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DOST s program for small businesses called out for wasting millions

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) called out the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for inefficient implementation of its program for small businesses that has cost the agency P461 million so far. COA noted in a 2018 audit report that the DOST's  ........»»

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PAL board to tackle new strategies next week

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) board is set to meet next week to iron out strategies to be undertaken during its ongoing transition period, including the selection of the company’s next president......»»

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COA flags missing docs for Marawi cooperatives P64-million seed capital

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) found that only 2.3% or P1.516 million of the P65.73-million seed capital handled by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) for Marawi City-based cooperatives in 2018 had been fully documented. In an audit report, COA said CDA failed to submit disbursement vouchers (DVs) and ........»»

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DEP’T OF OFW ITATAG NA!

Manila, Philippines – Napapanahon na para itatag ang ipinanukalang Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (DOFW). Iyan ay para epektibong pangasiwaan ang deployment at subaybayan ang employment conditions ng mga Filipino contract workers sa ibayong dagat. Mahigit 2.3 milyon ang OFWs sa limang kontinente, ayon sa 2018 report ng Philippine Statistics Authority. ‘Di nakapagtataka at kuntodo […] The post DEP’T OF OFW ITATAG NA! appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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WATCH: Catriona Gray raises Philippine flag during Pacquiao-Thurman bout

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray served as the flag bearer during the boxing match......»»

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Central Visayas GRDP growth higher than national growth – Cobonpue

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Central Visayas remains among  the fastest growing regions in the country, said Regional Development Council (RDC) Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue. “Today, Central Visayas is still one of the country’s fastest growing regional economies, with the region being the 4th highest in terms of gross regional domestic product (GRDP) in 2018 recorded at 7.6 percentage,” Cobonpue […] The post Central Visayas GRDP growth higher than national growth – Cobonpue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2019Related News

Manny Pacquiao arrives at MGM Grand, Miss Universe Catriona Gray part of entourage

LAS VEGAS–The champ is in the building and so is the queen. Manny Pacquiao has made his way to the MGM Grand Garden Arena here along with his large entourage that included Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and wife Jinkee Pacquiao. Gray, the fourth Filipina to earn the title of Miss Universe, walked with Pacquiao […] The post Manny Pacquiao arrives at MGM Grand, Miss Universe Catriona Gray part of entourage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2019Related News

Ouano: 16 Cebu police stations ‘squat’ on LGU owned lots

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least sixteen police stations in Cebu province are “squatting” on lots owned by their respective local government units. Most of these are also dilapidated with structures built in 1991 yet or almost 30 years ago, said Provincial Board Member Thadeo Jovito Ouano. Ouano, chairperson of the Provincial Board’s Committee on […] The post Ouano: 16 Cebu police stations ‘squat’ on LGU owned lots appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2019Related News

SWS: Mahirap dumami

DUMAMI ang bilang ng mga pamilya na nagsabi na sila ay mahirap, ayon sa Social Weather Station. Mula sa 38 porsyento (9.5 milyon) pamilya sa survey noong Marso, tumaas ito sa 45 porsyento (11.1 milyon) pamilya sa survey noong Hunyo 22-26. Ang pinakamataas na naitala sa ilalim ng Duterte government ay 52porsyento noong Setyembre 2018. […] The post SWS: Mahirap dumami appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2019Related News

Yolanda dela Torre, the Singer

Let me now share an article and a poem I have written about her. The article was tweaked from the defunct Kapitbahay and reprinted in the Asian Journal – San Diego. The poem was dedicated to her during her birthday in April 2018......»»

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Agri chief insists rice tax law needs review

AGRICULTURE Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on Friday insisted that the Rice Tariffication Act needs to be reviewed. At the sidelines of 2018 Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan (MMK) awarding of Most Outstanding…READ The post Agri chief insists rice tax law needs review appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Vetoed in past Congress, solons see Duterte enacting coco farmers trust fund soon

SONA 2018 RECALLED: Vetoed in past Congress, solons see Duterte enacting coco farmers trust fund soon GMA News Congress granted Duterte's wish but the Chief Executive vetoed the measure as Malaca.....»»

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At least 8 killed in blast near Kabul University

KABUL, Afghanistan – At least 8 people were killed and dozens more wounded on Friday, July 19, when a bomb detonated near a major university in Kabul while students were waiting to take an exam, officials said. The blast comes amid an unending wave of violence across Afghanistan, where civilians are ........»»

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4 Chicago police fired for alleged police shooting coverup

CHICAGO, USA – Four officers accused of lying about the circumstances around the fatal shooting of a black teen have been fired by the Chicago Police Board. The 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and became emblematic of longstanding police ........»»

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DOTr ngadto sa LTFRB: ‘Hatchback’ gitugutan nga maka pamasahero

Gimanduan ni Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade ang Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) nga ipatuman ang Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-005, nga nagtugot sa mga “hatchback unit” nga mo-operate isip public transport apan aduna kini mga kondisyon.The post DOTr ngadto sa LTFRB: ‘Hatchback’ gitugutan nga maka pamasahero appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Dengue cases up 17% in Cebu City; health department records 1,075 cases from January to July 2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A total of 1,075 dengue cases from January 2019 to July 2019 was recorded by the Cebu City Health Department, an increase of 17.3% or 156 cases from the same period in 2018.  Dr. Daisy Villa, Cebu City Health Officer, said there were 916 cases from January to July 2018.  Villa said the […] The post Dengue cases up 17% in Cebu City; health department records 1,075 cases from January to July 2019 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Gov’t workers decry ‘favoritism’ as Duterte fails to provide due wage increase, social services

"Military and uniformed personnel enjoy their maximum salary increase since January of 2018, civilian personnel are still struggling for a substantial salary increase." The post Gov’t workers decry ‘favoritism’ as Duterte fails to provide due wage increase, social services appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Duterte s economic team sees stable inflation until his term ends

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte's economic team is confident that the  sky-high inflation  in 2018 will not happen again for the rest of his term, as the government ramps up reforms and external forces become favorable. In its 176th meeting on Thursday, July 18, the Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) ........»»

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DOTr to LTFRB: Allow hatchbacks as TNVS units

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to honor its memorandum allowing hatchback vehicles for Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) operations......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2019Related News

DOTr to LTFRB: Allow hatchbacks as TNVS units

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to honor its memorandum allowing hatchback vehicles for Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) operations......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2019Related News