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Medical workers in low-risk areas can take 1-week rest

Hospitals located within areas deemed as low-risk for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can grant the “timeout” needed by their medical workers, an official from the Department of Health (DoH) said Sunday. In a radio interview, Health Undersecretary Leopoldo Vega welcomed Malacañang’s proposal to provide a week-long rest for health professionals but he emphasized that this […] The post Medical workers in low-risk areas can take 1-week rest appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 25th, 2020Related News

ACCA recognizes P& A Grant Thornton as corporate partner

P&A Grant Thornton was awarded as the first Corporate Silver Learning Partner of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the Philippines. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceOct 25th, 2020Related News

The Undoing star Hugh Grant on ‘late fatherhood’: ‘It made me a better actor’

British star Hugh Grant became a first-time father at the age of 51. Nine years later, he’s a proud dad of five. Hugh, who just turned 60 last Sept. 9, swears by the good things this later-in-life fatherhood has done to him, including how it has made him a much better actor......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesOct 21st, 2020Related News

Metal workers fear job losses from CARS revision

Labor group Philippine Metalworkers’ Alliance is urging the government to consider employment implications in the grant of reprieve to beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy, as well as to use a portion of the budget for the program to support displaced workers of one of the program’s participants......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 21st, 2020Related News

US grants third aid in 2 months to Philippines, this time for calamities

The grant will finance training for faster evacuation, early warning systems, and quicker delivery of relief to affected communities, while ensuring health protocols like social distancing are observed. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 20th, 2020Related News

Ageless through the years

In the NBA, there have been 30 players who saw action when they were over 40, including Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Dirk Nowitzki, John Stockton, Karl Malone, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsOct 20th, 2020Related News

Memorial lot investments yield good ROI – Golden Haven

Investing in a memorial lot offers higher yield, according to the top executive of Golden Haven Memorial Park. Red Rosales, chief operating officer of the country’s first integrated memorial parks, reported of the huge price valuation of Golden Haven lot owners. Investing in Golden Haven lots now will grant you high returns in the future. When its Golden Haven Memorial Park, Las Pinas first opened in 1984, memorial lots cost only P5,000. “Today that value has gone up to P378,000, showing an impressive 2,240 percent increase or 67 percent increase per annum,” said Rosales. Golden Haven Memorial Park in Las Piñas, a 15-hectare property that features elements of Spanish architecture and a beautiful Butterfly Garden for people of all ages to enjoy. When the park first opened in 1984, memorial lots at this location cost P5,000. The Villar Group owned Golden Haven has also other memorial park investments in other locations. The Golden Haven Cebu, the most beautiful memorial park in the country inspired by Italian design, costs only P25,000 per plot in 2005. Today, a lot at Golden Haven Cebu costs P232,000, an increase of over 828 percent in value or a 46 percent increase per annum. This mountaintop sanctuary maximizes the enchanting surroundings with its various amenities such as the Pope John Paull II Memorial Hill, the Garden Plaze, the Imperial Gardens, among others. Still another choice place is the Golden Haven Memorial Park in Cagayan de Oro which is known for its majestic replica of the famed Christ the Redeemer statue at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2007, memorial plots at this beautiful location cost P33,000. Today, those plots now cost P89,000, boasting a 170 percent increase in value.  Under normal circumstances, Rosales said that investing in a memorial lot might be the last thing on many people’s minds. After all, the pursuit of leisure and other mundane affairs often take precedence over matters like a final resting place—for themselves or for those they love.          However, Rosales said that realizing how fragile and unpredictable life is may motivate people into making smart decisions now such as investing in a memorial lot at any of Golden Haven’s premier locations. Families go to Golden Haven Memorial Parks not just to visit those long gone but also to forge new happy memories together. “Because there is no telling what lies ahead for all of us, now is actually the best time to invest in a beautiful final resting place that befits the wonderful memories we shall leave behind. In this regard, there is no better choice than a prime lot at any of Golden Haven Memorial Park’s many locations across the country,” he said.  But people do not just buy a memorial lot, they now choose parks that are strategically located, beautifully designed, and high potential for growth.    According to Rosalies, families go to Golden Haven Memorial Parks not just to visit those long gone but also to forge new happy memories together. “Golden Haven inspires this through its elegant architecture that complement the park’s picturesque naturescapes,” said Rosales.  Golden Haven has more going for it than its beautiful parks and tranquil settings that honor the dearly departed. As with any piece of real estate, memorial lots at Golden Haven increase in value over time. “With an annual appreciation of 20 percent, investing in Golden Haven lots now will grant you high returns in the immediate future,” he said. The pandemic also presents opportunities for clever investors—both seasoned and beginners—to purchase properties while price increases have been temporarily halted. He said that many developers are now offering incredibly flexible terms and even substantial discounts to prospective property seekers. They can come in at a low cost—with no risks involved—but with a proven high return on their investments. “Nowhere is this more evident than at Golden Haven, one of the most trusted names in the deathcare industry,” he said. As it works towards having a memorial park in every Filipino’s hometown, Golden Haven now boasts of thirty beautiful and enticing sites across the country, offering memorial lots that make perfect low-risk and safe investments. For the numbers do not lie when it comes to Golden Haven. Rather, they tell a story of continuous growth. Golden Haven is a subsidiary of publicly listed Golden Bria Holdings Inc., currently positioned as the third largest real estate company in the country in terms of market capitalization valued at more than P200 billion......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleOct 18th, 2020Related News

House passes bill granting Duterte anti-red tape powers

The House of Representatives voting 267-6 passed the bill seeking to grant the president special powers to expedite and streamline the processing of national and local permits during a national emergency, such as the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2020Related News

Anti-corruption measures ready for House okay

House Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez said President Rodrigo Duterte’s certification on the proposed law that would grant him anti-red tape powers to accelerate the country’s socioeconomic recovery is a welcome development......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2020Related News

Jail warden: Detainee can’t attend baby’s wake

The Manila City Jail female dormitory warden yesterday opposed the trial court’s grant of a three-day furlough for detainee Reina Mae Nasino to visit the wake and burial of her three-month-old baby......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 14th, 2020Related News

PRC Chair leads distribution of multi-purpose cash grant in Cebu

The families affected by COVID-19 in Brgy. Luz, Cebu City waiting for the multi-purpose cash grant distribution from Philippine Red Cross to start on Oct. 9, 2020. (PIA7)CEBU CITY, Oct. 12 (.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2020Related News

USAID provides P10.8-billion grant to cut PH poverty

The United States extended a $213-million (P10.8-billion) grant to finance a program that aims to reduce poverty, promote private-sector led growth and strengthen good governance in the Philippines, the Department of Finance said Monday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceOct 12th, 2020Related News

Philippines secures $213 million grant from US

The Philippine government has secured a $213 million (approximately P10.8 billion) grant from the United States to finance its poverty reduction and good governance programs, the Department of Finance said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 12th, 2020Related News

PSC says sorry for unintended misinformation on financial aid to Alex Eala

The government’s sports-funding agency had posted on its social media account that it had granted financial backing worth millions, including a Php3-million grant to cover a couple of tournaments and several months of training sessions abroad for the 15-year-old Eala, Saturday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

516 fishers, sari-sari store owners in Olango each get P5K aid

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Some 516 fishermen and sari-sari store owners in Olango Island have received a P5,000 cash grant each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) through their Livelihood Assistance Program.  Annabeth Cuizon, City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) head, told CDN Digital that the beneficiaries of […] The post 516 fishers, sari-sari store owners in Olango each get P5K aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

Senators buck deferment of 13th month pay

The deferment of the 13th-month pay grant to workers from distressed employers are not under the existing laws, senators said on Friday. In separate text messages, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Presidential Decree 851 or the law that grants the 13th-month pay does not include provisions that would […] The post Senators buck deferment of 13th month pay appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2020Related News

Bill seeking to grant Filipino citizenship to foundlings passes House

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill which seeks to grant Filipino citizenship to foundlings......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 5th, 2020Related News

How to rectify simulated birth

The Philippine Congress passed Republic Act 11222, otherwise known as the Simulated Birth Rectification Act, on February 21, 2019. This law intends to grant amnesty and allow the correction of the simulated birth of a child wherein the simulation was made in the best interest of the child and wherein the child has been consistently considered and treated by the person/s who simulated the birth as his, her or their own daughter or son (Section 2 (a), R.A. 11222). This much-awaited law provides for a simpler and less costly administrative adoption proceeding given that the child has been living with the person for at least three years before the effectivity of the law (Section 2 (d), R.A. 11222)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 1st, 2020Related News

UP College of Engineering receives scholarship grant from Huawei

Huawei Technologies Phils., Inc. hosted a virtual launching ceremony to announce its very first scholarship program with the University of the Philippines. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechSep 27th, 2020Related News

Group: Spare taxpayers, scrap Bulacan Airport project tax exemption

Stressing that taxpayers should be spared from the burden, the group Action for Economic Reforms has asked the Senate not to grant tax exemptive relief to the San Miguel Corp. (SMC) for its airport project......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleSep 26th, 2020Related News