Tony F. Katigbak
Tony F. Katigbak
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Business leader, innovator, and role model
by Tony F. Katigbak - October 19, 2021 - 12:00am
It is not hard to see why the Management Association of the Philippines has named Carlos Chan, chairman of the Liwayway group of companies, as the MAP Management Man of the Year.
Due diligence
by Tony F. Katigbak - October 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Election season is now in full swing and I suspect it’s going to get worse before it gets better. Historically, election season is hardly ever an easy process in the Philippines.
PAREX and sustainable green infrastructure
by Tony F. Katigbak - October 7, 2021 - 12:00am
One thing that most Filipinos have historically been wary of is change.
Protecting the right to be heard
by Tony F. Katigbak - September 28, 2021 - 12:00am
It can be said that last year was a landmark year for the world. Undoubtedly, years from now, when school kids are studying turning points in history, 2020 will be among them as the year that COVID-19 made the world...
Security issues
by Tony F. Katigbak - September 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Because the pandemic has gone on for as long as it has and is still going, we are forced to be extra careful at all times as we protect ourselves and focus on our health and safety.
Reaching a breaking point
by Tony F. Katigbak - September 14, 2021 - 12:00am
There are moments when you know things are reaching a breaking point and about to boil over.
Ebb and flow
by Tony F. Katigbak - September 7, 2021 - 12:00am
If there’s one thing we’ve all learned during this pandemic, it’s how to roll with the punches.
Redefining heroes
by Tony F. Katigbak - September 1, 2021 - 12:00am
We just celebrated National Heroes Day. We also just officially entered the “ber” months and the beginning of what Filipinos normally call the “holiday season.” But it certainly does feels...
What to do about Delta?
by Tony F. Katigbak - August 25, 2021 - 12:00am
We’ve all spent the past couple of weeks figuring out how to adjust our lives once again during another ECQ and a deadlier virus strain that has taken over in the country.
Gold, silver and bronze linings
by Tony F. Katigbak - August 18, 2021 - 12:00am
These days it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find things to be happy or positive about.
Living in the time of fake news
by Tony F. Katigbak - August 11, 2021 - 12:00am
As we prepared for another lockdown and everyone worried about what the next few weeks would hold, what we needed most of all was reliable news sources to help us understand the restrictions, what to expect, and...
Lockdown blues
by Tony F. Katigbak - August 4, 2021 - 12:00am
One step forward, two steps back. That saying wouldn’t have become as popular as it is if it wasn’t true.
Lifting a nation
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 28, 2021 - 12:00am
We have needed some inspiration for a while now. These past several weeks and months have been difficult on Filipinos, so when news of the Delta variant transmission came in last week, it seemed like the start of...
A, B… Delta
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s been said that the path to recovery is hardly ever a straight line. There will be bumps on the road, setbacks, and pitfalls.
Getting on the same page
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
It seems that every week we are being met with new plans and new ideas about COVID-19 rules and regulations.
Everything leading up to the elections
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 7, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s impossible to hear any news these days and not think about the impact it is going to have on the future of the Philippines.
Fighting vaccine hesitancy
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Our lives this past year and a half have been circulating around COVID-19. That’s not surprising considering the pandemic has determined the way that we work, the way we interact with our families, and the...
Transitional period
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 23, 2021 - 12:00am
When I sit down and think that over a year and change has passed since the pandemic first broke out, it seems almost surreal.
Think positively, but realistically too
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am
When we went back into lockdown last March, it was a devastating blow to many who felt that we were inching towards learning how to live with COVID-19 while we waited for the arrival of the vaccines.
The impact of power loss
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 2, 2021 - 12:00am
I am writing this at home, during a brownout, on a laptop with reserve battery that isn’t going to last for more than a few hours.
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