New int’l study: sin tax-style cooperation among health and economic policymakers promises major strides for Philippine tobacco control

Press Release—Action for Economic Reforms— 10 May 201 (For the report’s executive summary: The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in the Philippines – Executive Summary For the entire report: The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in the Philippines) The...

Kill Bill!

Kill Bill is the name of a film with two parts directed by the multi-awarded, creative and unconventional director, Quentin Tarantino. The film is about revenge, bloody but just. The Bride or Black Mamba (Uma Thurman), after surviving a massacre, she being the target,...

Bantay Bicam

The protracted process to pass the sin tax bill is about to end, with the reformers emerging victorious. The bicameral conference on the sin tax has had a couple of meetings to reconcile the House and Senate versions. The contentious issues revolve around the...