House panel okays mining tax reform

MANILAThe House of Representatives ways and means committee on Monday approved a substitute bill, which aims to establish the fiscal regime for the mining industry.

The panel, chaired by Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing, approved the unnumbered substitute bill to House Bill 422 and 7994, …

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PH to join ASEAN-China naval exercise

MANILAThe Philippines will participate in the first naval exercise between ASEAN member states and the People's Republic of China, which will take place in Zhanjiang from Oct. 22 to 29.

This was confirmed by Defense spokesperson Arsenio Andolong in an interview with reporters Monday.

"The …

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PH to join ASEAN-China naval exercise

MANILAThe Philippines will participate in the first naval exercise between ASEAN member states and the People's Republic of China, which will take place in Zhanjiang from Oct. 22 to 29.

This was confirmed by Defense spokesperson Arsenio Andolong in an interview with reporters Monday.

"The …

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Roque goes on leave; skips Palace briefing

MANILAPresidential Spokesperson Harry Roque will be on leave starting Monday (Oct. 8), his staff said, giving no specific reason.

Presidential Spokesperson will be on leave starting today, Monday, October 8. All requests for statements kindly post here for his corresponding response, Roque's staff told media …

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