Marichu A. Villanueva
Marichu A. Villanueva
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The best Phl President ever
by Marichu A. Villanueva - August 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Of the 17 Philippine presidents, including President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., only eight have personal connections with me.
Clearing the air
by Marichu A. Villanueva - August 5, 2022 - 12:00am
If not regulated, vape or vaporized nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes, would proliferate, especially through illicit means among Filipino minors.
FVR legacy
by Marichu A. Villanueva - August 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, two more enrolled bills that went through the legislative mills of both chambers of the past 18th Congress ended in presidential vetoes.
House Rule Section 48
by Marichu A. Villanueva - August 1, 2022 - 12:00am
If we go by this latest presidential declaration, that would be one less priority bill done and over with already.
Build better more, or BBM
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Given a fixed term of six years without re-election, there is no doubt President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is a man in a hurry. If there was quotable quote from the hour-long SONA of President Marcos,...
Not so ‘little President’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The Executive Secretary is often called the “little President” because of the immense powers of whoever holds the position.
Same faces, same names
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 22, 2022 - 12:00am
But just like any change of administration, the incoming 19th Congress is yet again taking shaWe returned to our usual face-to-face Kapihan sa Manila Bay breakfast news forum after more than two and a half years...
More vital money matter
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 20, 2022 - 12:00am
There must be rhyme and reason when the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas started its gradual shift to polymer bills in our country’s cash system.
Push back politics
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 18, 2022 - 12:00am
A proposed rider amendment to a defense spending measure filed before the United States Congress seeks to block aid package until the Philippine National Police is deemed to be compliant with basic human rights by...
On the same diplomatic tracks
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 15, 2022 - 12:00am
If one would believe his administration’s worst detractors, heads of states would ignore, if not snub President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
First orders of the day
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Upon assumption into office of newly installed President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., it took almost a week later for Malacanang officials to release to public the first series of executive fiats...
‘No more secrets’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Although he had primary doses and booster shots, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. suffered reinfection from the highly contagious coronavirus disease 2019.
No labor pains
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Except for some hitches and glitches here and there, the week-old Marcos administration seems to be off to a good start.
Paroxysms of fear of new COVID surges
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 6, 2022 - 12:00am
It would be a fatal mistake for people to believe the fight against the coronavirus diseases 2019 pandemic is over and done with.
Unfinished business
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 4, 2022 - 12:00am
But the work of the presidency is a 24/7 job, holidays included
Destiny of a dynasty
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 1, 2022 - 12:00am
It was an actor-turned politician Joseph Estrada who first attributed “destiny” to his becoming the President of the country.
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.
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