Coal Resources

Malayo sa isinusulong na nilalaman ng tax reform package ang inaprubahang coal tax na unang tinututulan ng pinakamalaking coal producer sa bansa, ang DMCI Holdings.

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PARIS - About 20 companies including Unilever, EDF and Iberdrola joined an international alliance of 26 nations on Tuesday pledging to phase out coal to combat global warming.

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Iginiit ng grupong Worldwide Fund For Nature (WWF) Philippines na hindi dapat awtomatikong ipasa sa konsumer ang magiging pasanin ng coal companies kapag naaprubahan na ang dagdag buwis na napapasailalim sa Tax Reform and Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN).

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MANILA, Philippines — The proposed hike in coal excise tax is threatening the country’s accelerated manufacturing growth target of over 10 percent next year, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez warns.

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) urged policy-makers to reconsider the proposed hike in excise tax on coal, as its impact on electricity cost may temper the manufacturing sector’s growth.

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MANILA, Philippines — The proposed coal tax under the Senate-approved version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act is expected to send shockwaves through the power sector, worsening the already poorly situated power cost competitiveness of the country, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said.

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THE Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI) said plans to increase the excise tax on thermal coal used by power plants threatens to derail growth, possibly upending government plans to make the economy more inclusive.

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RASON, North Korea―A three-meter-high metal fence topped with razor wire in a North Korean port marks the front line of the United Nations’ ban on the coal exports by Pyongyang.

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The Energy Department on Monday warned that a higher excise tax on coal will push up electricity rates and affect the Philippines’ global competitiveness.

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DAVAO CITY—Environmentalists and activists gave their thumbs-up to the Congressional refinement of a law that would impose a higher tax on the extraction and utilization of coal.

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