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January 10, 2019 8:21 AM Villanueva's work-from-home bill signed into law

Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed on Thursday the signing into law of his bill which allows employees in the private sector to telecommute or work-from-home. RA 11165 or An Act Institutionalizing Telecommuting as an Alternative Work Arrangement for Employees in the Private Sector encourages employers to adopt telecommuting - a work arrangement that allows 105

January 10, 2019 6:11 AM Pimentel: New Bulacan airport to kick off provincial development 'domino effect'

Senate Trade and Commerce Chair Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III today welcomed a proposal to build a new airport in Bulacan, saying the project would kick off "a domino effect" of development in the province that would provide economic opportunities for millions of Filipinos outside Metro Manila. "President Duterte is right; Metro Manila is in the ICU (intensive 111

January 8, 2019 5:39 AM Supreme Court to hold oral arguments on 2019 martial law extension

The Supreme Court has decided to hold fresh oral arguments on the validity of re-extending martial law in Mindanao up to the end of 2019, Rappler has learned. Oral arguments will be held on January 22 and 23, according an informed source. The 17th Congress voted 235-28-1 on December 12 to reextend President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao to yearend 114

January 8, 2019 2:28 AM Top US court upholds California foie gras ban

WASHINGTON, USA – The US Supreme Court upheld California's foie gras ban on Monday, January 7, ending a long legal battle between animal rights activists and defenders of the delicacy. The highest US court rejected an appeal filed by foie gras producers against a law prohibiting the sale of products obtained from force-feeding geese or duck to enlarge 106

January 7, 2019 9:58 AM Oil price hike on January 8 not due to Train Law – DOE

Oil companies will hike diesel prices by P0.70 per liter and gasoline by P0.80 per liter amid price movements in the global market MANILA, Philippines – Pump prices will increase on Tuesday, January 8, amid movements in the world market, various oil companies confirmed. Caltex, Shell, PTT Philippines, Petrogazz, Phoenix Petroleum, and Eastern Petroleum 92

January 6, 2019 1:42 PM Alab Pilipinas stays perfect after easy win vs Wolf Warriors

MANILA, Philippines – The San Miguel Alab Pilipinas welcomed the New Year with a 105-95 win over the lowly Zhuhai Wolf Warriors in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) at the Lapu-Lapu Gym in Cebu on Sunday, January 6. The defending champions steadily cruised to a perfect 5-0 record after the wire-to-wire win versus the Warriors, who were simply overmatched 80

January 2, 2019 1:35 AM De Lima sponsors Senate proposal regulating public solicitation

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has recommended the approval of a measure that seeks to better regulate the practice of public solicitation in the country and ensure that proceeds raised are utilized for the intended purpose. De Lima, chair of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development, has reported out Senate Bill (SB) No. 2111, also referred 93

December 30, 2018 4:09 AM Customs hits target revenues in 2018

Aided by the TRAIN law, the Bureau of Customs reaches its target collections for 2018 MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) hit its collection target for 2018, with revenues reaching P585.542 billion, based on preliminary numbers. The BOC said in a statement on Saturday, December 30, that its tax collection rate grew by 27.8% from last year’s 73

December 29, 2018 9:19 AM Hontiveros: A good milestone to cap off the year

As principal sponsor and author of Republic Act No. 10932 otherwise known as "The Strengthened Anti-hospital Deposit Law," I welcome the Supreme Court's decision dismissing a petition that challenges the validity of the said measure. It is a good milestone to cap off a productive year for the health sector. The high court's ruling clearly demonstrates 76

December 17, 2018 9:31 AM SM regularizes 11,660 workers in 2018 – DOLE

Meanwhile, Jollibee has regularized some 1,000 workers this year and has committed more for next year, says the Department of Labor and Employment MANILA, Philippines – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Monday, December 17, announced that the Henry Sy-owned SM Supermalls has regularized 11,660 workers this year. In a press briefing, Bello explained 80