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Zubiri calls for probe vs illegal profiteers of TRAIN Law

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said he is poised to file a resolution asking to conduct an inquiry into the reported illegal price increase and profiteering made by some unscrupulous businesses after the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law took effect last Jan. 1.   In a press briefing on Thursday, Zubiri, who chairs the Senate trade, commerce and entrepreneurship panel, said he was alarmed over the reported price increases even without the advise of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Department of Finance (DOF), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).   "Naalarma nga ako na nagkaroon ng price increases na wala pang utos ang BIR, DOF, wala p...Keep on reading: Zubiri calls for probe vs illegal profiteers of TRAIN Law.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 18th, 2018

Econ managers reject TRAIN suspension, Aquino on China, Malacanang on Kiss | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: The country's economic managers on Tuesday, June 5, rejected calls to suspend the implementation of the tax reform law . Former president Benigno Aquino III said China has violated its 2002 agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag was allegedly killed by jeepney barker  Angelito Avenido  so that he could buy illegal drugs. Malacañang said that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Chiz resolution calls on senate to probe AI report

Sen. Chiz Escudero has filed a resolution pushing the Senate to investigate the allegations of Amnesty International that killings related to the government's war against illegal drugs were extrajudicial executions carried out by gunmen hired by police officers to kill and plant evidence......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2017

NorMin Lawmakers Probe South Korea Trash Dumped in Misamis Oriental

Lawmakers from Northern Mindanao led by Rep. Juliette Uy (Misamis Oriental, 2nd District) of the National Unity Party (NUP) crossed party lines in urging the House of Representatives to probe deeper into the illegal entry and dumping of hazardous plastic garbage from South Korea in the Phividec Industrial Estate in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. Rep. Uy, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Probe of workers won’t hurt PH-China ties, senators say

  Senators on Saturday said they saw no reason for tension to arise between Manila and Beijing over the planned investigation and crackdown on illegal Chinese workers amid concerns that foreigners may be stealing jobs from Filipinos.   Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the Chinese government actually supported moves against Chinese nationals who violated Philippine laws.   Sen. Joel Villanueva, who chairs the Senate labor committee, was set to open on Monday an investigation of the entry of Chinese nationals who work illegally and operate clandestine gambling operations in the Philippines.   Sotto said the planned probe "won't cause any ...Keep on reading: Probe of workers won’t hurt PH-China ties, senators say.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

Senate to probe influx of illegal Chinese workers

By Dexter Cabalza, DJ Yap, Jovic Yee/inquirerdotnet – Sen. Joel Villanueva on Friday assailed the growing number of illegal Chinese workers who “shamelessly robbed” Filipinos of jobs and also operated clandestine online gambling as he urged authorities to stem the tide of illegal foreign workers, especially from China. In a Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

Senate to probe influx of illegal Chinese workers

  Sen. Joel Villanueva on Friday assailed the growing number of illegal Chinese workers who "shamelessly robbed" Filipinos of jobs and also operated clandestine online gambling as he urged authorities to stem the tide of illegal foreign workers, especially from China.   In a statement a day after police arrested 87 Chinese and 16 Filipinos suspected of running unauthorized online gambling platforms, the senator pushed authorities to run after illegals and to strictly enforce immigration and labor laws.   "We strongly believe there is a dire need to strengthen legislation and enforcement to stop illegal online gambling and proliferation of illegal Chinese...Keep on reading: Senate to probe influx of illegal Chinese workers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan

    TOKYO --- Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company assets and under-reported millions of dollars of income. The arrest of Ghosn after a whistleblower disclosed the alleged misconduct left many in Japan stunned by the downfall of a relentless cost-cutter who appears to have spent lavishly on himself. "Actually, we also have a Nissan car. So I do feel a little betrayed because he essentially was being dishonest," Noriko Handa, a housewife in her 50s, said as she walked near downtown Tokyo's Shimbashi train station. Prosecutor...Keep on reading: Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

De Lima calls for Senate probe on PNP sex-for-freedom scheme

De Lima calls for Senate probe on PNP sex-for-freedom scheme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Sri Lanka calls snap election

COLOMBO — Sri Lanka plunged deeper into crisis Saturday after President Maithripala Sirisena called a snap election, leaving the country facing a further two months of damaging political paralysis with a pair of bitter rivals claiming to run his government. In what opponents condemned as an illegal move, Sirisena dissolved parliament on Friday and announced […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

TRAIN 2 may not be approved& mdash;Zubiri

TRAIN 2 may not be approved& mdash;Zubiri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri - INQUIRER.net

TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlH_Seof-uE Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Thursday said there was a need to ensure that inflation was going down before tax measures that could adversely affect investments were considered.   Zubiri made the statement as he disclosed that the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-quality Opportunities (Trabaho) bill was not among the Senate's priority measures.   The Trabaho bill, also known as TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) 2, continues to have little support in the chamber, Zubiri said.   The bill would rationalize the incentives given to businesses and lower the corporate income t...Keep on reading: TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Human Rights Watch calls for probe on ‘hitmen’ cops

AN INTERNATIONAL human rights group is calling for an independent commission to investigate policemen who were allegedly involved in the killing of drug suspects after a police officer recently admitted that some policemen were responsible for many of the extrajudicial killings......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Palace hits HRW proposal for free probe on cop killings of drug suspects

  Malacaang on Tuesday spurned the "reckless" proposal of the Human Rights Watch (HRW)to create an independent commission to investigate the alleged involvement of police officers in the killing of people allegedly involved in illegal drugs.   Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo stressed that the international human rights watchdog's recommendation intrudes the Philippines' domestic affairs.   "This proposal by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) for the creation of an independent commission to go after police officers allegedly involved in the killing of drug suspects smacks of another effort of this moribund group, which projects itself as a human rights or...Keep on reading: Palace hits HRW proposal for free probe on cop killings of drug suspects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

HRW calls for independent probe into police s role in extrajudicial killings

MANILA, Philippines – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday, November 6, urged the government to create an indepent commission to investigate the reported involvement of Philippine National Police (PNP) officers in extrajudicial killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. The New York-based organization's call for an independent probe comes ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

HRW urges government to independently probe police ‘hitmen’

Human Rights Watch called on the Philippine government to form an independent commission that would investigate the role of law enforcement officers in the killings of people allegedly involved in illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

CHR to PNP: Observe due process in probe of cop accused of rape

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) reminded the Philippine National Police (PNP) to observe due process in finding out if administrative and criminal charges can be filed against the police officer who allegedly raped a drug suspect's 15-year-old daughter. PO1 Eduardo Valencia was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping the minor in exchange for the freedom of her parents who were arrested for alleged possession of illegal drugs. READ: Albayalde: 'No mercy for cop accused of rape if found guilty' "There is then no acceptable excuse when our police officers become the first ones to violate our laws and the people's rights, especially the vulnerable," CHR Spokesperson Jacqueline...Keep on reading: CHR to PNP: Observe due process in probe of cop accused of rape.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

Turkey calls for Khashoggi probe to be completed as soon as possible

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey on Monday, October 29, called for the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be completed "as soon as possible," after state media reported Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor met with the head of the Turkish probe. "We naturally see an advantage in our prosecutors sharing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

PCID calls for probe on deaths of 7 youths in Patikul

A statement by Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy on the deaths of seven young men in Sulu and recent bombings in several parts of Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

In talks with Saudi minister, Mattis calls for transparency in Khashoggi probe | News

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that he had met Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and called for a transparent investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018