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Senate ratifies bill to remove taxes on international carriers, shippers

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Senate President Franklin Drilon: Epira amendment high on agenda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate has ratified a bill that would remove the taxes now being imposed on international carriers and shippers, resulting in more tourist arrivals and lower and more affordable fares.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Drilon confident sin tax bill to be submitted to Aquino before yearend

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Senate President Franklin Drilon: Epira amendment high on agenda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Franklin Drilon said that he was confident the sin tax bill would be submitted to President Benigno Aquino III for his approval before the end of the year.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Philippine senators upbeat amid rating cut

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Increased infrastructure spending and a stronger domestic economy will buoy up the Philippines amid the crisis pummeling its biggest global trading partner, Senate leaders said on Sunday. Their assurance came in the wake of fears that Standard and Poor’s (S&P) downgrade of the US credit rating from AAA to AA+ could cause dramatic alterations in [...]

Posted: August 8th, 2011 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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