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Benjamin Diokno added: “Better tax administration through digitalization in both the Bureau of Customs and the Bureau of Internal Revenue can substantially increase government revenues,”

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 16, 2022 8:54:00 PM CEST

Joey Concepcion said: “Antivirals are a way forward considering how vaccinations are going right now and how we have seen cases come and go. We need to bring in antiviral medicines to build up our defenses against Covid,” “We need to have antivirals available. Antivirals work if you take them early enough in the illness, and if we prevent people from getting severe illness and being hospitalized or dying, we can learn to manage Covid even as cases go up,”

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 16, 2022 8:44:00 PM CEST

Alfred Thayer Mahan observed: “The history of sea power is largely, though by no means solely, a narrative of contests between nations, of mutual rivalries, of violence frequently culminating in war”

frojeostern Tuesday, August 16, 2022 8:22:00 PM CEST

Eitay Mack wrote: “a local company in Uganda made public that it supplies to the police there the UFED system capable of hacking through protection of mobile devices, gathering information from them and reconstructing information that has been deleted,”

haaretz Tuesday, August 16, 2022 8:08:00 PM CEST

Charlie Appleby said: “We’ve all got Baaeed to bet, but at least we’ve cut our teeth over a mile and a quarter so we’ll take that as an advantage,”

businessday Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:58:00 PM CEST

Charlie Appleby said: “We all know he’s the most gorgeous looking horse and we’re keen to go over the extended mile and a quarter again,”

businessday Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:58:00 PM CEST

Benjamin E Diokno said: “LGUs… got a bonus or a windfall as a result of the (Mandanas) ruling; they will get a lot of money this year. I think if my recollections (are) correct, an additional hundred billion for this year. However, they will face some prob-lems next year because the formula is based on the collection three years prior, which means, because of the pandemic, collections were down,”

bworldcom Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:50:00 PM CEST

Benjamin E Diokno said: “poses a lot of challenges both to the National Government and the local governments. On the part of the National Government, we must recognize that, as a result of the pandemic, public debt has actually increased,”

bworldcom Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:50:00 PM CEST

Benjamin E Diokno said: “Realistically, because you are giving LGUs more money, the problem pointed out by the World Bank, and I agree, is that many LGUs won’t be able to spend the money. It’s because of the lack of capacity. In fact, even before the crisis, local governments already had a surplus position. They usually have large surplus because they are not able to spend their money,”

bworldcom Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:50:00 PM CEST

Benjamin E Diokno said: “include simplifying the rate structure of local business tax, revisiting the situs provision, and assigning more revenue productive taxes to LGUs, and providing a mechanism for administrative re-course in case of dispute related to LGU taxing power, among others,”

bworldcom Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:50:00 PM CEST

Vince S Socco said: “Despite the higher inflation and foreign exchange volatility, TMP delivered strong results in the first half and has continued to outpace the industry” “With the continuing economic recovery, higher mobility, and the return to normalcy, we are on track to achieve our sales volume targets for 2022,”

bworldcom Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:50:00 PM CEST

Luis A Limlingan said: “the conglomerate’s performance during the period was relatively in line with our expectations”

bworldcom Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:50:00 PM CEST

David Miliband says: “the checks written out in 1945 to the most vulnerable people in the world – marked ‘international humanitarian law’ – are bouncing”

tol Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:27:00 PM CEST

Maria Mateo commented: “Farming is an integral part of both our societal and economic infrastructure. The impact that the war in Ukraine is having on food prices and food security seriously underscores the importance of global agriculture. And yet the support isn’t there. With IBISA, we sought to create technology that would help reduce costs for the active players in the insurance space. Finding a way to responsibly protect farmers in the event of extreme weather, by slashing distribution and operating costs, making it affordable to many groups in the value chain. And it’s no small challenge. But we’re already seeing results. A small evidence of our success is the fact that when the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Odette in Dec 2021, our insurance partner, CLIMBS was able to do payouts within 10 days after the typhoon hit Philippines with IBISA’s weather protection coverage in place,”

businesstelegraph Tuesday, August 16, 2022 7:26:00 PM CEST

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