Ruben D. Almendras
Ruben D. Almendras
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BBM disaster to lose WPS
by Ruben D. Almendras - April 8, 2024 - 12:00am
On top of the hot weather that is scorching us, the hottest topic in the last few weeks/months and in the weeks ahead has/will be the continuous bullying of the Chinese coast guard ships on Philippine’s vessels...
Longer ECQ, longer economic recovery
by Ruben D. Almendras - May 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The long title of this column is, the longer and stricter the ECQ, the deeper the economy will fall, the longer and harder it will be for the economy to recover, and the more economic suffering for the people.
Kota Kinabalu And Sandakan Some Lessons In Development (Conclusion)
by Ruben D. Almendras - July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
On the next day, we proceeded to the marine park fronting KK in the islands of Sapi and Manukan.
Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan some lessons in development
by Ruben D. Almendras - July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
The first time I went to Kota Kinabalu(KK), the Airport Terminal was mostly made of wood, and the surrounding forests seemed so dense and green.
Lifestyle And Wealth Management; The Wallstreet Meltdown And You
by Ruben D. Almendras - October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
By the time this article will be printed, the $700 billion bailout funds would have been approved by the U.S. Gov’t, ...
Enriching travel Part II– Dubai
by Ruben D. Almendras - July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
It was still summer and I was in an Emirates Airline plane for Dubai for a social and an investment exploration visit to the famed city. I was highly anticipating this trip, as the newspapers and television accounts...
Economic Effects of the ZTE Scandal
by Ruben D. Almendras - March 6, 2008 - 12:00am
$130 Million Lifestyle and Hubris
by Ruben D. Almendras - February 21, 2008 - 12:00am
The amount of overprice or commission on the National Broadband Network (NBN) project is at $130 million or P5.2 billion. The amount is so huge in pesos that ordinary people have a hard time grasping its magnit...
Stabilizing the peso exchange rate
by Ruben D. Almendras - January 10, 2008 - 12:00am
A rapidly appreciating peso exchange rate to other foreign currencies is as damaging to the economy as a rapidly depreciating peso. So, the 20% appreciation of the Philippine peso against the U.S. dollar...
Count your blessings
by Ruben D. Almendras - January 3, 2008 - 12:00am
I have made a minor change in my column title, because wealth connotes something very materialistic when it is something more than just material things.
Effects of the U.S. sub-prime crisis
by Ruben D. Almendras - December 30, 2007 - 12:00am
Foreign exchange investments and the Banilad flyover
by Ruben D. Almendras - July 29, 2007 - 12:00am
Internet scams and other stupidities
by Ruben D. Almendras - July 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Investing your retirement funds
by Ruben D. Almendras - May 27, 2007 - 12:00am
by Ruben D. Almendras - June 19, 2005 - 12:00am
In the two weeks of the political scandal, the crisis management actions of the PGMA team are less than impressive. There are a lot of uncoordinated moves from the president's team and allies.
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