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Aquino: PH economy can lose up to P23.3B in daily, 5-hour brownouts for 3 months

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President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday warned that the economy could lose up to P23.3 billion in case of daily five-hour brownouts for three months next summer.

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

Belmonte agrees with Bayan Muna on lack of inclusive growth

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte has agreed with the view of the political opposition that the Aquino administration has failed to spread the benefits of a robust economy in the last four years to majority of Filipinos.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Palace assures Congress: No secret details behind Aquino’s emergency powers

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Palace spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang has assured lawmakers that Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla would not keep them in the dark on the details of the special powers requested by President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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 »

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