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MANILA, Philippines (Tempo) – Tax fraud and other officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) disclosed yesterday that the government is losing up to P40 billion annually from various tax evasion schemes employed by unscrupulous taxpayers. BIR Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares, however, said she could not give a rough estimate of the amount of […]

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MANILA, Philippines (Tempo) – The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that local governments are not allowed to grant monetary awards to mayors, vice mayors, and councilors who have been elected for three consecutive terms to the same position. In a decision written by Justice Diosdado M. Peralta, the SC ruled that the monetary award as […]

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NEW YORK CITY- President Benigno S. Aquino III is expected to arrive here today at the Teterboro Airport here from San Francisco at around 5:45 in the morning, where he will be welcomed by Philippine Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Libran S. Cabactulan and Philippine Consulate General Mario De Leon Jr. The three-day working […]

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MANILA, Philippines – He started to dream big when he got his first star four years ago, now comes its fulfillment as he officially donned yesterday a four-star rank which symbolizes his leadership of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Director General Nicanor Bartolome said the occasion also marked the symbolism of all the four core […]

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MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino is not inclined to reduce the prison sentence of former military comptroller Carlos Garcia and will leave to the defense authorities to probe past officials who sat on his case, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the President has made up his mind to uphold the military court […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — Bb. Pilipinas Shamcey Supsup, the third runner-up for the 2011 Miss Universe beauty pageant, paid a courtesy call on President Benigno S. Aquino III Sunday evening at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Centennial Terminal 2, just before the Chief Executive embarked on a four-day trip to the United States. The President […]

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