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No Work, No Pay on February 25

February 25 marks the 34th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution and has recently been declared a special non-working holiday. However, for the Department of Labor and Employment, workers who will not report for work will not get their daily pay. “Unless there is a favorable company policy, practice, or collective bargaining agreement (CBA)… Continue reading No Work, No Pay on February 25

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DOH, DILG, DOT Okays Public Events

Just recently, the Department of Health (DOH), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Tourism (DOT), in a joint agreement, gives go signal to public gatherings and festivals as long as all precautionary measures are observed as identified by the Department of Health. A joint statement clarifies the Department of Health’s… Continue reading DOH, DILG, DOT Okays Public Events

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Coca-Cola Advocates for World Without Waste Helps Iloilo City

Coca-Cola is once again honored to play a significant part in the hosting of the Dinagyang Festival—a grand celebration of Iloilo’s cultural identity and rich history, which welcomes thousands of festival-goers from all over the country and from around the world. Iloilo has been home to Coca-Cola for more than fifty years and the Company… Continue reading Coca-Cola Advocates for World Without Waste Helps Iloilo City

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Globe and Smile Train Give Children with Cleft Lips and Palates Reason to Smile

From the goodwill of its employees, customers, and partners, Globe was able to raise enough funds to support comprehensive cleft care for at least 20 children in partnership with Smile Train. Smile Train is an international children’s charity with the goal to ensure that every child born with a cleft can lead a full and… Continue reading Globe and Smile Train Give Children with Cleft Lips and Palates Reason to Smile

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Goodbye ABS CBN? NTC Cannot ‘Resurrect’ Expired Franchise

Just recently, a member of the House of Representatives reiterated that the National Telecommunications Commission cannot, on its own, ‘resurrect’ an expired legislative franchise by granting ABS CBN a ‘provisional authority to operate’. ABS CBN’s franchise is said to expire on March 30, 2020. This is after some leaders in Congress suggested that the network… Continue reading Goodbye ABS CBN? NTC Cannot ‘Resurrect’ Expired Franchise

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Max Retail Prices of Medicines Revealed

Just recently, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Executive Order No. 104, elaborating the Maximum Retail Price (MRP) and Maximum Whole Price (MWP) on certain medications. Executive Order No. 104 reads ‘improving access to healthcare through the regulation of prices in the retail of drugs and medicines’. The MRP of medications included in the Executive Order… Continue reading Max Retail Prices of Medicines Revealed

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Nationwide Shopping Festival to Happen in March

Just recently, a ‘nationwide shopping festival’ is set to happen in March to improve domestic spending, according to the Department of Tourism Undersecretary Arturo Boncato. In line with this, major malls are expected to have special promotions to attract local shoppers. Read more: ‘Nationwide shopping festival’ eyed this March. Moreover, yearlong seat sales, hotel discounts,… Continue reading Nationwide Shopping Festival to Happen in March

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One-Year-Old Boy from Cabanatuan is Ph’s 17th Polio Case

Just recently, the Department of Health confirmed its 17th case of polio in the country. According to the agency, the latest case is a one-year-old boy from Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija. The one-year-old suffered from fever and sudden onset of weakness on the lower limbs. Moreover, DOH revealed that samples from the Butuanon River in Cebu… Continue reading One-Year-Old Boy from Cabanatuan is Ph’s 17th Polio Case

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Family Planning and Development: Valentine’s Day Advice to Youth

‘Educate, empower yourselves to have responsible sexual behavior, prevent early pregnancies,’ is the message of the Family Planning and Development as advice to today’s youth. According to data, one in every three aged 15 to 24 years has engaged in early sex. This translates to 6.2 million young people out of the country’s 25 million… Continue reading Family Planning and Development: Valentine’s Day Advice to Youth

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ABS CBN Can Still Operate Until June 2022

Amid pending franchise bill, ABS CBN can still operate until June 2022 according to House Representative leader, despite its pending franchise expiration in March this year. According to House Legislative Franchise Committee Vice Chairman Isabela Representative Tonypet Albano, the network can continue since there are pending bills for the extension of its legislative franchise. Read… Continue reading ABS CBN Can Still Operate Until June 2022