Senate inquiry into foreign workers’ tax payments pushed | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 18). Senate inquiry into foreign workers’ tax payments pushed. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senate-inquiry-into-foreign-workers-tax-payments-pushed/602100/ Senate inquiry into foreign workers’ tax payments pushed By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 18, 2019 SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian has called on the Senate to hold an inquiry on the uncollected taxes … Continue reading

Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps | BusinessWorld

Reference: Saulon, V. V. (2019, July 18). Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/electric-vehicle-industry-charts-next-devt-steps/ Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps July 18, 2019 | 12:30 am Infrastructure like widely distributed electric car charging stations — such as this one in London — are needed for increased use of … Continue reading

Senate bill to allow microgrids to be developed without franchise holders’ consent | BusinessWorld

Reference: Saulon, V. V. (2019, July 12). Senate bill to allow microgrids to be developed without franchise holders’ consent. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senate-bill-to-allow-microgrids-to-be-developed-without-franchise-holders-consent/ Senate bill to allow microgrids to be developed without franchise holders’ consent July 12, 2019 | 7:55 pm SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian — PHILSTAR A SENATE bill aims to speed up … Continue reading

Bill filed raising teachers’ salaries | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, July 05). Bill filed raising teachers’ salaries. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/bill-filed-raising-teachers-salaries/ Bill filed raising teachers’ salaries July 5, 2019 | 7:15 pm PHILSTAR SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian filed a bill that aims to raise the salary of public school teachers to be at par with the ASEAN average.

Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 07). Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/299211/gordon-bucks-death-penalty-says-it-is-no-crime-deterrent-.html Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’ posted July 07, 2019 at 11:10 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Since he does not believe that the death penalty is a deterrent to … Continue reading

Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, June 30). Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senators-set-to-file-pet-bills-ahead-of-18th-congress-opening/ Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening June 30, 2019 | 11:09 pm SENATORS WILL begin filing their pet bills and resolutions on Monday, three weeks before the opening … Continue reading

Lawmaker cites pros, cons of Mobile Number Portability Act’s IRR | Inquirer News

Reference: Hallare, K. (2019, June 26). Lawmaker cites pros, cons of Mobile Number Portability Act’s IRR. Inquirer.net. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1134203/lawmaker-cites-pros-cons-of-mobile-number-portability-acts-irr Lawmaker cites pros, cons of Mobile Number Portability Act’s IRRBy: Katrina Hallare – @KHallareINQ INQUIRER.net / 11:33 AM June 26, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday said that it … Continue reading

Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2019, May 26). Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/26/gatchalian-hopeful-bill-imposing-higher-taxes-on-cigarettes-will-be-finalized-this-week/ Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week By Hannah Torregoza, MB ON MAY 26, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said he hopes that … Continue reading

Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2019, May 26). Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/26/gatchalian-says-senate-better-off-with-consensus-builder-like-sotto/ Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto By Hannah Torregoza, MB ON MAY 26, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday said the Senate is better off having a … Continue reading

2019 budget will pass | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, December 03). 2019 budget will pass. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/03/2019-budget-will-pass/ 2019 budget will pass By Mario J. Mallari – December 3, 2018 12:05 AM The Palace and Congress vow to get their act together to prevent a reenacted budget despite the very tight … Continue reading

Gas firms face padlock | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Saromines, K. (2019, January 07). Gas firms face padlock. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/07/gas-firms-face-padlock/ Gas firms face padlock By Korina Saromines – January 7, 2019 12:06 AM President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic team led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi moved swiftly yesterday to prevent profiteering after the second … Continue reading

Proposed cellphone law up for ratification | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Manila Times. (2018, November 14). Proposed cellphone law up for ratification. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved November 14, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/proposed-cellphone-law-up-for-ratification/467099/ Proposed cellphone law up for ratification BY THE MANILA TIMES NOVEMBER 14, 2018 THE proposed Lifetime cellphone Number Act may soon be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte into law since the Bicameral Conference … Continue reading

Senators to restore cuts in CHED scholarship? | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, September 24). Senators to restore cuts in CHED scholarship? Philstar.com. Retrieved September 25, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/24/1854163/senators-restore-cuts-ched-scholarship. Senators to restore cuts in CHED scholarship? Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – September 24, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Senators vowed yesterday to restore cuts for scholarships and other financial assistance programs made … Continue reading

Second package of tax reforms seen to increase electricity prices | Manila Standard

Reference: Flores, A.M. (2018, August 26). Second package of tax reforms seen to increase electricity prices. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/business/power-technology/273988/second-package-of-tax-reforms-seen-to-increase-electricity-prices.html Second package of tax reforms seen to increase electricity prices posted August 26, 2018 at 07:45 pm by Alena Mae S. Flores A consumer watchdog warned the implementation of the second package … Continue reading

Energy reform sought | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, August 26). Energy reform sought. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/274006/energy-reform-sought.html Energy reform sought posted August 26, 2018 at 11:20 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta THE government will do well to reform the energy sector  and ease the  growing burden on consumers reeling from  high electricity rates in the country,  Senator … Continue reading

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