Group questions gov’t rice import plan

Group questions gov’t rice import plan

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) has questioned the legality of the government’s move to import an additional 300,000 metric tons (MT) of rice on top of the imports being brought in by the private sector as this runs counter to the rice tariffication law. Earlier this week, state-owned Philippine International Trading Corp. (PITC), which […]
Gov’t lauds top corporate taxpayers

Gov’t lauds top corporate taxpayers

The Department of Finance (DOF) on Monday lauded large taxpayers that settled their 2019 tax obligations despite the extended deadlines, aiding a government struggling with low collections to date. “The ‘bayanihan’ spirit exemplified by these taxpayers—in keeping with...
Gov’t allows Spanish beef to enter PH

Gov’t allows Spanish beef to enter PH

Spanish beef will now be available for Filipinos to enjoy after the Department of Agriculture allowed its importation after three years of negotiation. Bureau of Animal Industry director Ronnie Domingo confirmed in a text message to the Inquirer that Agriculture...