Senate to push higher cigarette taxes, ROTC

MANILA, Philippines --- The Senate wants to pass measures on higher taxes for cigarettes and the reimposition of the mandatory military training for high school students this week. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian noted that this week would be "critical" for most bills, as there are only six session days left before the 17th Congress adjourns. "This week is very critical---in fact, very critical to most of the bills. If any of the bills does not reach third reading by Wednesday, it would be hard to have these approved and become a law," he said in a radio interview. He said the priority measures to be tackled included the increase in sin taxes on tobacco products. Gatchalian is the au...Keep on reading: Senate to push higher cigarette taxes, ROTC

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