Elfren S. Cruz
Elfren S. Cruz
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CSR and youth advocacy
by Elfren S. Cruz - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
II read the research by Millennial Impact Report: 10 Years Looking Back by Derrick Feldmann and Achieve and sponsored by Case Foundation. The study reveals how millennials are involved and interested in social ...
Ninoy’s testament
by Elfren S. Cruz - October 10, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a period of turmoil all over the world.
Metro Manila and Davao are sinking
by Elfren S. Cruz - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
According to a 2012 study by the Asian Development Bank, the Philippines is one of five countries most affected by climate changes in the world.
Quo Vadis China
by Elfren S. Cruz - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
“There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation... No force will be able to stop the steady march of the Chinese people and Chinese nation.”
National Book Awards finalists
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The 38th Manila Critics Circle and the National Book Development Board are pleased to announce the finalists for the National Book Awards for books published in 2018...
Fight for survival on Earth
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Only the ignorant and the greedy continue to deny that there is a global crisis caused by climate change.
Life under Martial Law
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Around three and a half years ago, I wrote a column depicting life under martial law through six Filipino novels recommended by Karina Bolasco who was then publisher of Anvil Books.
Songs of protest
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Protest songs are normally associated with a movement for political and social change.
Glory be to thee Hong Kong
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Even if I believe that sooner or later China will suppress the Hong Kong Revolution, I cannot help but admire the idealism and resoluteness of the Hong Kong people in their movement to preserve democracy and the...
Frightening new world
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Read today’s headlines and listen to cable news.
Populism vs democratic socialism vs elitist democracy
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Populists are on the rise all over the globe. In some countries, they have gained substantial power.
A reading for business leaders
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Vocation of the Business leader: A reflection is a 30-page document that is meant to be a vade-medcum for business men and women.
Generalists vs specialists
by Elfren S. Cruz - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I have always considered myself a generalist in a world that is becoming extremely specialized.
Failure of capitalism
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Capitalism is a blatant failure.....
Bonifacio and the Cry of Pugad Lawin
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
National Heroes Day is celebrated every last Monday of every August to honor all Filipino heroes.
Ninoy’s martyrdom
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Every Aug. 21, Filipinos commemorate the martyrdom of Benigno “ Ninoy” Aquino Jr., which triggered the People Power Revolution that led to the downfall of the Marcos dictatorship and the restoration of...
Seven deadly sins of leadership
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Peter Drucker, the greatest management guru, never wrote a book dedicated to leadership; but, his thoughts on the topic are scattered through 40 books.
No to plastic
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
"We know how long it takes most kinds of leavings to decay. Organic material goes quickly: cardboard in three months; wood is up to three years, a pair of wool socks is up to five. A plastic shopping bag may take...
Stop using plastic products
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Plastic pollution has become a worldwide crisis, now one of the most pressing environmental issues harming human and animal health.
Economic war to global recession
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The United States and China are on the brink of an economic war which could lead to a global economic recession.
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