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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino warns wealthy Chinese on tax evasion

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Recent government investigation led to "unexpected" findings that just 8pcof member-firms of the Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce paid taxes Aquino warns wealthy Chinese on tax evasion Philippine President Benigno Aquino yesterday warned the nation's ethnic Chinese businessmen who are failing to pay their share of tax to stop ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine tax bureau chief aims higher in fight against corruption

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... tax dodgers Kim Henares began carrying a gun eight months after becoming the Philippines' chief tax collector. Her shooting instructor was the country's president. Since she took over the Bureau of Internal Revenue three years ago, Henares has filed more than 180 tax-evasion complaints, investigated former world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and boosted collection ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines raises tobacco, alcohol taxes

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 06:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines on Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate “more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking”. Aquino, a smoker himself, said the “sin tax” law was a victory against the powerful tobacco lobby and would provide extra funds for better health care ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila seals historic peace pact with Muslim rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... a regional parliament and power to levy taxes, while revenue from the region's vast deposits of natural resources would be split with the national government. It would have a secular government, ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines President Aquino set to sign Muslim group peace deal

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... This would cover about 10 per cent of the mainly Catholic nation’s total land, with its own police force, a regional parliament and power to levy taxes-- all powderkeg issues. “Congress is the main ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Pacquiao hands money, food and Bibles to Philippine typhoon victims

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Guiuan

    ... of Internal Revenue had frozen all his bank accounts, forcing him to borrow money to buy relief goods. The bureau is threatening Pacquiao with a US$50 million (HK$388 million) bill for unpaid taxes in 2008 and 2009, saying it may otherwise seize his assets. The boxer says he paid the appropriate taxes in the United States, where the money was earned. Pacquiao, a former street kid, was listed ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino boosted as Marcos clan wins big in Philippine elections

    Posted May 14th 2013, 02:24pm by AFP

    ... important and controversial pieces of legislation, such as the mainly Catholic country’s first state-backed birth control programme and increased “sin” taxes for tobacco and alcohol. One of Aquino’s ... a long-delayed law forcing mining firms to pay higher taxes was also a top priority. Aquino is restricted by the constitution to one term of six years. The strengthened position for Aquino following ...

  8. Property - International - PHILIPPINES

    Limits on Philippines property loans may be tightened further

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... by Fitch Ratings in March. The peso closed at 40.903 per dollar, the strongest level in a month. President Benigno Aquino is fighting graft and tax evasion to contain the budget deficit, increasing ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines holds elections vital for Aquino reforms

    Posted May 13th 2013, 11:43am by AFP

    ... endorsement. Aquino’s aides have also said he is focused on passing legislation that would expand the tax base, including from the mining sector, to pay for more social security services. Nevertheless, ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines opens bid to join global gambling elite

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... that will allow them to avoid the city’s notorious gridlock and reach Entertainment City in just five minutes. The government has added further incentives, taxing the casinos 27 per cent for winnings from ...




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