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Strong women
by Boo Chanco - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
“You know you need a better strategy to win hearts and minds when you’re afraid your enemies just recruited Miss Universe, Darna and the people’s Angel.
Spokesman
by Boo Chanco - October 23, 2020 - 12:00am
My best friend and high school batchmate at UP Prep, the late Jerry Barican, once observed that the job of the presidential spokesman has an expiry date. A year or at the most two, Jerry said, and one would have...
Corruption
by Boo Chanco - October 21, 2020 - 12:00am
In his recorded televised address a week ago, President Duterte once more expressed frustration over corruption in government.
Big push!
by Boo Chanco - October 19, 2020 - 12:00am
At this point of a presidential term, the President should be thinking of a legacy project… one to be remembered by.
Loose ends
by Boo Chanco - October 16, 2020 - 12:00am
It took DOTr four years and a pandemic to get its act together. It was a golden opportunity to reform the transport system because everything was stopped.
Going digital
by Boo Chanco - October 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Shortly after we went on lockdown in mid-March, Dr. Maui Bondoc-Hermosa posted a notice that said her “online eye clinic is now up and running. I can help with eye emergencies, any eye pain/discomforts, do...
Duterte should veto Cayetano pork
by Boo Chanco - October 12, 2020 - 12:00am
“Lord, nadenggoy tayong dalawa.”
Ex-OFWs to build Bulacan airport
by Boo Chanco - October 9, 2020 - 12:00am
In the midst of rising unemployment, former OFWs are being tapped by San Miguel to help build the Bulacan international airport.
A zombie recovery
by Boo Chanco - October 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Trade and Industry is now allowing businesses in the service sector and wholesale and retail trade to operate at full capacity, while restaurants and fastfood outlets may sit beyond 50 percent capacity...
Opening up tourism
by Boo Chanco - October 5, 2020 - 12:00am
It seemed like a tentative step.
Facebook did right
by Boo Chanco - October 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Finally, Facebook is cleaning up its act. Unfortunately for the Duterte trolls, they got caught violating Facebook’s community standards.
Finally, it’s moving!
by Boo Chanco - September 30, 2020 - 12:00am
When we first discussed transportation projects with Art Tugade before he assumed office, there was a lot of optimism about moving fast starting on day one.
Chinese Trojan horse Dito?
by Boo Chanco - September 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Jose Alejandrino, my very good friend who is a diehard Duterte supporter, still uses his brains.
Set higher goals
by Boo Chanco - September 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Dado Banatao, a poor boy from Cagayan, showed us how to dream big.
Go private for BBB
by Boo Chanco - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The economic managers are once again saying Build Build Build will power the economy.
Death in the family
by Boo Chanco - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Death is all around us at this time of pandemic. There isn’t a day when I do not see reports of people dying on my Facebook feed, and not only because of the virus.
Mañanita mentality
by Boo Chanco - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
A story in this newspaper last Sept. 9 made me angry. Here are the first two paragraphs:
Infectious pessimism
by Boo Chanco - September 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipinos are generally optimistic. Even those in poverty dream big dreams of better lives within reach in their lifetime.
Why cut agriculture budget?
by Boo Chanco - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
In his SONA last July, President Duterte called for boosting the agricultural sector to enable the country to recover from COVID-19.
Stench at PhilHealth
by Boo Chanco - September 11, 2020 - 12:00am
PhilHealth, the blogger Heneral Lunacy pointed out, is a criminal enterprise posing as universal health care. Duh! Many government agencies are criminal enterprises posing as regulators.
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