Lacson seeks reduction of VAT exemptions

Inquirer.net 11/26/2017

The government should consider removing the dozens of value-added tax (VAT) exemptions that corporations enjoy under the law to compensate for the losses under the proposed VAT reduction to 10 percent, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday. Lacson,…

Lacson: Let DOJ probe Kian slay case

Inquirer 08/26/2017

  Let the Department of Justice (DOJ) conduct its own investigation into the killing of Kian delos Santos, Senator Panfilo Lacson said this yesterday amid calls of his fellow lawmakers for Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to…

BOC CEBU CHIEF IN ‘TARA’ LIST

Christine Avendaño, Inquirer.net 08/23/2017

Lacson claims Faeldon leads pack of officials, employees involved in ‘systematic’ corruption in BOC The Customs collector in Cebu is allegedly included in the long list of Bureau of Customs (BOC) personnel who received bribes from smugglers.…

What happened to our intel? Lacson asks after Quiapo blasts

Inquirer.net 05/08/2017

Senator Panfilo Lacson wondered why there was still failure of intelligence despite the over P5 billion intelligence fund allotted to various agencies of government. “Bakit nagkakaroon ng failure of intelligence e ang total intelligence funds sa mga…

Lacson: Time to change gov’t’s anti-drug tactics

Inquirer.net 04/19/2017

While saying the government’s war on drugs was effective, Senator Panfilo Lacson believes that law enforcers should now make some adjustments in their tactical offensive as the summary killings and other methods have already become “too predictable.”…

‘TOKHANG FOR RANSOM’ IN CEBU?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Inquirer.net 02/01/2017

Senator Panfilo Lacson has asked the top police officials in Cebu to validate reports that there are “Tokhang for ransom” incidents in Cebu City. Lacson, on Wednesday, said he sent a text message to Chief Supt. Noli…

Veco de-loading program eases impact of shortage

Marites Villamor Ilano, Norman V. Mendoza 06/02/2015

Hour-long rotation brownouts continued in parts of Metro Cebu yesterday as demand still outstripped supply in the Visayas grid, especially during peak hours. As of 2 p.m., distribution utility Visayan Electric Co., Inc. (Veco) said four feeders…

Census to cover north Cebu storm victims

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/25/2014

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct a census in 45 Yolanda-hit barangays in northern Cebu. This will help the government asses what residents need more than eight months after the supertyphoon struck the country. Provincial Statistics…