Rey Gamboa
Rey Gamboa
  • Articles
  • Authors
by Rey Gamboa - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Getting a bill to pass through the legislature can be a mean feat, and this is so true for House Bill 4157 or the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (CITIRA) which was approved on third...
Ayala Group participates in UHC delivery
by Rey Gamboa - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
How the current administration will pursue its avowed universal healthcare program for Filipinos with the broad participation of the private sector’s health delivery services will be crucial in defining its...
A reader talks about his agri experience
by Rey Gamboa - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, we give way to one of our readers.
Ambitious promises to make rail king again
by Rey Gamboa - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Noticeable in the proposed 2020 national budget is the P100-billion allocation for railway projects which the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will supervise.
Digital revolution to boost MSME
by Rey Gamboa - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
For micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), two significant developments may prove to be game-changers that could transform their operating landscapes in the next few years to make them more competitive...
EPIRA needs a review and relevance
by Rey Gamboa - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Gauging just how much – or little – has been achieved by a law is certainly prudent, and this is more true for the 2001 Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) which is aimed at restructuring how the...
Power sector still plagued with more issues
by Rey Gamboa - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
With the Supreme Court ruling voiding with finality 99 power supply agreements that did not go through competitive biddings, the 52 affected distribution utilities are now starting anew the process of securing much-needed...
Growing fuss over POGOs
by Rey Gamboa - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am
So much negativity is happening lately in the Philippine offshore gaming operations (POGO) sector that may force us to rethink just how long-term (or short-term) we should view this now billion-peso money-generating...
Agri’s catch-up strategy
by Rey Gamboa - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
William Dar, acting agriculture secretary, could be the economic team’s best catch-up answer for the agriculture sector this year, and perhaps, until the end of President Duterte’s term.
Solving ‘endo’ ills
by Rey Gamboa - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s recent veto of the controversial “anti-endo” bill that Congress submitted for approval into law in June does not mean that militant workers’ clamor is no longer valid,...
Correcting flaws of rice law’s year 1
by Rey Gamboa - August 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The first year of the Rice Tariffication Act, passed last February, should be regarded as an opportunity to check on loopholes, recommend remedies, and further strengthen the whole rice import and export liberalization...
When the president vetoes a proposed law
by Rey Gamboa - August 6, 2019 - 12:00am
It takes an immensely popular president to veto in toto a proposed law that favors – or would seem to – the interest of the masses, and still not get clobbered by flak.
Digital era: Balancing good and bad
by Rey Gamboa - August 1, 2019 - 12:00am
How scarier can life on the internet be when a single Google search for how much a ticket to Disneyland in Hong Kong costs, for example, will result in a barrage of advertisements on the same topic in various other...
Warning bells
by Rey Gamboa - July 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Going into the last five months of 2019, several warning bells tell us that chances for the economy hitting its targeted growth of between six to seven percent this year is getting slimmer.
Securing gains and fulfilling promises
by Rey Gamboa - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ 18th Congress opened yesterday accompanied by the pomp and pageantry often defining the President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), which is the fourth of the current incumbent, the...
Metro Manila: For pogo or bpos?
by Rey Gamboa - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
It is surprising that the Philippines has been ranked as the third best country in the world to invest in by the CEOWorld magazine, and yet the government seems to have turned down P159 billion of potential foreign...
Readers speak of real life experiences
by Rey Gamboa - July 16, 2019 - 12:00am
We feature today two readers and their reaction to past columns.
Oil companies ‘unbundling’ anxieties
by Rey Gamboa - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
For any business entity operating in a fiercely competitive environment, the mere mention of the word “unbundling” of retail pricing by its supervising government regulatory agency can evoke lots of anxiety,...
Catch up game
by Rey Gamboa - July 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Weeks before President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address last year, the Commission on Audit (COA) released its 2017 report where it pointed out in the portion on the Department of Public Works and Highways...
Good job (despite rantings, distractions)
by Rey Gamboa - July 4, 2019 - 12:00am
There’s still so much more work that needs to be done at the halfway mark of the current administration’s six-year life, but there can’t be too many complaints on how the first three years progressed,...
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... | 143 | 144 | 145 | 146 | 147
Are you sure you want to log out?
Login is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with