House OKs on 2nd reading proposed salary hikes for government workers Created on November 16, 2015, 3:21 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives approved a proposed pay increase for government workers on second reading last week after President Benigno Aquino III submitted the measure for congressional action. 

Ways and Means Committee approves soft drinks tax Created on November 16, 2015, 3:20 am Posted by nup

Amid vigorous opposition from beverage producers, the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives has approved a measure imposing a P10 excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. 

House, Senate may relax firearms law to help end "bullet-planting" scam Created on November 9, 2015, 3:13 am Posted by nup

The Senate and the House of Representatives are open to amending the  law regulating the possession of firearms and ammunition to help stop the bullet-planting extortion scheme in the country’s international airport. 

Congressional leaders to meet with Palace to discuss lower income tax proposal Created on November 9, 2015, 3:12 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said he and Senate President Franklin Drilon are set to meet with President Benigno Aquino III this week to discuss proposals to lower income taxes, both for individual and corporate payers. 

Nograles seeks revamp of NAIA personnel over 'bullet scam' Created on November 2, 2015, 1:25 am Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles is calling for a complete overhaul of officials and personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) over allegations that some of them are involved in a “bullet-planting” scam to extort money from tourists and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). 




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