President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation of economic managers to withdraw the suspension of the additional fuel excise tax under the new tax reform law.
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Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza urged the Duterte administration to implement the mandatory pre-scale inspection (PSI) for all “containerized imports” to thwart the large-scale smuggling activities in the country.
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Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said some of the Duterte administration's non-infrastructure expenditures scheduled for 2019 could face possible cancellation if the implementation the oil excise tax's second tranche would be put on…
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With several lawmakers and Cabinet members expressing reservations towards changing the Constitution to shift to a federal system of government, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III admitted that it would be “difficult” to meet their target…
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Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel is calling on President Rodrigo Duterte’s consultative committee (ConCom) to explain the economic impact of their proposed new constitution after economic managers rejected the draft charter.
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Senator Chiz Escudero on Thursday said the government's economic team must come up with the "exact" data on the country’s unemployment rate.
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Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles is worried about the “slashed budgets” of some key government agencies in the proposed Php 3.757-trillion National Budget for 2019.
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The House Committee on Appropriations will begin on Tuesday its public hearings on the proposed PHP3.767 trillion national budget for 2018.
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Will the House of Representatives indeed find so-called pork barrel funds in the P3.002-trillion national budget for 2016? The House Committee on Appropriations is to start on Monday the scrutiny of the budget, starting with a…