Robredo: Rice tariffication law should have safety nets for farmers

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:17:05 +0000

Leni Robredo on BISErbisyong Leni

Vice President Leni Robredo urged the Duterte administration to ensure that there would be measures to safeguard rice farmers from the negative effects of the recently signed rice tariffication law.

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Rice tariff law to ease poor’s burden—Arroyo

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:35:35 +0000

SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal Arroyo welcomed the signing into law of the rice tariffication bill, which seeks to ensure food security and ease inflation in the country. “I am happy that…READ

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Duterte vetoed tax amnesty over absence of measures to ‘break walls of bank secrecy’–Dominguez

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:04:29 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte vetoed the general tax amnesty provision under the Tax Amnesty Act because of the absence of measures that would “break the walls of bank secrecy,” Finance Secretary…READ

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Inday for President? Sara Duterte says ‘planning is futile’

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 06:59:45 +0000

Inday for President? Sara Duterte says 'planning is futile'

Though she claimed that she is not eyeing the presidency, Davao City mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio conceded that “planning is futile” as her life now as a politician is far from what she have envisioned.

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Duterte flies to Hong Kong anew for ‘rest and recreation’

Credit to Author: RALPH VILLANUEVA| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:51:50 +0000

FOR the second time in four months, President Rodrigo Duterte went to Hong Kong unannounced over the weekend for “rest and recreation.” Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo confirmed this on Saturday…READ

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Fewer excuses for pols to ‘sing and dance’

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:21:44 +0000

A new law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last week hopes to elevate political discourse over the candidates’ cheap “vote-for-me” antics by specifying bigger discounts on political advertisements on TV, radio and print.

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Rice tariffication law: Farmers worry; lawmakers wary

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:14:46 +0000

Rice tariffication law: Farmers worry; lawmakers wary

Lawmakers expressed a mix of guarded optimism and skepticism over the future of the local rice industry following the enactment of the rice tariffication law, which the Duterte administration and its congressional allies said would help lower the price of the staple and ensure supply.

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Duterte makes another HK ‘getaway’ trip with wife, daughter

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:57:23 +0000

Duterte makes another HK ‘getaway’ trip with wife, daughter

President Rodrigo Duterte went on an unannounced “weekend getaway” to Hong Kong with his partner Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña and daughter Veronica, nicknamed Kitty.

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President partially vetoes tax amnesty bill

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:46:35 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has issued a partial veto on the Tax Amnesty Act, a measure which seeks to provide amnesty for delinquent taxpayers.

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Duterte vetoes coco levy fund bill

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:47:56 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has vetoed the measure seeking to create a P100-billion trust fund for coconut farmers.

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