Monthly Archives: October 2008

Republic Act No. 9510

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 31, 2008

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fourteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eight day of July, two thousand eight. Republic Act No. 9510             October 31, 2008 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CREDIT INFORMATION SYSTEM AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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Republic Act No. 9507

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 30, 2008

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fourteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eight day of July, two thousand eight. Republic Act No. 9507             October 13, 2008 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A SOCIALIZED AND LOW-COST HOUSING LOAN RESTRUCTURING…

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Department Order 40-F-03, Series of 2008

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Canada helps keep asbestos type off watchlist

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 28, 2008

Countries fail to reach consensus on chemical some deem dangerous. A type of asbestos sold around the world by Canada and several other countries will remain off an international watchlist of dangerous chemicals for at least another two years.

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TUCP umalma sa ‘zero remittance’

Published by anna Date posted on October 23, 2008

by Butch Quejada from Pilipino Star Ngayon Pumalag ang iba’t-ibang grupo ng mga manggagawa sa bantang “zero remittance” ng International Migrants Alliance (IMG) bunsod na rin ng malaking epekto sa ekonomiya lalu na ngayong may nararanasang global financial crisis.

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Filipino-made robot wins in China tilt

Published by anna Date posted on October 22, 2008

by Marlon Ramos from Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines — Mac, the Filipino-made explosives disposal robot, has just succeeded in first mission. The one-armed, night-seeing robot developed by students from the Mapua Institute of Technology won the top prize in the recently held First World Cup of Computer-Implemented Inventions in Shanghai, China, said Senior Supt.…

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TUCP warns GSIS against investing $400 M more overseas

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by Mayen Jaymalin from The Philippine Star The country’s largest labor union warned the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) yesterday against pouring $400 million more into overseas investments. Ernesto Herrera, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) secretary-general, said the global financial crisis could worsen in the coming months.

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TUCP warns GSIS against investing $400 M more overseas

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The country’s largest labor union warned the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) yesterday against pouring $400 million more into overseas investments.

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The Coming Pink Slip Epidemic

Published by anna Date posted on October 21, 2008

by Moira Herbst from BusinessWeek Economic woe usually leads to layoffs in certain industries, but this time the pink slips will be widespread When the dot-com and housing bubbles burst, it was easy to see what types of jobs would disappear. But these days as nervous lenders cower and credit contracts, virtually every industry is…

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UN: Financial meltdown will cost 20M their jobs

Published by anna Date posted on October 20, 2008

by ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS Associated Press Writer from FindLaw GENEVA (AP) – The global financial crisis will add at least 20 million people to the world’s unemployed, bringing the total to 210 million by the end of next year, the U.N. labor agency said Monday. That will be the first time in a decade of…

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New polls on reproductive health

Published by anna Date posted on October 18, 2008

by Mahar Mangahas from Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The third quarter 2008 Social Weather Survey, fielded Sept. 24-27, had two modules on the topic of reproductive health (RH), one module of three items done on SWS’ own initiative, and a second module of three items commissioned by the Forum for Family Planning and Development (FFPD),…

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RP ranks 10th in IT competitiveness

Published by anna Date posted on October 16, 2008

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines ranked as the 10th most competitive IT industry environment in the Asia-Pacific, a recent study showed.

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DOLE allays fears of OFWs

Published by anna Date posted on October 14, 2008

by Mayen Jaymalin from The Philippine Star Labor Secretary Marianito Roque gave assurances yesterday that the world economic crisis would not cause Filipino workers in the United States and other countries to lose their jobs. “It may affect us, but it will not hit us like a tidal wave, not suddenly,” he said. “With the…

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DOLE unveils ‘Decent Work Agenda’

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by Lee Ann Pattugalan from People’s Tonight IN a bid to strengthen multi-sectoral collaboration in the efforts to provide for more full, decent, and productive employment for Filipino workers, the Department of Labor and Employment yesterday launched the third cycle of the Philippine agenda on decent work.

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Capable BSP

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by Ernesto F. Herrera from The Manila Times The Philippine economy is already seeing the effects of a global economic slowdown through a decrease in foreign investments flows. The Bangko Sentral ng Pili–pinas (BSP) reported that net foreign direct investments from January to July dropped 60.2 percent and was less than half the $2.41 billion…

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TUCP questions GSIS stakes in Indonesian banks

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 13, 2008

The country’s largest labor group yesterday questioned the equity stakes of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) in at least three Indonesian banks, which should have been invested in the country.

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TUCP satisfied with GSIS disclosure on foreign investments

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 11, 2008

The country’s largest labor group yesterday said the foreign investments of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) were found to be generally safe.

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LOCAL NEWS: TUCP welcomes GSIS’ disclosure on its global investments

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 10, 2008

Workers and pensioners nationwide can now sleep better. The country’s largest labor group said today that the investments of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) foreign investments were found to be generally safe.

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TUCP also urges GSIS to bare foreign placements

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 9, 2008

The moderate Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) joined the United Opposition (UNO) in calling for the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) to disclose its foreign investments other than its reported earnings.

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