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Sandiganbayan employees walk out to protest higher taxes

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Sandiganbayan employees on Thursday staged a walkout and denounced the government’s move to increase tax deductions of court employees.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Labor group joins anti-power rate hike protest

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The Labor group NAGKAISA joined the chorus of voices denouncing a planned increase in electricity bills in the franchise area of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) due to higher generation charges.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Telcos oppose prepaid SIM card registration plan

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A telecommunication industry group has formally opposed moves by lawmakers to require the registration of prepaid mobile phone SIM cards, saying their businesses will be hurt while the proposed measures would be ineffective in achieving their purpose of promoting public safety and preventing crime.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH agriculture sector unites against smuggling, PDAF

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Expressing collective disgust over unabated smuggling, unfavourable policies, and plunder of government funds in the name of farmers, local agricultural producers and allied industries on Wednesday formed an alliance to fight for survival and the rights of farm workers.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Myanmar and the Oct. 4 rally

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I was in Myanmar last week to give a talk to industry leaders from nine countries, having been a former president of the Asean Federation of Cement Manufacturers (AFCM). I took this occasion to visit officials of the National League for Democracy (NLD). Its leader is Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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