• 05 May 2016
MANILA, May 5 -The Department of Budget and Management has released a statement clarifying that local government unit employees will also be receiving mid-year bonuses. All mid-year bonuses will be released no earlier than May 15, 2016. “The Department of Budget and Management wishes to clarify that the mid-year bonus authorized under Executive Order no. 201, s. 2016 authorized by the President shall also be given to LGU personnel pursuant to Budget Circular 2016-3, the statement said.As stated in the circular, the release of the mid-year bonus to all government employees shall not be earlier than May 15, 2016. “In line with Executive Order 201, s. 2016, (Modifying the Salary Schedule for Civilian Government Personnel and Authorizing the Grant of Additional Benefits for both Civilian and Military and Uniformed Personnel), the Sanggunian is authorized to release the mid-year bonus on the said date.” “The Department encourages the timely release of funds so that all government employees, national and local, can benefit from the bonus to which they are entitled.” (DBM) ...Read more

Palace echoes business groups' views on economy

 CENTRAL  05 May 2016
MANILA, May 5 - The next administration should build on the foundation established by the Aquino government for economic developments to continue, the Palace said on Wednesday.Business groups and other investors have voiced their concern about the election and the next leader who will succeed Presi ...Read more

Sen. Angara: Ph to have more eco-friendly jobs as PNoy signs Green Jobs Law

 CENTRAL  05 May 2016
MANILA, May 5 - Senator Sonny Angara has lauded the signing of the Philippine Green Jobs Act which grants incentives to companies generating "green jobs" or jobs that contribute substantially to the preservation and restoration of the environment and natural resources."I thank our President and our ...Read more