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Makabayan bloc hopes SC will eventually junk power rate hike

AFP FILE PHOTO

The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives lauded the Supreme Court for indefinitely extending the temporary restraining order (TRO) on Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco) power rate increase.

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

House bill pushes for lower income tax rates

Deputy Majority Leader and Valenzuela City Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo FILE PHOTO/congress.gov.ph

The country’s individual wage earners may celebrate their Fridays with more money if a bill that seeks to lower the income tax rate becomes a law.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Bill would turn gov’t retirees into entrepreneurs

Tarlac Rep. Susan Yap, main proponent of the bill. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.congress.gov.ph

Government service should also prepare public officials and employees for an entrepreneurial life, so they could continue being productive in a legitimate way once they leave their jobs.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Lawmaker wants Meralco franchise reviewed amid power rate hike bid

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Akbayan party-list representative Walden Bello. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A partylist lawmaker is seeking a review of Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) congressional franchise for failing to protect the interest of its consumers from unjust power rate increases.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Business groups back moves to amend economic provisions in Constitution

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Business groups expressed their support for the proposed resolution in the House of Representatives that seeks to amend the economic provisions of the Philippine Constitution.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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