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Peaked
by Alex Magno - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
We can heave a sigh of relief. The worst scenarios are not playing out.
Audacity
by Alex Magno - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
For ten years, Ramon Ang waited patiently while bureaucrats hewed and hawed, ran a fine comb for possible faults in his plan and generally bided their time.
Privatized
by Alex Magno - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) raised red flags on the bidding process leading to the award of the Kaliwa dam project to a Chinese contracting company with no track record for dam construction.
$100
by Alex Magno - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Until last Friday, oil prices were pleasantly wafting downwards, seemingly destined to remain below the $60 per barrel level.
Easing
by Alex Magno - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Recession is a specter haunting the Eurozone economies.
Cheaper
by Alex Magno - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Meralco announced lower electricity rates for this month. This continues what consumers hope will be trend toward more economical power pricing.
Painful
by Alex Magno - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
One can only imagine the pain endured by 85-yearold Olivia V. Yanson as she pleads with her children to at least answer her calls.
Kaliwa
by Alex Magno - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
For over two decades now, we have been talking about the New Centennial Water Supply Project – more commonly known as the Kaliwa (Laiban) Dam project.
Sloppy
by Alex Magno - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
From all the discussions that have been held, this conclusion is inescapable: the law providing convicts good conduct time allowance is a sloppy one.
Countermeasures
by Alex Magno - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines was one of only a handful of economies to defy the global recession that came in the wake of the 2008 financial meltdown.
Exasperated
by Alex Magno - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Some people made it sound more dramatic than it could ever be: like walking into the dragon’s lair and poking him in the eye.
Serendipitous
by Alex Magno - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
We simply had to do it, modernize our infrastructure.
Unclean
by Alex Magno - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
A few months ago, DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu declared Manila Bay would be safe for swimming by the end of the year. That was grossly wishful thinking.
Faulty
by Alex Magno - August 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The case, it turns out, is not as simple as it seems.
POGOs
by Alex Magno - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
It might seem we struck a gold mine here.
Distant
by Alex Magno - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Donald Trump just added another condition for the resumption of talks to end the trade war between the two largest economies: a peaceful resolution to the political crisis now plaguing Hong Kong.
Choppy
by Alex Magno - August 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) lost 800 points during Wednesday’s trading, the biggest single day drop in many years. Markets all over the world followed suit.
Plunder
by Alex Magno - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
In the deliberation regarding the restoration of the death penalty, some have suggested including plunder among the crimes punishable in the extreme.
Recession
by Alex Magno - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The oil companies have lopped a major chunk off oil prices, reflecting price movements in the international market.
Temporary
by Alex Magno - August 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Our GDP grew by 5.5% in the second quarter of this year.
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