Mighty’s might

http://bworldonline.com/mightys-might/ Yellow Pad By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III   BOC/DOF via PHILSTAR   A most disturbing development that will affect revenue collection and even the credibility of the tax reform is the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) dismissal of the tax evasion cases against Mighty Corp. The DoJ justifies the dismissal in light of the […]

Fifty years of Pag-asa proves there is hope for Philippine industry

PAG-ASA MEANS hope. Pag-asa, the proper noun, symbolizes hope for the revival of Philippine manufacturing and hope for all-round national development. That proper noun is also Pag-asa Steel, which celebrates its golden anniversary on Dec 18. In 1964, a period that marked the take-off of Philippine manufacturing, an enterprising, persevering Tsinoy named Francisco Tong founded Pag-asaSteel. Rare is the Filipino company engaged […]

Forward, back, side steps on FOI: Systems reboot, strong push for law (R2KRN Statement – March 17, 2017)

STATEMENT OF THE  RIGHT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW! COALITION 27 September 2017 Forward, back, side steps on FOI: Systems reboot, strong push for law THE ISSUANCE on July 23, 2016 of Executive Order No. 2 on Freedom of Information drew support from the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition as a signal of the commitment of the […]

Fight Off Confusion, Redaction and Neglect: Time to Refocus on FOI (R2KRN Statement – Sep. 27, 2017)

STATEMENT OF THE  RIGHT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW! COALITION 27 September 2017 Fight Off Confusion, Redaction and Neglect: Time to Refocus on FOI We are not living in ordinary times. Attempts at impeachment have been initiated targetting several of our topmost officials, part of the country is under Martial rule, there are aborted clandestine entry of illegal drugs […]

Angara’s TRAIN version will run over the poor, must be amended – AER

By InterAksyon | September 26, 2017, 6:47 PM   MANILA – The version of the tax reform package reported out by the Senate ways and means committee is a derailed TRAIN, according to civil society advocates led by Action for Economic Reforms, which urged senators to amend it in plenary deliberations. AER said the senators […]