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Pagcor targets to remit P23B to gov’t in 2014

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) on Thursday said it was targeting to remit P23 billion to the government in 2014.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BIR plan for licensed professionals called an ‘unnecessary imposition’

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A proposal by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to require professionals to attach their income tax return (ITR) forms when renewing their licenses with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is an “unnecessary imposition,” an official of the Philippine Medical Association told Radyo INQUIRER 990AM Friday.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Rep. Biazon urges 16th Congress to speed up approval of micro-credit financing bill

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Re-elected Muntinlupa City Representative Rodolfo Biazon on Thursday urged the 16th Congress to fast track the approval of a measure establishing micro-credit financing.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Micro-credit financing bill in House pushed

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Re-elected Muntinlupa City Representative Rodolfo Biazon on Thursday urged the 16th Congress to fast track the approval of a measure establishing micro-credit financing.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Credit card policy for protection vs fraud, says airline firm

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A budget airline firm whose credit card policy has incurred the ire of several passengers bound for Singapore last Tuesday insisted that this was “common practice” in the industry and meant as protection against “fraudulent purchases”.

Posted: June 14th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil price regulation pushed anew

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The Alliance of Concerned Transport Operators [Acto] may have renewed its call to increase the minimum jeepney fare by P2 but fellow transport group, Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide [Piston], insisted that the solution to their fare problems was the regulation of the price of petroleum products.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

AirAsia acquires 49 percent of Zest Air

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The Philippine unit of AirAsia has expanded its foothold in the country’s airline market by acquiring 49 percent of local budget carrier Zest Airways Inc.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

AirAsia opens doors to Taipei

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AirAsia is opening more doors for overseas Filipino workers as well as tourists this holiday season by offering low cost flights to Singapore and Taiwan from Clark, Pampanga.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Airasia PH launches flights to Singapore, Taipei

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Low cost carrier Philippines’ AirAsia on Sunday launched flights for Singapore and Taiwan in an effort to boost tourism in the country and provide service for thousands of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Bicam OKs P33.5-B revenue target for sin tax

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At the end of their second meeting, the bicameral conference committee on the sin tax reform bill on Thursday night agreed setting the measure’s revenue target to P33.5 billion.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Bicam moving towards setting sin tax target from P33.5B to P35B

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The bicameral conference committee on the sin tax reform bill on Thursday moved towards setting the measure’s revenue target to P33.5-P35 billion.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

P35-B revenue target for sin tax shaping up at bicam

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A vendor sells cigarettes at a supermarket in Quezon City. AFP FILE PHOTO

The bicameral conference committee on the sin tax reform bill on Thursday agreed to set the measure’s revenue target to P35 billion.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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