Marichu A. Villanueva
Marichu A. Villanueva
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End of the ‘coal boys’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The DOE’s guidelines signed earlier this month by Secretary Cusi will take effect as soon as the publication requirement is completed.
When personal reasons prevail
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin was very visible in his social media posts. Given his preferred mode of communications, @teddyboylocsin is very much followed not only by media but also...
‘Health is wealth’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A little over six months after it was signed into law, the implementing rules and regulations of the landmark law on Universal Health Care were finally signed and issued.
Police politics
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
RA 6975 was subsequently amended by RA 8557, or better known as the PNP Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998.
‘Chief diplomat’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Fresh into office in July 2016, President Duterte vowed to pursue an independent foreign policy.
Read first the fine print
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
“Financial inclusion” does not necessarily mean the economic gains are spread in equal amounts to all Filipino people all over the country.
Tough talk not enough
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 2, 2019 - 12:00am
“Those who have less in life, should hIt was rather unfortunate for the hundreds of low-income earning drivers of passenger jeepneys, especially for those who joined the public transport strike in Metro Manila...
Big security issue looms in Mindanao
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The initial success in setting into motion the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is facing yet another potential peace spoiler.
‘Department of Congress’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Buhay party list Rep. Lito Atienza was being facetious when he called out his fellow lawmakers at the House of Representatives as members of the “Department of Congress” of President Rodrigo Duterte...
‘Unbundle’ oil receipts
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 25, 2019 - 12:00am
If there is one common ground where the government and the militant left-leaning groups see eye-to-eye, it is on the subject of transparency of domestic pricing for gasoline and other refined oil products.
Do the Section 48
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
True to his promise, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano delivered with dispatch the approval of the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020.
Explore, Explore, Explore
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The looming threat of another round of fuel supply disruption is emerging in the horizon.
Birth or hunger pangs?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine agriculture has been left practically in a state of disaster when newly installed Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar took over from his immediate predecessor, Emmanuel Piñol....
‘Moderate the greed’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte though kept unusually quiet after “shaking the tree” anew.
Smoke at your own risk
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Here in our country, more than half of Filipino households are said to be not smoke-free.
Shades of ‘pork-barrel’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) has been lately going through the rough patch amid severe criticisms in the wake of rising cases anew of dengue-related deaths.
Doing a fireman’s job
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
It was one of the few times a hastily organized press conference was called Thursday night at Malacañang Palace.
Rody’s B.O.S.S.
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
At the surface, it would seem the Bureau of Corrections is a model of efficiency by the swiftness they processed the Good Conduct Time Allowance that freed even those convicted of heinous crimes.
Rice import ‘surplus’ crisis
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
For the first six months this year, the economic managers of President Rodrigo Duterte pat each other’s back for having successfully slowed down inflation in our country.
Landfills of hope
by Marichu A. Villanueva - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
In July 2018, about 51,000 tons of garbage mis-declared as plastic synthetic flakes arrived at Mindanao International Container Terminal.
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