Culture in crisis

By AA PATAWARAN How has Covid-19 disrupted your life? A couple of weeks before Covid-19 struck, I had barely arrived from a trip when my doctor advised me to stay home. I had hardly gotten over my jetlag and she was aware that in spite of that, I went straight to work and also attended […]

Competitive power rates for manufacturers eyed

The Department of Energy (DOE) will carry out collaborative discussion and planning with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to sort out forward plans on how to bring down electricity rates that could help advance the country’s competitiveness especially on enticing investments in the manufacturing sector when economic recovery flourishes after the coronavirus pandemic.

BOI cites better tax perks in CREATE

The Board of Investments (BOI), the government’s premier investment generation and promotion arm, cited the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act (CREATE) stressing the bill enhances tax perks to investors under the Corporate Income Tax Incentives Reform Act (CITIRA) making the Philippines more responsive to the needs of companies devastated by COVID- 19 pandemic and position the country as better destination for scarce foreign capital.