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Lawmakers, groups urge Supreme Court to cure 'repressive' anti-terror law

Jul 05, 2020 - 1:57 PM

Opposition lawmakers say no amount of assurances will ensure the law will not be abused as the measure itself is 'abusive and derogatory of human rights, civil liberties and fundamental freedoms'

PRONE TO ABUSE. Protesters from different groups stage a protest march against the new Anti-Terror Law at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, QC on July 4, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Business groups call for ABS-CBN franchise renewal

Feb 18, 2020 - 3:40 PM

(UPDATED) The business groups note the critical role of a free press in economic development

[OPINION | Point of Law] Challenges in business that cannot scare us

Jan 17, 2020 - 9:52 AM

The message from the world is clear: unless we in the Philippines shape up, foreign investors will continue to view us as an unworthy investment destination

Malaysia's Anwar on PH: You can't abuse power vs opposition

Sep 04, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The once-jailed Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim weighs in on attacks against President Rodrigo Duterte's critics, including Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Former Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim speaks at the MAP CEO Conference held at the Makati Shangri-la on September 4, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

John Gokongwei proves family-run conglomerates work

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The JG Summit founder says the conglomerate has maintained its core values and long-term vision even as it went public and reached out to global markets

FAMILY MATTERS. John Gokongwei Jr (center) poses with his family after receiving MAP's Management Man of the year for 2017 in a ceremony held on November 27 in Taguig City. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

John Gokongwei Jr is MAP man of the year 2017

Oct 25, 2017 - 7:39 AM

The JG summit founder is chosen by the Management Association of the Philippines for his leadership in making the Gokongwei Group of companies a force for nation building

Inflation to rise until Q3 of 2017 – BSP

Mar 28, 2017 - 10:52 PM

Despite global risks iinflation remains manageable and will fall within the target range by yearend says outgoing BSP chief Amando Tetangco Jr

Robredo: Relocation sites in Bulacan to have potable water soon

Feb 16, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The Office of the Vice President signs a memorandum of agreement with Maynilad and local water providers to ensure water supply for housing sites in Norzagaray Pandi and Bocaue

INSPECTION. Vice President Leni Robredo inspects a housing site in Bulacan. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

Tugade wants Clark airport rehab privatized

Aug 30, 2016 - 8:15 PM

I have proposed that it should be done by private [sector] It should be done in the next 10 months or so the transportation secretary says

PRIVATE HANDS. Tugade wants the upgrade works of the airport to be handled by private sector. Image from Clark International Airport website

Stuck in a plane on the tarmac for hours? New CAB rule sets limit

Aug 30, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Once a new Civil Aeronautics Board resolution becomes effective domestic flights need to be deplaned by the 3rd hour and international flights by the 4th hour

APPEASEMENT. Royal KLM staff address passenger concerns for the cancelled flight due to the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo courtesy of Manja Bayang

Adjusting fuel tax to inflation could net PH P20B

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:15 AM

While the measure would raise fuel prices it could have the same effect on traffic as the sin tax has had on health says the Action for Economic Reforms Group

Gov’t targets 'suspicious' accountants in new tax ad

Apr 20, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Out of 1 944 NCR accountants who filed income tax returns in 2014 214 declared zero income tax says the DOF and BIR

Roxas woos businessmen: 'Best is yet to come' for PH

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Administration candidate Mar Roxas an investment banker before entering politics outlines his economic plans to sustain the Philippines economic growth before the country s top business leaders and executives

TALKING BUSINESS. Liberal Party bet Mar Roxas outlines his economic plans to businessmen on March 30, 2016. Photo from Mar Roxas’ Twitter account

After Bangladesh bank heist, Poe calls for bank disclosures in PH

Mar 17, 2016 - 7:00 AM

It s not a question of whether we should lift the Bank Secrecy Law It s a matter of when we re going to do it says the presidential candidate

BANK DISCLOSURES. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says it's time that bank disclosures become the trend in the Philippines. Screenshot from Rappler

Poe to push for changes in Constitution's economic provisions

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:45 PM

If elected Grace Poe says Constitutional amendment will be part of her agenda during her first month in office

1987 CONSTITUTION. Presidential candidate Grace Poe is open to amending the economic provisions of the Constitution. Screenshot from Rappler

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino s appointees

GRACE POE'S CABINET. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says she already has in mind Cabinet members she wants to retain should she be elected into office. Screenshot from Rappler

Netizens urged to join 'Black Payday Friday' protest

Oct 29, 2015 - 1:12 PM

The Tax Management Association of the Philippines urges employees to wear black to work and post photos on the online protest on October 30 to force Malacañang to take a second look at the proposed lower income tax rates

We need to 'idiot proof' our roads – business group

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:20 PM

A short term traffic solution is to appoint a traffic czar devoted to fixing road congestion the Management Association of the Philippines says

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why is income tax return filing so burdensome?

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Part 2: Complying with the BIR is becoming more and more difficult and costly Do they not consider the time spent and costs incurred by taxpayers just to comply with tons of regulations they issue almost every month?

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why is income tax return filing so burdensome?

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Part 1: How are we supposed to comply when nobody seems to understand the scope and implications of the new regulations BIR is imposing?

Business group slams calls for Aquino resignation

Feb 25, 2015 - 2:12 PM

The Management Association of the Philippines says President Benigno Aquino III should be allowed to finish his term to deliver on his economic promises

FINISH HIS TERM. President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Year 12 (TAYO 12) Awarding Ceremonies on February 24, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Year 12 (TAYO 12) Awarding Ceremonies at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Tuesday (February 24, 2015). Since 2002, TAYO Awards recognizes and supports the outstanding contributions of youth organizations to the country. To date, more than a thousand youth organizations have joined the search and are now part of the growing youth network. These exceptional youth organizations have contributed to the development of their local communities, schools and work place, through their innovative and valuable projects. Also in photo are TAYO Awards Foundation president Aika Robredo, National Youth Commission chairman Gio Tingson, Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan, TAYO Awards founding president and Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, National Youth Commission commissioner and TAYO Awards Foundation chairman Jose Sixto “Dingdong” Dantes III and Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines vice chairman Juan Ramon Felix. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

#MovePampanga: 'Each of us has the potential to do good'

Feb 16, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Rappler goes to Holy Angel University to inspire students to use social media to pursue social change

MAP says emergency powers to address looming power crisis

Aug 25, 2014 - 3:37 PM

But the business group calls for a ‘limited’ implementation of Section 71 of EPIRA to avoid any abuse

DOF open to calls for lower income tax rates

Aug 20, 2014 - 7:45 PM

The finance secretary says the agency prefers to revisit the whole tax structure than go for a ‘disruptive’ piece meal approach

With 2 years left in his term, Aquino has more to do, biz groups say

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:42 PM

President Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address earns raves rants from business groups and a former Cabinet official

Businessmen’s SONA 'wishes'

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:01 PM

As President Aquino delivers his 5th SONA on July 28 businessmen say their top 3 wishes are improved competitiveness increased foreign direct investments and more jobs

Business groups press RH law implementation

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Business groups reaffirm their support for the immediate implementation of the RH law as the SC prepares to rule on it

8 ways PH higher education can prepare for ASEAN 2015

Nov 25, 2013 - 7:05 PM

Less than two years before the regional integration most Philippine colleges and universities are still wary of internationalization

Big businesses urged to join #ScrapPork protest

Sep 30, 2013 - 8:12 PM

Big businesses have a stake in the pork barrel scandal but where do they stand?

Why ASEAN will not have a common currency

Sep 11, 2013 - 3:57 PM

The Southeast Asia economic bloc wants to preserve the competitiveness of the exports sector of each of member economies

COMMON CURRENCY. Asean is not keen on a single currency, like the euro. File photo by AFP

There's hope for the bipolar worker

Apr 17, 2013 - 5:02 PM

There is a very real stigma against persons with mental problems especially here in the Philippines

ABLE TO COVER UP. 'There are people who are able to cover up and they’re able to do it well enough to maintain their employment. They look okay on the surface a little bit more than half the time.' Screen grab from YouTube (StroonsGlen)

NEDA to banks: Encourage OFWs to save

Feb 22, 2013 - 5:54 PM

Banks must encourage overseas Filipinos to save not just send money home

Lucky 7: The sunrise sectors of 2013, 2014

Nov 24, 2012 - 12:57 PM

The 7 sunrise sectors in the next two years include BPO construction and real estate

Lessons from Jesse: A businessman's take away

Aug 26, 2012 - 4:27 PM

A businessman shares his encounters with the late Secretary of Interior and Local Government Jesse Robredo

Miriam: No available ICC seat for me in near future

Jun 28, 2012 - 2:44 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is likely to stay in the Philippines until next year; departure for The Hague still unknown

Stand for the environment

Mar 05, 2012 - 11:36 AM

I am not saying ALL mining is bad Yes it has a role to play in our society But the current mining situation in the Philippines cannot continue as it is

ABS-CBN Foundation's Gina Lopez