Edwin Santiago
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Commentary: Why public-private partnership makes more sense now
by Edwin Santiago - June 6, 2020 - 5:01pm
Having no plan on what to do during an epidemic is gross negligence and, for the people, scary.
Commentary: A ‘new normal’ even in governance
by Edwin Santiago - May 2, 2020 - 3:32pm
With about two weeks to go before the extended enhanced community quarantine expires on May 15, uncertainties still loom large for Filipinos.
Commentary: New breed of Filipinos emerges from COVID-19 crisis
by Edwin Santiago - April 11, 2020 - 4:14pm
Having quality scenario-based contingency plans and protocols will always trump reactionary, trial-and-error, one-track-minded decisions.
Commentary: Another brazen display of power
by Edwin Santiago - February 22, 2020 - 11:19am
Seemingly without any semblance of cognizance nor of comprehension of good governance, the Duterte administration strikes again in another brazen display of power—to try to take away the franchise of ABS-...
Commentary: A cautionary tale in trade and investment
by Edwin Santiago - January 25, 2020 - 4:17pm
For the Philippines, reducing poverty and improving people’s living standards are of primary concern. 
Commentary: Water distribution from public to private sector and back?
by Edwin Santiago - December 25, 2019 - 9:34am
President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest rants and expletives against the water concessionaires in Metro Manila may be bringing nothing to us except more problems.
Commentary: The politics of waste and waste in politics
by Edwin Santiago - November 30, 2019 - 5:32pm
The alarm about looming environmental disasters has been sounded off a couple of decades ago. But, the discourse on the topic has not changed much. 
Commentary: Highlighting drop in Philippines' global competitiveness ranking
by Edwin Santiago - November 23, 2019 - 11:00am
Filipinos find delight at the suffering of others or the Philippines.
Commentary: What the ASEAN has done for the Philippines
by Edwin Santiago - November 3, 2019 - 1:04pm
In the absence of a world government, most of the rules that countries follow in the international scene are based on shared commitments in the form of international law, arrangements and protocols. 
Commentary: Finding solutions for Philippines' traffic crisis
by Edwin Santiago - September 28, 2019 - 2:27pm
Media and public relations practitioners refer to the life of a news story as a news cycle.
Commentary: The invisible hand of corruption
by Edwin Santiago - July 13, 2019 - 1:42pm
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso is riding on a wave of popular support from residents of Manila and beyond with his clean-up operations.
Commentary: Duterte’s deafening silence on Chinese harassment
by Edwin Santiago - June 15, 2019 - 12:24pm
Why the deafening silence in response to all these?
Commentary: Big push for patriotism in education
by Edwin Santiago - June 8, 2019 - 11:14am
When it comes to education, the task of the state per the Constitution is two-fold—provide quality education and guarantee access to it.
Commentary: Is the Philippines doomed after 2019 midterm elections?
by Edwin Santiago - May 23, 2019 - 3:03pm
There are two ways of understanding and answering the question.
Commentary: The key to raising wages
by Edwin Santiago - May 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
Common sense would tell what labor groups have been saying—the government has to increase wages to rescue Filipinos out of poverty.
Commentary: Risk and uncertainty of 'Build, Build, Build' program
by Edwin Santiago - March 29, 2019 - 4:18pm
For many years, the state of infrastructure development in the Philippines has been described as pitiful.
Commentary: How elections should not be won
by Edwin Santiago - February 16, 2019 - 6:01pm
Politically speaking, midterm elections act as a barometer for the popularity of the incumbent president, a referendum on his policies and programs.
Commentary: The costs of budget delay in the Philippines
by Edwin Santiago - January 11, 2019 - 3:02pm
Back here at home, despite the delayed passing of the 2019 budget, there is no government shutdown. 
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