Mary Ann LL. Reyes
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Bad eggs
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 24, 2023 - 12:00am
At a recent international mining conference, Philex Mining chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan emphasized that an industry should not be judged based on its worst members.
Subic’s bright future
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 23, 2023 - 12:00am
In 2021, the Supreme Court reinstated an order issued by the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court a decade earlier which compelled the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority to award a P5.5 billion contract for the development,...
How to woo investors
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 17, 2023 - 12:00am
At the recent 10th Asia Summit in Singapore, President Marcos once again invited foreign businessmen to consider investing in the country, especially given the strong fundamentals of the Philippine economy.
SC upholds rights of artists
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Restaurant, lounge and bar owners, and even malls and other business establishments, whether big or small, beware.
Temporary measure
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 10, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos, through Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin, recently signed Executive Order 39 which set the price ceiling for regular milled rice at P41 per kilo and P45 a kilo for well-milled rice effective last...
VTI dispute clarified
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Last week, it was reported in this column that the Court of Appeals’ 19th Division has affirmed the warrants of arrest and hold departure orders issued by the Bacolod Regional Trial Court against four of the...
Fanning the flames
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - September 2, 2023 - 12:00am
It’s a categorical no on the part of the Supreme Court.
Manila Bay cleanup
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 27, 2023 - 12:00am
In 1999, concerned citizens of Manila filed a complaint before the Regional Trial Court of Imus, Cavite against several government agencies for the cleanup, rehabilitation and protection of Manila Bay.
Writing finis to Makati-Taguig row
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Last June 26, the Supreme Court’s Special Third Division denied the City of Makati’s second omnibus motion, which among others, sought the Court’s leave or approval to file and admit its second...
Golden opportunity
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 20, 2023 - 12:00am
At the special shareholders’ meeting of publicly listed infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. last Aug. 8, the stockholders approved the decision of the MPIC board to file an application...
Changing rules midstream
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 19, 2023 - 12:00am
According to Environment Secretary Maria Antonio-Yulo Loyzaga, all 22 reclamation projects in Manila Bay are suspended and will be undergoing review.
Newbie goes renewable
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 13, 2023 - 12:00am
Residents of Iloilo City are indeed lucky, even blessed, to have a power distribution utility with the financial muscle and resolve to make a difference
Non sequitur
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 12, 2023 - 12:00am
Britannica defines the fallacy of non sequitur as one which occurs when there is not even a deceptively plausible appearance of valid reasoning, because there is an obvious lack of connection between the given premises...
Inconsistent findings
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 6, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ bid to improve the ease of doing business by reducing, if not eliminating, red tape in government transactions just recently took a big hit.
Overlapping projects
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - August 5, 2023 - 12:00am
No less that the Constitution provides that public office is a public trust, and public officers and employees must at all times be accountable to the people.
Sustainable investments needed
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 30, 2023 - 12:00am
If you still don’t believe that climate change is real, then look around you.
Privatization of ECs pushed
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Electric cooperatives are not cooperatives in the true sense of the word.
State of the aviation sector
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Back in 2021 and toward the end of his term, then president Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a bill creating the Department of Migrant Workers.
Addressing the real problem
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 22, 2023 - 12:00am
The Senate committee on tourism recently began its investigation into mounting passenger complaints against one particular airline company.
Due process denied
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 16, 2023 - 12:00am
The Energy Regulatory Commission suffered a heavy blow late last month when the Court of Appeals ruled that ERC’s directive invalidating San Miguel Corp.’s notice to terminate two power supply agreements...
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