Pacquiao cries foul over BIR’s implementation of Warrant of Garnishment

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Pacquiao cries foul over BIR’s implementation of Warrant of Garnishment 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — Boxing icon turned politician Sarangani Rep. Manuel Pacquiao on Tuesday cries foul over the freezing of his bank accounts over a P2.2 billion tax case.

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CEAP member schools to accept students from typhoon-hit areas

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on CEAP member schools to accept students from typhoon-hit areas 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — Schools in Cebu and Manila that are under the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) have been directed to accept students from areas affected by typhoon "Yolanda."

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Senate approves 2014 national budget

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Senate approves 2014 national budget 

By Lilybeth G. Ison and Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 26 (PNA) — The Senate on Tuesday approved the proposed P2.264 trillion national budget for 2014, which is lower by P3.2 billion than the original proposal of the Executive due to the deletion of the senators’ allocations for the now unconstitutional Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

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Good weather prevails over PHL

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Good weather prevails over PHL 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Most parts of the country will continue to enjoy relatively good weather, the state weather bureau said on Wednesday.

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Japan Self Defense Force provides measles vaccines to Tacloban City children

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Japan Self Defense Force provides measles vaccines to Tacloban City children 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 27 (PNA) — As part of its relief and rehabilitation efforts, the Japanese Self Defense Force (JSDF) medical teams and their Filipino counterparts have vaccinated children displaced by super typhoon "Yolanda" Wednesday.

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Yolanda death toll now at 5,500 — NDRRMC

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Yolanda death toll now at 5,500 — NDRRMC 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — The death toll from the onslaught of super typhoon "Yolanda" has climbed to 5,500 from 5,240, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Wednesday.

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Tacloban's homeless to have temporary shelters before Christmas

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Tacloban's homeless to have temporary shelters before Christmas 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 27 (PNA) –Residents of Barangay Abucay in Tacloban City rendered homeless by super typhoon Yolanda would have their temporary shelters before Christmas.

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Baldoz signs agreement on labor cooperation with Papua New Guinea

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Baldoz signs agreement on labor cooperation with Papua New Guinea 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz signed on behalf of the Philippines a memorandum of agreement on labor cooperation with the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG), culminating a series of bilateral negotiations between the two parties that started early this year.

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PRC conducts investigations on 2 stem cell therapy groups

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on PRC conducts investigations on 2 stem cell therapy groups 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz Wednesday warned the public on the use of stem cell therapy (SCT) for medical and aesthetic purposes, following recent reports that certain SCT associations in the country have been operating without the requisite endorsement from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine (PRBOM).

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Labor standards and occupational health and safety matter even in times of calamity – Baldoz

November 27, 2013 10:18 am· Comments Off on Labor standards and occupational health and safety matter even in times of calamity – Baldoz 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz Wednesday said compliance with general labor standards and occupational safety and health standards matter even in times of calamity as she reminded employers, humanitarian, and relief and welfare organizations implementing emergency employment, or "cash-for-work" programs in disaster-stricken communities, to comply with Philippine labor laws.

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