BIR and Doctors Reconcile; Helps ITR Filing Campaign

Its all’s well that ends well between the Philippine Medical Association and the Bureau of Internal Revenue, with the two groups deciding instead to work together and encourage citizens to file their income taxes on or before the April 15 deadline: Check out this story from Rappler: MANILA, Philippines – Like her colleagues in the medical profession,…

Chamber of Thrift Banks Gears Up For ASEAN Integration

The Chamber of Thrift Banks (CTB), the umbrella organization of the country’s 71 thrift banks, gears up for the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Integration by preparing thrift banks for bigger opportunities to expand into new markets. “We want our members to improve their services to our micro, small, and medium enterprise clients…

Greenpeace Calls For Less Talk, More Action on Global Overfishing

Ministers from some of the world’s largest fishing powers, including the EU, the US, Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines recently gathered at a high-level international conference in Greece, where they reiterated commitments to reduce global fishing capacity and to ensure accurate information on fishing is readily available, including through the creation of a global record…

Tough Women in Government Offices, Probed in “Che Che Lazaro Presents: Palibhasa Babae”

Veteran broadcast journalist Che Che Lazaro puts the spotlight on four tough Filipinas in the government— Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, and Internal Revenue Chief Kim Henares— this Sunday (Mar 2) in  “Cheche Lazaro Presents: Palibhasa Babae” in celebration of the International Women’s Month. All strong-willed lawyers, the…