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SMEs get big tax breaks under Train: Dominguez

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) received tax breaks amounting to billions of pesos for the first six months of 2018 alone under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act as they are now covered by a higher value-added tax (VAT) threshold and can now choose from two options ...

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Founder of online group snubs SEC, Oro city council’s probe

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regional director lawyer Renato Egypto was  disappointed after founder of Freedom Trader’s Club and an alleged online group organizer Mark Freeman did not arrive at the investigation conducted  by the Cagayan de Oro City Council’s Committee on Trade, Commerce and ...

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PH has now social security biz with Germany, Japan

The Philippines, with the Social Security System (SSS) taking the lead in its pursuit has now bilateral Social Security Agreements (SSAs) with Germany and Japan effective June 01 and August 01 of this year, respectively, ensuring the protection of social security rights for more than 230,000 Filipinos abroad. SSS President ...

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SSS earns P1.31 billion from LRP application

state-run Social Security System (SSS) earned about P1.31 billion from the first three months of implementation of the Loan Restructuring Program (LRP) with penalty condonation, benefitting about 200,000 members who will be able to enjoy full benefits and privileges once they have settled their loan under LRP. SSS President and ...

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Globe nominated among the top workplaces in Asia in ACES 2018

Globe Telecom is nominated as one of the Top Workplaces in Asia and Top Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Advocates in Asia in the prestigious Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) 2018. ACES recognizes successful companies and individuals in Asia across two main domains: leadership and sustainability. The awards value ...

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Goking warns public as SEC red flags illegal sites

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Council’s Trade, Commerce and Industry chairman Councilor George Goking has issued warning to social media users and business sectors not to engaged online business after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regional office – 10 reportedly issued a red flag advisory against Freedom Traders Club ...

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Power firm gives school kits to 2,000 pupils in Bukidnon

Over 2000 primary schoolchildren in the towns of Manolo Fortich and Impasug-ong in Bukidnon received school kits from AboitizPower subsidiary, Hedcor on June 18-22, 2018. Each kit contained pencils, notebooks, writing pads, sharpener, eraser, and crayons. “Dili na mupalit akong mama og mga notebook nako kay naa nako nadawat karon ...

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