More benefits, perks for barangay health workers pushed

Zacarian Sarao 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Robin Padilla on Sunday said he filed a bill seeking to provide barangay health workers (BHW) more compensation and benefits. In filing Senate Bill 232, or the “Act Providing for the Magna Carta…

Solo parents get P1,000 monthly, more perks under new law

Nestor Corrales 06/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Low-income solo parents will now receive a P1,000 monthly cash subsidy under a new law that will provide more benefits to solo parents in the country. Republic Act No. 11861, or the Expanded Solo…

Perks of loving in private

Immae Lachica 08/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Have you ever wondered why relationships from the past last for years? Privacy. This is one of the key components of being in a happy relationship. Getting messy in private, and fixing and…

Perks of being and staying single

Immae Lachica 06/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— To be single is a choice not many of us would like to take. Because being single or staying single to most people is being sad and lonely, little do they know that…

More perks, freebies from Globe on 917 Day

PR 09/14/2018

THE number 917 is turning out to be the most favored number of the year as Globe celebrates its iconic 917 prefix with a day overflowing with gratitude for all its customers. Inspired by last year’s massively…

Mass housing developers: Removing perks makes it harder to pursue projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/24/2018

MASS housing developers across the country are joining other industries in asking government not to remove incentives being enjoyed by the private sector in the proposed second tax reform package. According to the Organization of Socialized and…

Outsourcing experts: Removing perks may drive investors away

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/30/2018

TRAIN 2 Removing incentives for corporations may make the Philippines lose investors to other neighboring countries. According to global consulting and research firm Everest Group, other countries including smaller ones from all over the world are stepping…

Investors tax perks from 2015 to 2016 hit P376B – DOF

Inquirer.net 07/19/2018

TAX incentives given away to investors — in turn, foregone revenues for the national government — totaled P376 billion from 2015 to 2016, such that the head of the Duterte administration’s economic team sought more support for…

Cebu biz exec says investors’ tax perks must remain a priority

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/21/2018

Tax perks should be a temporary come-on for investors to continue pouring money into the Philippines while more pressing concerns are still being addressed, a Cebu business leader said. Despite the statement of the Department of Finance…

DTI hopes PH can keep European Union trade perks

Inquirer.net 01/14/2018

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) hopes to keep its preferential trade arrangement with the European Union (EU), expecting the bloc would to look past the “political noise” under the Duterte administration, a top official said.…

Perks for local investors, better connectivity pushed

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/10/2017

BPOS’ TAX INCENTIVES retained While they welcomed the retention of the existing tax perks of the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector, local industry leaders are calling on the government to come up with better incentives especially for…

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