MANILA - Philippine Edition is now presenting its 5th Readers Choice Television 2016 Online Entertainment Ranking.


On its fifth year, Philippine Edition has removed the vote to nominate system and directly trimmed down all the nominees in each respective categories to specific list. The first round of elimination will be from August 22 to September 5. And then the finalists will go through the final round from September 5 to 19.

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The official voting platform of  the 5th Readers Choice Television 2016 Online Entertainment Ranking is PollDaddy where Philippine Edition paid and acquired the legitimate license for a year.

And now here are the Nominees of Philippine Edition's 5th Readers Choice Television 2016 Online Entertainment Ranking:

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MANILA - Radio station giant Monster RX 93.1 has released their official statement on the involvement of DJ Karen Bordador.


The FM radio station RX 93.1 released their statement yesterday, August 17 on their Facebook page, and it reads:

RX 93.1 is shocked by the recent events concerning our DJ, Karen Bordador, who was implicated in a drug-related arrest. Karen showed no indication in the workplace of any involvement with prohibited substances. Police authorities have filed charges against Ms. Bordador, and we trust that the ongoing investigation will bring out the truth.

The station strongly condemns the use of illegal substances, and does not condone the use of drugs by any of our staff.

Over several decades, RX 93.1 has built a reputation as a responsible, multi-awarded broadcast institution. We thank our listeners for their loyalty, and we assure the public that we will continue to be worthy of its trust and support.



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MANILA - Senator on hot seat Leila De Lima fired back at President Rodrigo Duterte after the head of state slammed the senator yesterday at Camp Crame.



The series of spate between the lady Senator and the President started off when De Lima initiated a senate inquiry or investigation on the rampant killings in connection to the campaign of Digong against drugs in the country. The senate inquiry is actually happening right now as of posting this article.

Watch Senator Leila De Lima below:


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MANILA - The Malacañang has released the regular and special non-working holidays for next year 2017 under Proclamation 50.


REGULAR HOLIDAYS:
New Year's Day - January 1 (Sunday)
Araw ng Kagitingan - April 9 (Sunday)
Maundy Thursday - April 13
Good Friday - April 14
Labor Day - May 1 (Monday)
Independence Day - June 12 (Monday)
National Heroes Day - August 28 (Monday)
Bonifacio Day - November 30 (Thursday)
Christmas Day - December 25 (Monday)
Rizal Day - December 30 (Saturday)

NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS:
Chinese New Year - January 28 (Saturday)
EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary - February 25 (Saturday)
Black Saturday - April 15
Ninoy Aquino Day - August 21 (Monday)
All Saints Day - November 1 (Wednesday)
Last Day of the Year - December 31 (Sunday)
Additional special (non-working day)- October 31 (Tuesday)

According to the Department of Labor and Employment or DOLE, it mandates that the following pay rules to be implemented during Holidays:

A. If the day is the employee's regular workday:

If worked, [the employee] is entitled to 200% of his [or her] basic wage for the first eight (8) hours and, for work in excess of the 8 hours, an additional 30% of his or her hourly rate on the said day; If unworked, the employee is entitled to 100% of his daily rate, provided he or she was present or was on leave with pay on the workday immediately preceding the holiday.

B. If the day is the employee's rest day:

If worked, the employee is entitled, for the first 8 hours, to 200% of his or her daily rate plus 30% and, for work in excess of 8 hours, plus 30% of his or her hourly rate on the said day; If unworked, the employee is entitled to 100% of his or her daily rate, provided he or she was present or was on leave with pay on the workday immediately preceding the holiday.

C. Where the day immediately preceding the holiday is a non-work day in the establishment or the scheduled rest day of the employee, he or she shall not be deemed on leave of absence on that day, in which case he or she shall be entitled to the holiday pay.

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