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Tax exemption cap to be raised, but not this year

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Senator Ralph Recto. INQUIRER file photo

The Senate is expected to approve on final reading by next month the bill raising the tax exemption cap for bonuses, even as finance officials are appealing that approval of the measure be delayed so it would take effect beginning in 2015.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DBM seeks P23.34-B supplemental budget for Yolanda rehab, LRT repairs

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florencio-abad

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is seeking the approval of an additional P23.34 billion as supplemental budget for 2015, which the agency said would be spent mainly on post-“Yolanda” rehabilitation as well as preparations for the 2015 hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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 »

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