Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/bill-to-increase-age-of-consent-in-rape-cases/ Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases July 17, 2019 | 8:38 pm PHILSTAR SENATE MAJORITY Leader Juan Miguel F. Zubiri has filed a bill that seeks to raise the age … Continue reading

Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps | BusinessWorld

Reference: Saulon, V. V. (2019, July 18). Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/electric-vehicle-industry-charts-next-devt-steps/ Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps July 18, 2019 | 12:30 am Infrastructure like widely distributed electric car charging stations — such as this one in London — are needed for increased use of … Continue reading

Chambers pitch concerns to Congress | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 18). Chambers pitch concerns to Congress. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/chambers-pitch-concerns-to-congress/ Chambers pitch concerns to Congress By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 18, 2019 | 12:31 am LEGISLATIVE measures that will open the country to more foreign investments, increase jobs and further reform the tax system top … Continue reading

Business makes last-ditch plea on ‘endo’ | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, July 18). Business makes last-ditch plea on ‘endo’. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/business-makes-last-ditch-plea-on-endo/ Business makes last-ditch plea on ‘endo’ July 18, 2019 | 12:32 am MAJOR BUSINESS GROUPS in the country have made a last-ditch call for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to veto a measure now awaiting his signature … Continue reading

DTI to file bill funding MSME lending at P4 billion a year | BusinessWorld

Reference: Mina, K. T. (2019, July 16). DTI to file bill funding MSME lending at P4 billion a year. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/dti-to-file-bill-funding-msme-lending-at-p4-billion-a-year/ DTI to file bill funding MSME lending at P4 billion a year July 16, 2019 | 9:29 pm Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez — PHILSTAR THE TRADE DEPARTMENT said it hopes … Continue reading

Unions seek more pro-labor reforms, ‘living wage’ | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, July 16). Unions seek more pro-labor reforms, ‘living wage’. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/unions-seek-more-pro-labor-reforms-living-wage/ Unions seek more pro-labor reforms, ‘living wage’ July 16, 2019 | 9:28 pm PHILSTAR LABOR groups have asked President Rodrigo R. Duterte to introduce reforms that improve working conditions and impose a “living wage” ahead … Continue reading

Duterte may cut ties with Iceland over UN probe | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. L. (2019, July 16). Duterte may cut ties with Iceland over UN probe. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/duterte-may-cut-ties-with-iceland-over-un-probe/ Duterte may cut ties with Iceland over UN probe By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter – July 16, 2019 | 8:48 pm PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE — PCOO PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte is seriously … Continue reading

Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/less-hurdles-seen-for-other-tax-reforms/ Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms July 17, 2019 | 12:33 am THE GOVERNMENT is confident the remaining packages of its tax reform program will encounter less obstacles in the 18th Congress that convenes … Continue reading

Gov’t drafting executive order to address high shipping costs | BusinessWorld

Reference: Mina, K. T. (2019, July 16). Gov’t drafting executive order to address high shipping costs. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/govt-drafting-executive-order-to-address-high-shipping-costs/ Gov’t drafting executive order to address high shipping costs July 15, 2019 | 10:44 pm THE government is drafting an executive order (EO) for the Palace addressing high shipping costs, Trade Secretary Ramon … Continue reading

Police seek changes to anti-terrorist law | BusinessWorld

Reference: Ferreras, V. A. C. (2019, July 16). Police seek changes to anti-terrorist law. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/police-seek-changes-to-anti-terrorist-law/ Police seek changes to anti-terrorist law July 15, 2019 | 8:34 pm PHILIPPINE NATIONAL Police (PNP) Chief Director-General Oscar D. Albayalde. — PHILSTAR/MICHAEL VARCAS THE PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) wants extended surveillance of suspected terrorists … Continue reading

Health officials issue national dengue alert | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, July 16). Health officials issue national dengue alert. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/health-officials-issue-national-dengue-alert/ Health officials issue national dengue alert July 15, 2019 | 8:33 pm HEALTH OFFICIALS issued a national dengue alert after cases of the viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes peaked to more than 100,000 as of June, … Continue reading

BoC to review new baggage declaration form to avoid confusion | BusinessWorld

Reference: Ignacio, R. J. N. (2019, July 14). BoC to review new baggage declaration form to avoid confusion. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/boc-to-review-new-baggage-declaration-form-to-avoid-confusion/ BoC to review new baggage declaration form to avoid confusion July 14, 2019 | 11:39 pm THE BUREAU of Customs (BoC) will review its new, more detailed baggage declaration form required … Continue reading

Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 14). Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/philippines-may-exit-from-un-rights-council/ Philippines may exit from UN Rights Council July 14, 2019 | 11:41 pm PHILSTAR THE Philippines is considering withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council after it approved a resolution to investigate President Rodrigo … Continue reading

Mindanao Martial Law can’t fight terror — experts | BusinessWorld

Reference: Ferreras, V. A. C. (2019, July 14). Mindanao Martial Law can’t fight terror — experts. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/mindanao-martial-law-cant-fight-terror-experts/ Mindanao Martial Law can’t fight terror — experts By Vince Angelo C. Ferreras, Reporter – July 14, 2019 | 11:42 pm MARTIAL RULE in Mindanao has failed to quell the growth of terror … Continue reading

Speakership scheme could stunt reforms | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 15). Speakership scheme could stunt reforms. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/speakership-scheme-could-stunt-reforms/ Speakership scheme could stunt reforms By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 15, 2019 | 12:32 am THE PLANNED term-sharing of speaker aspirants Taguig 1st district Rep. Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay … Continue reading

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