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Proclamation declaring 08 February 2018 as a Special (Non-working) Day in the Municipality of Godod

Proclamation No. 407
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 407; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 12 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Kidapawan

Proclamation No. 408
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 408; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 26 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Zamboanga

Proclamation No. 412
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 412; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 13 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Paranaque

Proclamation No. 409
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 409; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 19 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Bago

Proclamation No. 411
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 411; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 17 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Kabasalan

Proclamation No. 410
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 410; Source: Official Gazette

Bill of the Act prohibiting Government Officials/Employees in recruiting Migrant Workers

Bill of an Act seeking to amended Section 8 of the Republic Act 8042 to include a Section 8-A in order to enhance the protection for overseas Filipino workers in the custody of Government Officers/Employees.
Date: 22 January 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: SB No. 1659 of 2018; Source: Senate of The Philippines

Bill of the Act declaring Special Working Holiday in the Entire Country

An Act declaring January 23 of every year be Commemorated as the First Philippine Republic Day to remember the brave forebears and the fight for freedom.
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: SB No. 1664 of 2018; Source: Senate of The Philippines

Bill of the Act declaring January 23 a Special Working Holiday in the Province of Bulacan

This Bill seeks to declare January 23 of every year as a special working holiday in the Province of Bulacan to honor the inauguration of the First Philippine Republic.
Date: 22 January 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: SB No. 1655 of 2018; Source: Senate of The Philippines

Proclamation declaring 25 January 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Carigara

Proclamation No. 405
Date: 22 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 405; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation Declaring 03 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Binan

Proclamation No. 403
Date: 19 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 403; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 3 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Cabanatuan

Proclamation No. 404
Date: 19 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 404; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 22 January 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Pagadian

Proclamation No. 401
Date: 19 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 401; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 20 January 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Lipa

Proclamation No. 400
Date: 19 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 400; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 3 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Province of Bulacan

Proclamation No. 399
Date: 18 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 399; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 02 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Province of Ilocos Norte

Proclamation No. 402
Date: 19 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 402; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 18 January 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Santa Rosa

Proclamation No. 397
Date: 16 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 397; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 19 January 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Tarlac

Proclamation No. 393
Date: 09 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 393; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 23 January 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Province of Bulacan

Proclamation No. 394
Date: 09 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 394; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 02 February 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Province of Ilocos Sur

Proclamation No. 398
Date: 16 January 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 398; Source: Official Gazette

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Swiss Institute of Federalism ink Academic Cooperation with UP

MANILA, Feb 16 (PNA) - The University of the Philippines-National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) and the University of Fribourg’s Institute of Federalism (IFF) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic cooperation and exchange, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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Group urges DOLE: release Rules on 'Workplace Romance'

MANILA, Feb 13 (PNA) - A group called on the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to issue guidelines on workplace romance policy to prevent employers from implementing oppressive management prerogatives.

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Individuals earning above P250K also getting Bigger Take-Home Pay under TRAIN

The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) effectively increases the take-home pay not only of salaried workers earning P250,000 yearly and below but also of those with annual taxable income from P250,000 to a maximum of P2 million.

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ASEAN: Terrorism most serious Security Threat to Region

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The ASEAN Defence Ministers today unanimously identified terrorism as the most serious security threat to the region.

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ASEAN unanimously agreed on KSCIP Initiative

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - All 10 ASEAN countries have agreed with the King Salman Center for International Peace (KSCIP) initiative, said Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

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DOJ provides Legal Aid to 11,833 Persons in 2017

MANILA, Feb 4 (PNA) - Close to 12, 000 people were given legal assistance through the Department of Justice Action Center (DOJAC) in 2017.

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UP Board of Regents names Proffessor Fides Cordero-Tan as new UP Law Dean

The UP Board of Regents announced the appointment of Atty. Fides Cordero-Tan as the new dean of the UP College of Law on Jan. 26, 2018.

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IPOPHL to heighten IPR Enforcement; seeks MOU with Anti-Crime Body

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is seeking to intensify intellectual property rights enforcement in the country, targeting to craft a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with other members of the Sub-Committee on Organized Crime of the National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (NALECC-SCOC).

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Century-Old Biz Group wants Mining Law amended

MANILA, Jan 31 (PNA) - The country’s oldest business organization, the Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines Islands (CCPI), has sought sponsorship in Congress to amend mining laws.

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IPOPHL eyes to expand Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

MANILA, Jan 29 (PNA) - The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) aims to further expand intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement through cooperating with members of the Sub-Committee on Organized Crime of the National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (NALECC-SCOS).

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SC to act on Mamasapano Trial Transfer

MANILA, Jan 26 (PNA) - The Supreme Court is set to tackle the transfer of trial of the criminal case over the Mamasapano clash that killed more than 60 persons, including 44 members of the elite Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF).

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