BIR slaps Mighty Corp. with P9.5-B tax evasion suit

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) yesterday filed a P9.56-billion tax evasion suit against local cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corporation (MC) and four of its key officers “for unlawful possession of articles subject to excise tax without payment and for possessing false, counterfeit, restored or altered stamps in violation of provisions of the National Revenue Code.” […]

DOLE to issue new IDs to OFWs

The government is eyeing to convert the new overseas Filipino workers’ (OFW) identification cards into passports for their stress-free travel. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he plans to coordinate with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the feasibility of the proposed new ID system for Filipino workers. […]

DOLE orders regularization of 9,000 PLDT employees

MANILA, July 21 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued a compliance order directing the regularization of around 9,000 workers of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) Incorporation after it has proven to be engaged in labor-only contracting activities. PLDT and its 45 contractors were ordered to immediately regularize 8,720 employees who […]

Hong Kong Business Mission to Manila, the Philippines

(5-8 April 2017) Invitation to Meet with Hong Kong Companies Dear Mr. Chua, Warm greetings from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Singapore Branch. HKTDC is the statutory trade promotion organisation of Hong Kong dedicated in fostering Hong Kong business connections around the world, through its 46 global offices including 13 in Chinese mainland. […]

SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM NCR – WEST DIVISION

SERVICE ON WHEELS Services Offered: • Orientation • Online Registration: • Employer/Employees • Self-employed/Member(E-1) • Household Employer/Employees • Web Registration • Annual Confirmation of Pensioners • ID Capture • Payments • Online Inquiry In Partnership with: • Federation of Filipino – Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry Inc. • Landbank of the Philippines • Bayad […]

Duterte leaves DOLE ‘endo’ policy unsigned

THE MOVE to address illegal contractualization is now “back to square one” after President Rodrigo R. Duterte rejected a proposed department order addressing some issues with the employment practice, persons affiliated with the labor movement and employers’ groups said. The move to address illegal contractualization is now “back to square one” after President Rodrigo R. […]