Marichu A. Villanueva
Marichu A. Villanueva
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Who gets to bang the gavel
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 19, 2019 - 12:00am
A popular saying goes: A picture is worth a thousand words. It simply refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single picture. This picture conveys the meaning or essence more effectively...
Revisiting the party-list law
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Aside from being a Mayor of Davao City for almost 20 years, President Rodrigo Duterte was at one point in time of his political career served for three years as Congressman.
Surreptitious insertions
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
In the many accomplishment or performance reports submitted, lawmakers usually cite the number of bills they filed and authored in Congress, especially taking credit for those subsequently approved into law.
Budget gambit
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
For the past several weeks now, we are being bombarded by the annual audit reports on various government agencies that went through the scrutiny of state auditors.
Teachers as role model
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The week that was saw the usual, same old problems cropping up at the opening of classes in many public schools all over the Philippines last Monday, June 3.
No politics TESDA man
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 7, 2019 - 12:00am
What is it at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) that has seemingly become a staging ground for its head, the Director General, to quit later in order to run for elective post?
Unspent donations as idle funds
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 5, 2019 - 12:00am
It is very disturbing to read the Commission on Audit (COA) report on unutilized donations in the hands of government agencies that were supposed to spend them for relief and rehabilitation works needed by victims...
The real play
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Now entering into his fourth year in office, President Rodrigo Duterte is off again to another of his most favorite device to help guide his governance.
It’s Yosi Kadiri day
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is no smoking day all over the world. If only for 24 hours it is annually observed, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared every May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. According to the WHO, the annual campaign...
‘Sin’ no more
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am
It is like a do-or-die thing for the proposed bill that seeks to raise taxes anew on tobacco products. With less than two weeks remaining before the 17th Congress bows out of existence on June 7, this so-called “sin”...
Some guys have all the luck
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Over the past few days, Malacanang Palace has released to the public the latest government officials booted out of their respective agencies and offices.
A ‘listener’ for a Speaker
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A popular idiomatic expression says: “The more, the merrier; the fewer, the better fare.” In social events, the expression – the more, the merrier – means there is more fun when there are...
Re-engineering the Comelec
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
There is only one god, and his name is Death.
Who owns and runs this ‘meet-me’ room?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The glitches and bugs that conked the vote counting machines (VCMs) out and the ensuing almost seven hours of data outage in the transparency server when the national canvassing started right after the polling precincts...
Vicious cycle of distrust
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Barely two days after the holding of our country’s national and local polls, many candidates who believed they could win – as expected – decried alleged cheating for their loss in last Monday’s...
‘Bilang Pilipino’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
For the past two days, we had our own “Bilang Pilipino” 2019 at OneNews Phl coverage of the events that transpired during our mid-term elections held all over our country.
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
This is it. There is no more turning back for all the senatorial candidates and thousands more of aspirants in today’s mid-term elections.
Bikoy reloaded
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 10, 2019 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte is not a candidate in the coming May 13 elections. But he has gotten the brunt of the brickbats as the campaign period winds down.
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 8, 2019 - 12:00am
It is indeed a welcome news that, amid a reported tight power supply situation that has caused blackouts last month in Metro Manila, the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will implement a 27 centavo per kilowatt hour...
For the fund of it
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
On the eve of Labor Day last week, a petition seeking to raise by an additional P710 on top of the present P537 a day minimum wage in Metro Manila was filed before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board...
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