Monday, September 27, 2021
BIR's 150% private school tax hike, illegal—Lawmakers | Headline PH

BIR’s 150% private school tax hike, illegal—Lawmakers

  Five senators appeal to the Bureau of Internal Revenue to reconsider its implementing rules that increased the income tax of private schools from 10 percent to 25 percent. The lawmakers agree the move by the...
DSWD fails to come up with guide on online discount | Headline PH

DSWD fails to come up with guide on online discount

  MANILA – Key agencies will craft a uniform guideline for online privileges for both senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs), according to the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA). Even before any draft may be seen,...
Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency | Headline PH

Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency

  The latest projections made by the International Labor Organization (ILO) reflect that the pandemic-driven labor market crisis is not going to end anytime soon. Employment growth, it further says, will not be enough to cover...
'No disconnection' policy is extended—Meralco | Headline PH

‘No disconnection’ policy is extended—Meralco

MANILA — The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco)’s no disconnection policy is extended likewise as Government had to stretch the modified enhanced community quarantine two weeks further from the end of the previous extension to...
Budget carriers cancel flights until 04 April | Headline PH

Budget carriers cancel flights until 04 April

MANILA — Additional restrictions on movement in and out of the NCR Plus Bubble—Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal—caused budget carriers Cebu Pacific and AirAsia Philippines to cancel domestic flights from 25 March...
Duterte seeks business recovery | Types of processed meat

Duterte seeks business recovery, retains tariff on MDM

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte seeks to help businesses recover despite the pandemic and signs Executive Order 123 to retain tariff on imports of mechanically deboned meat (MDM) of chicken and turkey. Said tariff...

ECOP: It is unjust to require small companies to shoulder government’s responsibilities

Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) President Sergio Ortiz-Luiz said that mandating all business owners to shoulder the vaccination of their employees against COVID-19 is unjust for small companies that have been struggling to...

Average domestic workers’ salary in HK still increasing steadily for the past 4 years...

For the fourth consecutive year, HelperChoice has analyzed the data of more than 10,000 job ads posted on its platform between September 2019 and September 2020 to determine which areas foreign domestic workers can...

PH will suffer more job losses if EU Parliament suspends GSP+ status — Philexport

Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) President Sergio Ortiz-Luis, Jr. said Sunday that if the European Parliament's will suspend the country's Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) status, the Philippines will suffer more job losses...

DITO’s primary cybersecurity provider fined for selling counterfeit Chinese-products to US military

Fortinet, the US cybersecurity company picked by China-backed DITO Telecommunity as a tech partner in the Philippines, is involved in a fraudulent act in the United States. US federal investigators bared that an unnamed Fortinet...

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Sri Lanka adopts DOST's VCO clinical trials | Headline PH

Sri Lanka adopts DOST’s VCO clinical trials

  After the Philippines conducted a successful clinical study of the effectiveness of virgin coconut oil (VCO) as a functional food that aids in the...
Robredo firm at solidifying a united opposition | Headline PH

Robredo firm at solidifying a united opposition

  Working on the remaining time that could be mustered to unite a strong opposition before considering her plans for the national elections, Vice-President Maria...
Poverty could push people to illegal logging, mining | Headline PH

Poverty could push people to illegal logging, mining

  “Economic gains cannot outweigh anything that endangers the life of nature and the very life of our people in general," says Bishop Socrates Mesiona. Pandemic-induced...