October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang assures rights of RPN-9 workers are protected
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, Oct. 2 — In view of the reported retrenchment of some 200 employees of the heavily-indebted Radio Philippines Network (RPN)-9 beginning November 15, Malacanang on Tuesday assured that all their rights under the Labor Code are protected.
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on DOJ issues advisory on plagiarism
MANILA, Oct. 2 — The Dept. of Justice has issued Advisory Opinion 02, Series of 2012 explaining the meaning of plagiarism in the context of Philippine law and cases.
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Outgoing MTRCB head files COC for 2013 Senate race
MANILA, Oct. 2 — Outgoing Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MRTCB) Chairman Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares filed on Tuesday her certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator as an independent candidate adopted by both the Liberal Party-led administration coalition and the United Nationalist Alliance UNA).
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· 1 Comment
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, Oct. 2 Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero filed on Tuesday a bill seeking to decriminalize online libel by amending Section 4 of Republic Act No. 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.
Gov't committed to protect rights of RPN employees to be affected by retrenchment program next month
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Gov't committed to protect rights of RPN employees to be affected by retrenchment program next month
MANILA, Oct. 2 — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Sonny B. Coloma Jr. assured that the government is committed to uphold and protect the rights of some 200 employees of Radio Philippines Network (RPN) following the implementation of a retrenchment program next month.
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Villars wife files COC for senator; vows to focus on livelihood creation, OFWs
MANILA, Oct. 2 – Former Las Pinas congresswoman Cynthia Villar on Tuesday filed her certificate of candidacy for senator, vowing to legislate laws that would create livelihood and protect the welfare of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Admin coalition to maximize use of social media for 2013 election campaign
By Ceilito M. Reganit
MANILA, Oct. 2 - A senatorial candidate for the administration coalition on Tuesday said the Liberal Party-led alliance would maximize the use of social media for 2013 election campaign season.
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Tropical storm 'Marce' enters PAR PAGASA
MANILA, Oct. 2 — The tropical storm with international name "Gaemi", spotted off the West Philippine Sea, has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and is now called Marce, the 13th tropical cyclone to enter the country this year, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Improved survey ratings show DENR on right road to good governance
MANILA, Oct. 2 — Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje Tuesday thanked the business sector for giving the agency improved marks as reflected in the results of a sincerity survey recently published by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
October 2, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on House okays charter of the Philippine Thoroughbred Horseracing Authority
MANILA, Oct. 2 — The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure creating an agency that will promote the growth, expansion and development of the thoroughbred horseracing industry to be known as the Philippine Thoroughbred Horseracing Authority.