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Bottom line, July 18: BIR commits to easier tax payments for businessmen

Plus, Cebu Pacific posts higher passenger capacity from January to May.

Easier tax paymentsThe Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and some business groups have vowed to cooperate with one another for better tax collection, the agency said in a statement on July 16.The statement said different trade groups, including Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 18, 2016 08:00:00
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Quezon, Naga most competitive cities in 2016

(UPDATED) These cities bested more than a thousand cities that participated nationwide.

New local government units emerged as the most competitive cities and municipalities, cited at the 4th Regional Competitiveness Summit on Thursday, July 14 in Pasay City. The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) recognized the topnotchers of the 2016 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 15, 2016 10:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 15: Musician RJ Jacinto now Duterte’s adviser

Also a businessman, Jacinto is named presidential economic and ICT adviser. Plus, BIR cuts red tape on tax clearances issuance.

RJ Jacinto is Duterte’s newest adviserSeventy-year-old Ramon “RJ” Jacinto, who used to campaign for President Rodrigo R. Duterte in the 2016 elections, is now named presidential adviser on economic affairs and information technology communications, Malacañang announced on Thursday, July 14.An economics graduate ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 15, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 14: Duterte starts presidency with excellent trust rating

Filipinos have ”?"excellent” trust on President Rodrigo Duterte, as the latest SWS survey showed from its poll in June.

Filipinos have “excellent” trust on President Rodrigo Duterte, as the latest Social Weather Stations survey showed from its poll in June.Related: Duterte’s economic team adjusts 2016, 2017 GDP growth forecastThe survey, released on Wednesday, July 13 by BusinessWorld, showed that 84% of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 14, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 13: China rejects tribunal ruling over West Philippine Sea

While the Duterte administration reiterates its promise to ease doing business in the country.

While the international tribunal in The Hague favored the claims of the Philippines over strategic reefs and atolls at the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea as referred to internationally), Chinese President Xi Jinping, through state media said China’s “territorial sovereignty ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 13, 2016 11:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 12: Smart to spend P1B for WiFi hotspot upgrades

Better connectivity while at airports or terminals? And Splash Corporation delists from the local bourse.

Expect faster internet connection in major terminals across the country, as Smart Communications upgrades its WiFi services."Over the past months, we have aggressively broadened the Smart WiFi footprint through our key partnerships with government institutions and business establishments, consequently improving internet access ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 12, 2016 08:00:00
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Bottom line: Which agency should be building PH highways?

While global food prices are rising.

PrioritiesPublic Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said that reorganizing his department is not a priority at the moment.Related: Mark Villar accepts DPWH chief offerThis is in response to incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s remark that the highway construction component of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 11, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 7: Duterte admin eyes subway to ease metro traffic

Plus, PH inflation in June hits 14-month high.

SubwayTransportation Undersecretary Noel Kintanar on Wednesday, July 6 said they have submitted an "ambitious plan" to Secretary Arthur Tugade to have rail transport as the alternative to cars.The traffic congestion in Metro Manila is the result of the country's failure to invest ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 07, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 6: Duterte’s economic team adjusts 2016, 2017 GDP growth forecast

Plus, SMC takes full control of the MRT7 project.

Managing expectationsBarely a week in office, the Duterte administration is already managing expectations as it cuts the initial growth targets of the economy’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to 6% to 7% from the previously announced 6.8% to 7.8% by the Aquino administration.Related: ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 06, 2016 08:00:00
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