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MINORITY TO BACK DEPED INQUIRY — ABANTE

House Minority Leader and Manila 6th District Rep. Benny Abante Jr. on Wednesday said members of the Minority would be backing calls for a formal inquiry into possible anomalies at the Department of Education (DepEd) after a 2018 Commission on Audit (COA) report revealed that more than 3 million books amounting to P113 million were […]

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BOOKS SHOULD BE TAX-FREE – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has assured that his committee will not touch any provision that grants incentives and tax exemptions to the book publishing industry. Under House Bill 8083 or the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High Quality Opportunities (TRABAHO), Section 12 of Republic Act 8047 or the Book Publishing Industry Development Act of 1994 […]