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Elfren S. Cruz
Elfren S. Cruz
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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.
Changing the way we think
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
My favorite weekend reading are interesting books that also offer amusement. One such book is 1001 Ideas That Changed The Way We Think edited by Robert Arp.
Remembering Cory Aquino
by Elfren S. Cruz - August 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Books and historians will continue to talk about how the course of Philippine history was positively and dramatically changed by the presidency of Corazon Aquino.
LSGH-ANHS: One heart
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
My son Roel, a writer and educator who graduated from DLSU with a Literature degree, recently started teaching 21st Century Literature at the Adult Night High School of La Salle Green Hills. I asked him to share...
Potential trouble spots in Asia
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
It is not surprising that domestic news is focused on local issues especially on the political arena. Instead of analyses, the news commentaries are also concerned with personalities and political maneuvering.
Books that changed history
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Barack Obama is a known bookworm and has regularly publicized his book recommendations.
Destined for war
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
China and the United States are currently on a collision course for war – unless both parties take difficult and painful actions to avert it.
Remembering Br. Benildo Feliciano, FSC
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Br. Benildo Lamberto Feliciano, FSC passed away at the age of 82 this week. Ma. Lourdes Bautista wrote an outstanding biography where she divided Br. Benildo’s life into three phases: “Years of Probation”...
Europe: 3rd superpower
by Elfren S. Cruz - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
It is to be expected that the main geopolitical concern of the Filipino people are events in the Asia Pacific region, especially contentious issues with China in the South China Sea.
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