A May 18, 2012 press release from the Department of Labor and Employment
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday announced the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-National Capital Region (RTWPB-NCR) has approved a new wage order for workers in the region.
MANILA, Philippines – If Philippine elections take a longer time than the US polls, blame it on politicians who never admit their loss – and yes, men and women who practice election law.
Take it from a top election lawyer himself, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr, who shared some lessons from the US presidential elections that ended Wednesday, November 7. US President Barack Obama won a second term while his rival, Mitt Romney, immediately conceded.
ANGELES CITY, Philippines – Amid the increasing commercialization of the Internet, especially via social networks, House Trade and Industry Committee chair and Bataan Rep. Albert Garcia wants amendments to the 20-year-old Consumer Act of the Philippines (CAP).
“We have clear issues regarding Internet sales promotion especially on social networking site Facebook,” he said.
Garcia said in an interview that Republic Act No. 7394 or the CAP and the Price Act are undergoing scrutiny to “attune them with the current Philippine landscape entwined with Internet use.”