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UPV Iloilo grad tops October 2018 CPA Board Exam

UP Visayas in Iloilo City graduate Lyka Ranette Alejano Borja is one of the topnotchers in October 2018 CPA Licensure Examination. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) through Board of Accountancy has released the results of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Board Exams given this October 2018. University of the Philippines in Iloilo City graduate Lyka Ranette Alejano… Read More »

Recto moves to abolish CPD Law

Sen. Recto heeds the clamor of Filipino professionals to repeal the CPD Law. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said that the passage of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law was a mistake, and he is moving to file a bill that will repeal it. “I will be introducing a bill that will repeal Republic Act… Read More »

33 Centenarians get P100,000 cash gift

DSWD-6 releases cash gifts to 33 centenarians as part of Elderly Filipino Week celebration. A total of 33 Centenarians received their cash gift amounting to P100,000 each on Friday, October 5. The cash gift was released to the centenarians and their folks by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI. When… Read More »

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DoubleDragon’s Hotel 101-Fort is fast on the rise

DoubleDragon Properties Corp. adds to its growing portfolio of hotel properties under the flagship homegrown brand of Hotel of Asia, Inc. with the ongoing construction of Hotel 101-Fort. Rising at 33 storeys and standing on a prime 1,224 sq. m. prime corner lot, Hotel 101-Fort is envisioned to be a premier business and leisure hotel.… Read More »

Bill seeking to abolish CPD Law filed in Congress

Lawmakers under a party-list group have filed a bill in the House of Representatives which seeks to abolish the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) law. ACT Teachers Party-List Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro filed House Bill No. 7171 proposing the repeal of the Republic Act No. 10912 or the “Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Act… Read More »

Overseas Filipino Bank launched

In fulfillment of his promise to create a bank dedicated to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), President Rodrigo Duterte launched the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank) on Thursday, January 18. Duterte signed on September 28, 2017 Executive Order (EO) 44, approving the Land Bank of the Philippines’ (LBP) acquisition of Philippine Postal Savings Bank (PPSB), which will… Read More »

POEA warns OFWs on investment scams

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has advised overseas Filipino workers to be cautious in dealing with persons or group of persons that offer “high-yielding” investments. A group of OFWs currently working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported that they were recruited by Sangguniang Masang Pilipino International Incorporated (SMPII), a Philippine-based non-profit organization and encouraged… Read More »