SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO S. AQUINO III PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES AT THE OPENING PLENARY OF THE 23rd WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ON EAST ASIA (Delivered at the Makati Shangrila on May 22, 2014)

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Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. Several times a year, the World Economic Forum gathers leaders and specialists from all around the world—heads of state, academics, and entrepreneurs alike—in pursuit of a single, broad-based vision: “to improve the state of the world.” I cannot overstate our country’s gratitude for the opportunity to host all of you […]

MESSAGE OF HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO S. AQUINO III PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES DURING THE 5TH OMBUDSMAN INTEGRITY LECTURE AND INTEGRITY CARAVAN CULMINATING PROGRAM

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[Delivered by Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda at the ADB Headquarters, Mandaluyong City, on May 12, 2014] I am honored to speak on behalf of the President today. Allow me to share with you his message for this occasion: When we campaigned in 2010 with the promise of curbing corruption, we did so not because it […]

ONE STOP SHOP TAX SPECIALIST SUED BY RIPS DISMISSED FROM THE SERVICE

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A Tax Specialist of the One Stop Shop Tax Credit and Duty Drawback Center of the Department of Finance (DOF) who was sued by the Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) for failure to disclose truthfully all his assets in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities Net Worth (SALN) has been dismissed from the service by the […]