'Worse than the disease' (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

PROVIDED THAT the Senate does its part-and does it well-we should have another landmark law coming in November. It’s almost certain that the 16th Congress could add the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) to its list of key achievements. CMTA will overhaul the long-outdated 1978 Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, and according to…