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A tribute to our fallen heroes
by Mike Toledo - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I will use my power to help the sick to the best of my ability and judgment.”
Coming together amid social distancing
by Mike Toledo - May 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Reaching out to one another at a time of social distancing.
All in this together
by Mike Toledo - April 21, 2020 - 12:00am
I have constantly written and spoken about this VUCA (short for volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) world we live in, but none could make it any more VUCA than this global COVID-19 pandemic we have now...
Strong links, shared commitment
by Mike Toledo - March 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It was that time of the year again, as I have written previously, when the US-Philippines Society held its Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission here in Manila.
50 years of UP SEMen
by Mike Toledo - February 25, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Yes, we were a band of brothers, also known as SEMenites, forged in the cauldron of university life endemic to UP, strengthened by a common resolve to excel whilst consuming copious amounts of alcohol to decompress...
The Cebu-Cordova bridge:Connecting islands
by Mike Toledo - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Back in 1972, the first of Cebu’s big bridges was constructed and inaugurated to span the Mactan Channel, connecting the Cebu mainland and Mactan island through Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu City.
MVP Group leads Taal aid
by Mike Toledo - January 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The afternoon of Jan. 12 changed the lives of many Filipinos forever. It was on this fateful day that Taal Volcano, after exhibiting signs of unrest, finally erupted.
Iskolar ng Bayan
by Mike Toledo - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
What a way to end the year that has had its share of challenges and, of course, excitement.
An ASEAN law gathering in Phuket
by Mike Toledo - December 17, 2019 - 12:00am
It is no secret that the known British author Alex Garland wrote his 1996 opus The Beach while living in El Nido in the Philippines.
Achchha dost
by Mike Toledo - December 6, 2019 - 12:58am
The title means “good friend” in Hindi, the official language of the Republic of India.
An ‘empowered’ Philippines
by Mike Toledo - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Energy security is crucial to the socioeconomic development of any nation. A quick perusal of the development agenda of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte would make even the man-on-the-street surmise...
The RVR Award for Nation Building
by Mike Toledo - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Ramon V. Del Rosario Award for Nation Building is a project of the Junior Chamber International Manila, or what is more popularly known as the Manila Jaycees, in partnership with the PHINMA Group of Companies...
With heads held high
by Mike Toledo - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part; the important thing in life is not triumph, but the struggle; the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.&rdqu...
by Mike Toledo - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Time to make a statement.”
Free Smart Wi-Fi for Manila
by Mike Toledo - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
You read the title right.
The best is yet to come
by Mike Toledo - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am
That’s the title of a famous song written in 1959 for Tony Bennett, which was included in his certified platinum album I Left My Heart in San Francisco in 1962.
Securing our skies
by Mike Toledo - July 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Air security. The thought of being able to sleep soundly at night, knowing that no invaders can violate our airspace with impunity and launch an attack on our country.
The Fourth of July
by Mike Toledo - July 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The current crop of millennials and Generation Z would probably know of July 4 as the Independence Day of the United States of America, a federal holiday commemorating the Declaration of Independence from the monarchy...
Big in Japan
by Mike Toledo - July 2, 2019 - 12:00am
I could not emphasize enough the very good relationship that the Philippines and Japan have, as well as the warm friendship between President Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
‘In love with our natural attractions’
by Mike Toledo - June 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Without a doubt, the Philippines is on the list of must-visit destinations.
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