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A gradual discontinuation.
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or phase′-out`,

an act or instance of phasing out; planned discontinuation or expiration.
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To soften the blow of the planned phaseout, which will affect 80 percent of about 7,000 registered passenger ships, he said MARINA will emulate the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program of the DOTr through the creation of maritime transport cooperatives and provision of financial support.
The agency expects additional petitions for imports of virgin material as the global phaseout of hydrochlorofluorocarbons continues and because the U.S.
The decommissioning of Sultan Kudarat is part of the gradual phaseout of Navy legacy ships as more modern sea assets are expected.
While the announcement marks a significant shift for a country that has been defaulting on its target of reducing emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, the phaseout plan falls short of meeting the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's benchmarks for emission reductions.
The law remains as it was prior to the TCJA in all respects, except for the increases in the phaseout amounts.
The phaseout may negatively impact Tesla's ability to broaden its customer base as the company's lineup starts at roughly $50,000 and climbs to $140,000 and CEO Elon Musk has vowed to reimburse customers if delivery issues cause them to get a tax credit of $3,750 instead of $7,500.
In the Duterte regime's cold calculation, it was worth it to suspend classes in all Metro Manila schools, colleges, and universities at all levels -- if that's what it would take to isolate Piston, the jeepney drivers' federation that leads protests against the regime's jeepney phaseout plan.
Piston, along with No To Jeepney Phaseout Coalition, led the protest action early Monday.
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George San Mateo, president of the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston), in a phone call over the weekend, said: "If they will push through with it, we will stage a strike although no date has been set." According to San Mateo, the strike may either be done "before New Year or after New Year." Piston, along with the No to Jeepney Phaseout Coalition, conducted an overnight candle light vigil in Mendiola on Saturday "to condemn government harassment and violation of the human rights of George San Mateo and other drivers opposing the jeepney phaseout." San Mateo was arrested by policemen on Tuesday amid allegations of violation of the Public Service Act after conducting a transport strike last February.