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President Noynoy Aquino sings “Watch What Happens” and “Estudyante Blues” | Inaugural Concert

Thursday, July 1st, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines, Video with Comments Off

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III gamely sings at his inaugural party at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City.  The party is dubbed as “Tagumpay ng Bayan” concert.

Watch as President Noynoy Aquino sings “Watch What Happens” and “Estudyante Blues” at the concert.

President Benigno Aquino III | Noynoy Aquino Inauguration | Inaugural Speech in English and Original Version

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines, Politics with 11 Comments

Today, June 30, 2010, President Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III has been officially sworn in as the fifteenth President of the Philippines.  P-Noy, as he wants to be called, is the son of former President Corazon Aquino and former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. Aquino.

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Computation and Rules On Holiday Pay In The Philippines

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 | Philippines with 21 Comments

Are you aware of the Rules regarding Holiday Pay?

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May 1, 2010 Regular Working Day | Labor Day

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

Traditionally, Labor Day, is a non-working holiday.  But since May 1, 2010 falls on a Saturday, it will now be a regular working day.  The non-working day for that particular holiday will now be implemented on the nearest Monday which is May 3, 2010.  The transfer of the non-working holiday is based on Republic Act 9492 or the holiday economics of President Gloria Macapagal ArroyoRA 9492 seeks to make holidays, except those with religious significance, that falls on a regular working day be transferred to the nearest Monday.  President Arroyo issued RA 9492 to encourage families to get together and strengthen their relationship towards a more productive environment, as well as to promote domestic tourism and enable employers to plan their work schedules effectively and efficiently.

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May 3, 2010 | Regular Non-Working Holiday

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 | NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

May 1, 2010 is Labor Day, in this regard, President Glorial Macapagal Arroyo declared May 3, 2010 as a special non-working holiday. Executive Secretary Leandro Mendoza explained that May 1, which falls on a Saturday, is not a holiday. The president’s declaration is based on Republic Act 9492 or the Holiday Economics Act of President Arroyo.

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