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Too dangerous a proposal EDITORIAL 01/10/2010

Sunday, January 10, 2010


Too dangerous a proposal


EDITORIAL

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01/10/2010

A resolution in the House of Representatives seeks to offer discounts to big taxpayers if they advance their tax payments for 2010 and 2011 computed on 10 percent of their gross revenues on the pretext that the government badly needs funds to cover the gargantuan budget shortfalls since last year and to fund rehabilitation efforts after two devastating typhoons last October.

Lakas-Kampi Rep. Danilo Suarez.... MORE


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Dagdag-bawas now in surveys, too? FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 01/10/2010


Dagdag-bawas now in surveys, too?


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
01/10/2010

More and more difficult it really has become to take these pre-poll surveys on presidential candidates seriously.
These surveys have become more and more incredible by way of the figures presented, that they have become a laughing matter.

The latest survey, reportedly commissioned by the camp of presidentiable Manuel Villar, conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) is one such example of incredible results..... MORE


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PhilHealth in politics as usual ENQUIRY Demaree J. B. Raval 01/10/2010


PhilHealth in politics as usual


ENQUIRY

Demaree J. B. Raval
01/10/2010

Resolution No. 8646 of the Commission on Elections
(Comelec) mandates that effective Jan. 10, 2010, pursuant to Section 261(h) of the Omnibus Election Code, there shall be no transfer of officers and employees in the civil service.

Dr. Rey Aquino, president and chief executive officer of Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), thinks that by issuing a special order re-assigning the regional assistant vice presidents of PhilHealth on Jan. 8, 2010, he can go around this prohibition
.... MORE


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Still no justice BLURBAL THRUSTS Louie Logarta 01/10/2010


Still no justice


BLURBAL THRUSTS

Louie Logarta
01/10/2010

The Supreme Court has been quite generous to the octogenarian billionaire businessman Alfonso Yuchengco Sr. Last November, the high court gave him an early Christmas gift he probably won’t ever forget for the rest of his life.

In a ruling totally unexpected by the Fourth Estate,.... MORE


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