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FEB
14
2012

Senate to probe hike in PhilHealth monthly contributions

Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said state-owned Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) should tell Congress why it was seeking a 100 percent increment in members’ contributions despite its huge cash reserves and generous budgetary support. “As I’ve said before, the planned
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FEB
10
2012

Review of FCDU, bank secrecy laws pressed

Resolution tasks Senate banks panel to conduct probe Sen. Ralph G. Recto yesterday called for a revisit of the laws on foreign currency deposit units (FCDUs) and the confidentiality of bank accounts to hammer out better laws responsive to “changing times and changing crimes
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FEB
03
2012

State-wide education campaign on new SALN needed

For uniform, vigorous compliance Sen. Ralph G. Recto today called on the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to spearhead the nationwide education campaign in all government offices on how to truthfully and correctly fill up the newly issued Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net
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FEB
02
2012

Higher tax-exempt bonuses of workers looms

Cheery Yuletide thoughts in the month of hearts. Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said more government and private workers would enjoy higher tax-free bonuses and other benefits up to P60,000 to P72,000 once the P30,000 ceiling on tax-exempt benefits is increased. “In the midst of
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FEB
02
2012

Statement on Tax Exemptions of International Air Carriers SBN 3065

OPENING STATEMENT OF SEN. RALPH G. RECTO COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS PUBLIC HEARING FEB. 2, 2012 SBN 3065 – Tax Exemptions of International Air Carriers First on our agenda is Senate Bill 3065, which seeks to abolish the 3% Common Carriers Tax (CCT) and the 2 ½ % Gross
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JAN
31
2012

‘Creating jobs in the time of impeachment’

Palace backing on bill scrapping common carriers tax sought. Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said the passage of a proposed measure eliminating common carrier’s tax (CCT) on international carriers would boost tourist arrivals by 70,000 more on the first year and help create 70,000 new
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JAN
31
2012

Senator-Judge Recto Proposes Amendment to Order of Proceedings

Senator-Judge Ralph G. Recto proposes to the Impeachment court to consider amending the order of proceedings in the trial.
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JAN
31
2012

Senator-Judge Recto Asks Questions to Prosecutor Barzaga

Senator-Judge Ralph G. Recto asks Prosecutor Elpidio Barzaga Jr some questions concerning the Bellagio property of Chief Justice Renato Corona as reflected in his SALN. 31 January 2012
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