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Figures from the BSP indicated that. The Neda said the Arta also asked the LTFRB to explain its alleged failure to act on applications for the issuance and renewal of PAs within the stamped processing time and the imposition of undue regulatory burden and cost. The oversight agency said the LTFRB reportedly required TNVS applicants to file their application in person as the designation of a representative other than the direct ascendant or descendant of the applicants is prohibited.
Reinvestment of earnings expanded by In the first five months of , equity capital placements originated from Japan, the United States, China, Singapore and South Korea. These were channeled largely to financial and insurance, real estate, manufacturing, transportation and storage, and administrative and support service industries. Government processes, rules and regulations, as well as issuances, should not be overly restrictive resulting in undue and unnecessary burden to businesses, consumers and the public at large.
The Philippine Development Plan aims to institutionalize a National Competition Policy that enhances market competition by fostering an environment that facilitates the entry of players and supports regulatory reforms. The Department of Trade and Industry DTI in January applied a safeguard duty on cement, as market share of imports jumped to 15 percent in , from 0.
The influx during the five-year stretch forced manufacturers to reduce prices nearly 10 percent for their products to compete with cheaper priced imports.
The safeguard duty, however, failed to stop imports from expanding. Imports in the fourmonth period ballooned to 2. Laban Konsyumer Inc. President Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba on Wednesday said it is urgent for the DTI to monitor the prices of the commodity and show local cement is priced lower than the imported counterparts. There should be clear and regular price monitoring report of retail prices. The P4. Under the GAA, a total of P Of this, P6. That is why it is our duty as public officials to hold ourselves to the highest standards, and it is our responsibility to hold our fellow officials accountable if they fail to do so.
As the President said, we cannot allow not even a whiff of corruption. Those liable must be held accountable. In the case of WellMed, I urge the DOJ to refile the case with the appropriate court and make sure they have a tight case so the culprits are punished. On the other hand, qualified applications shall be subjected to further exhaustive evaluations from the CREC. After which, an endorsement of the highest-ranked application would be drafted. This would be followed by the signing of a corresponding Service Contract by President Duterte. This was adopted by the bicameral conference committee.
S the retail industry faces profound changes in the way it engages with customers in the age of digital transformation, tech experts will give tips how they can adopt technology in their physical stores to engage better with customers at the 26th National Retail Conference and Stores Asia Expo NRCE happening today August , at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
Retail Technology Evangelist and former Managing Director of the biggest fashion retail brand in the world—Zara-Inditex, Jesus Vega, will give tips on how retailers can surf the digital transformation tsunami in retail.
Vega currently works with the most prestigious companies and institutions in 20 countries, offer ing his ex per tise in areas such as business strateg y and cu lture, retail, innovation and creativ it y, and leadership among others. A s a technolog y evangelist, he has desig ned models to help professiona ls and businesses achieve their dreams. Aptos is the largest provider of enterprise software focused exclusively on retail.
Prior to her work at Aptos and until today, Baird has been a regular contributor to Forbes. How have stores adapted to dig ita l ex pectations and demands? Aside from progressive talks on technology and customer experience at the conference, its twin activity—the Stores Asia Expo will feature the newest technology and solutions that retailers can apply in their businesses to stay ahead of their game in the dynamic industry. You can still visit the Stores Asia Expo today and discover solutions for your retail business.
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This day the landscape was also dotted by bobbing figures: farmers on rice paddies. They fight the sun with wide-brim buntal hats and the yellow and red long sleeves of camisa de chino. The farmers have to wait until October before they can begin growing tobacco again. The waiting extends for days when harvesting begins in March until April. Some concede that if only better opportunities exist out there, they would abandon these lands for good.
Their hopes to live a bare minimum life, therefore, rest upon tobacco. But some would consider this as false hope as the number of tobacco farmers and the land area for tobacco growing have been contracting over the years. The evening news came showing the President signing into law the imposition of higher taxes on tobacco products. The year-old Acosta never smoked his whole life but the news affected him more than it did a chain-smoker. With the impending implementation of heavier taxes on tobacco items, he is left with two options: to stay or leave town. The latter means abandoning tobacco planting.
Her house in Banayoyo, a municipality 10 kilometers northeast of Candon, was visited by gloom after learning the news about a tobacco tax hike. Like Acosta, Reyes ran the numbers in her head and sighed: her take-home income from tobacco farming next year will be reduced with higher taxes on smoking products in place. Reyes has been growing tobacco since the company buying their harvest arrived in It used to be the best source of income here in Ilocos Sur; but things have changed over the past years.
RA , or the Tobacco Tax Law of , increases the excise tax from the current P35 per pack to P45, or less than a dollar, per pack in By and every year thereafter, the increase hits 5 percent. RA did not only raise excise taxes but also put a cap on the share of tobacco-producing provinces from government revenues. Provinces producing Virginia tobacco would still receive 15 percent of the tobacco excise tax the government collected. Provinces producing burley and native tobacco would now receive 5 percent instead of 15 percent of government revenues.
Their share would be capped at P4 billion. The Tobacco Tax Law also expanded the programs that local government units LGUs of tobacco-producing provinces could fund using their share of the revenues. Under the law, the share in government revenues would be directly remitted to the tobaccoproducing provinces. Bernard R.
This, he said, would reduce the volume of tobacco manufacturers buy from farmers.