"Taxwise or Otherwise" discusses the latest developments in tax and business law in the Philippines. It also dissects current issues affecting the business community, including policy development.
Writers are taken from a pool of business and tax consultants of Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of PwC global network. Columns regularly appear in the BusinessWorld newspaper.
On Aug. 8, 1967, over 46 years ago, the foreign ministers of five small countries in Southeast Asia -- the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia -- signed a document in Bangkok, Thailand which led to the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The ASEAN has since expanded to include the Kingdom of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (formerly Laos), Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Vietnam.