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2020 Philippine Holidays

On November 15, 2019, President Duterte passed Proclamation No. 845, which designates the Philippine holidays, specifically regular and special non-working days, for the year 2020.

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Energy Conservation given the Green Light under Republic Act No. 11285

Green energy advocates and conservationists, rejoice! Republic Act No. 11285 (RA 11285), otherwise known as the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act, is now binding law in the Philippines. With RA 11285, energy conservation and efficiency are no longer terms within the realm of policy statements. Energy conservation and efficiency have become mandatory, under pain of […]

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philippine holidays for 2019

Philippine Holidays for 2019

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 555, dated 15 August 2018, the Philippine holidays (both regular and special non-working days) for 2019 are as follows: 01 January 2019, Tuesday – New Year’s Day (regular holiday) 05 February 2019, Tuesday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day) 25 February 2019, Monday – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary (Special […]

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Lost Title? Not a problem.

What do you do when your precious land titles are lost?  In the Philippines, land titles are issued under the Torrens System. The Torrens system of registration governs the issuance of titles covering real properties in the Philippines. These include privately owned land of whatever kind – agricultural land, commercial land, industrial land, and other […]

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Are you a Consumer? Then Read This: CHANGE IS COMING!

Yes, that is right. All consumers must be given the exact change by business establishments. The newly passed Republic Act No. 10909 mandate this in very clear terms. The law prohibits business establishments from giving insufficient or no change to consumers, and provides penalties ranging from Five Hundred Pesos (P500.00) or three percent of the […]

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The Philippine Competition Law: Regulating Mergers and Acquisitions, Monopolies and Combinations in Restraint of Trade in the Philippines

Free trade in the Philippines has been a battle cry of businesses in all nations. With the influx of globalization, new business models have been created, leading to more innovative modes of doing business in the Philippines. On the face of a highly competitive business environment in the Philippines, profitable commercial entities have blossomed leaving smaller […]

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