Business as usual for Grace Poe on Tuesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s business as usual for Senator Grace Poe, who is set to visit the province of Laguna on Tuesday, the same day the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) is scheduled to decide on the disqualification case filed against her over her citizenship. Poe and her running...

For greater public accountability, Ombudsman, Sandiganbayan, COA get higher budgets in 2016 – Romulo

MANILA (Mabuhay) — For greater public accountability and absolute transparency in government, the constitutional bodies of the Sandiganbayan, the Office of the Ombudsman, and the Commission on Audit (COA) will get increased funding in the proposed General Appropriations Act...

Signature campaign pushing FOI bill gains support

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Change.org, the umbrella organization pushing for the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill on Wednesday said they have achieved the expected number of supporters in their initial launching of signature campaign using online and social media as the...

House of Representatives recognizes PHL’s top 5 accounting schools

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The House committee on higher and technical education over the weekend recognized the nation’s top five accounting schools, based on the outstanding performance of their graduates in the last two Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examinations run by...

Pasig lawmaker pins hope on BPO firms to create jobs in 2014-2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Business process outsourcing (BPO) firms are expected to generate roughly 124,000 full-time jobs on average over the next three years, Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo, an industry supporter, said in a statement Wednesday. “Based on sectoral projections… BPO...