Month: April 2020

Eusebio V. Tan Awarded by the Japanese Government

Eusebio V. Tan has been conferred with “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon” by the Government of Japan. According to a statement from the Embassy of Japan, this recognition is awarded to “those who have made distinguished achievement in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture, advancements in their field, development in welfare or preservation of the environment.” Mr. Tan’s “valuable contribution to strengthening the economic relations between Japan and the Philippines” was recognized.

Fine Print

What is Instagram in a pandemic?
It may be coffee-related arm exercises, or floating quiz boxes. It can be people singing and Lennon turning in his grave. It can also be a study on rights and nuances in the protection and limitation thereof.

COVID-19 Update and Considerations

No different from other countries in the world, the Philippines continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of the President, Congress, and different government agencies have promulgated various issueance to guide all affected individuals, businesses and communities during this time.

COVID-19 as a Fortuitous Event and Its Implications on Contractual Obligations

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel and highly infectious disease which was unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China last December. However, in 2020, the rapid spread of the contagious disease claimed thousands of lives worldwide causing global alarm and pandemonium. Thus, on March 11, the World Health Organization was constrained to characterize COVID-19 as a pandemic.

Tax Advisory on Extension of Deadlines

The Bureau of Internal Revenue issued Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 7-2020 pursuant to Section 4(z) of the Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal As One Act” (RA No. 11469). The RR was promulgated as a temporary emergency measure to provide relief to taxpayers who are unable to submit, file and/or pay the necessary documents and/or taxes required under the Tax Code.

Life Blood of the Government Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

These days, the future appears blurry due to COVID-19. We, in the Philippines, have not been spared from its ill-effects. With the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and other preventive measures being implemented, the usual routines of students, workers and businessmen stopped. Our daily lives drastically changed. Worse, most of the households and businesses are incurring bills without earning any income.