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Gringo Honasan Transcribed (Part 2): “I looked at him (Marcos) like a god”


 As promised, here is the second part of our conversation with Senator Gringo Honasan. In continuation of his platforms and agenda, he speaks of tax-exemptions, government funding, his first order of business if elected as vice president, and how he looked at Marcos during his time as a soldier, pre-EDSA People Power days. Tax-exempt for below PHP 30,000 earners “Nasa platform namin yan. Any income below P30,000 tax-free. The only sure things in life are death and taxes. Hirap na hirap na nga pahihirapan mo pa? It’s unfair. Tax na natin yung top 1,000 corporations na walang ginawa kung hindi […]


Weighing the Pros and Cons of GrabTaxi V3.0


 With the recent update of GrabTaxi mobile app to v3.0, different reactions and comments have surfaced on the mobile app’s review page and on various social media pages. The update last August 26  gave its subscribers a look at what to expect as changes and improvements are on its way for GrabTaxi. Since its inception, GrabTaxi made it clear that they are here to revolutionize the taxi industry in countries they’ve chosen to launch the now $700 million funded app in Southeast Asia. READ: GrabTaxi raises US$350M bringing total funding to US$700M With a total 6.1 million mobile downloads (according to latest data), GrabTaxi has become […]

TOP TAXPAYERS AND JOBS PROVIDERS RECOGNITION NIGHT. Generating a total of 2,540 jobs from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian and City Vice Mayor Eric Martinez (2nd from left) awards SM City Valenzuela as Top Job Provider. Joining honors are SM Supermalls President Annie S. Garcia (Middle-L), Regional Operations Manager for North Luzon Anna T. Datu (Middle-R) Regional Operations Manager for Human Resources Eddylene G. Coronel (2nd to the right) SM Mall Manager Jacqueline S. Tan (Left) and SM Valenzuela Assistant Mall Manager Emmanuel Gatmaitan (Right).

SM Valenzuela tops tax payer award for nine consecutive years


 20 companies was recently recognized by Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian for their significant role in shoring up the local government’s operations and development through their job generating businesses and tax payments during the 17th Charter Day Anniversary of the City Government of Valenzuela held at the City’s Astrodome. Among the 20 companies that were honored, SM Valenzuela bagged the top tax payer and top job provider awards for 2014.  For nine years in a row, SM Valenzuela has consistently topped the list of Valenzuela’s revenue sources and job opportunities in the private sector. Joining the list of top taxpayers […]