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10-centavo levy vs oil, petroleum tankers constitutional – SC

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) has declared as constitutional a provision in Republic Act 9483 compelling petroleum tanker and barge operators to pay a 10-centavo levy for each liter of oil in every delivery or transshipment they make from a storage facility to a given destination. The 10-centavo ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 12th, 2018

Gas, Diesel Prices Up, Excise Tax Only for New Stocks: DOE

Petroleum companies announced a 20-centavo-per-liter increase in gasoline and a 65-centavo hike in diesel pump prices while no movement was reported on kerosene prices. Shell, Seaoil, PTT Philippines, and Phoenix Petroleum will implement the adjusted... The post Gas, Diesel Prices Up, Excise Tax Only for New Stocks: DOE appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

CA junks move to impose 10-centavo levy per liter for oil transhipment - Inquirer.net

CA junks move to impose 10-centavo levy per liter for oil transhipment - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2017

CA junks move to impose 10-centavo levy for oil transhipment - Inquirer.net

CA junks move to impose 10-centavo levy for oil transhipment - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2017

Boracay closure constitutional – SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed the filed by island workers against its six-month shutdown, saying that the closure — which ended in October — “did not pose an actual impairment of the right to travel.” In a statement by SC Public Information Office chief Brian Keith Hosaka, the high court said that the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Aquino, Tanada slam veto of coco levy fund bill

      MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to veto the Coco Levy Fund bill was assailed by opposition senatorial candidates Former Quezon Rep. Erin Taada III and Sen. Bam Aquino on Tuesday. Taada III said that the veto was based on a "non-existent perpetual trust fund provision." In a statement on Tuesday, Taada stressed that he was inclined to believe that the Chief Executive has not been informed of the provisions of the proposed law seeking to create a P100 billion trust fund for coconut farmers.   READ:Duterte vetoes coco levy fund bill   "Upon reading his veto message, the President cited as one of the gr...Keep on reading: Aquino, Tanada slam veto of coco levy fund bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Tito Sotto blames Palace exec for series of vetoes

It’s the failure of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office to coordinate with Congress that led to President Duterte’s vetoing several priority bills in the past several days, including the Coco Levy Fund Bill, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Fuel prices up for 2nd time this week

FOR the second consecutive time this week, companies will raise the price of petroleum products effective on Tuesday. Prices of diesel and gasoline will increase by 70 centavos per liter…READ The post Fuel prices up for 2nd time this week appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Coco levy bill lacks ‘vital safeguards,’ says Duterte re veto

MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte vetoed the coco levy fund bill because it lacked "vital safeguards" to avoid past mistakes and "may be violative of the Constitution."   Last week, the Palace confirmed that Duterte vetoed the measure seeking to create a P100-billion trust fund for coconut farmers.   READ: Duterte vetoes coco levy fund bill   Duterte explained his reasons for vetoing the measure in a letter addressed sent to the House Representatives last Thursday, Feb. 14.   "After much deliberation, I have come to the conclusion that the bill may be violative of the Constitution and is lacking in vital safeguards to avoid t...Keep on reading: Coco levy bill lacks ‘vital safeguards,’ says Duterte re veto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2019

Coco Levy Trust Fund vetoed

Coco Levy Trust Fund vetoed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

OPINION: Imperial President: The heart of a centralized government - ABS-CBN News

OPINION: Imperial President: The heart of a centralized government ABS-CBN News One of the very first matters discussed by the 1986 Constitutional Commission was the form of government well-suited fo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Duterte vetoes coconut farmers trust fund bill

  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has vetoed the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development bill , plunging the fate of the coconut levy funds into uncertainty. The presidential veto was confirmed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Friday, February 15. Duterte's veto message has not yet been made available ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Thai court to hear petition to dissolve princess party - The Manila Times Online

BANGKOK: Thailands constitutional court on Thursday said it would hear a case to dissolve the party which proposed a princess for prime minister, an ill-fated candidacy which threatens to sinkREAD The.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Phoenix-CNOOC looks to partner with PNOC to build LNG terminal

The team-up of businessman Dennis Uy’s Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. and China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) plans to forge a partnership with state-run Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) for its liquefied natural gas terminal......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Thai court to hear case against party behind princess political bid

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand's constitutional court on Thursday, February 14, said it would hear a case to dissolve the party which proposed a princess for prime minister, an ill-fated candidacy which threatens to sink the election strategy of the powerful Shinawatra clan. The Thai Raksa Chart party nominated Princess Ubolratana for premier ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Thai election commission moves to dissolve party linked to princess

BANGKOK, Thailand (UPDATED) – Thailand's election commission on Wednesday, February 13, asked the constitutional court to dissolve a political party that put forward a princess as candidate for prime minister, days after the move earned a royal rebuke from her brother, the king.  Thailand has been mired in political drama since ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Federalism, Plan B

The thick book on constitutional reforms, gathering dust on my bookshelf since the report was submitted in 1999 by a preparatory commission to then president Joseph Estrada, is now joined by a much thinner draft Constitution......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Gasoline higher by P.90/L this week, other fuel products also up

AFTER LAST week’s decline, the prices of petroleum products will resume their climb this week, with gasoline recording its biggest increase so far this year......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Korea court allows import of sex dolls

SEOUL ---The Seoul High Court ruled that the import of sex dolls should not be prohibited on grounds that that it corrupts public morals. In 2017, a company made an import declaration of a 159-centimeter-tall headless sex doll made of silicon that resembles a female body, but Incheon Customs put the entry on hold, saying it corrupted public morals. The company filed a complaint against the chief of Incheon Customs and the first trial ruled in favor of the Incheon Customs chief, based on the reasoning that the doll depicted the sexualized areas of the body, destroying the dignity of human beings. Under customs law, goods that disrupt constitutional order, disturb public safet...Keep on reading: Korea court allows import of sex dolls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Oil prices to rise again on February 12

MANILA, Philippines – After companies slightly lowered oil prices last week, they will again implement a hike on Tuesday, February 12. Shell, Caltex, Petron, Seaoil, Phoenix Petroleum , Petro Gazz, and PTT Philippines announced on Monday, February 11, that they will increase prices of gasoline by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

‘Coco levy bill vetoed due to lack of safeguards’

The coconut levy bill vetoed by President Duterte was prone to corruption just like the pork barrel funds, Malacañang said yesterday as it urged Congress to craft a better law that would protect public funds from irregularities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019