...Keep on reading: P350B NAIA airport upgrade proposed.....»»

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

Dozens of ANZ staff may lose their jobs in Manila move

RNZ / Russell Palmer The proposal will affect staff who manage debt-management and collections for the Australian arm of the bank. The roles have been held by Wellington staff for almost five years.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2018Related News

Labor groups propose P500 monthly subsidy for minimum wage earners

President Rodrigo Duterte appeared receptive to the proposal raised by labor groups to provide a subsidy or voucher for minimum wage earners to help them cope with rising cost of living, according to Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP). The subsidy proposal was among the issues brought up by labor leaders during their meeting with Duterte in Malacaang last Wednesdaythat focused on the issues of contractualization and wages. The ALU-TUCP is proposing to Duterte a P500 monthly cash voucher subsidy for an initial four million minimum wage earners. Alan Tanjusay, ALU-TUCP spokesperson, said Duterte ordered the creation of a study group to l...Keep on reading: Labor groups propose P500 monthly subsidy for minimum wage earners.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 11th, 2018Related News

Left gives Duterte rare praise on irrigation

DAVAO CITY---President Duterte got rare praise from one of his staunchest critics, Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, for signing the free irrigation law, an original proposal of the leftist Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives.   "This is a major step in our campaign to better farmers' lives," Casilao said of the new law.   Credit should go to Mr. Duterte, the legislator said.   Sen. Ralph Recto, in a statement, said Mr. Duterte's signing of the free irrigation law should "open the floodgates to an irrigation building spree."   Recto said the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) could actually do this because of its increased budg...Keep on reading: Left gives Duterte rare praise on irrigation.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 11th, 2018Related News

DOH backs proposal for 3rd party pathologist in dengue deaths probe

The Department of Health on Saturday expressed support for the proposal to tap a foreign third party pathologist to investigate the bodies of children whose deaths are being linked to the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine. Source link link: DOH backs proposal for 3rd party pathologist in dengue deaths probe.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Feb 10th, 2018Related News

Puigdemont s party seeks law change to allow rule from Belgium

MADRID, Spain – The party of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Friday, February 9, submitted a proposal for a regional law reform that would allow the axed president to govern from Belgium.  Puigdemont has been in self-imposed exile in the country since fleeing Spain just days after the Catalan parliament ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2018Related News