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Remove VAT from all medicines & mdash; Imee

Believing that the Universal Health Care will take a "backseat" as the sin tax bill will not be passed before Congress adjourned this December, Senator Imee Marcos has said that all prescription medicines should be exempted from value-added tax......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2019Related News

₱16-B ‘pork’ in 2020 budget bill questioned

₱16-B ‘pork’ in 2020 budget bill questioned.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2019Related News

‘No pork, parked funds’ sa niratipikahang 2020 budget bill-solon

Manila, Philippines – Mariing sinabi ng chairman ng House Appropriations Committee ngayong Biyernes, Disyembre 13, na walang pork at walang parked funds ang panukalang P4.1-trillion 2020 budget na inaprubahan ng bicameral conference committee at niratipikahan ng Kongreso. Diin ni Committee chairman Isidro Ungab na ang lahat ng ginagawang pagbabago sa 2020 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) […] The post ‘No pork, parked funds’ sa niratipikahang 2020 budget bill-solon appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2019Related News

House bill seeks higher pay for private school teachers

In order to address the glaring disparity, a party-list organization representing teachers has filed a bill at the House of Representatives that aims to increase the salaries of private school teachers whose pay has been below their counterparts in public schools......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2019Related News

Solon: Death to massacre culprits

Congress has yet to pass a bill reimposing the death penalty for heinous crimes, But Maguindanao Rep. Esmael Mangudadatu said Wednesday he wanted the death penalty for the principal suspects in the Maguindanao massacre in 2009......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2019Related News

54th Malasakit Center opens in Binangonan

A week after his Malasakit Center bill was signed into law, Sen. Christopher Go yesterday joined the launch of the 54th Malasakit Center in the country at the Margarito Duavit Memorial Hospital in Binangonan, Rizal......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2019Related News

House OK& rsquo;s move to impose tax on single-use plastic bags

A committee in the House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a bill that sets a P20 excise tax on every kilo of single-use plastic bags removed from the place of production or the Bureau of Customs warehouse where it was taken for storage after importation......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2019Related News

House passes measure taxing single-use plastic

The House ways and means committee has approved a bill seeking to tax single-use plastic bags......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2019Related News

Import bill drops fastest in more than seven years in October

Import bill drops fastest in more than seven years in October.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceDec 10th, 2019Related News

Taas sweldo sa private school teachers inihirit

INIHAIN sa Kamara de Representantes ang panukala upang taasan ang suweldo ng mga guro sa pribadong paaralan. Sa ilalim ng House bill 5166 na inihain ni ACT Rep. France Castro gagawing P30,000 ang minimum na buwanang sahod sa mga pribadong paaralan. Ayon kay Castro malimit na idinadahilan sa paglipat ng mga guro sa pampublikong paaralan […] The post Taas sweldo sa private school teachers inihirit appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2019Related News

Meralco hikes electric rates

Power rates will increase by P0.3044 per kilowatt-hour, translating to a P61 adjustment in the typical household’s monthly bill, the Manila Electric Co. said Monday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2019Related News

Meralco rates up in December

MANILA Electric Co. (Meralco) will raise its rates by P0.3044 per kilowatt hour (kWh) in December. Meralco said the adjustment brings overall prices to P9.8623 per kWh this month from P9.5579 per kWh in November. Households that consume 200 kWh will have an increase of P61 in their monthly bill; a 300-kWh consumption, P91.32; 400 […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2019Related News

Dagdag-singil sa kuryente ngayong Disyembre, ipatutupad

Manila, Philippines – Taas-singil sa kuryente ang sasalubong sa mga Pilipino bago mag-Bagong taon. Ayon sa Meralco na magtataas sila ng P0.304 kada kilowatt hour (kWh) sa December bill. Katumbas ito ng P60.80 dagdag-singil para sa mga kabahayang kumukonsumo ng 200 kWh; P91.20 naman sa mga kumokonsumo ng 300 kWh; P121.60 sa 400 kWh;, at […] The post Dagdag-singil sa kuryente ngayong Disyembre, ipatutupad appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2019Related News

5 taong validity ng firearms license, aprub sa Senado

Manila, Philippines – Sa botong 20 pabor, walang tumutol at abstention, inaprubahan ng Senado ang panukala ni Senador Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa na palawigin  ang validity ng pagbibigay ng lisensiya sa paghawak ng baril at bala mula sa dating  dalawang taon tungo sa  limang taon. Inaprubahan  din ng Senado ang panukalang Senate Bill No. 1155, […] The post 5 taong validity ng firearms license, aprub sa Senado appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2019Related News

DBM drafting simpler bill that forces punctual state spending

DBM drafting simpler bill that forces punctual state spending.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceDec 9th, 2019Related News

Six months of sacrifice: Hong Kong’s protesters take stock

HONG KONG: Some of them have lost their jobs, suffered life-changing injuries and even fled overseas. But six months into Hong Kong’s demonstrations, pro-democracy protesters say they aren’t backing down. The unprecedented movement was born on June 9, when an estimated million people took to the streets to protest a proposed bill allowing extradition to […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

Career Option

We should pause for the call of a legislator in the House of Representatives on her colleagues to push forward the passage of a bill encouraging students to take up courses in agriculture and fisheries......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

GSIS coverage, regular na sahod, nais ibigay sa mga brgy. officials

Manila, Philippines – Isinusulong ng isang mambabatas ang pagbibigay ng GSIS coverage at regular na sahod sa mga barangay officials sa katwirang 24/7 ang trabaho nito. Ayon Isabela Rep Faustino Dy, na dating Liga ng mga Barangay President at may akda ng House Bill 4324 o Magna Carta for the Barangays na malaking tulong sa […] The post GSIS coverage, regular na sahod, nais ibigay sa mga brgy. officials appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

Kamara raratipikahan ang 2020 budget sa Disyembre 9- Rep. Salceda

Manila, Philippines – Tiniyak ni House Committee on Ways and Means at Albay Rep Joey Salceda na raratipakahan na ng Kamara sa Lunes, Disyembre 9, ang bicameral conference committee version ng 2020 P4.1-trillion national budget bill. Ayon kay Salceda ang mga hindi napagkasunduang probisyon sa budget ay kanila nang napagkasunduan kaya wala nang hadlang na […] The post Kamara raratipikahan ang 2020 budget sa Disyembre 9- Rep. Salceda appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

NFL coaching carousel started spinning early this year

By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press Judging by the jump start, it looks like we're headed for a ninth consecutive season with at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches getting canned. The coaching carousel began whirling earlier than usual this season with Jay Gruden getting fired by the Washington Redskins in October after an 0-5 start and Ron Rivera getting dumped this week by the Carolina Panthers (5-7) in the midst of a four-game skid. They could be joined soon by Jason Garrett in Dallas (6-7), Dan Quinn in Atlanta (3-9), Doug Marrone in Jacksonville (4-8) and Pat Shurmur, whose New York Giants are 2-10, and maybe even by rookie head coach Freddie Kitchens in Cleveland (5-7) and second-year coach Matt Patricia in Detroit (3-8-1). Rivera was 76-63-1, the most successful of the four head coaches in the Panthers' franchise history. Like John Fox, he guided the Panthers to a Super Bowl only to come up short. Gruden's six-year run in Washington was the longest for any coach in Daniel Snyder's two decades of ownership, but that run produced a 35-49-1 record, two winning seasons and one playoff appearance. "Welcome to the club, bro," remarked Raiders coach Jon Gruden, who was fired by the Buccaneers in 2008. The club will soon be accepting more members. Some strong possibilities: JASON GARRETT, Dallas Cowboys, 83-66 (.557) in 10th season. The Cowboys have lost seven of 10 since a 3-0 start but still lead the middling NFC East by a half game over Philadelphia, which hosts the last-place Giants on Monday night. "I don't know how it is, we're still in the lead for our division," QB Dak Prescott said after the Cowboys' 31-24 loss at Chicago on Thursday night. "Got to be thankful for that, but we can't hang our hat on that. We have to figure out our issues now, fix them and get better." Asked Friday on his weekly radio show on 103.The Fan in Dallas if he's embarrassed by how his team is playing, owner Jerry Jones retorted, "Hey, get your damn act together, yourself. Now, we're going to have a good visit this morning, but settle down just a little bit. ... I've been traveling all night and I don't have the patience to jack with you today." A good many Cowboys fans don't want to wait for Garret's contract to expire after the season for Jones to make a coaching change. DAN QUINN, Atlanta Falcons, 39-37 (.513) in fifth season. Last year's 7-9 collapse was blamed on injuries, but this year's 3-9 stumble could cost Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff their jobs because of all those empty seats at glittering Mercedes-Benz Stadium. After taking the Falcons to Super Bowl 51, where they blew a 28-3 lead over New England, Atlanta has gone 21-25. The Falcons' 26-18 loss to New Orleans on Thanksgiving eliminated them, so December could be all about getting looks at young players, although Quinn said, "It’s always about playing our best to go win. That's the first priority." DOUG MARRONE, Jacksonville Jaguars, 20-26 (.435) in fourth season. The Jaguars have been blown out in four straight games, lopsided losses that crushed the team's playoff hopes and turned December into a debate about the futures of Marrone, personnel chief Tom Coughlin, general manager Dave Caldwell and quarterback Nick Foles. It's back to rookie Gardner Minshew at QB for the final month. Foles, who signed a four-year, $88 million contract last offseason, said he was going to "keep my head held high." Things aren't looking up for Marrone. PAT SHURMUR, New York Giants, 7-21 (.250) in second season. Expectations in East Rutherford, New Jersey, weren't high, but a return to respectability and a .500 record was a realistic goal for the Giants. Instead, the team might fail to even match last year's five-win total, and that puts Shurmur and general manager Dave Gettleman on notice. A loss at Philadelphia next Monday night would be the Giants' ninth straight, tying the franchise record for longest skid, set in 1976. Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch haven't spoken publicly about the team since training camp, but back in August, Mara said, "I want to feel when I’m walking off the field after the last game of the season, whenever that is, that this franchise is headed in the right direction." FREDDIE KITCHENS, 5-7 (.333) in first season. Kitchens created a stir when he wore a shirt Friday night at the request of his daughters that read, "Pittsburgh started it" before the rematch with the Steelers, which they lost 20-13. "The T-shirt didn't cause us to give up 40-yard passes," Kitchens said. "We were ready to play. That's the only thing people need to be concerned about." Baker Mayfield wore a black cap after his last game that read "Miracle," which is what it probably will take for the Browns to salvage a season that began with high hopes and maybe even save Kitchens' job. MATT PATRICIA, 9-18-1 (.321), second season. The Lions have lost eight of nine since their 2-0-1 start and they've dropped five in a row. "It’s one of the toughest teams I’ve probably ever been around,” said Patricia, a former Patriots assistant coach. “This team fights like probably no other team I’ve ever seen. We’ve got to find a way to win.” Patricia is the seventh former assistant of Bill Belichick to get a head coaching job and all of them have losing records except for the Houston Texans' Bill O'Brien (50-42)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 7th, 2019Related News