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Online Media Startup Rappler’s Parent Firm Charged With Tax Evasion

Case arose from allegedly unpaid taxes over purchase of shares from Rappler Inc.

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed on March 8, Thursday, a criminal complaint against Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC), the parent firm of beleaguered online media startup Rappler Inc., for allegedly evading income taxes and value added taxes (VAT) in 2015, the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 08, 2018 05:00:00
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SEC Revokes Incorporation of PH’s Pioneering Online Media Startup Rappler

Agency alleges company violated the Constitution’s prohibition of foreign ownership and management of the mass media

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of pioneering online media startup Rappler Inc. for allegedly violating the Philippine constitution’s prohibition against foreign ownership and management of any mass media entity.In an order dated January 11, 2018, ...

by Roel Landingin and Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 15, 2018 09:00:00
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Education, connectivity, hard work stressed in Filipina entrepreneurship summit

Grace Poe, Leni Robredo, Karen Davila, and other Filipina entrepreneurs tell their mostly young audience to be financially independent and entrepreneurial to sustain themselves.

MANILA, Philippines – Female business leaders and other prominent personalities shared their lessons learned to aspiring entrepreneurs at the 8th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit held at the World Trade Center Pasay City on Thursday, February 18.More than 9000 participants attended the summit, from ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 18, 2016 07:00:00