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Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

Naia upgrade seen to spur economy

An upgraded and efficient Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) can generate inclusive and significant economic growth and create more than a million jobs across the country through tourism and investments.”

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Government eyes online payment scheme to cut red tape

The Department of Finance (DOF) is now in the process of establishing an online-based payment gateway that will enable taxpayers and other state clients to remit fees and other charges electronically to government agencies in line with the Duterte administration’s efforts to cut red tape and further improve the ease of doing business.

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MAP gives backing to tax reform part 2

A local trade group has expressed its full support for the Duterte administration’s proposed reforms in corporate taxation and the grant of investment incentives, which they described as “a bold move” to sharpen the Philippines’ competitiveness in the region. The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) said lowering corporate income taxes will put these on par with the rates imposed …

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PIDS urges social schemes adapted to climate change

With the Philippines’ vulnerability to disasters, the government should make social protection programs adaptive to climate change and disasters.

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Finance chief urges Swiss firms to start investing

Now is the right time to set up shop in the Philippines when it has a President who has both the political will and capital to pursue bold reforms to sustain the growth momentum, improve the ease of doing business and transform the country into one of the world’s top investment destinations, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III told Swiss investors …

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Bataan Marker

In the meantime, guerrilla forces were organized across the archipelago to continue the war against the Japanese. My mother, Milagros Bautista joined the guerrilla movement as a courier, while his younger brother, Jose Bautista was drafted to the Philippine Scout as a second lieutenant with headquarters in Palawan.

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Only 3 Bataan Death March survivors are alive through the years

By Ben Cal Of the estimated 80,000 Filipino and Americans prisoners of war, who took part in the infamous Bataan Death March 76 years ago, only three are still alive with their age past the century mark.

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Philippines to observe 76th anniversary of Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9

The gallantry and heroism of Filipino and American soldiers who fought in World War II will be honored during the 76th grand anniversary of “Araw ng Kagitingan” (Day of Valor) in Bataan on Monday.

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SM foundation delivers timely medical aid in Calayo, Nasugbu

SM Foundation Inc. was on its programmed medical and dental mission in Barangay Calayo, Nasugbu on Friday (April 23) when three emergency cases involving young boys were brought before them and were immediately attended to by the mission sparing the patients of prolonged pain, miseries and even expenses.

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Laguna Water launches its sanitation services

Laguna Water officially launched its Tamang Sanitasyon Equals Kalusugan, Kalinisan, at Kaunlaran ng Bayan (TSEK ng Bayan) services in an event held last April 5, 2018 at the LTI Sewage and Septage Treatment Plant at Laguna Technopark, Binan, Laguna.

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