29.01.2009 - Philippines: Govt control on prices of commodities urged
From Gmanews.tv: Militants want the government to set up price-control mechanism for basic commodities to protect workers and consumers amid mounting unemployment and underemployment. The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) said the measure should be coupled with the removal of "unjust and burdensome" tax measures such as value-added tax (VAT) on oil and power..... Full Article: Source