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Carrying capacity
by Boo Chanco - March 23, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a very telling photo of Boracay that captures its problem. It shows Boracay from the air, looking like any neighborhood in Kyusi or Pasay or Mandaluyong. No one would have guessed it is the most beautiful...
Tangled web of confusion
by Boo Chanco - March 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Anyone who has gone through the experience of building a house or undertaking a major renovation knows how frustrating it is to make sure things go well according to plan.
The Boracay test
by Boo Chanco - March 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The recommended one-year closure of Boracay is a tough test of the political will of President Duterte. The clean-up of Boracay should have been done a long time ago.
Still a big problem
by Boo Chanco - March 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Budget Secretary Ben Diokno was wrong to tell me they have solved the right of way problems of the San Miguel-led NLEX-SLEX connector road. Ben said DPWH Sec Mark Villar used the savvy of his family property companies...
On time delivery
by Boo Chanco - March 13, 2018 - 5:57pm
Last Monday, Megawide-GMR held what it called the Final Countdown to mark the last 111 days before the grand opening of Mactan’s Terminal 2.
Big Brother eyes projects
by Boo Chanco - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Eager to know the real score on the administration’s projects, I sought a meeting with Budget Secretary Ben Diokno last week.
by Boo Chanco - March 9, 2018 - 12:00am
For many of us, retirement from our regular jobs can bring a lot of fears and insecurities. One big worry for senior citizens is affordable healthcare.
What happens next?
by Boo Chanco - March 7, 2018 - 12:00am
If NAIA remains as dysfunctional as it had been these many years, it isn’t because there is no public interest to fix it.
NAIA mess
by Boo Chanco - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Why do I get the feeling Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has reassumed his old position of Transportation Secretary?
by Boo Chanco - March 2, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has a way with words. You may or may not like his choice of words, but he surely delivers his message in the strongest possible terms. No ifs and buts, he is right: Boracay is a cesspool.
Need to know
by Boo Chanco - February 28, 2018 - 12:00am
It is not too often that a good and meaningful movie gets to our cinemas. Local film syndication services often choose extremely commercial titles. Indeed, I am surprised a movie like The Post is even showing h...
by Boo Chanco - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Being optimistic is a good thing. It gives you a positive feeling. It makes you see challenges rather than stumbling blocks. It makes you believe there is a tomorrow worth waking up for.
High tech and medicine
by Boo Chanco - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
High technology is all the rage in many industries. The disruption is not always welcome but the old gives way to the new because it is the most cost efficient way of delivering the best outcomes.
Rural poverty
by Boo Chanco - February 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Recent discussions about government’s rice import policy brought out old unresolved issues. Everyone is claiming to speak for the interest of the poor farmers, but the farmers get no real help in the end.
A whiff
by Boo Chanco - February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
We are a desperate people. We cling to thin threads of hope that a leader will emerge to finally make it right for our country and our people.
Get going na!
by Boo Chanco - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It doesn’t get any better than this.
by Boo Chanco - February 14, 2018 - 12:00am
We are not being told the whole story on the rice situation. I get the feeling that some bureaucrats and their favorite rice traders are making a last ditch effort to stop the announced change in policy that removes...
by Boo Chanco - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte said last week that he is a dictator because it is the only way to get the country moving forward. The scary thing is he is partly right. Vested interests have become so entrenched in this country...
Gut issues
by Boo Chanco - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am
New taxes were blamed by more than half of Citibank’s prime Citigold clients as the biggest contributor to high inflation when they were asked to express their views using their smart phones last Tuesday ...
by Boo Chanco - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am
DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. is confident the third player they will select to compete with our telco duopoly will not be hampered by the fact that Globe and Smart/PLDT already control 70 percent of the...
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