Senator Sonny Angara hopes that the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will submit its proposal to lower income tax rates in July or sooner in time for the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Aquino III.
After hearing his Senate testimony last week on the alleged pork barrel scam, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago believes that Dennis Cunanan is qualified to be a state witness amid doubts on his credibility.
Senators Grace Poe and Aquilino Pimentel III cautioned Justice Secretary Leila de Lima in pursuing the application for witness protection of Technology Resource Center (TRC) director general-on leave Dennis Cunanan in view of...
Onion growers are crying for swift government intervention. The crop price has dropped by as much as 60 percent in only one week. It’s harvest season, but the growers can’t sell their produce. Warehouses are bursting in the seams, piled high with hundreds of thousand sacks of smuggled onions.
A LAW EACH DAY (Keeps Trouble Away) By Jose C. Sison
March 10, 2014 - 12:00am
Our democracy is supposed to work because of the principle of separation of powers where the three main branches of our government, the Executive, the Legislative and the Judicial, are co-equal, independent and separate. In actuality however, this principle is not being observed.
It’s a good thing that the PNoy Administration does not care much for popularity or being politically correct because judging from the reactions to the BIR “Shame” campaign “they have sown the wind and have reaped the whirlwind.” Fully convinced that putting Filipino tax cheats to “shame” is the...
Another Philippine football team will be heading to the World Cup qualifiers, but you’ve probably never heard of them. That’s because they’re in a form of the sport Filipinos are only starting to grasp.
Last Saturday, March 8, 2014, Philequity and Wealth Securities held a joint briefing for clients and investors at the Meralco Theater. The turnout was quite big as over 700 clients, investors and news reporters attended to hear our views and forecasts on the stock market and the peso.
The long and difficult process of framing an agreement that will hopefully lay the basis for peace and prosperity in our Bangsamoro areas is drawing to a close. I am sure not many of us have given much attention to the Bangsamoro peace talks.