NBI: Raided factory top source of fake cigarettes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-12-04
had alerted the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) about the proliferation of fake cigarettes in the market. On Nov. 28, the NBI helped a BIR strike team shut down the illegal cigarette ...

Ferry for Metro Cebu wins NRCO-ISP award
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-12-03
The project is a joint undertaking between the NRCO, an attached agency of the labor department, and the ISP. To support the productive reintegration of seafarers, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III encouraged them to start their own business by joining ...

MalacaƱang says Duterte not behind Rappler tax cases
Rappler - 2018-12-03
MANILA, Philippines - MalacaƱang said on Monday, December 3, President Rodrigo Duterte had nothing to do with the tax cases filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed 4 tax cases ...

Simplified tax on stocks to boost trades
philstar.com - 2018-12-02
"The taxation of stock investments is indeed ripe for reforms. The proposed reforms which form part of Package 4 will put the Philippines at par with its neighboring countries and would encourage stock market participation of both individual and ...

Reforms to simplify financial tax scheme will put PHL apace with Asean peers: NTRC
BusinessMirror - 2018-12-02
for resident individuals and nonresident aliens engaged in trade or business, while retaining the exemption of domestic and foreign corporations on intercorporate dividends except sole corporations.

CA orders Pagcor to grant license for Waterfront casino
Rappler - 2018-12-02
MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals (CA) upheld a Manila court ruling which ordered the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) to issue a provisional license to Waterfront Philippines Incorporated for a casino-hotel. The CA 6th ...

A hailstorm of fury
Inquirer Opinion - 2018-11-30
Which leads me to believe that they have done the same with China. Not an unreasonable assumption. If so, then what is the basis for their opinions, as reported by SWS? It has to be their experiences with the Chinese people they meet, plus inherited ...

Fox News Takes A Swing At TVEyes
JD Supra - 2018-11-30
Fox News sued for copyright infringement; TVEyes asserted a fair use defense, which was rejected by the Second Circuit. TVEyes is asking the Supreme Court to overturn that decision. TVEyes based its defense on the contributions its service makes to free ...

Duterte mocks Carpio: He keeps 'hankering' for Hague ruling
Rappler - 2018-11-29
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte explained his decision not to appoint Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio as Chief Justice, saying the justice "refused" the post before and was critical of his West Philippine Sea policy.

Angara warns BIR: Recall order taxing health premiums, or else
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-29
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has assured the Senate that it would recall its circular imposing tax on health card premiums. If the BIR would not fullfil its promise by next week ...

How airport authorities replied to theft allegations OFW deported from Saudi Arabia
InterAksyon - 2018-11-28
Please help po???Pakishare po,Last November 17,2018 na deport po ako from Jeddah Saudi Arabia.Ang sabi po sa mga... Being deportees, immigration officials from Jeddah prohibited them to carry any of their possessions with them to the plane ...

Bersamin, not most senior in SC, named 25th Chief Justice
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-28
On the Supreme Court, seniority is based on when magistrates took their seats, not on when they joined the judiciary. President Rodrigo Duterte had said he would choose the most senior magistrate ...

The Future Of Intellectual Property Imports In China
Law360 - 2018-11-28
At the China International Import Expo earlier this month, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China will import $30 trillion in goods and $10 trillion in services over the next 15 years. His speech also included a commitment to increase ...

CA reconsiders order on intervention petitions on Meralco PSAs; favors consumer
Inquirer - 2018-11-28
The Court of Appeals has reconsidered its earlier resolution denying the petition of consumer advocate Romeo L. Junia for review of an Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) decision favoring Meralco ...

Bersamin: I stand on my own personal record
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 28) -- The new chief justice laid any talk about his appointment as the country's top magistrate to rest. In a briefing Wednesday, Chief Justice Lucas ...

Court of Appeals Justice named new Supreme Court Associate Justice
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 28) -- Court of Appeals Associate Justice Rosmari Carandang was appointed as the new Associate Justice, MalacaƱang confirmed on Wednesday. Of the 11 ...

Duterte appoints CA Justice Carandang to Supreme Court
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2018-11-28
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Court of Appeals Associate Justice Rosmari Carandang as the 181st Justice of the Supreme Court Carandang is the current chairperson of the Appellate Court ...

Duterte appoints Bersamin as next Chief Justice
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 28) -- President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Justice Lucas Bersamin as the 25th Chief Justice. It was confirmed by Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on ...

DOLE seeks tighter rules in granting aliens visas
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-27
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday pushed for the inclusion of more stringent provisions concerning the grant of work permits to foreign workers in pending immigration bills ...

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