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House panel OKs bill on VAT exemption for PWDs

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The House of Representatives ways and means committee on Monday approved a bill seeking to exempt persons with disabilities (PWD) from value-added tax (VAT).

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Differently abled athlete aims for the gold

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ARMAN DINO. PHOTO by CARINE ASUTILLA

Arman Dino was only 7 years old when he lost his right hand in a firecracker explosion. He snapped out of his depression with the help of a village official and focused his energy on sports, track and field in particular.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Padaca ‘in limbo’ but keeps working

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Comelec Commissioner Grace Padaca. FILE PHOTO

With her status as an election commissioner hanging as Malacañang remains silent on her reappointment after she was bypassed by the Commission on Appointments, Grace Padaca has taken to calling herself the “commissioner in limbo.”

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec designates July 20 as day of voter registration for PWDs

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is urging persons with disabilities (PWDs) to get out and register for the 2016 national elections this Sunday (July 20), which has been declared by the poll body as the National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities.

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

House body approves VAT exemption for PWDs

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The House of Representatives ways and means committee approved in principle a bill exempting persons with disabilities (PWDs) from paying value-added tax (VAT), but the measure would need some fine-tuning.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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