Senator Bam Aquino on Friday lamented the government’s insufficient and late financial support for the transport sector affected by the tax reform program.
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Opposition Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV said the 11-point drop of President Rodrigo Duterte’s satisfaction rating in the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey is a “cry for help” amid the rising prices of goods.
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Kahirapan lalo pang lalala kung magpapatuloy ang Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion - ACT Rep. Antonio Tinio
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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will launch a fuel voucher program for public utility jeepney (PUJ) operators and drivers this July to cushion the impact of recent oil price and excise tax hikes as a result of the implementation of…
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The government should address first the effects of the tax reform program instead of focusing on so-called loiterers or “tambays.”
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Senator Bam Aquino on Wednesday maintained that the suspension of the excise tax on fuel under the tax reform program will help lower the prices of agricultural products.
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Another anti-poor policy, was how Sen. Bam Aquino described the ongoing anti-crime campaign being carried out by law enforcers, rounding up "tambays" loitering at night in mostly depressed or poor communities.
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Senator Bam Aquino on Friday assailed President Duterte’s pronouncements justifying the continued and uninterrupted implementation of the Tax Reform For Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law to cover the free college tuition program of the…
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Here's one bitter news for Filipinos: President Rodrigo Duterte wants to impose higher tax on sugar.
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No one may like paying taxes, but President Rodrigo Duterte said it is necessary for government to function.
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Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri ruled out any possibility on the upper chamber initiated moves to amend or suspend provisions of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Monday ditched the possibility of the Senate pushing the legislation of the suspension on the excise tax on fuel sans any approved measure from the House of Representatives.
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President Rodrigo R. Duterte has laid out three directives to concerned government agencies in an effort to cushion the impact of oil price hikes on Filipinos, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Saturday.
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Senator Koko Pimentel said he is open to increasing wages, but also urged workers to be more productive as increasing salaries would be “useless” if workers did not work harder.
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Senator JV Ejercito admitted that he was not able to read the bicameral conference committee report on the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law in full before he cast a “disappointed yes, almost bordering to no” vote for…
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At least three senators have called for the excise taxes imposed by the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law on fuel stopped as prices of goods continue to climb up.
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Pump prices of diesel and gasoline have increased by as much as 30 percent or at least P10 in some parts of the Visayas since the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, Sen. Grace Poe on Friday said.
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Senator Bam Aquino on Saturday described as "baseless" the claim of the Department of Finance (DoF) that funds for free college education and salary hike of uniformed personnel will be affected if the tax reform program is suspended.
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The government will continue to implement programs to fight poverty and spur economic growth, Malacañang said Saturday (May 5).
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Senator JV Ejercito said the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) could be suspended if inflation continues to rise above the target rate.
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A “killer combo.”
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The passage of the second package of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) may lead to less jobs as businesses may be forced to close shop if they get stripped of their tax incentives, warned Senator Bam Aquino.