More plantilla positions needed to end contractualization in government agencies

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/03/2018

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) needs to create more plantilla positions to end contractualization of employees in government agencies. Luchel Taniza, Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (Dole-7) information officer, said that monitoring…

Travel agencies oppose plan to charge airlines for BOCs personnel OT

Inquirer.net 06/14/2017

An association of travel agency operators is opposing the plan of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to charge the overtime fees of airport personnel to airlines. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Philippine Travel Agencies Association…

Binay wants DOT to penalize agencies producing ripped-off ads

Inquirer.net 06/14/2017

Sen. Nancy Binay wants the Department of Tourism (DOT) to penalize advertising and creative agencies producing “unoriginal works,” saying criticism of advertising only adds to the negative image of the country. Binay, who chairs the Senate Committee…

Cooperation with int’l agencies crucial against trafficking

Nestle L. Semilla 05/30/2017

COOPERATION and constant coordination with international law enforcement agencies are essential in the government’s crackdown of cyberpornography, the Police Regional Office said yesterday. “The cases of cyber crimes specially cyberpornography, cyber trafficking had become rampant. Just recently…

RESERVATIONS CANCELED

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/27/2017

Travel agencies, agents withdraw bookings due to Marawi siege Hotels and resorts are bearing the brunt of the siege in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, that prompted President Duterte to put the entire Mindanao under martial law.…

DepEd among top gov’t agencies in Visayas with several workers facing Ombud complaints in 2016

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/20/2017

  Aside from local government units (LGUs), the Department of Education (DepEd) is one of the top agencies in the Visayas area to have the most number of employees named as respondents before the Office of the…

‘We care’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/19/2017

The second part of Cebu Daily New’s three-part story on the lives of recovering addicts projects the importance of collaboration among different sectors of society to help junkies change for the better. In the war on drugs,…

Security agencies’ problems tackled

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/29/2016

CUTTHROAT competition, lack of adherence to laws, and lack of strict monitoring were among the identified problems hounding security agencies in Cebu City. These concerns were raised by representatives of around 60 security agencies and the Philippine…

Quezon under state of calamity

12/29/2016

Lucena City, Quezon — Quezon province has declared a state of calamity after typhoon “Nina” (international name: Nock-ten) destroyed an estimated P150 million worth of public and private properties. The state of calamity declaration was passed by…