Drugs for diabetes,hypertension and high cholesterol now exempt from VAT

Find out the most commonly asked questions about about VAT-exempt drugs for diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. What are the benefits of TRAIN Law for people with diabetes, hypertension, (“high blood”), and high cholesterol. Beginning January 1, 2019, the sale of drugs against diabetes, hypertension, (“high blood”), and… Read More »

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Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda

  The Julian Cruz Balmaseda Award is the highest recognition KWF (Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino) offers for the unique thesis and dissertation in science, mathematics, social sciences, and other related articles using Filipino language. Ang Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda ay ang pinakamataas na pagkilala na handog ng KWF  (Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino) para sa natatanging tesis at disertasyon… Read More »

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Tropical Cyclone Warning System Signals (TCWS)

  Let’s familiarize ourselves with the Philippines tropical cyclone warning system signals. Through this, we can make the appropriate preparations whenever we are confronted with severe weather conditions. TCWS No.1 Wind impact: No to very light damage Expect impact of 30-60 kph winds in 36 hours Wave height: 1.25-4.0 meters TCWS No.2 Wind impact: Light to moderate damage… Read More »

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Amelia Lapena Bonifacio | National Artist for Theater

  Amelia Lapena Bonifacio is the “The Grande Dame of South East Asian Children’s Theatre”. She used puppets to beautifully tell folktales and epics, with mostly children as her audience. She founded Teatrong Mulat, which has produced a number of acclaimed full-length musical puppet plays performed not just in the Philippines but around the  world. Dubbed as “The… Read More »

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Philippines Revenue Performance for January to October 2018

  GOOD NEWS: Total government collections from January to October 2018 have reached  PHP 2.36 trillion. Total Collection – Php 2.36 trillion BIR – Php1.61 trillion Bureau of Customs – Php 490.6 billion Other Offices (Immigration tax, BFP, CHED, NCAA, DENR, LTO) – Php 18.19 billion Non-Tax Revenue (BTr Income, Privatization, Fees and Charges) – Php 240.5 billion… Read More »

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