25 May, 2017 | Hits:234
Tax evasion charges were filed on Thursday by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) before the Department of Justice (DoJ) against three trading firms amounting to P151.78 million.
In separate complaints lodged before the DoJ, charged were Condi Commercial Corporation, PSTI Food and Quicksellers and their respective corporate officers.
In the first complaint, the BIR charged Quicksellers of evading payment of P127,435,201.66 in taxes for 2010. The Mandaluyong City-based firm is said to be a distributor of products manufactured by consumer goods giant Unilever.
It accused Condi...
25 May, 2017 | Hits:64
By VIRGIL LOPEZ, GMA News
The camp of Filipino death row inmate Mary Jane Veloso on Thursday expressed disappointment at the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) to prevent her from spilling the beans on her recruiters who allegedly tricked her into transporting illegal drugs in Indonesia.
"The bottom line is: how in heaven's name can we get to hear the side of a fellow compatriot who is behind bars and waiting in death row in a foreign land and who cannot...
25 May, 2017 | Hits:61
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot (MANILA BULLETIN)
Despite the tension in Marawi City, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday announced that the opening of schools in Mindanao will push through as scheduled on June 5.
The DepEd said in an official statement that the “opening of classes in public elementary and high schools, including those in Mindanao, will push through on June 5, as scheduled.”
Education Secretary Leonor Briones, during a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, offered assurance that there would be no changes in...
24 May, 2017 | Hits:101
Philippine Daily Inquirer
COTABATO CITY—Senior Insp. Freddie Manuel Solar was planning to go to Cotabato City to enroll at the Notre Dame University College of Law. But now, his dream of becoming a lawyer will no longer happen.
Solar, 32, a graduate of Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Class 2007 and the intelligence unit chief of the Marawi City police, was shot dead by one of the armed men who attacked the city on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, the armed men...