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President Rodrigo Duterte signs a bill that allows the government to set up an indemnity fund worth ₱500 million to individuals who may suffer adverse reactions or side effects after receiving the vaccine under the COVID-19 vaccination program.
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) appeals to the government to provide a monthly wage subsidy of ₱11,000 to “new poor” workers severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Chief Charito B. Plaza repeats her call to permit investors to keep their current fiscal incentives, exempting them from the new tax regime.
The Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez III praises the role of the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) bill in attracting investments for renewable energy in the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte certifies the Financial Institutions Strategic Transfer (FIST) act, along with other senate bills, as urgent to support the Philippine financial sector and the Anti-Money Laundering Law amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Francis Pangilinan urges the government to convert the excess revenue from the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) to cash assistance as prices of palay (unhusked rice) continue to decrease.