‘K plus 12’ law keeps nation at par with global standards; opens doors to poor children denied of early education

15 May 2013, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto said today’s signing into law of the measure institutionalizing the “K plus 12” education would align the country with the global standards in education and likewise open more doors to children denied of their chance to step inside a classroom. Recto said a...

Money ban to hit private depositors who have nothing to do with politics

08 May 2013, Comment are Off
Calling it crazy and unenforceable, Sen. Ralph G. Recto today called for the immediate shelving of the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) resolution imposing a “money ban” to curb vote-buying before and during Monday’s elections. “It will have an adverse impact on business and...

Tax-exempt bonuses & OT pay pushed for Labor Day

28 April 2013, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto yesterday reiterated his proposal to tax -exempt Christmas and 13th month bonuses and overtime pay of private and government workers that would effectively bring down income taxes and make it as part of government’s Labor Day surprise for May 1. “I really...