Difference in amount of raise depends on regional needs

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2018

Different regions have different needs, thus the differences in the amount of the increase in minimum wage approved in different regions. “That is different per region. They are assessed on what’s best for region six and that…

‘Raise your voice, not the sea level’

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 06/03/2018

The end of May brings to a close the Month of the Ocean. Its celebration was doubly significant because the pristine Benham Bank and portions of the Philippine Rise, were declared by the President as a no-take…

Supermarkets warned: Don’t raise prices of products yet

Futch Anthony Inso 05/30/2018

DTI asks a supermarket to explain why it hiked prices when goods displayed were old stocks The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7) has warned malls and supermarkets not to take advantage of the rapid increase of…

Trump, Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP 05/27/2018

Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un are moving “very nicely”, US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the South’s leader said Kim told him the talks would be a historic opportunity to…

Stars raise millions at Cannes edition of AIDS charity gala

AP 05/19/2018

ANTIBES, France—After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey…

Eight schools to raise tuition this June

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2018

EIGHT private schools in Central Visayas will impose new tuition rates at the onset of school season in June this year after the Department of Education (DepEd) regional office approved their application for tuition increase. Dr. Benjamin…

CPIPO to raise P1.5M for school-based feeding program

04/28/2018

The Cebu Provincial Investment and Promotions Office (CPIPO) plans to raise P1.5 million for the implementation of Kusina sa Kahimsug ug Pag-amuma (KKP), a localized adaptation of Gawad Kalinga’s Kusina ng Kalinga (KNK). Representatives from the towns…

SSS to raise members’ contribution

Inquirer.net 02/01/2018

Pension inequity with GSIS cited Raising the contribution rate of Social Security System (SSS) members to 14 percent would make the pension fund for private workers at par with that of government employees, Social Security Commission chair…

Expanded Anti-Red Tape bill foreseen to raise country’s economic performance

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/30/2017

  The proposed bill facilitating ease of doing business in the Philippines is expected to propel the country’s economy to greater heights, even exceeding the performance of its neighbors in the Asean region. This was the optimistic…

Friends organize run, concert to raise funds for PO2 Guillen

Glendale G. Rosal, Norman V. Mendoza 08/14/2017

COLLEAGUES at the Philippine National Police (PNP) are organizing various fundraising activities like run for a cause and concerts to help secure cash that will take care of the medication of PO2 Brian Guillen. Guillen collapsed before…

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