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DOF submits Package 2 of Tax Reform Program to Congress
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
The second package of the Duterte administration’s Comprehensive Tax Reform Program that seeks to attract more investors by reducing corporate income tax rates, among others, has entered the leg...
SWS: Trust in Robredo rebounds to 'very good' in Q4 2017
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 16, 2018 - 2:43pm
Public trust in Vice President Leni Robredo significantly recovered in the last three months of 2017, a Social Weather Stations survey released on Tuesday found.
Philippine business journalists condemn order shutting down Rappler
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 16, 2018 - 11:23am
An organization of business journalists in the Philippines on Tuesday joined those that condemned the government’s kill order revoking the license to operate of online news site Rappler Inc.,...
Calida to martial law challengers: Proclamation differs from extension
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 13, 2018 - 6:50pm
“The proclamation of martial law is a matter entirely different from its extension," Solicitor General Jose Calida said.
Lorenzana: Reds being 'delusional' for thinking they can overthrow gov't
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 13, 2018 - 5:45pm
The Philippine government on Saturday hit back at the Communist Party of the Philippines for “living in a dream” thinking that Leftist rebels could overthrow the state and replace it with a communist...
Andanar: South Korea's LG interested in being 3rd telco player
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 13, 2018 - 3:48pm
LG Uplus Corp, South Korea's third-largest mobile carrier, is eyeing to be the Philippines’ third telecom player that will challenge a longstanding duopoly that has angered consumers in...
Palace: Pay hike to make cops more professional
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 13, 2018 - 2:27pm
Malacañang on Saturday said the approved pay hike for cops will make policemen “more professional” amid allegations of abuses in the course of President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial...
SWS: More Pinoys reject 'revolutionary government'
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 13, 2018 - 12:44pm
More Filipinos oppose the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring a revolutionary government, a Social Weather Station survey found.
Cayetano: 'Same rules for all countries' seeking to study Philippine waters
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 13, 2018 - 10:57am
“Same rules for all the countries.”
TRAIN seen to cause slowdown in car sales
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 6:37pm
A group of big car manufacturers on Friday said they expect a slowdown in sales growth this year following the approval of a new law that restructures the rates on excise tax imposed on automobiles.
World Bank approves $170-M for Philippine rural development
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 6:24pm
The World Bank on Friday announced it has approved $170 million worth of additional financing for the Philippine Rural Development Project to boost incomes in the countryside and reduce poverty in the country. ...
Duterte says gum-chewing habit 'eases up the pain'
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 5:58pm
Known for his man-of-the-people habits even while meeting world leaders, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he chews gum to “ease up the pain” caused by a problem with his spine.
Duterte officially appoints retired Army chief Miranda to BCDA board
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
President Rodrigo Duterte has officially appointed retired Philippine Army Chief Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda as board member of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority.
Top 1000: How key business sectors performed
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 1:25pm
The combined gross revenue of all 18 sectors grew 9.7 percent to P9.88 trillion in 2016.
Alejano: DFA approved Chinese think tank request to study Philippine waters
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 11:55am
A lawmaker on Friday claimed that the government has granted China's request to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine waters, including the potentially resource-rich Benham Rise.
Duterte to fire a 'chairman' this week
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 12, 2018 - 10:50am
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced he is set to fire another “chairman” of a government agency this week as part of his intense campaign against corrupt officials.
BIR tells companies: implement income tax cuts
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 11, 2018 - 7:24pm
As pay day nears, the Bureau of Internal Revenue on Thursday said there’s no reason for companies to delay the implementation of adjusted withholding tax rates.
Landbank buys Postal Savings Bank to make OFW bank
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 11, 2018 - 7:11pm
The Philippine Competition Commission has approved the acquisition of Postal Savings Bank, Inc. by Landbank of the Philippines for the eventual establishment of a financial institution for overseas Filipino...
Palace defends DILG's order to collect drug lists
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 11, 2018 - 2:43pm
Amid concerns stoked by the order to barangay officials to submit a list of drug traffickers, Malacañang on Thursday advised the public to just let the Department of Interior and Local Government do its ...
Trade chief: Philippines won't beg EU for trade perks
by Ian Nicolas Cigaral - January 10, 2018 - 8:06pm
The Philippine government said it won’t beg for the retention of existing trade privileges granted by the EU to the country as the results of the bloc's trade perks review loom.
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