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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 »

Business group: BSP top-performing gov’t agency, Senate the worst

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Executives from the country’s most influential business group rated the country’s central bank as the best-performing government agency.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Special zones for power plants pushed

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Sergio-Osmena

To deal with a potential power crisis, President Aquino should be given the power to set up special zones for power plants, and not emergency powers, Sen. Sergio Osmeña III has said.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Liquor firm told off: ‘Hic!’ No way to use heroes’ names on brandy, rum

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guyito

If a popular beer and gin can bear the name of an archangel, why not a brandy or rum after Jose Rizal or Andres Bonifacio? Not a chance, says Sen. Pia Cayetano.

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

Rice smuggling, WTO and Philippine law

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At the hearing on rice smuggling at the Senate last Jan. 22, some senators stated that whether rice smuggling exists or not depends on whether we will follow Philippine Law or the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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