Karl Chua made permanent NEDA chief

Karl Chua made permanent NEDA chief

Karl Kendrick Chua, who had been acting socioeconomic planning secretary for a year, has been given a permanent appointment, Palace spokesman Harry Roque announced on Thursday.The socioeconomic planning secretary is also the director general of the National Economic...
Group pushes for higher taxes on alcohol and e-cigarettes

Group pushes for higher taxes on alcohol and e-cigarettes

A rally to raise excise taxes on alcohol and electronic cigarettes greeted lawmakers Monday morning as the Senate resumed session after a one month recess.    The National Sin Tax Coalition conducted the rally to Sen. Pia Cayetano’s Senate Bill 1074 which seeks...