Fourth Industrial Revolution
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a term that is becoming more and more widely used especially in the academic, business and science sectors. I was recently invited to be the guest speaker at the recognition rites...
Catholicism: A journey to the heart of the faith
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The revelations of sexual abuse by church leaders and the recent attacks on the Catholic motivated me to go on exploratory journey of my Catholic faith.
Doctors and drivers will lose jobs
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Most of us are consumed by interest in partisan politics and the effects of trade wars and inflation.
Advice to graduates
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
I was invited to speak at the DLSU RVR College of Business Graduate Studies recognition rites yesterday.
Taxing the very rich
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The combined wealth of the world’s 26 richest individuals reached $1.4 trillion last year.
Rise of anti-elitism: Slowbalisation vs globalisation
by Elfren S. Cruz - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
There are two very different global phenomenon that are seemingly very different from each other; but, are actually linked.
La Salle Brothers on child rights
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Br. Armin Luistro FSC, DLSP president recently requested me to reprint a Jan. 25 statement of the La Salle Brothers on the rights of children. Here is the statement:
China needsa Deng Xiaoping
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
During the recent 2019 global summit of the economic and political elite, at a panel on how “global orders fail,” Fang Xinghai, vice-chairman of the Chinese government’s main securities regulator...
Honoring Cory
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 24, 2019 - 12:00am
President Cory Aquino was born on Jan. 25, 1933.
Letters from readers
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
During the past holidays, I received letters from readers that I feel are worth sharing with everyone.
Reading for pleasure
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I am still in the process of completing my list of 60 books that I intend to read this year.
A frightening world of tomorrow
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Like most people, I have always believed that the future will mean a better world for humankind and technology as it will bring vast improvements to the lives of people.
Beyond capitalism
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
In the 1990s, with the fall of communism it was generally believed that democracy and capitalism would triumph and solve the problems of the world. Globalization was welcomed as the new wave of the future.
Failure of billionaire philanthropy
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
When I first thought of writing this I was trying to decide whether the appropriate title would be Failure of Capitalism or simply Failure of Philanthropy.
2019 geopolitical predictions
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
At this time of the year, most publications and columnists normally will develop space to forecasting major developments and trends for 2019, the coming year.
Christian persecution at Christmastime
by Elfren S. Cruz - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
In the midst of the Christmas season in the Christian world, there are very disturbing reports that the persecution of Christians all over the world is increasing.
Bethlehem alters history
by Elfren S. Cruz - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Pope Francis, during the first few years of his papacy, was a beloved figure as he brought promises of reforming the Catholic Church.
Filipino books I want to read
by Elfren S. Cruz - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, my column was about books I want to read in 2019.
A legacy of Ramon del Rosario Jr.
by Elfren S. Cruz - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Museum of the Philippines is actually composed of several museums – the National Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History and the National Planetarium....
Books I want to read
by Elfren S. Cruz - December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
I read somewhere that successful people read at least 50 to 60 books a year.
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