Higher Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages and E-Cigarettes, OK-ed by the House

With a lot of smokers switching to the infamous “e-cigarettes” or electronic cigarettes, the government is making relevant observations as regards this topic. The House in the 18th Congress finally made their decision to OK and/or approve the very first (1st) bill that was filed. This bill is to increase the current taxes on alcoholic […]

Duterte Signs The Community Service Act

With a lot of bills being signed into law, there are some that would greatly help the country benefit. Last August 8, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act (R.A.) 11362 also more commonly known as the Community Service Act. You can view the full document here. Read: Lower Electricity Cost, Signed Into […]

Duterte Signs Into Law That Declares Sept. 8 as a Special Working Holiday

Good news to students and workers! President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act (R.A.) 11370 or also known as the Act Declaring Sept. 8 of Every Year a Special Working Holiday in the Entire Country to Commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This new law was duly signed by […]

Lower Electricity Cost, Signed Into Law by President Duterte

Many Filipinos have been dreaming of this moment; when the country will experience cheaper electricity cost. This became a reality when our dearest President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act (R.A.) 11371 or also known to be the Murang Kuryente Act last August 8, 2019. R.A. 11371 or the Act reducing electricity rates by allocating a […]

Sotto Looks to Exempt Public School Teachers From Income Tax

Teachers are among one of the most noble professions yet, here in the country, most of them are underpaid. Senate President Vicente (Tito) Sotto III looks to remove the requirement of public school teachers to pay income taxes. As we all know, income taxes can be a bit of a burden not just for teachers, […]

Lawmaker Passed a Bill to Make Wearing Helmets Optional For Motorcycles Traveling at 40 Kph or Lower

Every Filipino knows the hassle that both the Metro and some central business districts (CBDs) in the country. This is why most Filipinos choose to ride motorcycles than to commute regularly or bring cars. Due to this reason, a lot of issues and concerns sparked as to how motorists should be and behave when they […]

Magna Carta For Commuters Pushed in House

Here in the Philippines, commuting is one of the most common things Filipino workers experience. It’s convenient and it’s cheaper compared to bringing a car or using ride-hailing services. As of today, Filipinos enjoy a wide variety of choices of commuting from jeepneys, tricycles, UV Express vans, to trains, and buses. Read: Philippine Establishments to […]

Reason Why Duterte Vetoed The Anti-Endo Bill

A few weeks back, a bill was submitted that would help employees with jobs here in the Philippines. Since last year, the end of endo act has been submitted and this year, it reached its third (3rd) and final reading. Many workers rejoiced however, our dearest President Duterte vetoed the anti-endo bill or the security […]