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THE Senate is set to look into the additional fee being imposed by telecommunication companies or telcos on subscribers who still want to receive their monthly bill in paper. Senator Nancy Binay had filed Senate Resolution 521 asking the proper Senate committee to investigate the P50 additional fee being charged…

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THE HOUSE Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs has approved a motion to temporarily ban deployment of Filipino Household Service Workers or HSWs to Kuwait. The motion was raised by Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo during a briefing held last week by the Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs,…

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Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has assured travelers that the company’s issue on unpaid navigational charges with the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will soon be resolved with dispatch. “Philippine Airlines assures the riding public that negotiations are ongoing with the government to resolve with dispatch the issue…

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Fifty-two members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to government forces in September, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Sunday. The latest to surrender, according to the military’s Western Command (WesCom), were four rebels based in Palawan. The four surrenderers were identified by WesCom spokeswoman…

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Malacañang on Saturday confirmed that United States President Donald Trump will visit the Philippines in November this year. “We confirm US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Philippines this November,” Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement. For his part, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Saturday,…

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) held a Go Lokal! event in Makati City on Friday to help bring local products closer to Filipinos. Go Lokal! is a free marketing avenue provided by the DTI and its retail partners for the incubation, marketing and branding of Filipino entrepreneurs’ products.…

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President Rodrigo Duterte said he was only kidding when he said his daughter, Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte, was the most eligible person to succeed him in 2022. In an interview aired over state-run PTV4 on Friday night, Duterte recalled proposing the idea as a joke during a dinner…

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SENATOR Cynthia Villar is dismayed over the steady increase in the number of Filipinos being deployed overseas as domestic workers since 2014. According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the country in 2016 deployed 275,073 first-time househelpers compared to 194,835 in 2015 and 183,101 in 2014. “Why are we…

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Lawmakers have approved a substitute bill that will shorten the documentation of business permit applications. The House Committee on Trade and Industry recently approved an unnumbered bill that will result in a maximum processing time of one working day for barangay (village) applications, three working days for simple applications and…

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THE governments of the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates have signed a labor cooperation agreement that would reinforce protection for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on labor cooperation was signed recently by Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello…

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