Alcohol levy: A blessing for women entrepreneurs

Edwin Batshu
Edwin Batshu

The introduction of the alcohol levy might have irked many but for most women, especially those in business it has been a blessing.

Minister of Labour and Foreign Affairs, Edwin Batshu revealed this during the official opening of the 16th National Women’s Exposition on Thursday held at Boipuso Hall under the theme Beijing +20 Women’s Economic Empowerment: Prosperity and Progress for All.

Batshu said in the just ended financial year, the ministry was issued with a total of P25.2 million from the alcohol levy for women’s economic empowerment programmes.

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