The Makati Business Club (MBC) has joined the call of various sectors for the passage of a law that will make paying taxes for Filipinos easy, boost tax payment compliance. The business group has also hailed the efforts of, among others, House Ways and Means Chair Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda in crafting such measures.
PH, JICA ink MRT 3 rehab project loan deal
The Philippine government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have recently signed the JPY17.4-billion (US$130 million) Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 Rehabilitation Project (II) loan agreement. The aaccord was signed
BOI: Gov’t confident to hit P1.5-trillion investment target
BALAMBAN, Cebu – The Board of Investments (BOI) has expressed confidence its P1.5 trillion investment pledges target this year will be achieved. In an interview over
National Gov’t posts 4-year high budget surplus in April
The national government posted a P66.8 billion budget surplus in April, this year, the highest recorded in four years. Bureau of Treasury (BTr) data showed
REP. ALVAREZ VISITS BAUERTEK CORP., A LAB TO DEVELOP MARIJUANA TO MEDS
DAVAO del Norte’s 1st District Rep. Pantaleon D. Alvarez personally visited the now famous Bauertek Corp. that will soon process the medical cannabis or marijuana once bills on this controversial plant are enacted into law.
MECO: Pinoys in Taiwan well protected
Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chief, former Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III (left) has assured the situation in Taiwan remains normal and measures are in place to protect
Salceda: 1-M families to benefit from estate tax amnesty extension
House Ways and Means Chair Joey Sarte Salceda (Albay, 2nd district) has thanked the House leadership for its quick passage last week of HB 7909
Legarda: Oil spill-affected communities need more support
MANILA – Senate Pro Tempore Loren Legarda has appealed for more assistance for the residents affected by the recent Miindoro Oriental oil spill tragedy that has been impacted various coastal areas in Western Visayas and Mimaropa region.
DND: US access to EDCA sites ‘not unlimited’
Department of National Defense (DND) spokesman Arsenio Andolong has clarified that the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the United States does not grant US military forces unlimi8ted access to EDCA sites.
Salceda: Passage of New Agrarian Emancipation Act is BBM’s most vital accomplishment with P600-B economic impact
The House of Representatives and the Senate separately ratified on Wednesday, the last session day before Congress adjourns for the Holy Week, the Bicameral Conference Committee Report on HB 6336 and SB 1850 — their respective versions of the proposed New Agrarian Emancipation Act.