Prices of LPG and food continue to soar but government has not assured cash aid for the poor.
12% VAT on LPG, Enough to Buy a Meal for a Family
Based on the computations of the Center for Women Resources (CWR), the 12-percent Value-Added Tax (VAT) on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is already enough to buy one meal for a family. BY ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Based on the computations of the Center for Women Resources (CWR), the 12-percent Value-Added Tax (VAT)…
LPG Supply Still Tight, Gov’t Clueless
Local supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) remains tight. Even retailers complain of the lack of supply. The Arroyo government could not explain why nor would it do anything about it because of the deregulation of the downstream oil industry.
Probe of LPG ‘Shortage’ Should Start with ‘Big Four’ Firms
A supposed shortage in the supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), one of the prime commodities in the Philippines, has sent some quarters pushing for an investigation into the issue. The question, however, is the context within which the probe is to be carried out, as one critic has argued.
No reason to hike oil prices: Oil Products Overpriced by P0.16/Liter
There is no basis in the plan of oil firms to again hike the prices of their petroleum products in spite of the uptrend in world oil prices. Oil companies in the country have overpriced their products by around 16 centavos per liter from January to May this year. By IBON Foundation Bulatlat.com There is…