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The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reminded employers in Negros to start using the new withholding tax table as provided under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. BIR Revenue Region 12 Director Eduardo Pagulayan Jr. said on Sunday that starting January this year, the table should already...
At least 1,733 workers in Eastern Visayas have been regular employees in 2017 as the central government steps up drive to end labor-only contracting or “endo”, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported. Of the number, 1,009 benefitted the campaign when their employers voluntarily complied with the directive...
Since there are actually more residents in Boracay than tourists, Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores said efforts to decongest the island include convincing workers to move to the mainland. "Yung overall plan talaga ng province is to be able to convince the people -- yung mga hotel workers, construction workers —...
The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) on Saturday projected it would take two days to control the fire which broke out at the toy department’s strockroom on the third floor of Metro Ayala Cebu just as the mall was about to close Friday night. Employees and...
A councilor here is planning to create a Facebook page that will encourage netizens to file complaints against abusive tricycle and e-trike drivers in this resort island. Malay Councilor Maylynn Graf, chair of the Committee on Environment, said posted complaints would be referred to the respective enforcement agencies. Graf said that...
Personnel of the Antique Provincial Police Office (APPO) are in high morale as they perform their duties as they are set to receive double pay starting this January. Senior Police Officer I Rhia May Sandoy said Wednesday increased take-home pay would help her defray her daily household expenses and settle...
As the demand for meat products in Negros Occidental eventually decreases after the holidays, prices are also expected to go down, according to the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO). Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena said that prices usually drop during the first week of January due to lower demand. The decrease in celebrations...
The 13th Bacolaodiat Festival, city’s celebration of the Chinese New Year, will be held on February 15 -18 in various festival sites around Bacolod. The festival, whose name comes from “Baco” for Bacolod and “Lao Diat,” a Fookien word for celebration, will highlight the Foo Dogs as a symbol of...
The City Permits and Licensing Division is expecting a 20 percent increase in business permits applications for 2018. Division head Stela Rose Rayos made the projection as the Business One-Stop-Shop for the processing of business permits opened on January 3 at the Bacolod City Government Center. The service, which provides easier,...
The Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) is seeking a PHP37.84 million budget to carry out a massive rehabilitation program of abaca farms in Eastern Samar province until 2021. Of the total funding requirement, PHP7.55 million is meant for treatment of abaca diseases, PHP13.05 million for replanting, and PHP12.09 million...