by Alex Magno - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The latest word from Donald Trump is that a trade deal with China will not happen until after the US presidential elections November next year.
by Alex Magno - December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
We nailed it on opening night.
by Alex Magno - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
When Donald Trump signed the bill supporting the democratic aspirations of the people of Hong Kong, he did not do it out of strong conviction. The ultimate transactional politician, Trump is never swayed by profound...
by Alex Magno - November 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The 30th Southeast Asian Games are upon us.
by Alex Magno - November 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Just over a week ago, the Office of the Executive Secretary issued Memorandum Circular 72 strengthening the standards for complete staff work as a requirement for all requests for presidential action.
by Alex Magno - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Earlier in the week, some news outlets reported that President Duterte ordered further rice importation suspended.
by Alex Magno - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s invitation for Vice President Leonor Robredo to participate in drug war started on the wrong foot. It has been wrong-footed since.
by Alex Magno - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Work has been going on for what could become a game-changer for all of the economies of the world.
by Alex Magno - November 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Out of the blue, LP Senator Franklin Drilon appears and blurts out the strange claim that the administration’s centerpiece infrastructure program is a dismal failure.
by Alex Magno - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Except during calamities and in tightly defined localities, government agencies ought to keep from tampering with prices markets set. Doing so leads to complications that are hard to predict.
by Alex Magno - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Never has the world’s economy been so vulnerable to the fickleness of one man.
by Alex Magno - November 9, 2019 - 12:00am
There is reason to cheer. The official third quarter GDP growth rate is 6.2% –at the upper end of all the forecasts.
by Alex Magno - November 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Six is the key number today as we await the official release of the GDP growth number for the third quarter of the year.
by Alex Magno - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
There are two proposals on the policy table. Both of them are unpalatable.
by Alex Magno - November 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo still doesn’t get it.
by Alex Magno - October 31, 2019 - 12:00am
This is urgent. After over two decades waiting for a law creating a national ID system, the project is scheduled for bidding in a little more than two weeks from now.
by Alex Magno - October 29, 2019 - 12:00am
AAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi should not have been in Idlib province in northwestern Syria.
by Alex Magno - October 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Nearly two decades ago, when I was serving with the DBP, the BSP asked us to look into the 5-6 lending business and find ways to displace it with a government program for small borrowers.
by Alex Magno - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Some congressmen are saying things that should worry Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
by Alex Magno - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine economy has grown consistently for 83 consecutive quarters or nearly 21 years.
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