DOF says gov’t can’t suspend fuel excise taxes under Train

Inquirer.net 05/23/2018

Contrary to earlier pronouncements that the government can suspend fuel excise taxes when global oil prices reach $80 a barrel, the Department of Finance clarified Wednesday that the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act only…

Bam Aquino rallies support for passage of TRAIN law amendment

Inquirer.net 05/23/2018

SENATOR Paolo Benigno Aquino is banking on the support of his colleagues to immediately pass a measure that seeks to amend the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) to prot ect Filipinos from soaring prices. Aquino…

Zarate files bill to counter TRAIN law

Inquirer.net 05/10/2018

BAYAN Muna Represen-tative Carlos Zarate filed House Bill 7653 on Thursday to counter the “anti-poor and anti-people” facets of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. “House Bill 7653 will repeal the anti-poor and anti-people…

DVMF to train employees to go after illegal wildlife traders

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/05/2018

The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries expressed willingness to have its employees undergo training to become wildlife enforcement officers following the city council’s resolution to go after illegal wildlife traders on Magallanes Street, Cebu City. The…

Tumulak sees need to train Cebu’s traffic managers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/13/2018

Jonathan “Joy” Tumulak, Capitol’s focal person on traffic management, said that there is a need to conduct more trainings for traffic managers in Cebu province. Tumulak explained that the vast developments in Cebu created challenges in managing…

DOF: Revenues, gov’t spending grew faster in Q1 due to TRAIN, infra

Inquirer.net 04/05/2018

IMPLEMENTATION of the first tax reform package coupled with the rollout of the ambitious infrastructure program helped boost both the government’s revenues and expenditures by a faster pace in the first quarter, the head of the government’s…

Capitol to train spotlight on adventure, faith-based tourism

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/18/2018

Expect adventure tourism and faith tourism to flourish in Cebu this year. Cebu Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas said the provincial government is now developing more destinations for tourists this year as they continue training different…

Train effect: Airlines mull bringing back fuel surcharge

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/10/2018

  Many Cebuanos spend hours looking for cheap airfares to Domestic and International destinations, especially the millennials. The hunting gets even bloodier when airlines announce that they will be having overly low fares for certain destinations in…

PTA-7 to train Mapeh teachers in taekwondo

Rabboni Centino Borbon 02/07/2018

TEACHERS from Cebu will have the chance to learn and eventually teach the sport of taekwondo to their students. This after the Philippine Taekwondo Association in Central Visayas (PTA-7) will conduct a training program that will allow…

The intended and unintended effects of Train

Fernando Fajardo 02/01/2018

The government has four major functions or objectives in the economy. One is to promote efficiency in the allocation of the nation’s scarce resources to their best and highest use. Second is to promote equity in the…