Sen. Grace Poe says she has formed a council of economic advisers who come from business circles and the academe.
"We did all that we could do given what we could do at that time."
Heeding the calls for tax reform is something administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas is open to, but not at the present time.
Never say die.
MANILA - Senator Sonny Angara is not giving up on the proposed bill to bring down income tax rates, despite the lack of support from the President and members of the House of Representatives.
An investigation team has been formed to look into the incidents of alleged sudden and unintended acceleration of Mitsubishi Montero units.
The House transportation committee has explored solutions to air traffic congestion with a hearing on various issues hounding the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
MANILA - Cebu Pacific will launch direct flights to Guam by March next year.
MANILA - Weak government spending and sluggish exports likely slowed Philippine economic growth in the third quarter from the previous three months, but the country remains on course to be one of Asia's fastest growing economies this year.
MANILA - Minority lawmakers are urging the majority of the House of Representatives to still pass a law reducing income tax rates despite the opposition of President Aquino, saying Congress can muster the two-thirds to override a presidential veto.