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Former Prisoners’ Employment Program proposed

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Since employers are reluctant to hire former prisoners, it is necessary for government to set a program to enable these ex-inmates find gainful work to provide for their families, a lawmaker Wednesday said. “Statistics reveal, sad to say, that former...

Additional tax exemptions for individual taxpayers sought

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Lawmakers are now considering a measure that would ease the financial burden of individual taxpayers through possible additional tax exemptions. HB 2660, authored by Rep. Diosdado Macapagal Arroyo (2nd District, Camarines Sur) and Rep. Gloria...