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SIDEBAR 1: A citizen’s guide to where and how to get a SALN 

By Karol Ilagan and Rex David Morales Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism  Only two of the six custodians of the statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) provide access to full copies of SALNs without the need for the declarants’ approval. Over the years SALN custodians have restricted public access to wealth disclosure records. […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2020Related News

Who gets COVID vaccine first? No politics please

Science, not politics, must guide COVID-19 vaccination planning......»»

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

Marikina to tap yuppies from religious group as para-teachers

THE Marikina City government will tap young professionals from a religious group to assist and guide parents and teachers in their learning as the education system shifts to distance learning set-up amid COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro on Wednesday welcomed the offer of the officials of the Marikina Valley Ministerial Fellowship (MARVAL) to volunteer […].....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 14th, 2020Related News

Body of missing Badian tour guide found

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Divers recovered at around noontime on Friday, October 9, the body of a tour guide from Badian town who was reported missing on Thursday after he went spearfishing in Barangay Sta. Filomena in the neighboring Alegria town. Police Executive Master Sergeant Joel Caballero, officer-in-charge of Alegria Police Station, said that the body […] The post Body of missing Badian tour guide found appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2020Related News

Thoughts to guide us by

Faith heals! It is a powerful factor to help overcome illnesses. Modern medical practice had established that science of medicine and science of faith are vital elements in the healing process, specially in surgery......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 6th, 2020Related News

INFOGRAPHIC: Your grocery guide to better and healthier breakfast for the family

Here’s a grocery guide to better and healthier breakfasts for the family......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 6th, 2020Related News

Fratelli Tutti, brothers and sisters all

The title of Pope Francis’ latest encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” is taken from the words of Saint Francis of Assisi while the latter proposed to his brothers and sisters a way of life marked by the flavor of the Gospel. With St. Francis’ numerous exhortations as his guide, Pope Francis selects the one in which he calls for a love that transcends the barriers of geography and distance, and declares blessed all those who love their brother “as much when he is far away from him as when he is with him.”.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 5th, 2020Related News

Does dubious intel input guide policy-making?

It’s a legitimate public concern to raise such a question, in light of what the designated “principal adviser to the President on intelligence” has owned up to: that he had been sharing posts on social media without verifying the source and the veracity of the information......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 2nd, 2020Related News

Athletics opens door to innovative formats at Olympics

Paris---World Athletics paved the way for changes to competition formats at the world championships or the Olympic Games when it published its 2020 guide to regulations and competitions on Monday. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 30th, 2020Related News

Israel technology brings saliva, breath test trials

Since day one, I have advocated for mass, targeted testing as a way to guide our containment efforts and quarantine strategies......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceSep 24th, 2020Related News

A step by step guide to using bitcoin mobile wallet

Bitcoin is the most desirable form of cryptocurrency, there are many more cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin, but Bitcoin is the best amongst them. So, for storing your cryptocurrency, there are numerous wallets, with multiple features provided by them such as security, privacy, risks involved, etc. In actuality, as your bitcoin is only available on the […] The post A step by step guide to using bitcoin mobile wallet appeared first on Kagay An......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2020Related News

Azkals coach Scott Cooper gets fresh contract

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has signed coach Scott Cooper to a contract extension and tasked him to guide the Azkals to more breakthroughs, including a coveted stint in FIFA World Cup in 2026......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2020Related News

A Beginner’s Guide to Owning Bitcoins by A First-Time Crypto Trader

Every beginner wants to trade bitcoin, especially since the epidemic has struck the world, more and more young professionals have started to use bitcoin. But it was noticed that many of them lost interest in using bitcoin, whereas many others have already become millionaires. We tried to talk to such young professionals who grieved about […] The post A Beginner’s Guide to Owning Bitcoins by A First-Time Crypto Trader appeared first on Kagay An......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2020Related News

DOF seeks swift passage of 2021 budget, economic measures

The Department of Finance (DOF) has sought the swift enactment by Congress of the proposed national budget for next year along with the economic priority measures to rebuild the economy and decisively defeat coronavirus. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III ( MB FILE, Albert Garcia) During a briefing for the Senate finance committee, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said the timely enactment of the P4.506 trillion 2021 national budget is a key component of the government’s comprehensive program under its economic bounce-back plan. On top of the budget, Dominguez also said that a “timely and decisive” passage of several economic priority measures are needed to accelerate economic recovery. The priority measures, now pending in Congress, include the Financial Institutions’ Strategic Transfer (FIST) Act, and the Government Financial Institutions’  Unified Initiatives to Distressed Enterprises for Economic Recovery (GUIDE) bill. FIST allows banks to dispose of bad loans and non-performing assets through asset management companies, while GUIDE seeks to allow state-run banks to form a special holding company that will infuse equity, with strict conditions, into strategically important companies facing insolvency.  Likewise, the finance chief urged the Senate to pass the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act (CREATE), which will  immediately lower the corporate income tax (CIT) rate from 30 percent to 25 percent. “The swift enactment of CREATE, FIST, GUIDE and the 2021 budget will serve to accelerate our economic recovery. We should not delay providing urgent and necessary relief to our people,” Dominguez said during the Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) briefing. The DBCC is composed of the heads of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), DOF, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP); and a senior representative from the Office of the President (OP). “We are committed to working closely with you on the recovery measures so that these can be enacted in a timely, decisive, and responsible manner,” Dominguez told members of the panel chaired by Senator Juan Edgardo Angara. He said the Duterte administration will continue to work with the legislature in passing the remaining packages of the comprehensive tax reform program (CTRP) that will, among others, institute reforms in property valuation and in the taxation of the financial sector. Dominguez said economic recovery also rests on sustaining President Duterte’s signature program “Build, Build, Build,” as sound infrastructure investments provide the largest multiplier effect on the economy in the form of more jobs creation,  increased consumption, and the generation of additional productive activities......»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2020Related News

Thoughts to guide us by

With the long quarantine periods we have been having, aggravated by news left and right of rampant corruption and violence, how can we achieve a mind full of peace? No wonder, cases of depression and anxiety abound!.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 7th, 2020Related News

Grant Thornton releases business guide to navigating the impact of pandemic

The retail industry was severely impacted by the global outbreak of COVID-19 and currently faces significant market, financial, people and operational challenges.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceSep 6th, 2020Related News

Lonely Planet names 3 Philippine sites among parks with ‘surprisingly spectacular diving’

Travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet recently cited three diving sites of the Philippines in its article where it featured national parks with “surprisingly spectacular diving.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 3rd, 2020Related News

The fights Sangiao wants next for his Team Lakay wards

Philippine martial arts pioneer Mark Sangiao isn’t just the head coach and founder of the famed Team Lakay of Baguio City, Philippines. He’s also the team’s spiritual leader, a father-figure to many of its younger members, and a guide through the often convoluted world of mixed martial arts......»»

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

Church leaders pray as one: Let faith guide Filipinos in embracing new tomorrow

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines spearheaded a new national campaign calling on Filipinos to hold on to their faith amid the coronavirus crisis and make it their primary guiding force as they “embrace the new tomorrow.”.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 31st, 2020Related News

PSA-10 urges cooperation for 2020 population, housing census

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 26 (PIA)--To provide government executives, policy makers, and planners with population and housing data as guide to social and economic development plans, policies and pr.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 29th, 2020Related News