Sen. Bam: PH social enterprise to take centerstage at WEF

Social enterprise in the Philippines will take centerstage when Senator Bam Aquino discusses his experience in empowering and creating opportunities for the poor during the 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meetings in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The senator, who chairs the Senate Committee on Tra
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Smuggling an “Ongoing Scandal” — Sen. Bam

Senator Bam Aquino calls smuggling "an ongoing scandal" and calls on the government to crack down on smuggling to protect local businesses and the interest of workers. The senator warned that many businesses will close shop and thousands of workers will lose their livelihood if the government fails to c
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Sen. Bam: Brownouts Big Threat to Economy

The looming rotating brownouts and power shortage pose a big threat to the economy, as it could lead to huge business losses and massive worker layoffs “This is the same thing that happened in Mindanao, where many companies had to close shop and many workers lost their jobs because of the widespread pow
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Lower Prices still Possible – Sen. Bam

Lowering the prices of goods is still possible, if key reforms in the shipping industry are undertaken, including a review and amendment of the Cabotage Law. This was stressed by Senator Bam Aquino, chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship, at a hearing conducted by the
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