Category Archives: Human Rights

FDI Net Inflows Surge to US$754 Million in September; Hit US$5.8 Billion in First Three Quarters of 2017

Foreign direct investments (FDI) net inflows reached US$754 million in September 2017, 61.8 percent higher than the US$466 million recorded in the same period last year.1, 2 Investment inflows surged, buoyed by investor confidence in the Philippine economy on the… Read More

MB Approves Sanctions on MBTC

The Monetary Board (MB) approved the imposition of sanctions on Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (MBTC) in connection with the examination conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) relating to the P1.75 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by one of… Read More

Appeal For Information – Dishonest Misappropriation Of Property

The Police are looking for the man shown in the image below to assist with investigations into a case of Dishonest Misappropriation of Property which occurred on 1 November 2017 at Blk 825 Yishun Street 81. Anyone with information is… Read More

Police Advisory On Fake Singapore Police Force Website

The Police would like to alert the public to police impersonation scams involving the use of fake Singapore Police Force (SPF) website. On 14 November 2017, the police received a report from a 60-year-old woman who informed that a sum… Read More

MFA Spokesman’s Comments on Detained Singaporean Boat Captain Shoo Chiau Huat, 29 August 2017

The MFA Spokesman said: The Singapore Consulate in Batam was notified by the Indonesian authorities yesterday that Singaporean boat captain Mr Shoo Chiau Huat, who had been detained in Indonesia since 16 April 2016, would be deported from Tanjung Pinang.… Read More

MFA Spokesman’s Comments on Detained Singaporean Boat Captain Shoo Chiau Huat, 29 August 2017

The MFA Spokesman said: The Singapore Consulate in Batam was notified by the Indonesian authorities yesterday that Singaporean boat captain Mr Shoo Chiau Huat, who had been detained in Indonesia since 16 April 2016, would be deported from Tanjung Pinang.… Read More

Yazaki-Torres told to regularize 5,000 workers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered the management of Yazaki-Torres Manufacturing Inc. in Calamba, Laguna to regularize close to 5,000 of its workers after its contractor, Kabalikat sa Hanapbuhay Multi-Purpose Cooperative, was found to be a labor-only… Read More