EXPLAINER: What is the Catholic Communion controversy?
BusinessMirror - 2021-06-19
A committee of US Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word of it has even been written.

Carpio: The newest clown in town
The Manila Times - 2021-06-16
THAT club of megalomaniacs called 1Sambayan was the town's laughingstock last week. They used our country's sacred Independence Day to pontificate on the kind

The importance of tobacco taxes for post-pandemic recovery
BusinessWorld - 2021-06-13
Tobacconomics launched the first edition of its "Cigarette Tax Scorecard," a study assessing cigarette tax policy performance in more than 170 countries between 2012 and 2018. The good news is that the Philippines ranked seventh in total performance,

Lobster costs roll higher, beach rentals sell out, skiing ramps up: News from around our 50 states
Yahoo - 2021-06-10
Black pastors push voting rights bills in Georgia, Morgan Freeman backs policing reforms in Mississippi, and more

Salceda files bill addressing issue of high tax for schools
BusinessMirror - 2021-06-10
HOUSE Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jose Maria Clemente "Joey" S. Salceda filed last Thursday House Bill (HB) 9596 that defines the tax rates for proprietary educational institutions and allows these to avail of the preferential rate of 10 percent on taxable income;

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