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‘House to prioritize economic Cha-cha’

The House of Representatives will most likely prioritize changes in the economic provisions of the Constitution over proposed amendments that affect the nation’s political system......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 13th, 2019

‘House to prioritize economic Cha-cha’

The House of Representatives will most likely prioritize changes in the economic provisions of the Constitution over proposed amendments that affect the nation’s political system......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

Senators urged: Be open to Cha-cha

Senators should be open to proposals to change certain economic and political provisions of the three-decade-old Constitution, according to the House of Representatives said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2019

Debate on all those bills but pass budget first

  AFTER a month-long break, Congress returned to its sessions last Monday, with the House of Representatives focusing on a number of economic measures. The House approved the 2020 National Budget bill early last August 29, determined to avoid the budget fiasco last year when the budget for 2020 was approved only in April, 2020, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019

House resumes session; barangay poll deferment a priority

The House of Representatives will prioritize the bills postponing the barangay polls and extending the availability of some portions of the 2019 budget until next year, according to a House leader, as the chamber resumes session today after a month-long break......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2019

Business groups express support for economic Cha-cha

The Makati Business Club and the Management Association of the Philippines are supporting the economic Charter change initiative of the House of Representatives, which aims to relax or lift foreign ownership restrictions in the Constitution......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2019

PEZA head: I’m not ‘sensationalizing’ Citira

THE chief of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) on Friday denied Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez’s accusation that she was sensationalizing House Bill 4157, or the “Corporate Income Tax and…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 14th, 2019

Romero: Imperative for gov’t to submit nat’l budget early

Early submission of the proposed national budget by government has become imperative to avert serious and huge losses to the economy caused by delayed approval, computed at P463.6 billion in the first six months of 2019 alone. House Deputy Speaker and 1Pacman partylist Rep. Michael Romero aired this recommendation as he lamented the economic slowdown […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 12th, 2019

Lawmakers call for ‘economic tokhang’ vs rice profiteers

House leaders yesterday urged President Duterte to launch an “economic tokhang” against rice importers and traders raking in huge profits by keeping prices high while offering low prices for local farmers’ palay produce......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Three economic reforms bag House approval

Three economic reforms bag House approval.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 9th, 2019

More economic reforms bag 2nd reading House OK

More economic reforms bag 2nd reading House OK.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 5th, 2019

Biz groups: Prioritize passing key bills

MORE than a dozen industry organizations and business chambers on Tuesday urged the 18th Congress to prioritize passing several key economic-reform measures to improve the Philippines’ competitiveness and attract more…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 30th, 2019

Duterte strikes down stricter labor contracting rules

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte (PRRD) has vetoed Senate Bill No. 1826/House Bill No. 6908 or the security of tenure (SoT) measure that would have laid down stricter rules on labor contracting, after top state economic managers and major business groups warned of potential economic repercussions......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 27th, 2019

Duterte strikes down measure tightening labor contracting rules

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte (PRRD) has vetoed Senate Bill No. 1826/House Bill No. 6908 or the security of tenure (SoT) measure that would have laid down stricter rules on labor contracting, after top state economic managers and major business groups warned of potential economic repercussions......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 26th, 2019

Duterte tells Congress to prioritize Trabaho bill

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte backed his economic managers' proposal to rationalize corporate tax perks under the  Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-Quality Opportunities (Trabaho)  bill. In his 4th State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22, he appealed to Congress to pass the Trabaho bill. (READ:  Things you need to know about Trabaho bill ) The Trabaho bill aims to: reduce the corporate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2019

House, economic managers must be in sync& mdash;Romualdez

House, economic managers must be in sync& mdash;Romualdez.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 24th, 2019

Science for change and inclusive growth

  SCIENCE and technology, ably backed by creative research and development, are crucial drivers and propellers for change towards meaning­ful inclusive economic growth and comprehensive national progress. This is what the proposed ‘Science for Change Program (S4CP)’ bill Albay Rep. Joey S. Salceda authored, is all about. The House Commit­tee on Science and Technol­ogy has […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 7th, 2019

Iloilo airport expansion in the works

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE proposed expansion of the Iloilo International Airport in Cabatuan, Iloilo only awaits one signature before it can finally be forwarded to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) for further study, according to former president and now House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Arroyo, who attended the blessing and inauguration of a […] The post Iloilo airport expansion in the works appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

Economy: Death penalty opponents warn of EU trade risks

MEMBERS of the House said they will work when session resume this month to highlight the economic consequences of restoring the death penalty, particularly the expected negative response from the European Union (EU), a major export destination......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Trump‘s economic team

The transition team of Donald Trump has been very busy helping the US president-elect vet the potential members of his White House staff and Cabinet, startin.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2016

NEDA-ICC to act as clearing house for China investments

MANILA, Philippines - The Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will be the designated clearing h.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2016