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Iloilo braces for 30% land tax hike

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The people of this city should brace for higher prices of commodities, services and housing starting next year after the city council passed on Wednesday an ordinance that increases real property taxes.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Senate urged to probe ‘pricey’ Makati government buildings

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Saying the findings would either clear the man hoping to be the country’s next president or expose his true colors, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has asked the Senate to look into allegations that two Makati buildings constructed when Vice President Jejomar Binay was still the city’s mayor were overpriced.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

INQUIRER.net poll: Majority say ‘no’ to ordinance on plate vests for motorcycle riders

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Most INQUIRER.net readers that participated in a poll on a Quezon City ordinance requiring motorcycle riders to wear plate vests to help deter crimes said they disagreed with the local law.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Eastern Samar mayor won’t vacate post despite court order

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The mayor of a town in Eastern Samar has been ordered by a court to vacate his post after a recount of votes showed that he actually lost the May, 2013, local election by 106 votes, but the mayor said he would appeal the ruling.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Classes, gov’t work in Makati resume Thursday

Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Classes in all school levels in Makati City will resume on Thursday, the city mayor said late Wednesday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »