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Good intentions, bad executions
by Boo Chanco - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Depending on what story you have read, the President has ordered a stop to rice importation, or Sec. Carlos Dominguez is saying there is no ban on rice importation. One thing is clear… government is confused...
Alternative truths
by Boo Chanco - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
A regular gathering of friends invited a guest last week to talk to us about the “post-modern world” and its impact on relationships, specially within the family. I hear that term “post modernism”...
Local cartels
by Boo Chanco - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
All politics is local. All economics is local too. Running a province or a city is pretty much like running a country minus the armed forces and foreign affairs.
OPINION: Our confused skies
by Boo Chanco - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The local aviation industry is in a state of flux. They are uncertain about what should be done or how to plan for the future.
Behold Bohol!
by Boo Chanco - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
That’s how Boholanos are presenting their province as a Paradise island.
National Transportation Safety Board
by Boo Chanco - November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A few weeks ago, 19 farmers were killed and several others injured in Apayao when the truck they were riding plunged backwards down a deep ravine. They were on their way home after collecting government-subsidized...
Elastic award?
by Boo Chanco - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Indeed, DOTr gave San Miguel a notice to proceed. San Miguel has scheduled groundbreaking next month. Now it seems, DOF wants to hold everything back.
The rice cartel
by Boo Chanco - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems well meaning government officials well versed in economic theory are no match against the evil geniuses running the rice cartel.
Housing our poor
by Boo Chanco - November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
This is the kind of in-city public housing we need. Our useless and hopelessly corrupt National Housing Authority (NHA) keeps on throwing our poor to areas far from any source of livelihood. It is no surprise they...
Facing a water crisis
by Boo Chanco - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The alarm bells have been sounded this early.
Lesson from Chile
by Boo Chanco - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems like the world is starting to catch fire. Hong Kong. Lebanon. Cairo. Chile.
How to help our farmers
by Boo Chanco - October 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Farming and poverty go together in this country. Two-thirds of the poor are in our rural areas working as farmers. We should be able to drastically reduce the number of poor Filipinos if we make farming profita...
Cheap politics at UP?
by Boo Chanco - October 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Being a government institution, the intrusion of politics into the affairs of the country’s premier state university is a given.
Crisis in health care
by Boo Chanco - October 23, 2019 - 12:00am
A developing country like ours must invest as heavily in human resources as in infrastructure.
Can they deliver?
by Boo Chanco - October 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Finally, President Duterte is getting impatient with the extremely slow pace of the implementation of infrastructure projects. He should. In this country, the legacies by which presidents are remembered are made...
People are speaking out
by Boo Chanco - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
It has come to a point when people are taking time to write in exasperation over the traffic situation.
Every parent’s worst nightmare
by Boo Chanco - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
There is a serious health threat specially for our young people and as usual, this government is behind the curve.
Government on auto pilot
by Boo Chanco - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
So, a Cabinet member President Duterte adores because he was his law class valedictorian, is insisting there is no transportation crisis. Let us not argue with him and just check the facts.
Transport crisis
by Boo Chanco - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The transport secretary disputes the claim that we have a transport crisis… only a transport problem daw... a state of mind.
Aren’t we up to challenges?
by Boo Chanco - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
After all those press releases, the Duterte administration’s Build Build Build program has failed to take off in the last three years. Why is this failure happening administration after administration?
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