For the first time in more than 20 years, major stakeholders in the country’s agriculture sector formed a united front denouncing rampant smuggling and what they called as “unlawful entry” of a Thai food company that had been granted tax exemptions and other perks.
AN inmate of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) charged with murder escaped after a court hearing in Bogo City, northern Cebu, before noon yesterday.
Cebu City Hall needs to secure tax exemption for companies that acquired lots in the South Road Properties (SRP) lest they remit their quarterly payments to the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Top city officials of Manila led by Mayor Alfredo Lim are facing criminal complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman for approving a city ordinance that exempted telecommunications giant Smart Communications from paying certain taxes. The complaint was filed by former Manila Mayor Lito Atienza, who described the ordinance as “highway robbery in broad daylight.” [...]