Filipino Homes CEO to start drive to push PRC to implement RESA Law

PR 07/06/2019

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) is called to be proactive in policing the existence of non-licensed sellers especially non-Filipinos. Filipino Homes founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Anthony Gerard O. Leuterio in a statement said that his…

Palace welcomes ROTC law for Grades 11, 12

/INQ.net 05/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang described as “good news” the House of Representatives’ approval of a measure that would mandate the enrollment of senior high school students in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). “That’s good news. President…

NFA-7 procures 729 bags of palay from local farmers

Futch Anthony Inso 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Rice Tariffication Law prohibiting the National Food Authority (NFA) from importing rice has prompted the agency  to focus on procuring palay from local farmers. With this, the National Food Authority in Central…

Duterte signs law waiving gov’t fees for first-time jobseekers

05/07/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that will waive government fees and charges on documents needed by first-time jobseekers for their employment. Duterte signed Republic Act 11261 or the “First Time…

DTI-7 charges Cebu, Bohol firms for Standards Law violation

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Visayas has issued formal charges against 18 businesses in Cebu and Bohol for violation of the Standards law. DTI-7 seized various products such as construction…

Angara: Law on expanded maternity leave proves PH is best country for women

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sonny Angara lauded on Friday the enactment of expanded maternity leave into law, saying it proves that the Philippines is the best country to champion women’s rights. “We are proud to be…

Duterte signs into law longer maternity leave benefits 

02/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Expanded Maternity Leave Act that will provide longer maternity leave to all working mothers. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this to reporters, adding that the law was signed Wednesday.…

New law gives perpetual life to companies

02/22/2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a refreshed Corporation Code that seeks to ease doing business, better protect corporations and shareholders and promote good corporate governance. The Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines amended the nearly…

Duterte signs law expanding PhilHealth coverage to all Filipinos

Inquirer.net 02/21/2019

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday signed a law giving all Filipinos access to health care services. The Universal Health Care Act expands PhilHealth coverage to include all citizens of the Philippines, and its services to provide members…

With Rice Tariffication Law, NFA-7 to focus on farmers, rice production

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers and rice production. These are the two areas that the National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) will focus on with the loss of NFA’s regulatory functions following the signing into law…

Duterte signs into law Lifetime Cellphone Number Act

Inquirer.net 02/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that seeks to allow subscribers to keep their mobile phone number for life. Duterte signed the Mobile Number Portability Act, which Congress ratified on November…

Arroyo: Rice Tariffication Law to help farmers improve productivity, competitiveness

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite fears that the enactment of the Rice Tariffication Law would kill the local rice production industry, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said that the new law would still benefit the farmers. “The proceeds…

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