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Single-visa to 10 ASEAN member-countries proposed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers have filed a resolution establishing a single-visa scheme allowing Filipinos to enter any of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) without the hassle of acquiring travel documents from their intended destination. Rep. Rufus...
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‘Citizenship’ hurdle to PHL Asian Games’ dreams

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines said Thursday their hopes of winning their first Asian Games basketball medal in 16 years have been put in doubt over the eligibility of their NBA star Andray Blatche. Incheon Asian Games organizers on Monday demanded […]
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GWP LAUNCHES NEW home water reports to help increase conservation efforts

GLENDALE, California – Glendale Water & Power (GWP), in partnership with WaterSmart Software, has launched a pilot of the WaterInsight Program to encourage more water conservation among residential customers. The program includes WaterSmart’s bi-monthly Home Wate...
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Camiling Association of California’s 25th Anniversary

FACLA President Austin ” Jun” Baul administers the oath of office to the incoming officers of the Camiling Association of California (CAC) during their induction ceremonies held at FACLA on August 23, 2014. Hundreds of Camilingians from all over California attended...
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De Lima welcomes appointment of UP Law Prof Hilbay as acting SolGen

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Wednesday welcomed the appointment of University of the Philippines College of Law professor Atty. Florin Hilbay as acting Solicitor General. Hilbay is competent for the position, de Lima told reporters on […]
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Poe asks PNP to promptly set up hotline for threatened media

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) not to delay further the setting up of a hotline for the protection of journalists facing risks for exposing anomalies in pursuit of public good. “The […]
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Aquino: SC’s meddling in all issues already too much

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court’s power to interfere in all issues brought before it is already too much and needs to be clipped, President Benigno Aquino III said. In a Bombo Radyo interview aired on Thursday morning, Aquino said […]
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Creation of work assistance program to spur economic growth in rural areas pushed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Two lawmakers have proposed to establish an employment assistance program to help jobseekers from poor communities. Reps. Christopher S. Co (Party-list, Ako Bicol) and Rodel M. Batocabe (Party-list, Ako Bicol) filed House Bill 4333, which seeks to […]
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Solon files bill to scrap prepaid load expiry date

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Las Piñas Representative Mark Villar has filed a bill seeking to scrap the expiry date on prepaid call and text cards that forfeits load credits to the detriment of consumers. Under House Bill 4782 or “Prepaid Load […]
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Solon seeks granting of tax credit to employers of ex-convicts

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker is seeking to provide employers of ex-convicts with incentive by way of tax credit amounting to PHP 3,000 or two percent of the basic salary of the worker to encourage companies or individuals to hire […]