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OFWs hail Lina apology, but shipper's tax hike means P250 pass-on cost per balikbayan box 03-Sep-15, 6:04 PM | InterAksyon.com Support groups for migrant workers welcomed an apology by Customs chief Lina on Thursday, a new irritant looms between BoC and the OFWs: the BoC's doubling of shipping container taxes, which effectively spells a pass-on cost to OFWs: of an additional P100 per box initially, and P250 by Christmas.

SPEECH | At business forum, Binay vows: Cha-cha, better infra, sanctity of contracts 03-Sep-15, 3:23 PM | InterAksyon.com | JV Arcena, News5 UPDATE 3:58 PM-Promising a more consultative, inclusive and facilitative presidency, Vice President Binay told foreign and local businessmen Thursday he will champion policies and programs that promote growth while boosting human development and narrowing socioeconomic inequities in society.

PNP-HPG won't tolerate erring EDSA motorists resorting to 'padrino system' 03-Sep-15, 2:13 AM | Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency Chief Superintendent Arnold Gunnacao, head of Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), on Wednesday said they will not tolerate erring motorists who may resort to the 'padrino' system to escape being accosted for traffic violations.


BUSINESS NEWS

Cignal TV posts 1-M subscribers goal as exec announces mobile streaming service Cignal TV posts 1-M subscribers goal as exec announces mobile streaming service Pay-TV provider Cignal TV reached its 2015 target of one million subscribers in August, making it the first pay-TV provider to do so in the…

SPEECH | At business forum, Binay vows: Cha-cha, better infra, sanctity of contracts SPEECH | At business forum, Binay vows: Cha-cha, better infra, sanctity of contracts UPDATE 3:58 PM-Promising a more consultative, inclusive and facilitative presidency, Vice President Binay told foreign and local businessmen Thursday he will champion policies and programs…

Foreigners must pay P9,000 for job permit as part of work visa requirements Foreigners must pay P9,000 for job permit as part of work visa requirements Non-Filipinos who wish to work in the Philippines need to pay P9,000 for an Alien Employment Permit that is part of the requirements for a…

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VOX POP : UP community condemns killings of LUMADS in Mindanao 03-Sep-15, 11:43 AM | Bernard Testa The UP community expresses sadness and outrage over the killings of two Lumad leaders and a third civilian - the latest casualties in a months-long campaign of alleged harassment by government forces against indigenous tribes in the Caraga region.

MAY 'DECKING' PA RIN | OFWs still pay high fees to Gamca clinics for medical tests 03-Sep-15, 11:30 AM | InterAksyon.com More than one month after the joint circular of four departments against the so-called "decking referral system," many prospective and returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for the Middle East are still paying excessive fees to the 19 Gamca clinics for their medical examinations.

IMF: Impact of China slowdown larger than expected 03-Sep-15, 8:11 AM| Agence France-Presse China's economic slowdown is having a broader impact on the global economy than originally expected, especially on emerging markets, the International Monetary Fund said late Wednesday.

VIDEO | Driver of van shot by Abaya succumbs to injuries 03-Sep-15, 11:47 AM| InterAksyon.com | Mon Gualvez, News5 The driver of the van sprayed with automatic fire by the nephew of a former AFP chief of staff succumbed to his injuries Thursday morning, and authorities are moving to upgrade the charges against him from one to two counts of murder.

VIDEO | Runaway 10-wheeler truck rams 7 vehicles, homes down Marikina flyover; 2 killed 02-Sep-15, 12:00 PM| InterAksyon.com | with News5 video report (UPDATED WITH VIDEO) At least two persons were killed and 14 others injured when a runaway 10-wheeler truck rammed against vehicles and houses as it sped down the flyover to Barangka, Marikina before crashing into a concrete post Wednesday.

1 in 4 tourists hate 'heavy traffic' - DOT 2013 survey 03-Sep-15, 1:28 PM| InterAksyon.com As early as 2013, a survey of the Department of Tourism (DOT) showed that one in every four tourists said "heavy traffic" is the one thing they hated the most.

CA panel defers Comelec chief, commissioner's confirmation 02-Sep-15, 1:42 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com The Commission on Appointment's constitutional panel defers the confirmation of Andres Bautista as chairman and Sheriff Abas as Commission on Elections chairman and commissioner, respectively, pending the resolution of pending questions.

LP survey with Roxas as winner sends Binay laughing 03-Sep-15, 5:14 PM| JV Arcena, News5 Let's respect the press release of the Liberal Party. That sums up the dismissive, sarcastic reaction of Vice President Jejomar Binay to an earlier announcement by the LP that an internal survey it commissioned showed Interior Secretary Mar Roxas defeating Binay in 2016 in a one-on-one fight.

 
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