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// August 2, 2017
AUG
02
2017

Statement on signing of laws extending validity of passports and driver’s licenses

Extending validity of licenses, passports shouldn’t make them more expensive I would like to thank President Duterte for signing into law the bills extending the period of validity of a passport to 10 years, and that of a driver’s license to five years. These are anti-red tape
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AUG
02
2017

Statement on the gov’t proposal to raise car registration fees

Government has a triple whammy tax proposal on vehicles. Already known are the proposed additional taxes on motor vehicles and on the fuels that run them. Not yet on the public radar is the third one, which seeks to double car registration fees, or what is officially known as the
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AUG
02
2017

RA 10929: Free Internet Access in Public Places Act

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Seventeenth Congress First Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fiftth day of July, two thousand sixteen. [REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10929] AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FREE INTERNET ACCESS
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AUG
02
2017

RA 10928: Extending the Validity of Philippine Passport

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Seventeenth Congress First Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fiftth day of July, two thousand sixteen. [REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10928] AN ACT EXTENDING THE VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE
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AUG
02
2017

RA 10927: Designating Casinos as Covered Persons Under AMLA

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Seventeenth Congress First Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fiftth day of July, two thousand sixteen. [REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10927] AN ACT DESIGNATING CASINOS AS COVERED PERSONS
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AUG
02
2017

Recto to Palace: Don’t just veto tuition bill, send your version

How can they convince the youth that 3-in-1 coffee tax is good for their future, but free college tuition is not? Should President Duterte follow his advisers’ recommendation to veto the free college tuition bill, “such a setback would be like losing the first round of a boxing
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