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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Watch the Video: The Secret Slaves in The Middle East



Migration is considered to be a redeeming factor for those who could not find their luck of a high earning job in their own country. But instead of serving as a bread and butter for their family back home, working abroad often causes misery. Most of the domestic workers especially in the Middle East suffer maltreatment and sexual abuse. You can read on the news almost everyday about household workers who has being beaten, sexually molested, maltreated, and worse, losing their lives. They are being treated no less than  slaves. No day-offs, not being able to get enough rest and adequate nourishment for their body.  The documentary above reveal the real situation of domestic workers in the Middle East. The documentary tackles about the situation of the domestic workers, Filipinas and other nationalities-- how they are being tricked during hiring . They are promised to be working in a certain company with attractive salaries but they landed working in a family as a household worker.  Mary Joy applied for a work in the Philippines as a housekeeper in a hotel in Lebanon. When she landed there she brought to a family and told her that there is no job for her in a hotel and all she can have is a job as a domestic helper. Being a domestic helper is the easiest way to work abroad. In the Philippines, most women especially those who did not finish college education or those who find it difficult to be employed try their luck by applying as domestic helpers. knowing all the risks, they can put their life at a stake just to earn a bit more for their family. The problem is that, the laws of the host country lacks provisions about the protection of domestic workers or if  ever there is, it is not being implemented well.  The reason why there are women who still want to work abroad despite the risks and alarming incidents of maltreatment is the growing unemployment and lack of opportunities in their home country. For many Filipinas who were not given the opportunity  to earn well, being a domestic worker abroad can be the easiest way out of poverty. There are even trainings conducted to those who want to work as a household worker overseas. But these trainings does not include how to fight homesickness especially if your employer do not treat you well. The best way to prevent these abuses and inhumane treatment to our women is to stop sending them  to these employers or at least our government make sure that their rights are protected. They are workers, not slaves. They have rights to be treated fairly as humans. If the government will not act promptly to create jobs and income generating opportunities to its citizens, there will be more women who will be slaves in foreign land.
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Migration is considered to be a redeeming factor for those who could not find their luck of a high earning job in their own country. But instead of serving as a bread and butter for their family back home, working abroad often causes misery. Most of the domestic workers especially in the Middle East suffer maltreatment and sexual abuse. You can read on the news almost everyday about household workers who has being beaten, sexually molested, maltreated, and worse, losing their lives. They are being treated no less than  slaves. No day-offs, not being able to get enough rest and adequate nourishment for their body. 

The documentary above reveal the real situation of domestic workers in the Middle East. The documentary tackles about the situation of the domestic workers, Filipinas and other nationalities-- how they are being tricked during hiring . They are promised to be working in a certain company with attractive salaries but they landed working in a family as a household worker. 
Mary Joy applied for a work in the Philippines as a housekeeper in a hotel in Lebanon. When she landed there she brought to a family and told her that there is no job for her in a hotel and all she can have is a job as a domestic helper.
Being a domestic helper is the easiest way to work abroad. In the Philippines, most women especially those who did not finish college education or those who find it difficult to be employed try their luck by applying as domestic helpers. knowing all the risks, they can put their life at a stake just to earn a bit more for their family.

The problem is that, the laws of the host country lacks provisions about the protection of domestic workers or if  ever there is, it is not being implemented well.
The reason why there are women who still want to work abroad despite the risks and alarming incidents of maltreatment is the growing unemployment and lack of opportunities in their home country. For many Filipinas who were not given the opportunity  to earn well, being a domestic worker abroad can be the easiest way out of poverty. There are even trainings conducted to those who want to work as a household worker overseas. But these trainings does not include how to fight homesickness especially if your employer do not treat you well.
The best way to prevent these abuses and inhumane treatment to our women is to stop sending them  to these employers or at least our government make sure that their rights are protected. They are workers, not slaves. They have rights to be treated fairly as humans.

If the government will not act promptly to create jobs and income generating opportunities to its citizens, there will be more women who will be slaves in foreign land. 
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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has placed entire Mindanao under Martial Law as he vowed to end terrorism in the area from the recent attack by the so-called Isis-inspired Maute group in Marawi City. The terrorist group started occupying Marawi City on May 23, setting buildings on fire, holding captives and killing a number of civilians.  The declaration of Martial Law was made through Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella while the President was in Moscow. Abella said on Tuesday, "(Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra) has clarified that this was possible on the grounds of existence of rebellion because of what is happening in Mindanao based on Article 7, Section 18 of the Constitution. This is good for 60 days."  Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that although the armed conflict only happens in Marawi City, there are also security issues happening in the nearby areas thus the President declares Martial Law for the entire Mindanao.  Lorenzana said, it includes control of movement, searches and arrest of detained people for suspension of writ of habeas corpus.  Suspension of the writ of habeas corpus means they can do arrests even in the absence of warrant to the suspects.  The Philippine National Police has released guidelines to be followed during the implementation of Martial Law in the entire Mindanao.     However, President duterte said he will not allow abuses during the Martial Law. He reiterated that his mandate as a president of the republic is to protect and to defend the country. He also said that he will declare curfew in certain areas like Lanao del Sur, Lanao Del Norte, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato and Zamboanga to protect the civilians.     The areas under the Martial Law are as follows:  Zamboanga del Norte – Dipolog City Zamboanga del Sur – Pagadian City Zamboanga Sibugay – Ipil Bukidnon – Malaybalay City Camiguin – Mambajao Lanao del Norte- Tubod Misamis Occidental – Oroquieta City Misamis Oriental – Cagayan de Oro City Compostela Valley – Nabunturan Davao del Norte – Tagum City Davao del Sur – Digos City Davao Oriental – City of Mati Cotabato – Kidapawan City Sarangani – Alabel South Cotabato – Koronadal City Sultan Kudarat – Isulan Agusan del Norte – Cabadbaran City Agusan del Sur – Prosperidad Dinagat Islands – San Jose Surigao del Norte – Surigao City Surigao del Sur – Tandag City Basilan – Basilan Lanao del Sur – Marawi City Maguindanao – Sheriff Aguak/Maganoy Sulu – Jolo Tawi-Tawi Panglima Sugala/Balimbing  As private citizens without doing anything illegal, we should not fear the martial law for it is made made for our own protection.   Here are some pieces of advice you might consider:  1. Be a law abiding citizen. Respect the  authorities and follow directions and orders. 2. Have a survival kit stocked with food, medicine, water and other necessities. 3. Make yourself  extra aware of what is happening around you. A transistor radio will be handy to keep you updated. 4. If you see any suspicious people near you, call 911.  5. Do not panic as your government is doing anything within their means to protect our sovereignty.  6.PRAY! It is the best weapon we could ever have during these situation. Keep safe!
The areas under the Martial Law are as follows:

Zamboanga del Norte – Dipolog City
Zamboanga del Sur – Pagadian City
Zamboanga Sibugay – Ipil
Bukidnon – Malaybalay City
Camiguin – Mambajao
Lanao del Norte- Tubod
Misamis Occidental – Oroquieta City
Misamis Oriental – Cagayan de Oro City
Compostela Valley – Nabunturan
Davao del Norte – Tagum City
Davao del Sur – Digos City
Davao Oriental – City of Mati
Cotabato – Kidapawan City
Sarangani – Alabel
South Cotabato – Koronadal City
Sultan Kudarat – Isulan
Agusan del Norte – Cabadbaran City
Agusan del Sur – Prosperidad
Dinagat Islands – San Jose
Surigao del Norte – Surigao City
Surigao del Sur – Tandag City
Basilan – Basilan
Lanao del Sur – Marawi City
Maguindanao – Sheriff Aguak/Maganoy
Sulu – Jolo
Tawi-Tawi Panglima Sugala/Balimbing


As private citizens without doing anything illegal, we should not fear the martial law for it is being implemented  for our own protection. 

Here are some pieces of advice you might consider:

1. Be a law abiding citizen. Respect the  authorities and follow directions and orders.
2. Have a survival kit stocked with food, medicine, water and other necessities.
3. Make yourself  extra aware of what is happening around you. A transistor radio will be handy to keep you updated.
4. If you see any suspicious people near you, call 911.
5. Do not panic as your government is doing anything within their means to protect our sovereignty.
6.PRAY! It is the best weapon we could ever have during these situation.

In the light of the ransomware attack just recently and other phishing attacks on different websites, a big question was raised as to the safety of public informations provided in an unsecured government website such as that of the DFA Passport appointment system.  As of this writing, the government site www.passport.gov.ph which ask for the private informations of the citizens who apply for passport appointment might be vulnerable to attacks.    As for the said government website under the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), passport.gov.ph is visited mostly by Filipinos for information on passport requirements, appointments, and application, providing their private personal informations on the site.        On any given website, security is vital especially when it is a website owned by the government. hackers are so innovative and resourceful these days that they  even penetrated a huge website just recently.   If you try to access www.passport.gov.ph, it will direct you to a page that says your connection is not private, however, clicking "advanced" on thae page reveals that the security of the site has expired explaining the unsecure prompt.  If not addressed accordingly, the data of millions that visits this site everyday might be at risk of identity theft and maybe much worse.  {INSERT ALL PARAGRAPHS HERE A massive attack on Google hit millions of Gmail users after receiving an email which instructs the user to click on a document. After that, a very google-like page that will ask for your password and that's where you get infected. Experts warned that if ever you received an email which asks you to click a document, please! DO NOT CLICK IT!  This "worm" which arrived in the inboxes of Gmail users in the form of an email from a trusted contact asking users to click on an attached "Google Docs," or GDocs, file. Clicking on the link took them to a real Google security page, where users were asked to give permission for the fake app, posing as GDocs, to have an access to the users' email account.  For added menace, this worm also sent itself out to all of the contacts of the affected user Gmail or and others spawning itself hundreds of times any time a single user was hooked on its snare.  Follow Google Docs  ✔@googledocs We are investigating a phishing email that appears as Google Docs. We encourage you to not click through & report as phishing within Gmail. 4:08 AM - 4 May 2017       4,6234,623 Retweets     2,5192,519 likes It is a common strategy but what puzzled millions of affected users was the sophisticated construction of the malicious link which was so realistic; from the email sender to the link that remarkably looks real. Worms or phishing attacks generally access your personal information like passwords of your bank accounts, social media accounts, and others.  This gmail/docs hack is clever. It's abusing oauth to gain access to accounts. 4:51 AM - 4 May 2017       Retweets     11 like    Follow St George Police @sgcitypubsafety Do you Goole? Or use GMAIL? Watch out for this scam & spread the word (not the virus!) https://www.reddit.com/r/google/comments/692cr4/new_google_docs_phishing_scam_almost_undetectable/ … 4:50 AM - 4 May 2017  Photo published for New Google Docs phishing scam, almost undetectable • r/google New Google Docs phishing scam, almost undetectable • r/google I received a phishing email today, and very nearly fell for it. I'll go through the steps here: 1. I [received an... reddit.com       22 Retweets     44 likes   View image on Twitter View image on Twitter   Follow CortlandtDailyVoice @CortlandtDV Westchester School Officials Warn Of Gmail Email 'Situation' http://dlvr.it/P3KdGC  4:50 AM - 4 May 2017       11 Retweet     11 like    Follow Shane Gustafson  ✔@Shane_WMBD SCAM ALERT: Gmail accounts across the country have been hacked, several agencies are asking you to be aware. http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/gmail-hack-hits-central-illinois/705935084 … 4:48 AM - 4 May 2017  Photo published for Gmail Hack Hits Central Illinois Gmail Hack Hits Central Illinois An attack against Gmail accounts across the country also targets several agencies in central Illinois. centralillinoisproud.com       66 Retweets     33 likes    Follow Lance @lancewmccarthy Man, gmail's getting hammered today with spam and phishing attacks. 4:49 AM - 4 May 2017       11 Retweet     11 like Within an hour,  a red warning began appearing with the malicious email that says it could be a phishing attack.   View image on Twitter View image on Twitter   Follow Jen Lee Reeves @jenleereeves Be careful, Twitter people with Gmail accounts! Do not click on the "doc share" box. It's a solid attempt at phishing. 4:14 AM - 4 May 2017       44 Retweets     77 likes    However, Google said that they had "disabled" the malicious accounts and pushed updates to all users. They also said that it only affected "fewer than 0.1 percent of Gmail users" still be about 1 million of the service's roughly 1 billion users around the world.  What do you have to do if you experienced similar phishing attacks?        Source: NBC Recommended:  Do You Need Money For Tuition Fee For The Next School Year? You Need To Watch This Do you need money for your tuition fee to be able to study this coming school year? The Philippine government might be able to help you. All you need to do is to follow these steps:  -Inquire at the state college or university where you want to study.  -Bring Identification forms. If your family is a 4Ps subsidiary, prepare and bring your 4Ps identification card. For families who are not a member of 4Ps, bring your family's proof of income.  -Bring the registration form from your state college or university where you want to study.   Nicholas Tenazas, Deputy executive Director of CHED-UniFAST said that in the program, the state colleges and universities will not collect any tuition fee from the students. The Government will shoulder their tuition fees.  CHED-UniFAST or the Unified Student Financial Assistance For Tertiary Education otherwise known as the Republic Act 10687  which aims to provide quality education to the Filipinos.  What are the qualifications for availing of the modalities of UniFAST?  The applicant for any of the modalities under the UniFAST must meet the following minimum qualifications:  (a) must be a Filipino citizen, but the Board may grant exemptions to foreign students based on reciprocal programs that provide similar benefits to Filipino students, such as student exchange programs, international reciprocal Scholarships, and other mutually beneficial programs;   (b) must be a high school graduate or its equivalent from duly authorized institutions;   (c) must possess good moral character with no criminal record, but this requirement shall be waived for programs which target children in conflict with the law and those who are undergoing or have undergone rehabilitation;   (d) must be admitted to the higher education institution (HEI) or TVI included in the Registry of Programs and Institutions of the applicant’s choice, provided that the applicant shall be allowed to begin processing the application within a reasonable time frame set by the Board to give the applicant sufficient time to enroll;   (e) in the case of technical-vocational education and training or TVET programs, must have passed the TESDA screening/assessment procedure, trade test, or skills competency evaluation; and   (f) in the case of scholarship, the applicant must obtain at least the score required by the Board for the Qualifying Examination System for Scoring Students and must possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed by the Board.  The applicant has to declare also if he or she is already a beneficiary of any other student financial assistance, including government StuFAP. However, if at the time of application of the scholarship, grant-in-aid, student loan, or other modalities of StuFAP under this Act, the amount of such other existing grant does not cover the full cost of tertiary education at the HEI or TVI where the applicant has enrolled in, the applicant may still avail of the StuFAPs under this Act for the remaining portion. Recommended:  Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised.  LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month.  Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month  Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training.  LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card.  The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended:    Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS   The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.   Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS  ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised.  LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month.     Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS    The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS  ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS  Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised.  LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month.  Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month  Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training.  LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card.  The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended:    Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS   The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.   Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS  ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised.  LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month.     Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS  The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer   An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period.  Part time jobs are now allowed   Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday.   Staying out of Country, still can come back?  Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine.    Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP.  No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed.   E gates for all  Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates.  Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days.  Change job before or after contract , complete freedom  Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason.   Three months for RP process  The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country.  Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended.  If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended:      The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits.  If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government.  Benefits include:  Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise;   Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees);   Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and  Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries.  Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against?   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS   ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLISA massive attack on Google hit millions of Gmail users after receiving an email which instructs the user to click on a document. After that, a very google-like page that will ask for your password and that's where you get infected. Experts warned that if ever you received an email which asks you to click a document, please! DO NOT CLICK IT!
As for the said government website under the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), passport.gov.ph is visited mostly by Filipinos for information on passport requirements, appointments, and application, providing their private personal informations on the site.
Explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England caused a "number of confirmed fatalities and others injured," police said late Monday. "Two loud bangs" were reported at approximately 10:45 p.m., just after the concert had finished. The cause of the blasts was not immediately confirmed. A spokesman said Grande, who was performing at the arena as part of her "Dangerous Woman" world tour, was "okay" and added, "we are further investigating what happened." Witnesses described panic as concertgoers rushed to get out of the arena. Video from inside the arena showed people screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons.

Fake posts and misleading news titles are rampant on the internet especially on social media. It may seem harmless but encountering this fakes everyday is annoying not to mention the effects of misinformation that can affect our discernment of what is fake and what is real especially when fakes use or quote prominent people to lure their victims  to click.


An inspection team of scientists, journalists and fishermen headed to Benham Rise with Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol and they discovered a vast rich fishing ground that would be a sufficient source of food for the country. For example, the yellowfin tuna which is abundant in the area could cost P15,000 each. Divers who examined the bottom of Benham Rise also discovered fine coral formations that can be a good breeding ground for the various species of fishes to allow them to spawn.

A viral photo of a police officer who appears to be pissing in public that is making rounds on social media being said to be misinterpreted by the netizen. The photographer who snapped the photo finally broke his silence to reveal the whole truth behind the viral photo.


Every OFWs reason why they decided to work abroad is to give their family a better future. Regardless of the hardships they are about to endure overseas, they made themselves ready for any possibilities.For singles, it will be a lot easier to work abroad, no kids to cry on your departure, no marriage to suffer due to communication  issues.A tragic story happened to Pablito Gragasin, an OFW from Saudi Arabia. He left his family to work overseas with hope to give his family a better future. To earn extra income, his wife accepts borders. That's where the problem started.

Working overseas has its toll. Many Filipinos work abroad for attractive salaries that they believe, would make them able to give their families back home a better future and an adequate living condition. The truth is, money is not everything. You can earn a lot, yes, but how about your relationship with your spouse? Your kids? Your presence means more to your family that the money or things you send. there will be nothing more valuable than the time you spend together as a whole family. Cases of infidelity happen while the other is working abroad, wives having an affair with another man, and vice versa. In some cases, the other parent abuses their children while the other is working overseas. In case that the OFW left their children in the custody of a guardian, abuses also happen to them without the knowledge of the OFW. In Davao City, a total of four incest cases involving children of OFWs now being assisted by Mindanao Migrants Center for Empowering Actions, Inc (MMCEI). Aside from sexual abuses, there are also cases of juvenile delinquency, teenage pregnancy, and rape cases among OFW children in 12 communities in Davao recorded by the agency. Elento also said that there are also children of OFWs who are involved in illegal drug abuse. She pointed out that the primary cause of these abuse among OFW children is the weak relationships between the children and their guardians. Meanwhile, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that children of OFWs are more prone to abuses at home. Labor Secretary Silvestre III said, citing a UNICEF report that migration is one the drivers of physical, sexual, or psychological abuse for children. A Unicef’s National Baseline on the Study on Violence Against Children: Philippines, conducted in 2015, and published during the last quarter of 2016, showed that 80% of almost 4,000 child respondents from different barangays said that they had experienced some form of violence in their life. Labor undersecretary Ciriaco Lagunzad III said, that children of the OFWs become a “collateral damage” of migration. To address the issue, DOLE and OWWA together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOA) yesterday to launch a nationwide anti-child abuse campaign for the children of OFWs. DOJ assistant secretary Aimee Neri said the new initiative will help in the implementation of country’s anti-child abuse laws “We have sufficient laws on child protection…Philippine is among the countries in Asia that has good laws on child protection…it is only a matter of enforcing them,” Neri said. For her part, DSWD Mae Templa urged the government to conduct additional study on the impact of migration for children so they could be provided the needed support. Sources: Manila Bulletin, Sunstar Recommended: Infidelity can be perceived harmless through the eyes of those who commit it but certainly not for the affected ones, especially the children. It affects them more than you think. You do it once and it will haunt your family for generations. There are 7 ways that you are destroying the lives of your kids by committing infidelity: Your infidelite will be emulated by your kids. Your example is their perception of what is fine and what is right. Children with broken families are most likely to commit infidelity in their adulthood. They experienced the worst betrayal any human can experience. You cheat your spouse, you cheat your entire household. You inflicted your little children with the worst uncertainty. If you failed their mother/father, what else can stop you from failing them? They started to panic with the thought that they will be abandoned. It will greatly affect their future. s they grow up, they tend to push away anyone who shows affection in fear that they will lose them anyway. You push them to distrust anyone. According to Huffington post, 75% of children with either parents cheated are having abnormal issues on distrusting others. They will not believe in love anymore. You are pushing your children to choose sides. So, if you have a family, you better think millions of times before having an affair. You might be comparing a moment of wrong blissful adventure to the unconditional love that nobody can give, only your spouse and your children. Recommended: PSYCHOLOGY:WHAT THOSE HOUSE CLUTTERS TELL ABOUT YOU? We seem to be surrounded by lots of things. Clutters are everywhere and it's everyone's choice whether to de-clutter or not. In our houses, for example, sometimes we find ourselves in the middle of so much stuff without knowing exactly why we have clutter in the first place? Are we buying too much stuff or we are lacking of enough storage room to keep all of them? Or maybe it tells something interesting about our state of mind? Noah Mankowski, a Clinical psychologist and an expert in hoarding, says that while there isn’t any solid scientific evidence to prove that the actual site of clutter is significant, there could be some truth to it. “That theory is based on a Freudian idea that everything happens for a reason – that there are no mistakes,” says Ben Buchanan, clinical psychologist from Foundation Psychology Victoria. “Freudians would say that everything’s got meaning, everything’s got a symbol …They would say that there’s a deep unconscious motivation, usually rooted in childhood, for not being able to let go of something. And there’s some truth in that, but I think people take it a bit far.” Bridget Fitzgerald, a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, points out that a house that is too-clean could also mean something. Whichever school of thought you want to follow, there is no harm in asking yourself what are the clutters in your house may want to tell you. RECOMMENDED: BEFORE YOU GET MARRIED,BE AWARE OF THIS ISRAEL TO HIRE HUNDREDS OF FILIPINOS FOR HOTEL JOBS MALLS WITH OSSCO AND OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICES DOMESTIC ABUSE EXPOSED ON SOCIAL MEDIA HSW IN KUWAIT: NO SALARY FOR 9 YEARS DEATH COMPENSATION FOR SAUDI EXPATS ON JAKATIA PAWA'S EXECUTION: "WE DID EVERYTHING.." -DFA BELLO ASSURES DECISION ON MORATORIUM MAY COME OUT ANYTIME SOON SEN. JOEL VILLANUEVA SUPPORTS DEPLOYMENT BAN ON HSWS IN KUWAIT AT LEAST 71 OFWS ON DEATH ROW ABROAD DEPLOYMENT MORATORIUM, NOW! -OFW GROUPS BE CAREFUL HOW YOU TREAT YOUR HSWS PRESIDENT DUTERTE WILL VISIT UAE AND KSA, HERE'S WHY MANPOWER AGENCIES AND RECRUITMENT COMPANIES TO BE HIT DIRECTLY BY HSW DEPLOYMENT MORATORIUM IN KUWAIT UAE TO START IMPLEMENTING 5%VAT STARTING 2018 REMEMBER THIS 7 THINGS IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR HOUSEKEEPING JOB IN JAPAN KENYA , THE LEAST TOXIC COUNTRY IN THE WORLD; SAUDI ARABIA, MOST TOXIC "JUNIOR CITIZEN " BILL TO BENEFIT P Noah Mankowski, a Clinical psychologist and an expert in hoarding, says that while there isn’t any solid scientific evidence to prove that the actual site of clutter is significant, there could be some truth to it. Why OFWs Remain in Neck-deep Debts After Years Of Working Abroad? From beginning to the end, the real life of OFWs are colorful indeed. To work outside the country, they invest too much, spend a lot. They start making loans for the processing of their needed documents to work abroad. From application until they can actually leave the country, they spend big sum of money for it. But after they were being able to finally work abroad, the story did not just end there. More often than not, the big sum of cash they used to pay the recruitment agency fees cause them to suffer from indebtedness. They were being charged and burdened with too much fees, which are not even compliant with the law. Because of their eagerness to work overseas, they immerse themselves to high interest loans for the sake of working abroad. The recruitment agencies play a big role why the OFWs are suffering from neck-deep debts. Even some licensed agencies, they freely exploit the vulnerability of the OFWs. Due to their greed to collect more cash from every OFWs that they deploy, it results to making the life of OFWs more miserable by burying them in debts. The result of high fees collected by the agencies can even last even the OFWs have been deployed abroad. Some employers deduct it to their salaries for a number of months, leaving the OFWs broke when their much awaited salary comes. But it doesn't end there. Some of these agencies conspire with their counterpart agencies to urge the foreign employers to cut the salary of the poor OFWs in their favor. That is of course, beyond the expectation of the OFWs. Even before they leave, the promised salary is already computed and allocated. They have already planned how much they are going to send to their family back home. If the employer would cut the amount of the salary they are expecting to receive, the planned remittance will surely suffer, it includes the loans that they promised to be paid immediately on time when they finally work abroad. There is such a situation that their family in the Philippines carry the burden of paying for these loans made by the OFW. For example. An OFW father that has found a mistress, which is a fellow OFW, who turned his back to his family and to his obligations to pay his loans made for the recruitment fees. The result, the poor family back home, aside from not receiving any remittance, they will be the ones who are obliged to pay the loans made by the OFW, adding weight to the emotional burden they already had aside from their daily needs. Read: Common Money Mistakes Why Ofws remain Broke After Years Of Working Abroad Source: Bandera/inquirer.net NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE EMIRATES ID CAN NOW BE USED AS HEALTH INSURANCE CARD TODAY'S NEWS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR TRUST TO THE PHIL GOVERNMENT BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS From beginning to the end, the real life of OFWs are colorful indeed. To work outside the country, they invest too much, spend a lot. They start making loans for the processing of their needed documents to work abroad. NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES In a Facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. Good news to the Filipinos whose business and livelihood rely on good and fast internet connection such as stocks trading and online marketing. President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the establishment of the National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today. In a facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country. Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. The broadband program has been in the work since former President Gloria Arroyo but due to allegations of corruption and illegality, Mrs. Arroyo cancelled the US$329 million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China's ZTE Corp.just 6 months after she signed it in April 2007. Fast internet connection benefits not only those who are on internet business and online business but even our over 10 million OFWs around the world and their families in the Philippines. When the era of snail mails, voice tapes and telegram and the internet age started, communications with their loved one back home can be much easier. But with the Philippines being at #43 on the latest internet speed ranks, something is telling us that improvement has to made. RECOMMENDED BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE In January, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that President Duterte had asked her to draft the executive order similar to what had been implemented in Davao City when he was a mayor, it is the "100% smoke-free environment in public places."Today, a text message from Sec. Manny Piñol to ABS-CBN News confirmed that President Duterte will sign an Executive Order to ban smoking in public places as drafted by the Department of Health (DOH). If you know someone who is sick, had an accident or relatives of an employee who died while on duty, you can help them and their families by sharing them how to claim their benefits from the government through Employment Compensation Commission. Here are the steps on claiming the Employee Compensation for private employees. Step 1. Prepare the following documents: Certificate of Employment- stating the actual duties and responsibilities of the employee at the time of his sickness or accident. EC Log Book- certified true copy of the page containing the particular sickness or accident that happened to the employee. Medical Findings- should come from the attending doctor the hospital where the employee was admitted. Step 2. Gather the additional documents if the employee is; 1. Got sick: Request your company to provide pre-employment medical check -up or Fit-To-Work certification at the time that you first got hired . Also attach Medical Records from your company. 2. In case of accident: Provide an Accident report if the accident happened within the company or work premises. Police report if it happened outside the company premises (i.e. employee's residence etc.) 3 In case of Death: Bring the Death Certificate, Medical Records and accident report of the employee. If married, bring the Marriage Certificate and the Birth Certificate of his children below 21 years of age. FINAL ENTRY HERE, LINKS OTHERS Step 3. Gather all the requirements together and submit it to the nearest SSS office. Wait for the SSS decision,if approved, you will receive a notice and a cheque from the SSS. If denied, ask for a written denial letter from SSS and file a motion for reconsideration and submit it to the SSS Main office. In case that the motion is not approved, write a letter of appeal and send it to ECC and wait for their decision. Contact ECC Office at ECC Building, 355 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro ManilaPhone:(02) 899 4251 Recommended: NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES In a Facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/president-rodrigo-duterte-approved.html#ixzz4bC6eQr5N Good news to the Filipinos whose business and livelihood rely on good and fast internet connection such as stocks trading and online marketing. President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the establishment of the National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today. In a facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country. Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. The broadband program has been in the work since former President Gloria Arroyo but due to allegations of corruption and illegality, Mrs. Arroyo cancelled the US$329 million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China's ZTE Corp.just 6 months after she signed it in April 2007. Fast internet connection benefits not only those who are on internet business and online business but even our over 10 million OFWs around the world and their families in the Philippines. When the era of snail mails, voice tapes and telegram and the internet age started, communications with their loved one back home can be much easier. But with the Philippines being at #43 on the latest internet speed ranks, something is telling us that improvement has to made. RECOMMENDED BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE In January, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that President Duterte had asked her to draft the executive order similar to what had been implemented in Davao City when he was a mayor, it is the "100% smoke-free environment in public places."Today, a text message from Sec. Manny Piñol to ABS-CBN News confirmed that President Duterte will sign an Executive Order to ban smoking in public places as drafted by the Department of Health (DOH). Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/executive-order-for-nationwide-smoking.html#ixzz4bC77ijSR EMIRATES ID CAN NOW BE USED AS HEALTH INSURANCE CARD TODAY'S NEWS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR TRUST TO THE PHIL GOVERNMENT BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS How to File Employment Compensation for Private Workers If you know someone who is sick, had an accident or relatives of an employee who died while on duty, you can help them and their families by sharing them how to claim their benefits from the government through Employment Compensation Commission. If you know someone who is sick, had an accident or relatives of an employee who died while on duty, you can help them and their families by sharing them how to claim their benefits from the government through Employment Compensation Commission. Here are the steps on claiming the Employee Compensation for private employees. Step 1. Prepare the following documents: Certificate of Employment- stating the actual duties and responsibilities of the employee at the time of his sickness or accident. EC Log Book- certified true copy of the page containing the particular sickness or accident that happened to the employee. Medical Findings- should come from the attending doctor the hospital where the employee was admitted. Step 2. Gather the additional documents if the employee is; 1. Got sick: Request your company to provide pre-employment medical check -up or Fit-To-Work certification at the time that you first got hired . Also attach Medical Records from your company. 2. In case of accident: Provide an Accident report if the accident happened within the company or work premises. Police report if it happened outside the company premises (i.e. employee's residence etc.) 3 In case of Death: Bring the Death Certificate, Medical Records and accident report of the employee. If married, bring the Marriage Certificate and the Birth Certificate of his children below 21 years of age. FINAL ENTRY HERE, LINKS OTHERS Step 3. Gather all the requirements together and submit it to the nearest SSS office. Wait for the SSS decision,if approved, you will receive a notice and a cheque from the SSS. If denied, ask for a written denial letter from SSS and file a motion for reconsideration and submit it to the SSS Main office. In case that the motion is not approved, write a letter of appeal and send it to ECC and wait for their decision. Contact ECC Office at ECC Building, 355 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro ManilaPhone:(02) 899 4251 Recommended: NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES In a Facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/president-rodrigo-duterte-approved.html#ixzz4bC6eQr5N Good news to the Filipinos whose business and livelihood rely on good and fast internet connection such as stocks trading and online marketing. President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the establishment of the National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today. In a facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country. Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. The broadband program has been in the work since former President Gloria Arroyo but due to allegations of corruption and illegality, Mrs. Arroyo cancelled the US$329 million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China's ZTE Corp.just 6 months after she signed it in April 2007. Fast internet connection benefits not only those who are on internet business and online business but even our over 10 million OFWs around the world and their families in the Philippines. When the era of snail mails, voice tapes and telegram and the internet age started, communications with their loved one back home can be much easier. But with the Philippines being at #43 on the latest internet speed ranks, something is telling us that improvement has to made. RECOMMENDED BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE In January, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that President Duterte had asked her to draft the executive order similar to what had been implemented in Davao City when he was a mayor, it is the "100% smoke-free environment in public places."Today, a text message from Sec. Manny Piñol to ABS-CBN News confirmed that President Duterte will sign an Executive Order to ban smoking in public places as drafted by the Department of Health (DOH). Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/executive-order-for-nationwide-smoking.html#ixzz4bC77ijSR EMIRATES ID CAN NOW BE USED AS HEALTH INSURANCE CARD TODAY'S NEWS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR TRUST TO THE PHIL GOVERNMENT BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS Requirements and Fees for Reduced Travel Tax for OFW Dependents What is a travel tax? According to TIEZA ( Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority), it is a levy imposed by the Philippine government on individuals who are leaving the Philippines, as provided for by Presidential Decree (PD) 1183. A full travel tax for first class passenger is PhP2,700.00 and PhP1,620.00 for economy class. For an average Filipino like me, it’s quite pricey. Overseas Filipino Workers, diplomats and airline crew members are exempted from paying travel tax before but now, travel tax for OFWs are included in their air ticket prize and can be refunded later at the refund counter at NAIA. However, OFW dependents can apply for standard reduced travel tax. Children or Minors from 2 years and one (1) day to 12th birthday on date of travel. Accredited Filipino journalist whose travel is in pursuit of journalistic assignment and those authorized by the President of the Republic of the Philippines for reasons of national interest, are also entitled to avail the reduced travel tax. If you will travel anywhere in the world from the Philippines, you must be aware about the travel tax that you need to settle before your flight. What is a travel tax? According to TIEZA ( Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority), it is a levy imposed by the Philippine government on individuals who are leaving the Philippines, as provided for by Presidential Decree (PD) 1183. A full travel tax for first class passenger is PhP2,700.00 and PhP1,620.00 for economy class. For an average Filipino like me, it’s quite pricey. Overseas Filipino Workers, diplomats and airline crew members are exempted from paying travel tax before but now, travel tax for OFWs are included in their air ticket prize and can be refunded later at the refund counter at NAIA. However, OFW dependents can apply for standard reduced travel tax. Children or Minors from 2 years and one (1) day to 12th birthday on date of travel. Accredited Filipino journalist whose travel is in pursuit of journalistic assignment and those authorized by the President of the Republic of the Philippines for reasons of national interest, are also entitled to avail the reduced travel tax. For privileged reduce travel tax, the legitimate spouse and unmarried children (below 21 years old) of the OFWs are qualified to avail. How much can you save if you avail of the reduced travel tax? A full travel tax for first class passenger is PhP2,700.00 and PhP1,620.00 for economy class. Paying it in full can be costly. With the reduced travel tax policy, your travel tax has been cut roughly by 50 percent for the standard reduced rate and further lower for the privileged reduce rate. How much is the Reduced Travel Tax? First Class Economy Standard Reduced Rate P1,350.00 P810.00 Privileged Reduced Rate P400.00 P300.00 Image from TIEZA ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO Infidelity can be perceived harmless through the eyes of those who commit it but certainly not for the affected ones, especially the children. It affects them more than you think. You do it once and it will haunt your family for generations. A massive attack on Google hit millions of Gmail users after receiving an email which instructs the user to click on a document. After that, a very google-like page that will ask for your password and that's where you get infected. Experts warned that if ever you received an email which asks you to click a document, please! DO NOT CLICK IT! This "worm" which arrived in the inboxes of Gmail users in the form of an email from a trusted contact asking users to click on an attached "Google Docs," or GDocs, file. Clicking on the link took them to a real Google security page, where users were asked to give permission for the fake app, posing as GDocs, to have an access to the users' email account. For added menace, this worm also sent itself out to all of the contacts of the affected user Gmail or and others spawning itself hundreds of times any time a single user was hooked on its snare. Follow Google Docs ✔@googledocs We are investigating a phishing email that appears as Google Docs. We encourage you to not click through & report as phishing within Gmail. 4:08 AM - 4 May 2017 4,6234,623 Retweets 2,5192,519 likes It is a common strategy but what puzzled millions of affected users was the sophisticated construction of the malicious link which was so realistic; from the email sender to the link that remarkably looks real. Worms or phishing attacks generally access your personal information like passwords of your bank accounts, social media accounts, and others. This gmail/docs hack is clever. It's abusing oauth to gain access to accounts. 4:51 AM - 4 May 2017 Retweets 11 like Follow St George Police @sgcitypubsafety Do you Goole? Or use GMAIL? Watch out for this scam & spread the word (not the virus!) https://www.reddit.com/r/google/comments/692cr4/new_google_docs_phishing_scam_almost_undetectable/ … 4:50 AM - 4 May 2017 Photo published for New Google Docs phishing scam, almost undetectable • r/google New Google Docs phishing scam, almost undetectable • r/google I received a phishing email today, and very nearly fell for it. I'll go through the steps here: 1. I [received an... reddit.com 22 Retweets 44 likes View image on Twitter View image on Twitter Follow CortlandtDailyVoice @CortlandtDV Westchester School Officials Warn Of Gmail Email 'Situation' http://dlvr.it/P3KdGC 4:50 AM - 4 May 2017 11 Retweet 11 like Follow Shane Gustafson ✔@Shane_WMBD SCAM ALERT: Gmail accounts across the country have been hacked, several agencies are asking you to be aware. http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/gmail-hack-hits-central-illinois/705935084 … 4:48 AM - 4 May 2017 Photo published for Gmail Hack Hits Central Illinois Gmail Hack Hits Central Illinois An attack against Gmail accounts across the country also targets several agencies in central Illinois. centralillinoisproud.com 66 Retweets 33 likes Follow Lance @lancewmccarthy Man, gmail's getting hammered today with spam and phishing attacks. 4:49 AM - 4 May 2017 11 Retweet 11 like Within an hour, a red warning began appearing with the malicious email that says it could be a phishing attack. View image on Twitter View image on Twitter Follow Jen Lee Reeves @jenleereeves Be careful, Twitter people with Gmail accounts! Do not click on the "doc share" box. It's a solid attempt at phishing. 4:14 AM - 4 May 2017 44 Retweets 77 likes However, Google said that they had "disabled" the malicious accounts and pushed updates to all users. They also said that it only affected "fewer than 0.1 percent of Gmail users" still be about 1 million of the service's roughly 1 billion users around the world. What do you have to do if you experienced similar phishing attacks? Source: NBC Recommended: Do You Need Money For Tuition Fee For The Next School Year? You Need To Watch This Do you need money for your tuition fee to be able to study this coming school year? The Philippine government might be able to help you. All you need to do is to follow these steps: -Inquire at the state college or university where you want to study. -Bring Identification forms. If your family is a 4Ps subsidiary, prepare and bring your 4Ps identification card. For families who are not a member of 4Ps, bring your family's proof of income. -Bring the registration form from your state college or university where you want to study. Nicholas Tenazas, Deputy executive Director of CHED-UniFAST said that in the program, the state colleges and universities will not collect any tuition fee from the students. The Government will shoulder their tuition fees. CHED-UniFAST or the Unified Student Financial Assistance For Tertiary Education otherwise known as the Republic Act 10687 which aims to provide quality education to the Filipinos. What are the qualifications for availing of the modalities of UniFAST? The applicant for any of the modalities under the UniFAST must meet the following minimum qualifications: (a) must be a Filipino citizen, but the Board may grant exemptions to foreign students based on reciprocal programs that provide similar benefits to Filipino students, such as student exchange programs, international reciprocal Scholarships, and other mutually beneficial programs; (b) must be a high school graduate or its equivalent from duly authorized institutions; (c) must possess good moral character with no criminal record, but this requirement shall be waived for programs which target children in conflict with the law and those who are undergoing or have undergone rehabilitation; (d) must be admitted to the higher education institution (HEI) or TVI included in the Registry of Programs and Institutions of the applicant’s choice, provided that the applicant shall be allowed to begin processing the application within a reasonable time frame set by the Board to give the applicant sufficient time to enroll; (e) in the case of technical-vocational education and training or TVET programs, must have passed the TESDA screening/assessment procedure, trade test, or skills competency evaluation; and (f) in the case of scholarship, the applicant must obtain at least the score required by the Board for the Qualifying Examination System for Scoring Students and must possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed by the Board. The applicant has to declare also if he or she is already a beneficiary of any other student financial assistance, including government StuFAP. However, if at the time of application of the scholarship, grant-in-aid, student loan, or other modalities of StuFAP under this Act, the amount of such other existing grant does not cover the full cost of tertiary education at the HEI or TVI where the applicant has enrolled in, the applicant may still avail of the StuFAPs under this Act for the remaining portion. Recommended: Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS A massive attack on Google hit millions of Gmail users after receiving an email which instructs the user to click on a document. After that, a very google-like page that will ask for your password and that's where you get infected.Experts warned that if ever you received an email which asks you to click a document, please! DO NOT CLICK IT!This "worm" which arrived in the inboxes of Gmail users in the form of an email from a trusted contact asking users to click on an attached "Google Docs," or GDocs, file. Clicking on the link took them to a real Google security page, where users were asked to give permission for the fake app, posing as GDocs, to have an access to the users' email account.For added menace, this worm also sent itself out to all of the contacts of the affected user Gmail or and others spawning itself hundreds of times any time a single user was hooked on its snare. Do You Need Money For Tuition Fee For The Next School Year? You Need To Watch This Do you need money for your tuition fee to be able to study this coming school year? The Philippine government might be able to help you. All you need to do is to follow these steps: -Inquire at the state college or university where you want to study. -Bring Identification forms. If your family is a 4Ps subsidiary, prepare and bring your 4Ps identification card. For families who are not a member of 4Ps, bring your family's proof of income. -Bring the registration form from your state college or university where you want to study. Nicholas Tenazas, Deputy executive Director of CHED-UniFAST said that in the program, the state colleges and universities will not collect any tuition fee from the students. The Government will shoulder their tuition fees. CHED-UniFAST or the Unified Student Financial Assistance For Tertiary Education otherwise known as the Republic Act 10687 which aims to provide quality education to the Filipinos. What are the qualifications for availing of the modalities of UniFAST? The applicant for any of the modalities under the UniFAST must meet the following minimum qualifications: (a) must be a Filipino citizen, but the Board may grant exemptions to foreign students based on reciprocal programs that provide similar benefits to Filipino students, such as student exchange programs, international reciprocal Scholarships, and other mutually beneficial programs; (b) must be a high school graduate or its equivalent from duly authorized institutions; (c) must possess good moral character with no criminal record, but this requirement shall be waived for programs which target children in conflict with the law and those who are undergoing or have undergone rehabilitation; (d) must be admitted to the higher education institution (HEI) or TVI included in the Registry of Programs and Institutions of the applicant’s choice, provided that the applicant shall be allowed to begin processing the application within a reasonable time frame set by the Board to give the applicant sufficient time to enroll; (e) in the case of technical-vocational education and training or TVET programs, must have passed the TESDA screening/assessment procedure, trade test, or skills competency evaluation; and (f) in the case of scholarship, the applicant must obtain at least the score required by the Board for the Qualifying Examination System for Scoring Students and must possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed by the Board. The applicant has to declare also if he or she is already a beneficiary of any other student financial assistance, including government StuFAP. However, if at the time of application of the scholarship, grant-in-aid, student loan, or other modalities of StuFAP under this Act, the amount of such other existing grant does not cover the full cost of tertiary education at the HEI or TVI where the applicant has enrolled in, the applicant may still avail of the StuFAPs under this Act for the remaining portion. Recommended: Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLISWorking overseas has its toll. Many Filipinos work abroad for attractive salaries that they believe, would make them able to give their families back home a better future and an adequate living condition. The truth is, money is not everything. You can earn a lot, yes, but how about your relationship with your spouse? Your kids? Your presence means more to your family that the money or things you send. there will be nothing more valuable than the time you spend together as a whole family. Cases of infidelity happen while the other is working abroad, wives having an affair with another man, and vice versa. In some cases, the other parent abuses their children while the other is working overseas. In case that the OFW left their children in the custody of a guardian, abuses also happen to them without the knowledge of the OFW. In Davao City, a total of four incest cases involving children of OFWs now being assisted by Mindanao Migrants Center for Empowering Actions, Inc (MMCEI). Aside from sexual abuses, there are also cases of juvenile delinquency, teenage pregnancy, and rape cases among OFW children in 12 communities in Davao recorded by the agency. Elento also said that there are also children of OFWs who are involved in illegal drug abuse. She pointed out that the primary cause of these abuse among OFW children is the weak relationships between the children and their guardians. Meanwhile, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that children of OFWs are more prone to abuses at home. Labor Secretary Silvestre III said, citing a UNICEF report that migration is one the drivers of physical, sexual, or psychological abuse for children. A Unicef’s National Baseline on the Study on Violence Against Children: Philippines, conducted in 2015, and published during the last quarter of 2016, showed that 80% of almost 4,000 child respondents from different barangays said that they had experienced some form of violence in their life. Labor undersecretary Ciriaco Lagunzad III said, that children of the OFWs become a “collateral damage” of migration. To address the issue, DOLE and OWWA together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOA) yesterday to launch a nationwide anti-child abuse campaign for the children of OFWs. DOJ assistant secretary Aimee Neri said the new initiative will help in the implementation of country’s anti-child abuse laws “We have sufficient laws on child protection…Philippine is among the countries in Asia that has good laws on child protection…it is only a matter of enforcing them,” Neri said. For her part, DSWD Mae Templa urged the government to conduct additional study on the impact of migration for children so they could be provided the needed support. Sources: Manila Bulletin, Sunstar Recommended: Infidelity can be perceived harmless through the eyes of those who commit it but certainly not for the affected ones, especially the children. It affects them more than you think. You do it once and it will haunt your family for generations. There are 7 ways that you are destroying the lives of your kids by committing infidelity: Your infidelite will be emulated by your kids. Your example is their perception of what is fine and what is right. Children with broken families are most likely to commit infidelity in their adulthood. They experienced the worst betrayal any human can experience. You cheat your spouse, you cheat your entire household. You inflicted your little children with the worst uncertainty. If you failed their mother/father, what else can stop you from failing them? They started to panic with the thought that they will be abandoned. It will greatly affect their future. s they grow up, they tend to push away anyone who shows affection in fear that they will lose them anyway. You push them to distrust anyone. According to Huffington post, 75% of children with either parents cheated are having abnormal issues on distrusting others. They will not believe in love anymore. You are pushing your children to choose sides. So, if you have a family, you better think millions of times before having an affair. You might be comparing a moment of wrong blissful adventure to the unconditional love that nobody can give, only your spouse and your children. Recommended: PSYCHOLOGY:WHAT THOSE HOUSE CLUTTERS TELL ABOUT YOU? We seem to be surrounded by lots of things. Clutters are everywhere and it's everyone's choice whether to de-clutter or not. In our houses, for example, sometimes we find ourselves in the middle of so much stuff without knowing exactly why we have clutter in the first place? Are we buying too much stuff or we are lacking of enough storage room to keep all of them? Or maybe it tells something interesting about our state of mind? Noah Mankowski, a Clinical psychologist and an expert in hoarding, says that while there isn’t any solid scientific evidence to prove that the actual site of clutter is significant, there could be some truth to it. “That theory is based on a Freudian idea that everything happens for a reason – that there are no mistakes,” says Ben Buchanan, clinical psychologist from Foundation Psychology Victoria. “Freudians would say that everything’s got meaning, everything’s got a symbol …They would say that there’s a deep unconscious motivation, usually rooted in childhood, for not being able to let go of something. And there’s some truth in that, but I think people take it a bit far.” Bridget Fitzgerald, a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, points out that a house that is too-clean could also mean something. Whichever school of thought you want to follow, there is no harm in asking yourself what are the clutters in your house may want to tell you. RECOMMENDED: BEFORE YOU GET MARRIED,BE AWARE OF THIS ISRAEL TO HIRE HUNDREDS OF FILIPINOS FOR HOTEL JOBS MALLS WITH OSSCO AND OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICES DOMESTIC ABUSE EXPOSED ON SOCIAL MEDIA HSW IN KUWAIT: NO SALARY FOR 9 YEARS DEATH COMPENSATION FOR SAUDI EXPATS ON JAKATIA PAWA'S EXECUTION: "WE DID EVERYTHING.." -DFA BELLO ASSURES DECISION ON MORATORIUM MAY COME OUT ANYTIME SOON SEN. JOEL VILLANUEVA SUPPORTS DEPLOYMENT BAN ON HSWS IN KUWAIT AT LEAST 71 OFWS ON DEATH ROW ABROAD DEPLOYMENT MORATORIUM, NOW! -OFW GROUPS BE CAREFUL HOW YOU TREAT YOUR HSWS PRESIDENT DUTERTE WILL VISIT UAE AND KSA, HERE'S WHY MANPOWER AGENCIES AND RECRUITMENT COMPANIES TO BE HIT DIRECTLY BY HSW DEPLOYMENT MORATORIUM IN KUWAIT UAE TO START IMPLEMENTING 5%VAT STARTING 2018 REMEMBER THIS 7 THINGS IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR HOUSEKEEPING JOB IN JAPAN KENYA , THE LEAST TOXIC COUNTRY IN THE WORLD; SAUDI ARABIA, MOST TOXIC "JUNIOR CITIZEN " BILL TO BENEFIT P Noah Mankowski, a Clinical psychologist and an expert in hoarding, says that while there isn’t any solid scientific evidence to prove that the actual site of clutter is significant, there could be some truth to it. Why OFWs Remain in Neck-deep Debts After Years Of Working Abroad? From beginning to the end, the real life of OFWs are colorful indeed. To work outside the country, they invest too much, spend a lot. They start making loans for the processing of their needed documents to work abroad. From application until they can actually leave the country, they spend big sum of money for it. But after they were being able to finally work abroad, the story did not just end there. More often than not, the big sum of cash they used to pay the recruitment agency fees cause them to suffer from indebtedness. They were being charged and burdened with too much fees, which are not even compliant with the law. Because of their eagerness to work overseas, they immerse themselves to high interest loans for the sake of working abroad. The recruitment agencies play a big role why the OFWs are suffering from neck-deep debts. Even some licensed agencies, they freely exploit the vulnerability of the OFWs. Due to their greed to collect more cash from every OFWs that they deploy, it results to making the life of OFWs more miserable by burying them in debts. The result of high fees collected by the agencies can even last even the OFWs have been deployed abroad. Some employers deduct it to their salaries for a number of months, leaving the OFWs broke when their much awaited salary comes. But it doesn't end there. Some of these agencies conspire with their counterpart agencies to urge the foreign employers to cut the salary of the poor OFWs in their favor. That is of course, beyond the expectation of the OFWs. Even before they leave, the promised salary is already computed and allocated. They have already planned how much they are going to send to their family back home. If the employer would cut the amount of the salary they are expecting to receive, the planned remittance will surely suffer, it includes the loans that they promised to be paid immediately on time when they finally work abroad. There is such a situation that their family in the Philippines carry the burden of paying for these loans made by the OFW. For example. An OFW father that has found a mistress, which is a fellow OFW, who turned his back to his family and to his obligations to pay his loans made for the recruitment fees. The result, the poor family back home, aside from not receiving any remittance, they will be the ones who are obliged to pay the loans made by the OFW, adding weight to the emotional burden they already had aside from their daily needs. Read: Common Money Mistakes Why Ofws remain Broke After Years Of Working Abroad Source: Bandera/inquirer.net NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE EMIRATES ID CAN NOW BE USED AS HEALTH INSURANCE CARD TODAY'S NEWS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR TRUST TO THE PHIL GOVERNMENT BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS From beginning to the end, the real life of OFWs are colorful indeed. To work outside the country, they invest too much, spend a lot. They start making loans for the processing of their needed documents to work abroad. NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES In a Facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. Good news to the Filipinos whose business and livelihood rely on good and fast internet connection such as stocks trading and online marketing. President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the establishment of the National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today. In a facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country. Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. The broadband program has been in the work since former President Gloria Arroyo but due to allegations of corruption and illegality, Mrs. Arroyo cancelled the US$329 million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China's ZTE Corp.just 6 months after she signed it in April 2007. Fast internet connection benefits not only those who are on internet business and online business but even our over 10 million OFWs around the world and their families in the Philippines. When the era of snail mails, voice tapes and telegram and the internet age started, communications with their loved one back home can be much easier. But with the Philippines being at #43 on the latest internet speed ranks, something is telling us that improvement has to made. RECOMMENDED BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE In January, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that President Duterte had asked her to draft the executive order similar to what had been implemented in Davao City when he was a mayor, it is the "100% smoke-free environment in public places."Today, a text message from Sec. Manny Piñol to ABS-CBN News confirmed that President Duterte will sign an Executive Order to ban smoking in public places as drafted by the Department of Health (DOH). If you know someone who is sick, had an accident or relatives of an employee who died while on duty, you can help them and their families by sharing them how to claim their benefits from the government through Employment Compensation Commission. Here are the steps on claiming the Employee Compensation for private employees. Step 1. Prepare the following documents: Certificate of Employment- stating the actual duties and responsibilities of the employee at the time of his sickness or accident. EC Log Book- certified true copy of the page containing the particular sickness or accident that happened to the employee. Medical Findings- should come from the attending doctor the hospital where the employee was admitted. Step 2. Gather the additional documents if the employee is; 1. Got sick: Request your company to provide pre-employment medical check -up or Fit-To-Work certification at the time that you first got hired . Also attach Medical Records from your company. 2. In case of accident: Provide an Accident report if the accident happened within the company or work premises. Police report if it happened outside the company premises (i.e. employee's residence etc.) 3 In case of Death: Bring the Death Certificate, Medical Records and accident report of the employee. If married, bring the Marriage Certificate and the Birth Certificate of his children below 21 years of age. FINAL ENTRY HERE, LINKS OTHERS Step 3. Gather all the requirements together and submit it to the nearest SSS office. Wait for the SSS decision,if approved, you will receive a notice and a cheque from the SSS. If denied, ask for a written denial letter from SSS and file a motion for reconsideration and submit it to the SSS Main office. In case that the motion is not approved, write a letter of appeal and send it to ECC and wait for their decision. Contact ECC Office at ECC Building, 355 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro ManilaPhone:(02) 899 4251 Recommended: NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES In a Facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/president-rodrigo-duterte-approved.html#ixzz4bC6eQr5N Good news to the Filipinos whose business and livelihood rely on good and fast internet connection such as stocks trading and online marketing. President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the establishment of the National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today. In a facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country. Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. The broadband program has been in the work since former President Gloria Arroyo but due to allegations of corruption and illegality, Mrs. Arroyo cancelled the US$329 million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China's ZTE Corp.just 6 months after she signed it in April 2007. Fast internet connection benefits not only those who are on internet business and online business but even our over 10 million OFWs around the world and their families in the Philippines. When the era of snail mails, voice tapes and telegram and the internet age started, communications with their loved one back home can be much easier. But with the Philippines being at #43 on the latest internet speed ranks, something is telling us that improvement has to made. RECOMMENDED BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE In January, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that President Duterte had asked her to draft the executive order similar to what had been implemented in Davao City when he was a mayor, it is the "100% smoke-free environment in public places."Today, a text message from Sec. Manny Piñol to ABS-CBN News confirmed that President Duterte will sign an Executive Order to ban smoking in public places as drafted by the Department of Health (DOH). Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/executive-order-for-nationwide-smoking.html#ixzz4bC77ijSR EMIRATES ID CAN NOW BE USED AS HEALTH INSURANCE CARD TODAY'S NEWS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR TRUST TO THE PHIL GOVERNMENT BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS How to File Employment Compensation for Private Workers If you know someone who is sick, had an accident or relatives of an employee who died while on duty, you can help them and their families by sharing them how to claim their benefits from the government through Employment Compensation Commission. If you know someone who is sick, had an accident or relatives of an employee who died while on duty, you can help them and their families by sharing them how to claim their benefits from the government through Employment Compensation Commission. Here are the steps on claiming the Employee Compensation for private employees. Step 1. Prepare the following documents: Certificate of Employment- stating the actual duties and responsibilities of the employee at the time of his sickness or accident. EC Log Book- certified true copy of the page containing the particular sickness or accident that happened to the employee. Medical Findings- should come from the attending doctor the hospital where the employee was admitted. Step 2. Gather the additional documents if the employee is; 1. Got sick: Request your company to provide pre-employment medical check -up or Fit-To-Work certification at the time that you first got hired . Also attach Medical Records from your company. 2. In case of accident: Provide an Accident report if the accident happened within the company or work premises. Police report if it happened outside the company premises (i.e. employee's residence etc.) 3 In case of Death: Bring the Death Certificate, Medical Records and accident report of the employee. If married, bring the Marriage Certificate and the Birth Certificate of his children below 21 years of age. FINAL ENTRY HERE, LINKS OTHERS Step 3. Gather all the requirements together and submit it to the nearest SSS office. Wait for the SSS decision,if approved, you will receive a notice and a cheque from the SSS. If denied, ask for a written denial letter from SSS and file a motion for reconsideration and submit it to the SSS Main office. In case that the motion is not approved, write a letter of appeal and send it to ECC and wait for their decision. Contact ECC Office at ECC Building, 355 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro ManilaPhone:(02) 899 4251 Recommended: NATIONAL PORTAL AND NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO SPEED UP INTERNET SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES In a Facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/president-rodrigo-duterte-approved.html#ixzz4bC6eQr5N Good news to the Filipinos whose business and livelihood rely on good and fast internet connection such as stocks trading and online marketing. President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the establishment of the National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today. In a facebook post of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, he said that after a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country. Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed." As a response to the President's SONA statement, Salalima presented the DICT's national broadband plan that aims to push for free WiFi access to more areas in the countryside. The broadband program has been in the work since former President Gloria Arroyo but due to allegations of corruption and illegality, Mrs. Arroyo cancelled the US$329 million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China's ZTE Corp.just 6 months after she signed it in April 2007. Fast internet connection benefits not only those who are on internet business and online business but even our over 10 million OFWs around the world and their families in the Philippines. When the era of snail mails, voice tapes and telegram and the internet age started, communications with their loved one back home can be much easier. But with the Philippines being at #43 on the latest internet speed ranks, something is telling us that improvement has to made. RECOMMENDED BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE In January, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that President Duterte had asked her to draft the executive order similar to what had been implemented in Davao City when he was a mayor, it is the "100% smoke-free environment in public places."Today, a text message from Sec. Manny Piñol to ABS-CBN News confirmed that President Duterte will sign an Executive Order to ban smoking in public places as drafted by the Department of Health (DOH). Read more: http://www.jbsolis.com/2017/03/executive-order-for-nationwide-smoking.html#ixzz4bC77ijSR EMIRATES ID CAN NOW BE USED AS HEALTH INSURANCE CARD TODAY'S NEWS THAT WILL REVIVE YOUR TRUST TO THE PHIL GOVERNMENT BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! RELOCATING NAIA THE HORROR AND TERROR OF BEING A HOUSEMAID IN SAUDI ARABIA DUTERTE WARNING NEW BAGGAGE RULES FOR DUBAI AIRPORT HUGE FISH SIGHTINGS Requirements and Fees for Reduced Travel Tax for OFW Dependents What is a travel tax? According to TIEZA ( Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority), it is a levy imposed by the Philippine government on individuals who are leaving the Philippines, as provided for by Presidential Decree (PD) 1183. A full travel tax for first class passenger is PhP2,700.00 and PhP1,620.00 for economy class. For an average Filipino like me, it’s quite pricey. Overseas Filipino Workers, diplomats and airline crew members are exempted from paying travel tax before but now, travel tax for OFWs are included in their air ticket prize and can be refunded later at the refund counter at NAIA. However, OFW dependents can apply for standard reduced travel tax. Children or Minors from 2 years and one (1) day to 12th birthday on date of travel. Accredited Filipino journalist whose travel is in pursuit of journalistic assignment and those authorized by the President of the Republic of the Philippines for reasons of national interest, are also entitled to avail the reduced travel tax. If you will travel anywhere in the world from the Philippines, you must be aware about the travel tax that you need to settle before your flight. What is a travel tax? According to TIEZA ( Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority), it is a levy imposed by the Philippine government on individuals who are leaving the Philippines, as provided for by Presidential Decree (PD) 1183. A full travel tax for first class passenger is PhP2,700.00 and PhP1,620.00 for economy class. For an average Filipino like me, it’s quite pricey. Overseas Filipino Workers, diplomats and airline crew members are exempted from paying travel tax before but now, travel tax for OFWs are included in their air ticket prize and can be refunded later at the refund counter at NAIA. However, OFW dependents can apply for standard reduced travel tax. Children or Minors from 2 years and one (1) day to 12th birthday on date of travel. Accredited Filipino journalist whose travel is in pursuit of journalistic assignment and those authorized by the President of the Republic of the Philippines for reasons of national interest, are also entitled to avail the reduced travel tax. For privileged reduce travel tax, the legitimate spouse and unmarried children (below 21 years old) of the OFWs are qualified to avail. How much can you save if you avail of the reduced travel tax? A full travel tax for first class passenger is PhP2,700.00 and PhP1,620.00 for economy class. Paying it in full can be costly. With the reduced travel tax policy, your travel tax has been cut roughly by 50 percent for the standard reduced rate and further lower for the privileged reduce rate. How much is the Reduced Travel Tax? First Class Economy Standard Reduced Rate P1,350.00 P810.00 Privileged Reduced Rate P400.00 P300.00 Image from TIEZA ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO Infidelity can be perceived harmless through the eyes of those who commit it but certainly not for the affected ones, especially the children. It affects them more than you think. You do it once and it will haunt your family for generations. A massive attack on Google hit millions of Gmail users after receiving an email which instructs the user to click on a document. After that, a very google-like page that will ask for your password and that's where you get infected. Experts warned that if ever you received an email which asks you to click a document, please! DO NOT CLICK IT! This "worm" which arrived in the inboxes of Gmail users in the form of an email from a trusted contact asking users to click on an attached "Google Docs," or GDocs, file. Clicking on the link took them to a real Google security page, where users were asked to give permission for the fake app, posing as GDocs, to have an access to the users' email account. For added menace, this worm also sent itself out to all of the contacts of the affected user Gmail or and others spawning itself hundreds of times any time a single user was hooked on its snare. Follow Google Docs ✔@googledocs We are investigating a phishing email that appears as Google Docs. We encourage you to not click through & report as phishing within Gmail. 4:08 AM - 4 May 2017 4,6234,623 Retweets 2,5192,519 likes It is a common strategy but what puzzled millions of affected users was the sophisticated construction of the malicious link which was so realistic; from the email sender to the link that remarkably looks real. Worms or phishing attacks generally access your personal information like passwords of your bank accounts, social media accounts, and others. This gmail/docs hack is clever. It's abusing oauth to gain access to accounts. 4:51 AM - 4 May 2017 Retweets 11 like Follow St George Police @sgcitypubsafety Do you Goole? Or use GMAIL? Watch out for this scam & spread the word (not the virus!) https://www.reddit.com/r/google/comments/692cr4/new_google_docs_phishing_scam_almost_undetectable/ … 4:50 AM - 4 May 2017 Photo published for New Google Docs phishing scam, almost undetectable • r/google New Google Docs phishing scam, almost undetectable • r/google I received a phishing email today, and very nearly fell for it. I'll go through the steps here: 1. I [received an... reddit.com 22 Retweets 44 likes View image on Twitter View image on Twitter Follow CortlandtDailyVoice @CortlandtDV Westchester School Officials Warn Of Gmail Email 'Situation' http://dlvr.it/P3KdGC 4:50 AM - 4 May 2017 11 Retweet 11 like Follow Shane Gustafson ✔@Shane_WMBD SCAM ALERT: Gmail accounts across the country have been hacked, several agencies are asking you to be aware. http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/gmail-hack-hits-central-illinois/705935084 … 4:48 AM - 4 May 2017 Photo published for Gmail Hack Hits Central Illinois Gmail Hack Hits Central Illinois An attack against Gmail accounts across the country also targets several agencies in central Illinois. centralillinoisproud.com 66 Retweets 33 likes Follow Lance @lancewmccarthy Man, gmail's getting hammered today with spam and phishing attacks. 4:49 AM - 4 May 2017 11 Retweet 11 like Within an hour, a red warning began appearing with the malicious email that says it could be a phishing attack. View image on Twitter View image on Twitter Follow Jen Lee Reeves @jenleereeves Be careful, Twitter people with Gmail accounts! Do not click on the "doc share" box. It's a solid attempt at phishing. 4:14 AM - 4 May 2017 44 Retweets 77 likes However, Google said that they had "disabled" the malicious accounts and pushed updates to all users. They also said that it only affected "fewer than 0.1 percent of Gmail users" still be about 1 million of the service's roughly 1 billion users around the world. What do you have to do if you experienced similar phishing attacks? Source: NBC Recommended: Do You Need Money For Tuition Fee For The Next School Year? You Need To Watch This Do you need money for your tuition fee to be able to study this coming school year? The Philippine government might be able to help you. All you need to do is to follow these steps: -Inquire at the state college or university where you want to study. -Bring Identification forms. If your family is a 4Ps subsidiary, prepare and bring your 4Ps identification card. For families who are not a member of 4Ps, bring your family's proof of income. -Bring the registration form from your state college or university where you want to study. Nicholas Tenazas, Deputy executive Director of CHED-UniFAST said that in the program, the state colleges and universities will not collect any tuition fee from the students. The Government will shoulder their tuition fees. CHED-UniFAST or the Unified Student Financial Assistance For Tertiary Education otherwise known as the Republic Act 10687 which aims to provide quality education to the Filipinos. What are the qualifications for availing of the modalities of UniFAST? The applicant for any of the modalities under the UniFAST must meet the following minimum qualifications: (a) must be a Filipino citizen, but the Board may grant exemptions to foreign students based on reciprocal programs that provide similar benefits to Filipino students, such as student exchange programs, international reciprocal Scholarships, and other mutually beneficial programs; (b) must be a high school graduate or its equivalent from duly authorized institutions; (c) must possess good moral character with no criminal record, but this requirement shall be waived for programs which target children in conflict with the law and those who are undergoing or have undergone rehabilitation; (d) must be admitted to the higher education institution (HEI) or TVI included in the Registry of Programs and Institutions of the applicant’s choice, provided that the applicant shall be allowed to begin processing the application within a reasonable time frame set by the Board to give the applicant sufficient time to enroll; (e) in the case of technical-vocational education and training or TVET programs, must have passed the TESDA screening/assessment procedure, trade test, or skills competency evaluation; and (f) in the case of scholarship, the applicant must obtain at least the score required by the Board for the Qualifying Examination System for Scoring Students and must possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed by the Board. The applicant has to declare also if he or she is already a beneficiary of any other student financial assistance, including government StuFAP. However, if at the time of application of the scholarship, grant-in-aid, student loan, or other modalities of StuFAP under this Act, the amount of such other existing grant does not cover the full cost of tertiary education at the HEI or TVI where the applicant has enrolled in, the applicant may still avail of the StuFAPs under this Act for the remaining portion. Recommended: Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS A massive attack on Google hit millions of Gmail users after receiving an email which instructs the user to click on a document. After that, a very google-like page that will ask for your password and that's where you get infected.Experts warned that if ever you received an email which asks you to click a document, please! DO NOT CLICK IT!This "worm" which arrived in the inboxes of Gmail users in the form of an email from a trusted contact asking users to click on an attached "Google Docs," or GDocs, file. Clicking on the link took them to a real Google security page, where users were asked to give permission for the fake app, posing as GDocs, to have an access to the users' email account.For added menace, this worm also sent itself out to all of the contacts of the affected user Gmail or and others spawning itself hundreds of times any time a single user was hooked on its snare. Do You Need Money For Tuition Fee For The Next School Year? You Need To Watch This Do you need money for your tuition fee to be able to study this coming school year? The Philippine government might be able to help you. All you need to do is to follow these steps: -Inquire at the state college or university where you want to study. -Bring Identification forms. If your family is a 4Ps subsidiary, prepare and bring your 4Ps identification card. For families who are not a member of 4Ps, bring your family's proof of income. -Bring the registration form from your state college or university where you want to study. Nicholas Tenazas, Deputy executive Director of CHED-UniFAST said that in the program, the state colleges and universities will not collect any tuition fee from the students. The Government will shoulder their tuition fees. CHED-UniFAST or the Unified Student Financial Assistance For Tertiary Education otherwise known as the Republic Act 10687 which aims to provide quality education to the Filipinos. What are the qualifications for availing of the modalities of UniFAST? The applicant for any of the modalities under the UniFAST must meet the following minimum qualifications: (a) must be a Filipino citizen, but the Board may grant exemptions to foreign students based on reciprocal programs that provide similar benefits to Filipino students, such as student exchange programs, international reciprocal Scholarships, and other mutually beneficial programs; (b) must be a high school graduate or its equivalent from duly authorized institutions; (c) must possess good moral character with no criminal record, but this requirement shall be waived for programs which target children in conflict with the law and those who are undergoing or have undergone rehabilitation; (d) must be admitted to the higher education institution (HEI) or TVI included in the Registry of Programs and Institutions of the applicant’s choice, provided that the applicant shall be allowed to begin processing the application within a reasonable time frame set by the Board to give the applicant sufficient time to enroll; (e) in the case of technical-vocational education and training or TVET programs, must have passed the TESDA screening/assessment procedure, trade test, or skills competency evaluation; and (f) in the case of scholarship, the applicant must obtain at least the score required by the Board for the Qualifying Examination System for Scoring Students and must possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed by the Board. The applicant has to declare also if he or she is already a beneficiary of any other student financial assistance, including government StuFAP. However, if at the time of application of the scholarship, grant-in-aid, student loan, or other modalities of StuFAP under this Act, the amount of such other existing grant does not cover the full cost of tertiary education at the HEI or TVI where the applicant has enrolled in, the applicant may still avail of the StuFAPs under this Act for the remaining portion. Recommended: Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Meanwhile, the LTO Chief has uttered support to the program of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) which is the establishment of the Driver's Academy which will begin this month Public Utility Drivers will be required to attend the one to two days classes. At the academy, they will learn the traffic rules and regulations, LTFRB policies, and they will also be taught on how to avoid road rage. Grab and Uber drivers will also be required to undergo the same training. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said that they will conduct an exam after the training and if the drivers passed, they will be given an ID Card. The list of the passers will be then listed to their database. The operators will be able to check the status of the drivers they are hiring. Recommended: Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS Starting this August, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will possibly release the driver's license with validity of 5 years as President Duterte earlier promised. LTO Chief Ed Galvante said, LTO started the renewal of driver's license with a validity of 5 years since last year but due to the delay of the supply of the plastic cards, they are only able to issue receipts. The LTO is optimistic that the plastic cards will be available on the said month. Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? Transfer to other employer An employer can grant a written permission to his employees to work with another employer for a period of six months, renewable for a similar period. Part time jobs are now allowed Employees can take up part time job with another employer, with a written approval from his original employer, the Ministry of Interior said yesterday. Staying out of Country, still can come back? Expatriates staying out of the country for more than six months can re-enter the country with a “return visa”, within a year, if they hold a Qatari residency permit (RP) and after paying the fine. Newborn RP possible A newborn baby can get residency permit within 90 days from the date of birth or the date of entering the country, if the parents hold a valid Qatari RP. No medical check up Anyone who enters the country on a visit visa or for other purposes are not required to undergo the mandatory medical check-up if they stay for a period not more than 30 days. Foreigners are not allowed to stay in the country after expiry of their visa if not renewed. E gates for all Expatriates living in Qatar can leave and enter the country using their Qatari IDs through the e-gates. Exit Permit Grievances Committee According to Law No 21 of 2015 regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates, which was enforced on December 13, last year, expatriate worker can leave the country immediately after his employer inform the competent authorities about his consent for exit. In case the employer objected, the employee can lodge a complaint with the Exit Permit Grievances Committee which will take a decision within three working days. Change job before or after contract , complete freedom Expatriate worker can change his job before the end of his work contract with or without the consent of his employer, if the contract period ended or after five years if the contract is open ended. With approval from the competent authority, the worker also can change his job if the employer died or the company vanished for any reason. Three months for RP process The employer must process the RP of his employees within 90 days from the date of his entry to the country. Expat must leave within 90 days of visa expiry The employer must return the travel document (passport) to the employee after finishing the RP formalities unless the employee makes a written request to keep it with the employer. The employer must report to the authorities concerned within 24 hours if the worker left his job, refused to leave the country after cancellation of his RP, passed three months since its expiry or his visit visa ended. If the visa or residency permit becomes invalid the expat needs to leave the country within 90 days from the date of its expiry. The expat must not violate terms and the purpose for which he/she has been granted the residency permit and should not work with another employer without permission of his original employer. In case of a dispute the Interior Minister or his representative has the right to allow an expatriate worker to work with another employer temporarily with approval from the Ministry of Administrative Development,Labour and Social Affairs. Source:qatarday.com Recommended: The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise Program (BMBE) or Republic Act No. 9178 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) started way back 2002 which aims to help people to start their small business by providing them incentives and other benefits. If you have a small business that belongs to manufacturing, production, processing, trading and services with assets not exceeding P3 million you can benefit from BMBE Program of the government. Benefits include: Income tax exemption from income arising from the operations of the enterprise; Exemption from the coverage of the Minimum Wage Law (BMBE 1) 2) 3) 2 employees will still receive the same social security and health care benefits as other employees); Priority to a special credit window set up specifically for the financing requirements of BMBEs; and Technology transfer, production and management training, and marketing assistance programs for BMBE beneficiaries. Gina Lopez Confirmation as DENR Secretary Rejected; Who Voted For Her and Who Voted Against? ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS ©2017 THOUGHTSKOTO www.jbsolis.com SEARCH JBSOLIS
Working overseas has its toll. Many Filipinos work abroad for attractive salaries that they believe, would make them able to give their families back home a better future and an adequate living condition. The truth is, money is not everything. You can earn a lot, yes, but how about your relationship with your spouse? Your kids? Your presence means more to your family that the money or things you send. there will be nothing more valuable than the time you spend together as a whole family.Cases of infidelity happen while the other is working abroad, wives having an affair with another man, and vice versa. In some cases, the other parent abuses their children while the other is working overseas. In case that the OFW left their children in the custody of a guardian, abuses also happen to them without the knowledge of the OFW.

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