Cash transfer programs deemed effective in protecting calamity-hit households

CASH TRANSFER programs were able to “effectively” protect typhoon-affected households from falling into extreme poverty, according to a study by the World Bank. “In the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) in the Philippines, the country’s 4Ps program proved to be an effective protection against extreme poverty. It was also shown that it raised […]

What’s #TRENDING? Understanding and documenting industry analysis

In our last article on the fundamentals of entity characterization in transfer pricing documentation (TPD), we highlighted the concept that our knowledge of the nature of a particular business determines the entity characterization and in turn, the entity characterization influences the direction and tone of the TPD as well as setting the direction in having […]

Failure of cash aid program reflects noninclusive growth — political analysts

POLITICAL analysts at the weekend cited the government’s failure to make economic growth inclusive, citing state data that showed 90% of beneficiaries of its conditional cash transfer program remained below the poverty line. “This situation is more a reflection of the failure of the country’s unprecedented economic growth to translate into real economic gains in […]

EMB 7 shuts down Inayawan transfer station

THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Central Visayas served on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, a cease and desist order against RMI Solid Waste Management and Hauling Services, effectively shutting down the Inayawan waste transfer station, where a 10.8-meter-high pile of trash has accumulated. RMI, which operates the transfer station, was given 15 days to pay […]

Bea Alonzo embraces being a Kapuso

Recently, GMA Network teased on its social media platforms that a veteran award-winning actress would be joining its line-up of top-tier talents. On July 1, the network revealed through a digital media conference that Bea Alonzo had officially inked a contract with them. Her network transfer was bold and shocking news to the showbiz industry […]

EXPLAINER: Stench at Inayawan transfer site, squabble over fees due to Binaliw landfill. ‘Beyond comprehension,’ Rama says. Watch if City Hall could handle the mess.

EMERGENCY OR CALAMITY. At a press-con Saturday, June 26, Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama reported the situation at the garbage transfer site in Barangay Inayawan, thus: “Piles of garbage can be found everywhere and the stench is unbearable.” It is “beyond comprehension,” Rama said. Worrying over distressed residents in 6,000 barangay households, Rama wanted […]

City mulls placing Inayawan under state of emergency over transfer station stench

CEBU City is currently facing two major concerns: the existing coronavirus pandemic and the perennial problem of garbage. Since Aljory Waste Management Solutions/Docast, which the City hired to haul garbage, has been barred from dumping garbage at the landfill in Barangay Binaliw until it pays the P17.6 million it owes ARN Central Waste Management Inc., […]

NPC touts advantages of privacy certification

THE National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it will be rolling out a voluntary certification scheme to monitor companies’ compliance with international privacy standards. Privacy Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro said that companies’ data privacy representatives should invest in earning certifications and seals of approval from the commission. The NPC in a statement Monday said it will […]

DENSO Transfers Its Aftermarket and Non-automotive Business to DENSO Solution

KARIYA, JAPAN, Apr 7, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – DENSO Corporation today announced that on July 1, 2021, it will transfer its aftermarket and non-automotive products organization to DENSO Solution Japan Corporation, which at the same time will be renamed DENSO Solution Corporation. The transfer will include product planning, development and aftersales service […]