Monthly Archives: October 2007

TUCP bats for lower remittance charges

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 29, 2007

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) gave yesterday its full support for moves to lower money transfer charges.

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Supreme Court issues ‘amparo’ vs military

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 26, 2007

THE Supreme Court has issued a writ of amparo against Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) personnel allegedly responsible for the enforced disappearance of three persons, including two students of the University of the Philippines (UP).

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Govt assures car makers on used vehicles

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 25, 2007

The government has assured local car makers that the ban on the entry of used vehicles will stay when the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement takes effect.

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Under JPEPA, no export of hazardous wastes to Philippines

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 20, 2007

MANILA, Philippines — Will signing the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) give Japan carte blanche to export its toxic and other hazardous wastes to the Philippines? No. The fact that with JPEPA the Philippines imposes zero tariffs on wastes from Japan (and vice versa) is immaterial, because Philippine laws and regulations — in particular Republic…

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TUCP seeks probe of Philhealth ‘bankruptcy’

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 16, 2007

Organized labor wants an inquiry into reports that the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) is nearing bankruptcy due to widespread fraudulent claims.

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Degrading asbestos out of the environment

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 11, 2007

The presence of asbestos as a persistent pollutant in soil and water is of major environmental concern, but scientists at the University of Torino, Italy, may have found a way to clean it up.

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