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Modus on Globe at Home modems sold as Dito modems | Headline PH

Globe exposes modus on Globe at Home modems sold as Dito modems

  GLOBE is exposing to the public an illegal activity perpetuated by certain individuals and online stores concerning its "Globe At Home" Wi-Fi modems. The modus operandi involves selling these modems to unsuspecting customers with...
Accelerated recovery bets on speedy vaccine rollout—BSP | Headline PH

Accelerated recovery bets on speedy vaccine rollout—BSP

  Forecast to grow at 4.7 percent this year before accelerating to 5.9 percent in 2022 and 6.0 percent in 2023, the Philippine economic outlook has been revised a few times as the pandemic-induced recession...
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...
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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...

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Odette's rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas | Headline PH

Odette’s rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas

  After wreaking havoc in Mindanao, Typhoon Odette (Rai) rampaged through the central Philippine region. Thousands of families were evacuated across the regions with the Cebu...
EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia | Headline PH

EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia

  The European Union is being assaulted on multiple fronts by Russia and must unite behind new economic sanctions, Baltic and central European leaders said...
Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine | Headline PH

Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine

  Media report on Monday provided the country's first case of the fast-spreading Omicron variant identified in the northern port city of Tianjin.   BEIJING, China —...