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Additional 3M low income Filipinos to be exempted from taxes in Duterte’s tax reform plan

Finance news
Economy
An additional 3 million taxpayers with taxable incomes of P250,000 and below would be included in the batch that would pay zero taxes. This one of the main ...
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Dominguez eyes 5.1% GDP growth in next two quarters

Economy
Given the Philippine economy’s strong performance in the first two quarters of 2016, the country needs to sustain an above-5 percent expansion in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ...
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Reversing trends

Opinion
Anyone not from Mindanao will likely find it odd, perhaps even odious, that there’s all this talk about the island-community finally getting a fair shake with the advent ...
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DOF to speed up resolution of 635 smuggling, tax cases worth P103B

The Department of Finance (DOF) vows to speed up resolution of cases worth more than 100 Billion pesos
Economy
MANILA (July 12, 2016) — The Department of Finance (DOF) will work on speeding up the resolution of the 635 pending tax and smuggling cases amounting to a ...
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Betting on Duterte – Changing the Philippines in 10 days

Opinion
We are officially ten days into the Duterte presidency and what have we to show for it so far? Looking at the news reports, we have thousands of ...
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Mindanao investments jump to P886.7 billion

Economy
Quick, what’s the hottest investment destination in the Philippines today? If you answered Mindanao, you’re correct. But of course that’s a dead giveaway given that the second largest island ...
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Expect massive infrastructure investments, tax reform: Dominguez

Economy
The Duterte administration will carry out a wide range of initiatives to make all Filipinos benefit from the country’s growth streak, including infrastructure buildup, tax reform, easing traffic congestion, and enhancing ...
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Dominguez: DOF must reconnect with people

Economy
MANILA (July 1, 2016) — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III called on his co-workers on the first day at his job to buckle down to doing things “a little ...
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Business leaders hail Duterte’s economic summit

Economy News Philippines
DAVAO CITY (June 21, 2016) — Captains of industry and entrepreneurs alike lauded the economic team of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for convening a consultative conference on inclusive growth ...
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The work according to Sonny

Economy Philippines Politics
In his speech during the opening ceremony of the two-day “Sulong Pilipinas” economic consultation workshop on June 20, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City, incoming ...
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