Boo Chanco
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Lockdown banking
by Boo Chanco - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
As we go on to third week of lockdown, we are already experiencing first hand how micro, small and medium enterprises are dying.
Our COVID-19 economy
by Boo Chanco - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Let us face the reality of our situation: the pace and quality of our lives now and in the foreseeable future will be dictated by the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
Are we there yet?
by Boo Chanco - March 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Two weeks into the lockdown and many of us are asking if we are there yet.
Viral politics
by Boo Chanco - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Our politicians are clearly worse than the coronavirus.
Test, isolate, trace
by Boo Chanco - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
To make this drastic one-month 24/7 lockdown effective in limiting the increase of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-2019 cases, DOH must test more people.
No easy choices
by Boo Chanco - March 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Small and medium enterprises make up 99.6 percent of all registered businesses in the Philippines and employ over 70 percent of the working population.
Adults in the room
by Boo Chanco - March 18, 2020 - 12:00am
With the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 menace staring us in the face, any reasonable person should be ready to cooperate with government to survive this crisis.
by Boo Chanco - March 16, 2020 - 12:00am
I support the Duterte administation’s decision to put Metro Manila in a lockdown. Some of those around him want to call it “community quarantine,” but Duterte himself said it is a lockdown.
Reasons to worry
by Boo Chanco - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
During times of crisis like this coronavirus epidemic, people want to be reassured our leaders know what they are doing.
POGOs must go
by Boo Chanco - March 11, 2020 - 12:00am
A senior official of the Anti Money Laundering Council told the Senate last week that P14 billion worth of transactions by POGOs from 2017 to 2019 were related to suspicious activities.
A national security risk
by Boo Chanco - March 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Duterte, the PNP and the AFP disburse billions of pesos in audit free intelligence funds.
Big failure on corruption
by Boo Chanco - March 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Sometime last year, President Duterte expressed frustration over continuing and worsening corruption to the point he said he was thinking of resigning.
Future proofing our workers
by Boo Chanco - March 4, 2020 - 12:00am
A number of companies have shed workers over the past few weeks. Some, like Honda, claim they are reorganizing for greater efficiency.
Travel ban
by Boo Chanco - March 2, 2020 - 12:00am
It can’t be avoided. Indeed, if only China did it before half of Wuhan’s 11 million population left for the Chinese New Year celebration, we probably wouldn’t see as wide an infection as we are...
Generation change
by Boo Chanco - February 28, 2020 - 12:00am
It is somewhat disturbing, and amusing at the same time, how this ABS-CBN controversy is being fought not just on different levels, but in different time zones as well.
POGOs and other crimes
by Boo Chanco - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Gambling is a crime in China.
In good hands
by Boo Chanco - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
I had a very interesting conversation last Thursday with Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez when I dropped in on him at his office. It confirmed my feeling that our money is in good hands with him as finance chi...
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.
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