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Civil service body says Pamantasan president not qualified

Photo grab from www.plm.edu.ph

The Civil Service Commission recently invalidated the appointment of Artemio Tuquero as president of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila but the former Court of Appeals Justice said he was not bothered by it at all.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec employees reminded not to accept cash gifts

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Do not solicit or accept gifts, especially if it is in the form of cash, during the holiday season.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t workers get free MRT, LRT ride on Sept. 19

Metro Rail and Light Rail Transit Systems. FILE PHOTOS

Government employees will be treated to a free ride at LRT Lines 1 and 2, and MRT Line 3 Thursday in celebration of the 113th Civil Service Anniversary.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Solon wants gov’t retirement age lowered from 65 to 55

Representative Maria Carmen Zamora  (congress.gov.ph photo)

A lawmaker has proposed the lowering of the mandatory retirement age for government employees to 55 years old, ten years earlier than what the present law requires.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Masbate employees may have to return fat bonuses


Last December, about 900 employees of the provincial government of Masbate had reason to have an abundant holiday when each of them received P41,000 as a Christmas bonus.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Immigration chief faces graft raps

Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Ombudsman has charged Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David with graft for replacing the chief of the agency’s intelligence division despite orders from the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Department of Justice to reinstate the latter.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DPWH to hire country’s ‘best and brightest’ engineers

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Stressing its “commitment to the pursuit of excellence,” the Department of Public Works and Highways plans to hire the best and the brightest young civil engineers in the country.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t clerks ordered to refund bonuses


If a senator is free to do what he wishes with a P1.6-million bonus from the Senate’s savings, a clerk at the Department of Agriculture will be asked to refund any bonus from his agency’s savings.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DPWH chief dismayed by ‘dismal’ results of state engineers’ promotional exams

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson has expressed disappointment over the failure of many DPWH engineers and projects managers in passing the agency’s first-ever “promotional examinations.”

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t workers to get their productivity bonus by Dec. 14, says budget chief Abad

Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Some 1.2 million employees of the national government will get their P5,000 productivity bonus as early as Dec. 14, according to Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Relatives rally for ‘starving’ employees of Pantabangan

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About 500 people in Pantabangan town, many of them relatives and supporters of employees of the town government, staged a protest rally on Monday to press for payment of the salaries and other benefits of the government workers.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Angeles politicians clash over job hiring

A tabloid reporter has sued Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan, three city officials and several department heads at the Ombudsman for Luzon for supposed violations of the antigraft law when the city government hired 2,506 personnel through job orders.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Stop maligning museum officials, employees told


Only the Civil Service Commission (CSC) may resolve questions on appointments to the National Museum, according to the chairman of the institution’s board of trustees.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • This time, BIR goes after florists
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  • Stocks down on profit-taking
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  • Engineers create a world of difference
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