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                    [ArticleID] => 1545403
                    [Title] => Bicam OKs P150,000 tax exemption for balikbayan boxes
                    [Summary] => 

The bicameral conference committee on the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) has agreed to retain a provision in the measure increasing the tax-exempt value of items sent by overseas Filipinos to their families back home.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-22 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096615 [AuthorName] => Christina Mendez [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1521003 [Title] => House panel OKs higher tax on sugar-sweetened drinks [Summary] =>

A panel of the House of Representatives has approved a bill seeking to impose a P10 excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages per liter of volume capacity to promote a healthier population and provide additional revenues of about P34.5 billion annually for the government.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-11 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805432 [AuthorName] => Paolo Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1508293 [Title] => EDITORYAL - Maayo pang mag-debate [Summary] =>

Maayo ang plano sa Comelec nga gihimoan dayon og panawagan diha sa Ubos Balaybalauranan nga mopahigayon og presidential debates sa mga presidential candidates sa nasud matag adunay eleksyon.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-07 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804726 [AuthorName] => Edwin Ian Melecio [SectionName] => Banat Opinyon [SectionUrl] => opinyon [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1496506 [Title] => Declining agriculture enrollment poses threat to food security [Summary] =>

Enrollment in agricultural courses continues to decline, posing a serious threat to the country’s agriculture sector.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-05 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1724775 [AuthorName] => Rudy Fernandez [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1493869 [Title] => House OKs Free Basic Medicine Assistance Act [Summary] =>

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure that establishes a free basic medicine assistance program in all government health facilities nationwide.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-29 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805432 [AuthorName] => Paolo Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150830/philippine-congress-9.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1493137 [Title] => Probe sought on selection of CCT beneficiaries [Summary] =>

A lawmaker wants the House of Representatives to look into the selection of beneficiaries of financial assistance under the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-27 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097047 [AuthorName] => Jess Diaz [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1410650 [Title] => Accessible education centers for PWDs pushed [Summary] =>

A lawmaker has pushed for the establishment of “accessible education centers” in each state university and college (SUC) in the country for persons with disabilities (PWD), most of whom have not finished college.

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805432 [AuthorName] => Paolo Romero [SectionName] => Education and Home [SectionUrl] => education-and-home [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1401022 [Title] => Beverage giants buck additional tax on soft drinks [Summary] =>

The country’s beverage industry, led by global giants Coca-Cola and Pepsi, has opposed a proposal to impose additional tax on soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened drinks, saying it would be a violation of the Equal Protection Clause and would not solve the problem of obesity.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804021 [AuthorName] => Zinnia B. Dela Peña [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20141210/soft-drinks.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1395329 [Title] => Solon seeks to waive payment for clearances of new grads [Summary] =>

A Nueva Ecija representative has proposed to exempt fresh graduates applying for a job from paying the required pre-employment documents from government offices.

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1686668 [AuthorName] => Ria Mae Y. Booc [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1390173 [Title] => Bill seeks to waive gov't fees for fresh grads [Summary] =>
Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing authored House Bill 5088 or "An act providing assistance to fresh graduates by waiving government fees charges collected in connection with documentary requirements for employment".
 
[DatePublished] => 2014-11-10 12:04:44 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1645031 [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/nation/20141110/fresh-grads.jpg ) ) )
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