Marichu A. Villanueva
Marichu A. Villanueva
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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....
Foisting fears
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
The elections were over. However, the election fever has yet to simmer down.
Make our votes count on e-day
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
From the time and motion study done by the Commission on Elections, each voter would only spend about three to five minutes of time to cast ballots at the polling precinct.
In no-win situation
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
If you describe a situation as a “catch-22,” you mean it is an impossible situation because you cannot do one thing until you do another thing.
COVID-19 is beyond politics
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 4, 2022 - 12:00am
However, the IATF still imposes area-limited or “granular lockdowns” in places where there are high cases of COVID-9 infection.
No cut to ‘ayuda’ flow
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
As regulator, Domingo underscored the role of PAGCor is to ensure “responsible” gaming, especially to guard against bettors from becoming “gambling addicts.”
Non-debates at all
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 27, 2022 - 12:00am
This is a friendly warning to fellow motorists, especially those who are driving a “luxury,” or high-end brands of vehicles like BMW, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, or the like.
Back on its feet and how
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The holding of the WTTC Global Summit was the first-ever international gathering held in Manila after more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last mile challenge
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Just a little over a year ago, the Philippines was among countries scrounging to secure supply of vaccines to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Finishing touches
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
At this stage, these loans would be billed already to the next President who gets elected on May 9 and takes office on June 30 this year.
Blood is always thicker
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Coinciding with Easter Sunday observance, Senator Panfilo Lacson along side with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, and former Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales chose to jointly announce yesterday individual resolve to...
Be wary vs ‘fake’ leader
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
That is via the real kind of survey – the election day itself.
Duterte’s ‘hit’ list campaign
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Barely a month before we hold the next national and local elections on May 9, there are renewed debates whether or not to abolish or to amend the existing party list representations in our country’s Congr...
Dynamics in political dynasties
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 8, 2022 - 12:00am
If there is any testimonial on what has been happening to some of the very well established political dynasties in our country, one of them is that of former Senator Jinggoy Estrada.
Changes did not come
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 6, 2022 - 12:00am
As he counts down his last three months in office at Malacanang Palace, outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte could not care enough if he talks more than he should on state matters, including classified or sensitive...
Not just doublespeak
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
It was a sly shift of outgoing President Duterte in his talking from local politics to geo-politics.
Hot air on KABAG
by Marichu A. Villanueva - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Actually, “kabag” is a Tagalog word denoting someone has stomachache, or heartburn due to indigestion, or acidic stomach.
Chief nemesis of food security
by Marichu A. Villanueva - March 30, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite being deep into their respective campaign schedules, Senators running in the May 9 national and local elections attended last Monday the resumption of their public hearing on the rampant smuggling of agricultural...
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