TÜV Rheinland launches training and certification program for rail safety assurance professional

 

TÜV Rheinland Philippines recently held its first training and certification program for rail safety assurance. More than 30 participants, including engineers, R&D staff and management personnel, joined the 5-day training program.

As part of TÜV Rheinland’s Personnel Certification Scheme, a training and qualification program that enables individuals and enterprises to verify the competencies of their employees through a third-party certification body, the Rail Safety Assurance Professional (TÜV) Training and Personnel Certification Program aims to help participants understand and apply the principles of functional safety to the development and assessment of safety systems.

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Villaraza & Angangco Law signs second MoU with Oxford Business Group

A forthcoming report by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) on the Philippines will dissect the planned Tax Reform For Acceleration Law (TRAIN) 2, also known as The Trabaho, looking in detail at its implications for international companies eyeing the country’s investment opportunities.

The Report: The Philippines 2019 will analyse the impact that the second tax reform package is expected to have on businesses operating in the country’s Special Economic Zones, where a number of incentives are set to be removed.

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Chevron’s Volunteer Week 2018 celebrates more than a decade of giving back to host communities

The coastal cleanup remains the most-awaited activity every Volunteer Week as volunteers join together to clean the long coastline of the Chevron Batangas Terminal, a nesting ground for the Olive-Ridley sea turtles. Since CPI began regular security patrols and annual cleanup operations in 2007, turtle sightings along the shore have significantly increased over the years.

A breadmaking workshop and feeding program for elementary pupils, a crash course on robotics for senior high school students, storytelling and games with orphans,  and a cleanup of a turtle nesting site kept employees of Chevron Philippines Inc., (CPI) marketer of Caltex fuels and lubricants, busy during Chevron’s 11th Annual Volunteer Week, part of CPI’s mission to promote social responsibility, protect the environment and benefit the communities where it operates.

For five days every year, Volunteer Week encourages Chevron employees and other Chevron business partners to volunteer and work for the progress and improvement of communities where Chevron does business. Aside from employees, the growing number of volunteer participants now includes Caltex retailers, Chevron contractors, suppliers and other Chevron operating units.

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Christmas came early for SCG Sharing the Dream scholars

Aside from the cold breeze, SCG Sharing the Dream scholars felt the spirit of Christmas early as they were treated to an afternoon of surprise.

A total of 300 SCG scholars from Taguig, Manila, Batangas and Bulacan received early Christmas presents as SCG, in partnership with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), organized a four-day visit to select SM department stores where the students can buy new pairs of school shoes. Each student was given P1,000 to purchase the shoes that they want and was a part of school supply package every scholar receive together with financial support.

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