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BIR to appeal local court ruling exempting Filipino ADB employees from income tax

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Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government shall appeal the Mandaluyong court ruling stating that Filipino employees of the Manila-based multilateral lender Asian Development Bank (ADB) are exempted from paying income taxes.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Businesses commit 450 MW to resolve power shortage—solon

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Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo V. Umali: Facilitating energy investments. FILE PHOTO

The chairperson of the House of Representatives energy committee is still vouching for the Interruptible Load Program (ILP) to address the looming power shortage in 2015, and he has the figures to prove it.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Shortage, high cost of power hinder foreign investment

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High electricity prices and lack of adequate power supply remain the biggest impediments to more foreign investments in the country, the head of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said Wednesday.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Gov’t seen to lose P12B in Swiss challenge for Bonifacio South Pointe dev’t

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The Philippine government stands to lose as much as P12 billion if the state run Bases Conversion and Development Authority proceeds with the conduct of a Swiss challenge for the development of the 33.1-hectare Bonifacio South Pointe property in Taguig.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Bill seeks local bourse for SMEs

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A congressman from a real estate family wants to set up a stock exchange market exclusively for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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News

  • ELECTRONICS ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION 2014
  • Zamboanga City passes ordinance banning pyrotechnics
  • Sulu brigade commander relieved over friendly fire that killed 6 soldiers
  • Customs files smuggling raps vs Batangas rice importer
  • CHR: Zamboanga City rehabilitation of siege victims not compliant with laws
  • Sports

  • Kiefer Ravena thanks ‘the real MVPs’, vows Ateneo comeback in UAAP 2015
  • Venus Williams out of China Open with viral illness
  • Asian Games: Indian boxer facing action over medal snub
  • Michael Phelps highly intoxicated during arrest
  • NU makes UAAP history, beats Ateneo, to face FEU in finals
  • Lifestyle

  • Don Moen returns to Manila for Oct. 17 concert
  • An essential rainy day supplement: Conzace
  • She prefers her ‘adobo’ dry, herbed, marinated in red wine vinegar
  • Malaysian student takes law in New Zealand through scholarship
  • Giant button gives mall goers a big surprise
  • Entertainment

  • Fil-Am gets standing ovation from ‘The Voice’ coaches
  • Critically acclaimed ‘Whiplash’ to screen in PH Oct. 15
  • Bollywood heartthrob Roshan warns fans against obsession
  • Luis Manzano’s Angel also his ‘first lady’
  • Richard Poon album launch
  • Business

  • PSEi retreats after Wall Street bloodbath
  • BIR to appeal local court ruling exempting Filipino ADB employees from income tax
  • 2 lawmakers want government takeover of ‘gensets’ to address power shortage
  • Angry Birds maker Rovio says up to 130 jobs to go
  • Asian stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries
  • Technology

  • CMO Mobile Summit returns for a second year
  • US firm says phone app spies on Hong Kong protesters
  • Microsoft skips Windows 9 to stress advances
  • Netizens blast sexy model for using cop connection to beat traffic violation
  • Palace backs prepaid SIM registration
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, October 2, 2014
  • We stand in Central
  • Questions
  • Political ferment in Hong Kong
  • Recto in a time of disenchantment
  • Global Nation

  • Abu Sayyaf threatens to execute 2 German captives Oct. 17 if ransom undelivered
  • Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj
  • Philippine Army recognizes its Golan peacekeepers
  • Will China resort to force in dispersing HK protesters?
  • ‘Yellow’ is color of protest in Hong Kong
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