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Marichu A. Villanueva
Marichu A. Villanueva
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President-cum-Agri chief executive
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
PBBM, however, did not fix a timetable for how long he will stay on as President-cum-Agriculture SecretaryTaking the bull by the horn idiomatically speaking could best describe how to address the labyrinthine problems...
‘Food sovereignty’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Outgoing Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar was not buttering up nor ingratiating himself to President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Agree deportment
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Call it a trivial pursuit but arriving on time for the scheduled press conference would be the most welcome change indeed when incoming President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
‘Overdue’ process
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 20, 2022 - 12:00am
It was the most disheartening sight at the very least on how a wanted suspect in a hit-and-run incident in Mandaluyong City got played out before the public.
Not perfect but not ‘broken’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
Twice nominated but twice declined to join the 15-man Supreme Court, Department of Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has not regretted to stay on at the Cabinet team of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Polycrisis
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 15, 2022 - 12:00am
At the opening last Sunday of the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization being held in Switzerland, its Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala called for global solidarity and multilateralism...
Must mask
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia did it again. Gov. Garcia acted anew independently from national government’s continuing campaign to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
‘Septic tanks’ and all Another co-terminus
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
“Many things were thrown against me, not just the (proverbial) ‘kitchen sink’ but also the septic tanks as well,” Duque quipped in obvious exasperation.Cabinet official of outgoing President...
Tax on ‘dirty fuel’ to stay
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 8, 2022 - 12:00am
From the monitoring of the Department of Energy (DOE), the world price of imported diesel averages at $166 per barrel from the previous $149, or the price went up by as much as $17.
The BBM bill and Angat Buhay
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 6, 2022 - 12:00am
A take-off from the initials of the President-elect, this bill stood for Bangon Bayan Muli. Roughly translated, it means the country rises again.
Second chance, too
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
“We have learned from that experience. We know now how to avoid it,” the incoming DSWD chief promised.
Back to school
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The entire national capital region along with 40 other regions, provinces and cities around the country will remain under the most relaxed pandemic Alert Level-1 starting today until June 15.
To stay relevant
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 30, 2022 - 12:00am
Cabinet officials are covered by the existing law that bans them from being employed in a private sector job that has direct link with his or her office in government within one year of resignation/termination.
Bills for the 17th President BBM
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 27, 2022 - 12:00am
“The first priority is the economy. That’s why we’ve been very careful in choosing our economic team,” PBBM pointed out.
The jungle called politics
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 25, 2022 - 12:00am
They battled against each other to be in the “magic 12” slots for the Senate of the 19th Congress.
Study now, talk later
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 23, 2022 - 12:00am
When then military rebel leader-turned politician Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan earned his spurs in Congress, he was first dubbed “the most studious” as a neophyte lawmaker.
Tyranny of numbers
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
As the so-called “independent republics,” all 24 Senators will comprise the 19th Congress that opens its first regular sessions starting July 25.
Last-two minutes
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
There could also be a number of Congress-approved bills that might not see the light of day as casualties of presidential veto. Let’s wait and see.
Who’s who guesses
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, comebacking Pampanga Congresswoman-elect, former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ended all speculations.
The plus side of election spending
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
With nearly 100 percent of the total votes cast in last Monday’s national and local elections transmitted, there should be no doubt the UniTeam tandem of ex-Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr....
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