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Tax reform package 2 favorable to small businesses, finance department says

MANILA – The second package of the Duterte administration's tax reform law would be favorable to micro, small, and medium enterprises, an official of the Department of Finance said Friday. The next iteration of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and ...

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Sotto says 'unnecessary' to suspend full tax reform law

MANILA – Calls to suspend or repeal the tax reform law are "unnecessary" because it contains many "good" provisions, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Friday. Sotto said the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion or TRAIN Law allows the ...

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Markets must be 'circumspect, discriminating,' BSP says as peso weakens

MANILA – Financial markets should appreciate the Philippines' "strong" institutions and economic fundamentals and not get carried away by negative sentiment, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Thursday. Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo issued the statement as the peso touched a ...

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Flight a sign of guilt, Palace says of 'Ardot' Parojinog

MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday welcomed the arrest of fugitive Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo "Ardot" Parojinog, whose family has been linked to the drug trade and who is now under investigation for illegal firearms possession. Parojinog, younger brother of slain ...

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Class opening to push through in Marawi, Briones says

MARAWI CITY – Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Wednesday said opening of classes in war-torn Marawi City will push through in June despite shortage of school facilities. "The important thing is we open together with the rest of the country. ...

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PH should make exports more competitive, businessman says

On this week's Outside Looking In, we discuss the Philippine manufacturing sector, amid the proposal to rationalize fiscal incentives for companies. Guenter Taus, president of the European Chamber of Commerce said, the Philippines should ramp up efforts to make its ...

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DFA says 'closely monitoring' S. China Sea after Beijing bombers land

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said it was "closely monitoring" the situation in South China Sea, after Beijing landed bombers on islands and reefs in the disputed region as part of a training exercise. "The Department ...

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Cousins open to Pelicans return, says 'we'll see what happens'

DeMarcus Cousins said he is open to re-signing with the New Orleans Pelicans this summer, but he acknowledges his future is uncertain as he prepares for his first time in free agency. "I know for a fact my teammates want ...

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No Miss Universe hosting for PH this year, says tourism chief

Pia Wurtzbach places the Miss Universe crown on Miss France Iris Mittenaere after the latter was declared winner in the Miss Universe beauty pageant on Jan. 30, 2017. Erik De Castro, Reuters/FILE PHOTO MANILA- The Philippines will not host this ...

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Foreign investors concerned over rising fuel prices, businessman says

On this week's “Outside Looking In,” we go deeper into rising inflation stoked by higher duties on fuel. Guenter Taus, president of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, believes the government should halt its implementation. – Business Nightly, ...

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