WHO lauds PH’s new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

MANILA — The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded the Philippines’ new excise tax imposed on sugar-sweetened beverages, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. “WHO had positive remarks for our sugar-sweetened beverages tax provisions,” Roque said during Palace briefing on Monday. Roque said WHO has dubbed the passage of Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) … Continue reading WHO lauds PH’s new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages