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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Because of the almost weekly increase in oil prices, there is a growing consensus among some lawmakers, peoples’ organizations and various consumers’ advocates that the most immediate relief the Aquino government can give is to remove or reduce the Value-Added Tax (VAT) on oil products. Since last week, even…

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY ��� Jeepney drivers and operators led by the Pinagkaisang Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) condemned in coordinated protest-actions all over the Philippines the alleged collaboration of the administration of President Benigno Aquino III and the three big oil companies in continuously overpricing its petroleum products. Piston chapters staged…