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CREATION OF MEISTER SCHOOLS GETS HOUSE PANEL OK

The House Committee on Basic Education and Culture chaired by Pasig City Representative Roman Romulo has approved the Substitute Bill to House Bill 6287 which seeks to create a network of meister schools or schools for specialized skills in the country. In the explanatory note of his House Bill 6287, author Albay 2nd District Representative Joey […]

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HOUSE TO PASS KEY TAX BILLS – SALCEDA

The House Ways and Means Committee will sustain its commitment to fund President Rodrigo Duterte’s key infrastructure and human development priorities, its chairman, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said. Salceda said he will push for the passage in plenary of key tax measures that hurdled committee level, particularly: the tax regime for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators […]

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IMPOSE HIGHER TAXES ON VAPING PRODUCTS – SALCEDA

Following the latest order of President Rodrigo Duterteto ban vaping only in public places, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said the House of Representatives will now propose the imposition of higher taxes on vaping products. Salceda, the chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, said the Chamber will remove from its proposal the additional […]