2 SAP beneficiaries, 3 others nabbed for illegal gambling in Batangas
2 SAP beneficiaries, 3 others nabbed for illegal gambling in BatangasMarlon Luistro(Philstar.com) – April 21, 2020 – 11:22amTUY, Philippines(The Filipino Connection) — Five people, including two beneficiaries of the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP), have been arrested by authorities for illegal gambling activities in Barangay Luntal in Tuy, Batangas on Monday evening, police said.P/Maj. Allan Nidua, Tuy police chief, identified the suspects as Risaldo Andaya, 57; Aljune Laoc, 18; Leonida Martinez, 57; Ermilanda Adrias, 54; and Tristan Cudiamat, 30, all residents of said barangay....
Include barangay workers in SAP — Go
Include barangay workers in SAP — Go(The Philippine Star) – April 19, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Bong Go yesterday appealed to national government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to include barangay tanods, health and day care workers in the list of recipients for the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP).Go said the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has deemed them eligible for benefits amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency situation.“Many barangay workers are sub-minimum wage earners thus they need to be included in the DSW...
Are strategic investors actually a good idea?
Funding — how to get it, where to get it, and how to leverage it — is constantly on the minds of early-stage startupfounders. So when strategic investors proactively come along offering large checks to fund your business, it might seem like a dream come true.But like most things in life, if an offer seems too good to be true, it probably is.Q1 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreIn most cases, strategic investors (also called corporate venture capital firms) are large corporations that are already operating in your startup’s market. SAP, Intel Capital, and Microsoft are some well-know...
GAB helps fighters, trainers
GAB helps fighters, trainersJoaquin Henson(The Philippine Star) – April 7, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday the government agency is now coordinating with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to speed up the process of providing assistance to over 1,133 licensed fighters and combat sports trainers under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) providing food or non-food assistance valued in the range of P5,000 to P8,000 each.Mitra sent letters to Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre...
Software giant SAP shuts India offices after swine flu scare
New Delhi (AFP) - German software giant SAP on Thursday shut down their offices in India for an "extensive sanitation" after two employees tested positive for H1N1 swine flu at its Bangalore headquarters, the company said.The software major temporarily closed their main office in Bangalore and two other locations -- Gurgaon and Mumbai -- and asked hundreds of staff to work from their home until further notice amid an ongoing global crises caused by deadly COVID-19 virus infection."Detailed contact tracing that the infected colleagues may have come into contact with is underway," read a compan...