Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law
Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed.
(UPDATED) Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reminds the police of their 'strict obligation to act only in accordance with law'
'Since the 15% has been in the press for the last couple of days, I will confirm that the business tax is going to be 15%,' Mnuchin says at a discussion on the proposal. The lower rate is aimed at helping small businesses, not the wealthy.
The basketball player's girlfriend, Mary Ann Dungca Ting, sustained injuries in different parts of her body, according to the Baguio police blotter
Protesters claim that the land allegedly belonging to RCBC should have been distributed to them 5 years ago following a Supreme Court ruling
The conglomerate is positioning itself to take advantage of the administration's infrastructure push
For instance, a call center agent who earns P21,000 a month with a gross income of P273,000 inclusive of the 13th month pay and other benefits will still fall under the zero-tax bracket
US President Donald Trump has suddenly heaped pressure on congressional Republican leadership by saying he expects a vote on a revived version of the bill 'next week or shortly thereafter'
Lapanday says it has a valid contract with a cooperative whose members were awarded the lands. A breakaway group wants to claim their share of the property.
(UPDATED) Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano says his department will ensure farmer-beneficiaries can peacefully take over the lands awarded to them at San Isidro Farm
The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex-Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon
PAWS says that their complaint on the violation of section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act has been dismissed
Situs kitabisa.com dan Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) menggalang dana untuk korban perang saudara di Suriah. Serangan gas beracun pada 4 April 2017 menewaskan lebih dari 80 orang
The President's remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn't aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013, allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers
The Philippines is currently a signatory to 41 tax treaties that address double taxation situations
With the vast popularity of the President, there’s no politically better time to push for a contentious tax reform bill
'Since June last year, 16 farmers, Lumad and land rights defenders have already been killed,' says Pedro Arnado, chair of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas-Southern Mindanao Region
The new landfill, located in a 45-hectare property in Barangay Pagalungan, is compliant with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act
As we approach the tax month of April, check if you know enough about the Philippine tax landscape
(UPDATED) The education department also asks the community to be vigilant and proactive in 'preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination against children'
The murder of farmers' group leader Wilerme Dorado Agorde in front of his grandchildren in February further fuels suspicion that farmers locked in a land dispute with a state university are being 'silenced'
The President says the sender refuses to take the luxury watch back. So he plans to sell the watch at a discount.
Tensions are likely to flare up as US President Donald Trump turns to other key priorities like tax reform and a big infrastructure spending plan
This marks the first time any oil company has volunteered to pay its taxes in advance to show support for a government program
(UPDATED) The US President says Obamacare – which survived an attempt to have it repealed – 'will explode' and 'is not sustainable'
(UPDATED) The bill's bruising defeat marks a second major policy setback for the new president, who has seen his attempt to curb travel from Muslim-majority countries twice frozen by the courts
The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first, before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations
(3rd UPDATE) 'If it doesn't pass, we're moving beyond health care,' says White House budget director Mick Mulvaney
This is due to the firms' failure to get a Certificate of Authority from the Securities and Exchange Commission, and part of the government's crackdown on illegal lending
'We should start from the baseline that any changes will make our health care system better, not worse for hardworking Americans. That should always be our priority,' Obama says in a statement.
Land reform is at the heart of the peace talks between the Philippine government and rebels responsible for Asia's longest running communist insurgency
Filipinos now have until June 30, 2017 to exchange their New Design Series (NDS) banknotes. After June 30, these bills will have no monetary value.
'We focus on entrepreneurship because we need to, in order to develop our country,' Senator Bam Aquino tells students at the Youth Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes on the controversial measure despite challenges over whether Trump and ally House Speaker Paul Ryan have enough backing to get the measure over the finish line
Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña
In a significant flex of presidential muscle, Trump warns House Republicans they will face the electorate's wrath if they do not vote to repeal and replace Obamacare on March 23
Some 800 migrant sugar workers from Mindanao were illegally recruited to work in Tarlac by Greenhand Labor Service Cooperative
ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law
Department of Trade and Industry head Ramon Lopez talks to Rappler about the surge in foreign investments, new doors in China and how government is dealing with negative perception
The telco reinforces its data and network defenses for itself and potential clients as cyber threats mount
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
The Senate already approved the bill on final reading. Thus the bill is a step closer to becoming a law.
By 2026, that number will shoot up to 24 million, the Congressional Budget Office projects, in perhaps the most alarming revelation in its highly-anticipated report
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says the luxury car segment 'will not die' if the proposal to impose higher excise tax on new vehicles is approved
'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) Voting 18-0, senators approve the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act on 3rd and final reading
Here's what you need to know about the tuition-free policy, as proposed in the Senate