Ariel Nepomuceno
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So, will there be a golden age for Philippine labor finally?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - June 6, 2023 - 12:00am
We pay tribute to our laborers annually. The ritual, done with full formalities while others commemorate it with indignant alternative protests, is not enough to alter the desperate conditions of millions of Filipino...
Trying to save the world
by Ariel Nepomuceno - May 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Aside from the technological connectivity that created a world virtually smaller for commerce, finance and knowledge, humanity is now bound by our common need and desire to survive natural calamities.
Will there be a golden age for Philippine labor?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - May 2, 2023 - 12:00am
The role of labor in the factors of production has been historically valued as the most crucial.
Another truth and consequence
by Ariel Nepomuceno - April 18, 2023 - 12:00am
The inevitable consequence of truth is always logical. Specific results arise from the hard facts, no matter how much we try to bury our heads in the sand.
Truth, and consequence
by Ariel Nepomuceno - April 4, 2023 - 12:00am
Embracing the truth for our survival as a nation is essential.
Marawi City, more than five years after
by Ariel Nepomuceno - March 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Marawi City’s scenic splendor is for the oil canvasses, and many painters would dearly portray.
Tacloban City: Silently survived, and bravely booming
by Ariel Nepomuceno - March 7, 2023 - 12:00am
The collective will of the people who were devastated physically, emotionally, and economically around ten years ago, prevailed.
Not so silent on the disaster frontline
by Ariel Nepomuceno - February 7, 2023 - 12:00am
We will never know what were the thoughts during the last moments of Army Corporal Jerry Palacio when he was fatally swept underneath the raging currents of the hostile floodwaters in San Isidro, Northern Samar...
Northern Mindanao, beyond despair
by Ariel Nepomuceno - January 10, 2023 - 12:00am
The unexpected onslaught of torrential rains brought floods that devastated properties, took lives and almost destroyed the collective spirit of thousands of people of Northern Mindanao.
Projections and hopes
by Ariel Nepomuceno - December 27, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s the time to periodically predict what our nation shall become in the near future. Especially now that we are under a popularly elected president, hopes and expectations are understandably high.
Avoidable Water Crisis
by Ariel Nepomuceno - December 13, 2022 - 12:00am
The irony of regularly confronting floods almost everywhere in our country while we are at the same time threatened by a looming water crisis is, at the very least, a challenge to our collective capabilities and...
Finally, modern mass transit
by Ariel Nepomuceno - November 29, 2022 - 12:00am
An efficient modern mass transport system is vital to our country’s progress and competitiveness. This is an indispensable requirement for the growth of our economy.
Transparency in flood control projects
by Ariel Nepomuceno - November 15, 2022 - 12:00am
How much have we already spent for flood control projects both in the national and local governments? Your guess is as good as mine. And to further complicate our inquiry, how effective are the said projects?
Special economic zones as shield
by Ariel Nepomuceno - November 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The world is currently in economic turmoil. Inflation has worsened the daily burden of ordinary citizens who must survive their daily battle against the rising cost of basic living.
We need more foreign direct investments
by Ariel Nepomuceno - September 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Our perennial problems on poverty, criminality and lack of competitive education need long-term solutions.
Can the annual floods from Marikina River be controlled?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - September 13, 2022 - 12:00am
The recent torrential floods that devastated Pakistan is reminiscent of the 2009 onslaught of Ondoy that left thousands dead and billions of damaged properties.
Use digital solutions to battle corruption
by Ariel Nepomuceno - August 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The cracks in the system will always be taken advantage of by unscrupulous government bureaucrats who act in collusion with unrepentant businessmen who will engage in malpractices to enrich themselves unfairly and...
Why save Intramuros
by Ariel Nepomuceno - August 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Monuments, palaces and colossal structures represent not only the level of civilization that has been achieved by a society and race.
Focus on the game changers
by Ariel Nepomuceno - July 26, 2022 - 12:00am
Best strategy in managing inter-connected national issues is to identify and solve which problems will have the biggest positive impact on the others.
Our unvarnished truth
by Ariel Nepomuceno - July 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Sooner, not later, reality will catch up. The country will awaken from the hypnotic trans of the latest overwhelming electoral victory of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr.
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