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Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

May 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The House of Representatives could approve the bill on both 2nd and 3rd readings this week

President Rodrigo Duterte now wants the House to prioritize the tax reform bill before it adjourns session this week. File photo by Malacañang  President Rodrigo Duterte now wants the House to prioritize the tax reform bill before it adjourns session this week. File photo by Malacañang

Alvarez defends affair: 'Sino ba'ng walang girlfriend?'

Mar 30, 2017 - 4:58 PM

UPDATED Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez also admits he fathered many children out of wedlock

NOT A SECRET. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez beside his girlfriend Jennifer Maliwanag Vicencio. Screengrab from Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas' Instagram profile

‘Stop dragging us into your personal issues,’ Paola Alvarez tells Floirendo’s GF

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:39 PM

UPDATED Cathy Binag the live in partner of Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr apologizes to the Alvarez family But she adds I find it petty for some matured men to be burning bridges of friendship over a girls spat

Finance Assistant Secretary Paola Alvarez did not mince words against the girlfriend of Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo JR. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'No tax reform, no infrastructure' – DOF

Jan 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The Duterte administration s proposed tax reform package could lead to an additional P168 billion in funds for key infrastructure projects says the Department of Finance

CLOSING INFRASTRUCTURE GAP. The Duterte administration seeks to increase infrastructure spending to 7% of GDP. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Duterte admin keeping seniors' 20% discount, most VAT exemptions

Aug 31, 2016 - 2:45 PM

But the VAT exemption granted to senior citizens when dining in restaurants will be lifted says the DOF because such discounts are usually availed of by affluent senior citizens

VAT ON SENIOR CITIZENS. The VAT exemption granted to seniors when dining in restaurants will be lifted. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Pantaleon Alvarez, Duterte’s lieutenant at the House

Jul 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The man behind Rodrigo Duterte s rise to the presidency plans to leave a mark as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives

HOUSE SPEAKER. The challenge ahead for new House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is tremendous, but he is undaunted. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler