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Globe turns over P14M donations to PGH

Globe successfully raised and turned over P14M to the PGH Medical Foundation, Inc. (PGH-MFI). The amount was gathered through the joint efforts of loyal Globe customers who donated over P9M via their Rewards points, and the company’s initial pledge of P5M in cash donation. This is part of the telco’s comprehensive efforts in providing immediate… Read More »

Bill seeking to repeal CPD Law filed in 18th Congress

Once again, a group of lawmakers in Congress filed a bill pushing for the repeal of the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law. Solons under the Makabayan group submitted House Bill No. 510 or the “Act Repealing Republic Act 10912 otherwise Known as the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016” in the 18th Congress. The… Read More »

Senators restore P7.4B to DOH HRH 2019 budget

Lawmakers moved to restore the slashed budget of Department of Health (DOH), including those allocated for Human Resource for Health Deployment Program during the continuing interpellation at the Senate. Noting the P28 billion budget cut suffered by the health department in the 2019 National Expenditure Program (NEP) submitted by the Department of Budget and Management,… Read More »

Congress moves to review CPD law

Congress has made a move to tackle the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) law amidst calls by different sectors to amend or repeal the measure. The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education chaired by Rep. Paolo Everardo Javier (Lone District, Antique) on Monday created a technical working group (TWG) to draft a substitute bill… Read More »

Solons urge Duterte to stop CPD program

Two lawmakers on Friday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program, saying that it has become a money-making scam. Representatives Neil Abayon of Aangat Tayo Partylist and Bernadette Herrera-Dy of Bagong Henerasyon Partylist urged the President to order the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to suspend its CPD program while the… Read More »

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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