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Group Backs Pantawid Pasada Program | SUN.STAR

April 28, 2011

Group backs Pantawid Pasada program | Sun.Star Thursday, April 28, 2011 AMID snowballing calls to either reduce or scrap the value added tax (VAT) on fuel to mitigate the impact of the soaring oil price, an advocacy group has backed the government’s stopgap measure to help especially the transport sector. The Foundation for Economic Freedom […]


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Oil Firms Hike Gasoline Price by 70¢/liter | THE PHILIPPINE STAR NEWS HEADLINES

April 20, 2011

Oil firms hike gasoline price by 70¢/liter The Philippine Star News Headlines By Donnabelle Gatdula (The Philippine Star) Updated April 20, 2011 12:00 AM MANILA, Philippines – As expected, oil companies have raised anew their pump prices due to the continuing rise in international oil prices. Shell, Chevron and Total announced that they increased the […]


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BUSINESS – Economists warn against ‘populist ,measures’ vs high cost of fuel

April 19, 2011

By Doris Dumlao Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 14:10:00 04/19/2011 Filed Under: Oil & Gas – Downstream activities, Consumer Issues, Economy and Business and Finance MANILA, Philippines? A group of top Filipino economists has warned against the use of populist measures like the repeal of the value added tax on oil products, restoration of oil […]


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Economists oppose ‘populist’ measures vs high oil prices

April 19, 2011 Posted at 04/19/2011 6:57 PM | Updated as of 04/20/2011 12:07 PM MANILA, Philippines – The country’s top economists have cautioned the government against using “populist” measures in combating high oil prices, saying these could lead to a shortage in fuel supply. The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) expressed support for temporary subsidies to […]


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