by Alex Magno - March 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Barely two weeks after he was appointed Environment Secretary, former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo asked now Buhay party-list representative Lito Atienza to make a report on the country’s water situation...
by Alex Magno - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am
If you live in the East Zone of this sprawling metropolis, you know what havoc this water crisis brings to our daily lives.
by Alex Magno - March 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The national budget, it seems, has been held hostage by incomprehensible bickering between senators and congressmen.
by Alex Magno - March 12, 2019 - 12:00am
When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited last week, he made assurances his country would come to the Philippines’ defense in the event of an armed attack on our vessels and aircraft in the South China...
by Alex Magno - March 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Benjamin Diokno is one lucky man. He takes over the helm of the BSP at a time when inflation is clearly decelerating. There is less pressure on the central bank to continue on its hawkish anti-inflationary stan...
by Alex Magno - March 7, 2019 - 12:00am
For better or for worse, we are wedded to automated elections. Our own laws command it.
by Alex Magno - March 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The country currently has 19,000 telecommunications towers.
by Alex Magno - March 2, 2019 - 12:00am
This is how things stand regarding the iffy power situation in Iloilo City and its environs.
by Alex Magno - February 28, 2019 - 12:00am
In last November’s issue of Vietnam Economic News, Associate Professor Dinh Trong Thinh of the Academy of Finance admitted that cement is being exported out of the country.
by Alex Magno - February 26, 2019 - 12:00am
He was the proverbial man who spoke softly and carried a big stick.
by Alex Magno - February 23, 2019 - 12:00am
From the land that enriched world literature with the genre of magical realism, a situation is quickly unfolding that puts the best fiction to shame.
by Alex Magno - February 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Of course, Sara Duterte-Carpio is on the list of possible contenders for the 2022 presidential elections.
by Alex Magno - February 19, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte signed into law a bill that will finally end quantitative restrictions on rice importation and impose tariffs on rice imports.
by Alex Magno - February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Here we may proudly say: Something like this could never happen in the Philippines.
by Alex Magno - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Risa Hontiveros found herself in a word war with the irrepressible Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio. That is a match-up the senator might be hard put to win.
by Alex Magno - February 12, 2019 - 12:00am
For a while, we had cement flowing out of our ears.
by Alex Magno - February 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The alert raised by the Department of Health over the measles outbreak is now nationwide. In a matter of days, the alert spread out from the Mega Manila area to as far as Zamboanga in the south and the Ilocos provinces...
by Alex Magno - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Those were strange words emanating from DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio: “Congress can cure the inadequacies of Mislatel’s franchise, taking into consideration the public interest.”
by Alex Magno - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Things are not looking too bright for Nicolas Maduro, the caricature of a leader who took his oath of office for a second term as president of Venezuela.
by Alex Magno - February 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Delay in the passage of the 2019 national budget is already costing all of us.
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