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DUTERTE’S CERTIFICATION OF SIN TAX BILL AS URGENT IS MUCH APPRECIATED – SEN. CAYETANO

Senator Pia Cayetano has welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s certification of the Senate’s version of the sin tax bill as urgent. “I have always known that the President and I are aligned when it comes to regulating cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and alcohol products. But this certification is much appreciated because it sends a message to all the […]

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BICAM APPROVES BILL STRENGTHENING FREEPORT AREA OF BATAAN – GATCHALIAN

The Senate and the House of Representatives have approved a measure that will further strengthen the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB). The bicameral conference committee, headed by Senator Win Gatchalian and Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia, agreed to adopt the Senate version of the bill, which went through a […]

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DOF POSTING LOAN DEALS ON WEBSITE IS A GOOD DECISION – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the move of the Department of Finance (DOF) to post on its website, for greater transparency, the loan agreements for flagship infrastructure projects signed under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. “In the spirit of transparency, mabuti na napagpasyahan ng Department of Finance na maglaan ng espasyo sa kanilang website para […]