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Gag Order
by Boo Chanco - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
In past decades, when the quality of our national leaders was a lot higher than it is now, there is always a challenge to defend one’s position in Plaza Miranda. Today, our leaders seek a gag order instea...
Is Bulacan airport a goner?
by Boo Chanco - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I just checked with San Miguel the status of their airport project in Bulacan… when groundbreaking will be.
Third telco a dud?
by Boo Chanco - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Frankly, I am not surprised that the third telco is proving to be a dud. From latest indications, it will not be able to meet its committed target to start operation any time soon.
Bluster on BBB
by Boo Chanco - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
I have been writing on the slow implementation of Build Build Build projects. Some may think I am too pessimistic amidst the glowing reports of Cabinet secretaries responsible for rolling out the projects.
Tourism in the time of nCoV
by Boo Chanco - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Sayang, Jojo Clemente, president of the Philippine Tourism Congress, told me when I asked him about the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on the local tourism industry.
Scandal at DICT
by Boo Chanco - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It is bad enough DICT is struggling to fulfill the promise of President Duterte for a world-class information and communications system.
Health is wealth
by Boo Chanco - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
This Wuhan coronavirus is showing the world that health is indeed wealth… and not just for individuals, but for economies around the world. So much wealth is now being lost and at risk in the aftermath of...
Playing politics with our health
by Boo Chanco - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Now we have the dubious distinction of having the only Wuhan coronavirus death outside of China.
Health security
by Boo Chanco - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
It is often said that modern medicine has made it possible for humans to live well beyond their 90s.
Wuhan’s coronavirus
by Boo Chanco - January 31, 2020 - 12:00am
We don’t really know for sure if this deadly coronavirus is a product of natural evolution or was manufactured as part of a country’s biological war arsenal that had gone wrong. But here it is, a serious...
Teflon Duterte
by Boo Chanco - January 29, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte is probably coated in Teflon. On the same day that the slowest economic growth rate in eight years was reported by government, the country fell by 14 places in the latest Corruption Perception Index...
Messier and messier
by Boo Chanco - January 27, 2020 - 12:00am
I have nothing against a regular review of government contracts and fixing “onerous” provisions. After all, it can’t be denied that past administrations (or even the current one) have favorites...
by Boo Chanco - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Our country’s northernmost province had always been in my bucket list of places to see. But it was only this week that I found the time to do so.
Scaring investors
by Boo Chanco - January 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Many times, we seem to think we are the center of the universe... a self-sufficient paradise of 7000 islands.
The air we breathe
by Boo Chanco - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Never waste a good crisis. Use it to enable change for the better.
Customer service
by Boo Chanco - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am
With digital technology advancing in leaps and bounds in this day and age, there is no reason why airlines can’t have better customer service. Something as basic as communicating to the customer can be done...
Master communicator
by Boo Chanco - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The business elite is losing badly in the war for public support to a master communicator: President Duterte. All they can muster is whining and more whining.
Tylenol and Boeing
by Boo Chanco - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Crisis situations test the mettle of corporate executives.
Creating shared value
by Boo Chanco - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
The business gnomes of Makati are most likely still subscribed to the thinking that “the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits.
by Boo Chanco - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
LTFRB has been issuing confusing statements over the past weeks.
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