DOLE expands work-from-home arrangement

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 09/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Sunday announced the expansion of the work-from-home (WFH) arrangement in a bid to encourage stakeholders to implement telecommuting programs. Department Order 237, signed by Labor Secretary…

Cebu guv agrees to wait for IRR before optional mask rule, says DILG

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 06/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After a  “fruitful and productive” dialogue with the Cebu government, the Department of Interior and Local Government is now waiting for the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the optional usage of face mask…

DOJ approves IRR for scheme allowing BI to receive passenger info in advance

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 02/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) allowing the Bureau of Immigration to receive advanced information on flight passengers. Under the advanced passenger information system (APIS), the Bureau…

DOJ releases IRR of anti-terror law

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 10/17/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Saturday released the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, almost three months after the controversial law took effect.…

Safe Space law provides stronger protection vs sexual harassment acts

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Catcalling, stalking and cyber stalking are among those cited in Republic Act No. 11313 or the Safe Spaces Act as gender-based sexual harassment acts committed in streets, public spaces, online, workplaces and in educational…

Cebu City’s anti-vandalism ordinance still has no IRR nine months after its OK

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The  Anti-Vandalism Ordinance 2018 was passed by the Cebu City government in June 2018 yet the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) have yet to be set nine months later. Councilor Joel Garganera, the…

‘Qualified’ OFWs may send tax-free ‘balikbayan’ boxes soon

12/11/2016

Good news for overseas Filipino workers sending home balikbayan boxes to their loved ones. The Bureau of Customs and the Department of Finance have signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) prescribing the guidelines on duty- and…

BOI holds seminars on tax incentives

PR 08/24/2016

THE Department of Trade and Industry-Board of Investment (DTI-BOI) is holding orientation seminars on the salient points and provisions of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Tax Incentives Management and Transparency Act (TIMTA) in key cities…

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