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Con-ass junked; Concon pushed

The House of Representatives has abandoned the move to tinker with the Constitution via the constituent assembly (con-Ass) mode. This was learned yesterday morning after Speaker Jose de Venecia announced in a press conference. The sudden turnabout in the house position came at a time when the Catholic Church is organizing a massive prayer rally on Dec. 15 against the move to amend the Constitution by convening itself into a cionstituent assembly (Con-ass). Full story

NLRC orders former FTC head P2.9M in damages

THE National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) recently ordered former non-government organization director to pay P2.9M in moral and exemplary damages including attorneys fees in a decision penned by labor arbiter Fructuoso Villarin IV November 8. The NLRC also dismissed for lack of merit charges of illegal dismissal, unfair labor practice and quashed the money claims of Feed the Children Philippines (FTC) former National Director Rosalinda Paredes. In the same decision, the government labor arbitration agency also asked Paredes to refund an excess $1000 she got from FTCP in 2000. Full story

Bohol needs “help” for kids in armed conflicts

ACCORDING to a recent research conducted by the diocesan church-based Social Action Center (SAC), Bohol still needs particular help solely directed to monitoring children in armed conflict (CIAC) to be able to address the issues and concerns on this field. To date, there is no civil society group or a non-government organization focusing its support to children actively involved in armed conflicts following their recruitment, says Dennis Calunia during a presentation held at the Capitol recently. Full story

HNU HS thru years into its Diamond
IN its inauguration on July 14, 1947 , Holy Name College-High School Department (HNC HSD) had 613 pioneering students, two years later in 1947, the school got full government recognition to offer four-year high school general secondary course. In the increasing number of students, the administration sought a spacious and more conducive site, finally coming up with a relocation plan to Janssen Heights Dampas District, here. Full story

Bohol tourism, agri-trade Gets boost at ASEAN-BIS

TOURISM and business prospects for Bohol in the Central Philippines run high as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Business and Investment Summit (ASEAN BIS) tackles measures to accelerate regional economic integration at the 4th ASEAN Summit in Cebu starting Wednesday, December 6. In the regional development plans for the country, Central Philippines has been identified as the growth hub for tourism and is connected across the country by a key digital connection that complements the trade development in regional super-regions plan. Full story

BIR reminds payers, Register '07 “Books”

BUREAU of Internal Revenue (BIR) District Officer Rogelio Balaga is reminding all business establishments here to comply with the basic requirement to register Books of Accounts for calendar year 2007 on or before December 31, 2006. And to avoid the rush, taxpayers are then advised to register their Books earlier considering of the holiday season rush. Registration of Books has started as early as October of this year. Full story
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December 10, 2006 issue