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Bacolod City, Philippines Thursday, February 15, 2018
ERC: 6 RE plants in Negros
receiving FIT-All incentive

There are six renewable energy plants in Negros Island that qualified for the Feed-in-Tariff Allowance (FIT-All) this year, an official from the Energy Regulatory Commission said yesterday.

ERC spokesperson and Regulatory Operations Services director, Floresinda Digal, in an interview with the DAILY STAR yesterday, said that these plants were FIT eligible and currently claiming from the FIT-All Fund.

These renewable energy plants could produce about 205.5 megawatts of electricity that could be connected to the power grid, run by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, Digal said.

Pay rules for Chinese
New Year holiday

MANILA - Private sector employees who will report to work tomorrow, which was declared a special non-working holiday in celebration of the Chinese New Year, are entitled to receive additional 30 percent of their daily rate, on the first eight hours of work for that day.

“For work done during the special day, he/she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his/her daily rate on the first eight hours of work [(Daily rate x 130 percent) + ColA],” the Department of Labor and Employment said in Labor Advisory No. 03.

The DOLE also noted that the “no work, no pay" principle will apply tomorrow.

OFWs warned versus
job offers in China

MANILA - The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration cautioned Filipino workers who are working in Macau against those who are offering employment in mainland China.

In a statement yesterday, the agency noted that the people should be wary in accepting job offers in the country, particularly in the capital Beijing.

“The POEA warns both Filipino workers and tourists looking for work in Macau to be cautious in accepting offers from other Filipinos for supposed employment," it said.


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