Small sari-sari store and carinderia owners here scored as “anti-poor” policy the new Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) memorandum requiring them to file income tax returns and to issue receipts to customers.
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A so-called sheet flooding Wednesday morning surprised commuters and residents here after an inland waterway of a banana plantation overflowed due to heavy downpour this week.
Netizens complained of slow internet speed in the country, a criticism corroborated by a report released by an
internet broadband testing company which ranked Philippines as the 158th in 190 countries that have the slowest internet speed in Southeast Asian Region.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that at 4:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) spotted off 1,010 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.5ºN, 136.0ºE) may develop into a tropical cyclone.
A total of 1, 302 individuals or 72 families displaced and later rescued by disaster unit teams after intense torrential rains in upland Sto. Tomas caused an unexpected deluged last April 20 as the whole nation celebrated the last day of Paschal triduum— Easter Sunday.
Inspired by Pope Francis, Catholic faithful here wanted church leaders to act not as “bigots” but like real missionaries by working closely with the poor.
Around 344 individuals from nine villages were displaced and later evacuated in an elementary school in this city after last night’ deluged due to heavy down pour of torrential rains.
Heavy rains brought about by the Low Pressure Area (LPA) formerly Tropical Depression Domeng has flooded residential areas in this city Thursday evening, an official said.
In its “Getting Away With Murder: CPJ’s 2014 Global Impunity Index” report released Wednesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said that 51 journalists in the country have been killed next to Somalia with 27 killed and one conviction and Iraq with 100 and no conviction.
Last week, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization issued its report that the countries, including the Philippines, would not be able to achieve the target as 57 million children “are still failing to learn, simply because they are not in school.”