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BUSINESS SCHOOLS strive to keep a finger on the pulse of technological innovation because such changes in technology could herald how business might be done in the future, and their students must be prepared to adapt and thrive in rapidly-changing environments.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Saturday conferred the Order of Lapu-Lapu, Rank of Kalasag on four policemen killed in an alleged ambush by members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in Ayungon, Negros Oriental on July 18.
WORKERS’ pay, inflation, employment, and the country’s controversial relations with China are the major issues that Filipinos want President Rodrigo R. Duterte to tackle in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, according to Pulse Asia’s June 2019 Ulat ng Bayan Survey which was released on Friday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a measure seeking to provide tax breaks and remove barriers to the founding of start-up companies.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law two measures -- the Philippine Innovation Act and the Community-Based Monitoring System Act.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte, known for his colorful language and oftentimes controversial jokes, would be the first to follow the Bawal Bastos Law, which penalizes gender-based street harassment against women and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill requiring the presence of social welfare attachés in foreign labor markets with high concentration of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).
PRICES of gasoline, diesel and kerosene products are set to rise this week to reflect global price movements, according to separate advisories issued by oil companies yesterday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte witnessed the formal signing last Thursday of a $1.3 billion loan, the first tranche of a total $2.75 billion facility, between the Philippines and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP).
MALACAÑANG ON Thursday denied that the government had a hand in the Filipino fishermen’s withdrawal from the case before the Supreme Court seeking government’s strict implementation of environmental laws and protection of the West Philippine Sea.
THE Department of Tourism (DoT) said Wednesday that the street cleanup and crackdown on illegal vendors in the city of Manila, initiated by Mayor Francisco Moreno Domagoso, is expected to boost the city’s status as a “shopping paradise” for Southeast Asian visitors.
THE Department of Tourism (DoT) said Wednesday it is working to reverse the public perception of Mindanao as a place to be avoided, after President Rodrigo R. Duterte called his home island “lawless” and “violent” last month.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Tuesday met with Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Chairman Nur Misuari in Malacañang, which comes after his recent pronouncement that he will no longer push for federalism but at least an amendment in the Constitution.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte may still declare martial law, assume emergency powers or set up a revolutionary government as a last resort to solve the country’s worsening illegal drug problem, his spokesman said yesterday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte still trusts his Customs chief even after threatening to fire more officials at the agency for corruption, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
THE Mislatel consortium plans to rebrand its service as “Dito Telecommunity Corp.” after receiving its operating license, telecommunications regulators said.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has, after all, named a preference — two, that is — for House speaker in an attempt to end what has become a thorny fight for the post.
THE ANTI-RED Tape Authority (ARTA) will be working in “close coordination” with its counterpart-agency in Malaysia, the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), to learn from the latter’s successes in improving productivity and competitiveness.
SENATOR VICENTE C. Sotto III’s proposal requiring private employers to give a 14th-month pay will be beneficial to the labor sector, according to Malacañang, but stressed that there should be exemptions to avoid the closure of companies that cannot afford it.
DESPITE President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s threat to jail anyone who files an impeachment case against him, fishermen’s group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) on Friday vowed to pursue his impeachment for “treason and violating the Constitution” for allowing Chinese nationals to exploit marine resources in the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has issued an executive order (EO) creating a council to oversee the Philippines’ compliance with the policies of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ahead of a 2021 audit.
AMID CONFLICTING positions among the President’s men on the legality and enforceability of the 2016 verbal fishing agreement between the leaders of China and the Philippines, Malacañang on Thursday asserted that there is “no room” for any other interpretations on the matter, stressing that the deal is “valid.”
CABINET Secretary Karlo Alexei B. Nograles called a 2016 verbal agreement on fishing rights at Reed Bank between President Rodrigo R. Duterte and China’s Xi Jinping a preliminary step to a more formalized deal, as members of the government aired conflicting positions on the validity of the arrangement.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the Boracay Medium-Term Action Plan, which covers measures for the resort island like enforcement of environmental rules and waste management.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte issued proclamation designating as a special economic zone a building at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City, which will be known as BGC Corporate Center.
MALACAÑANG ON Monday said the People’s Republic of China does not want to involve a third party in the joint investigation into the June 9 boat sinking incident at the Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea.
DESPITE PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s pronouncement that he is no longer inclined to push for federalism, a representative of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) on Saturday said there is still “hope” for this campaign promise to be implemented in the remainder of the President’s term.