Puregold makes a move to lessen the use of plastics by its consumers

According to the World Bank and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, are throwing away billions to the ocean by continuing to use single-use plastics. In a blog, World Bank Managing Director for Operations Axel van Trotsenburg and ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi said Asean states lose as […]

Legislators consider new tax, privatization bills

By Diego Gabriel C. Robles and Alyssa Nicole O. Tan, Reporter MEMBERS of Congress are exploring untapped sources of potential funds, ranging from taxes on digital transactions, single-use plastics, and carbon emissions as signaled by economic managers, as well as privatizing government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) and public land. Albay Rep. Jose Ma. Clemente S. […]