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THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will revoke the registration of vinegar makers found to have used synthetic acetic acid for “misdeclaration,” amid reports that some brands synthesized their ingredients rather than use natural materials like sugarcane.
TUESDAY’S SUPPOSED proclamation of winners for senators and party-list groups was postponed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as canvassing of election returns (ER) was still ongoing.
THE PROCLAMATION of the top 10 senators in the May 13 elections may come ahead of the “crucial” 11th and 12th winners, but the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declined to commit to a specific date.
ONLINE JOB recruitment site Monster.com said that half of Filipino professionals cite as a reason for searching for new jobs the struggle in juggling their careers with their obligations as parents.
THE DEPARTMENT of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said it has developed a new marketing platform for entrepreneurs from the informal sector seeking to promote their goods.
MALACAÑANG ON Thursday said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should conduct an investigation into the reported pre-shading of ballots in Lanao del Sur during the 2019 midterm elections held last Monday.
ABOUT 61 million voters, with the youth forming a considerable segment of this electorate, are expected to vote in today’s mid-term elections, the outcome of which will influence policy making in the remaining three years of the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
ONLINE MONEY transfer service WorldRemit said remittance activity from Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) tends to increase in the run-up to Mother’s Day.
IMPROVED technological advancements and stronger social media response have enabled Commission on Elections (Comelec) to improve preparations for this 2019 elections, its spokesman said when sought for comment.
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that despite some mishaps surrounding the preparations in the days before the May 13 elections, it will be able to address them on time.
A VISAYAN employers’ association said a recent petition for increase in the minimum wage for Central Visayas is “not sustainable” and will hold back the region’s competitiveness.
THE COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) said Thursday that teachers working as poll workers during the May 13 elections will be exempt from paying taxes if they qualify under a certain income category and file an affidavit attesting to their exempt status under the law.
A TOTAL of 247,830 police and military officers will be deployed nationwide to secure the midterm elections on May 13.
A WEEK after filing its plea for a P710 across-the-board increase for Metro Manila’s private sector workers, the country’s biggest labor group filed a petition for a P386 increase for private sector employees in Central Visayas.
A TOTAL of 247,830 police and military officers will be deployed nationwide to secure the midterm elections on May 13. The Philippine National Police (PNP)...
THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said it will tie up with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to provide skills training and technological education for returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).
THE GOVERNMENT on Wednesday tightened rules on permits for foreigners to work in the country, amid reports of thousands of such nationals illegally hired in the gaming industry and even in construction who could be depriving the state of more than P30 billion in income tax each year.
LABOR LEADERS renewed their call to legislators and lawmakers to finally pass the Security of Tenure (SoT) Bill before the Congress adjourns late next month.
THE COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) will announce the names of the dominant majority and minority parties for the May 13 elections this week, according to Comelec Spokesperson James B. Jimenez.
THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) on Monday filed a fresh petition for an across-the-board wage increase for Metro Manila’s private sector workers amounting to P710, and said it was preparing a similar application for Central Visayas.
THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) cited “nutritional deficiency” among workers as the reason for its petition to hike the Metro Manila minimum wage by P710, citing government data for recommended levels of nutrition.
THE COUNTRY’s biggest labor group plans to ask for an additional raise for Metro Manila’s private sector minimum wage earners, a little more than five months since the last increase took effect, citing “rising costs of food and services” that have rendered the current floor pay “insufficient,” according to an announcement to media on Sunday.
ELECTION TRANSPARENCY watchdog Mata Sa Balota Movement will conduct random manual audit (RMA) in more than half of the 85,000 clustered precincts nationwide after the May 13 elections.
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has said that most of the preparations are in place for the 2019 National and Local Elections (NLE) which will be held in less than three weeks.
THE NUMBER of Filipino families experiencing “involuntary hunger” declined in March 2019 from late last year as measured by the Social Weather Survey, according to a report issued by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) polling organization Wednesday.
THE NATIONAL Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) announced on Thursday it will be running a Website aimed at expanding transparency during the midterm elections on May 13.