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Meralco fetes Pagcor chief

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PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Cristino L. Naguiat, Jr. (middle) receives the 2013 Special Luminary Award from Meralco CEO Oscar S. Reyes (left) during the “Luminaries Awards Night” held at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel last April 2, 2014. Looking on is Al Panlilio, Meralco’s Senior VP and Head of Customer Retail Services and Corporate Marketing Communication. Chairman Naguiat was accorded the Special Luminary Award in recognition of his efforts to promote the Philippines as the next international destination for gaming, entertainment and tourism through the Entertainment City project. PHOTO courtesy of PAGCOR

The head of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has been recognized for his efforts to promote the Philippines as the next international destination for gaming, entertainment and tourism through the Entertainment City project.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

10,000 grade-school pupils benefited from Pagcor feeding program

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Employees of Casino Filipino Tagaytay assist young pupils during the Pagcor Feeding Program in Anuling Elementary School in Mendez, Cavite. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Pagcor

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) reported on Friday that more than 10,000 public grade-school pupils have benefitted from the agency’s feeding program this school year.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PNR business life set to expire

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With its Charter set to expire in three months, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will wind down its operations in three years unless Congress passes a bill extending its life, Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Friday.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Neophyte senator pushes bill reducing income tax rate

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Senator Juan Edgardo Angara. FILE PHOTO

Neophyte Senator Juan Edgardo Angara is pushing for the passage of a bill that seeks to reduce an individual’s income tax rate from the current 32 percent to 25 percent by 2017.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pagcor remittance hits record P21.2B in 2013

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Pagcor chairman and  chief executive officer Cristino Naguiat  INQUIRER file photo

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (Pagcor) reported on Thursday its “highest recorded” remittance to the government in the amount of P21.20 billion last year.

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Alleged Customs payoff bared

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FPI chairman Jesus Arranza. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) on Tuesday disclosed at a Senate hearing the alleged payoff in the accreditation of importers with the Bureau of Customs (BoC).

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t starts monitoring quality, prices of products for Christmas holidays

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ONE businessman sold more than 10,000 lanterns just two weeks before Christmas, higher by 2,000 pieces from his 2010 sales.

The government on Tuesday started its “heightened” monitoring quality and prices of products for the holidays like Christmas lights and Noche Buena items beginning with populated malls and establishments in Divisoria, Manila.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pagcor generates P107B in revenue

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After barely three years since the new leadership took office in 2010, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has generated over P107 billion in gross revenue, it said on Wednesday.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

7-Eleven now accepts AirAsia payments

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More than 800 7-Eleven stores will accept cash payments for one of the country’s low cost carrier, AirAsia, starting next week, the airline announced on Friday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pagcor still waiting for Okada’s group to settle land ownership issue

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is still waiting for Japanese businessman Kazuo Okada’s group to settle the land ownership issue in its project for Entertainment City pending negotiations with local partner Robinsons Land Corp.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pagcor joins gov’t taxpayers’ ‘billionaires’ club’

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MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is joining the so-called billionaires’ club of government corporate tax payers as it pays a whopping P5.5 billion in taxes to the government for 2012.   Pagcor, in a statement on Tuesday, announced that its total payment to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for 2012 would reach [...]

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Senate ratifies bill to remove taxes on international carriers, shippers

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Senate President Franklin Drilon: Epira amendment high on agenda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate has ratified a bill that would remove the taxes now being imposed on international carriers and shippers, resulting in more tourist arrivals and lower and more affordable fares.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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