US spy planes critical to Marawi
July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in particular the junior officers, are elated that the United States will be providing the Philippines with two “spy planes” to help in the fight against...
Expats: Beware of con women
June 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
An expat working for a major multinational company had to resign from his executive position and was compelled to leave the country because of his involvement with a young Filipina. The two had a romantic relationship...
Philippines and Japan: A new era of friendship
May 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
The joint maritime drills between members of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Japanese Coast Guard underscores the strengthening relations between the two countries.
Duterte likened to Trump
April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Vancouver, Canada – Some North America-based Filipinos are noticing a lot of similarities between President Duterte and US President Donald Trump that go beyond the temperament and leadership styles of both...
Panatag Shoal problem: US is still our best bet
March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Despite the edgy state of relations between the Philippines and the United States – with the President telling the US off for commenting about his war against illegal drugs and other past developments that...
‘Trumpling’ Asian allies
March 28, 2016 - 10:00am
The Donald is at it again, ramping up jitters among Asian foreign diplomats about the changes that could happen to US policies on trade, as well as diplomatic and military relations should he become the next American...
Clever answer from Chiz
March 16, 2016 - 10:00am
At the recent Go Negosyo vice presidentiables’ forum held at the Manila Polo Club, Senator Chiz Escudero expressed disappointment with President Aquino for using the 30th commemoration of the 1986 EDSA People...
Presidential race now level playing field
March 9, 2016 - 9:00am
Like in golf, the Supreme Court ruling to overturn the Comelec decision to cancel the certificate of candidacy of Senator Grace Poe brings down her high handicap in her bid for the presidency.
The new ‘Firm’ firmly behind Jojo Binay
March 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Villaraza & Angangco Law chairman and CEO Pancho Villaraza invited Manila’s top 400 for cocktails at the Rainmakers Lounge of the V&A Law Center in Bonifacio Global City to introduce the new managing...
Francis Lumen mounts a concert coup with Chris Botti and Sting
February 24, 2016 - 9:00am
Fans of Grammy award winner Chris Botti are excited to see him “Up Close and Personal” with one of the world’s most acclaimed music artists, Sting, as guest for a one-day only concert at the Marriot...
CSR a core focus at Philex Mining
February 10, 2016 - 9:00am
The Philippines has been blessed with abundant mineral resources, with untapped mineral wealth estimated at more than $1 trillion according to industry experts. In fact, mining has been named as one of the “seven...
Traffic woes: We also have ourselves to blame
February 3, 2016 - 9:00am
Traffic continues to be a serious issue not only among long suffering daily commuters, but even for economists who say the horrible traffic in Metro Manila is going to be a major headache for the next government...
BOC: Stage 4 cancer of corruption
January 27, 2016 - 9:00am
This latest embarrassing incident involving a Bureau of Customs examiner who opened a diplomatic pouch meant for the Embassy of Japan has renewed calls for the overhaul of the BOC.
62 people can determine world economy
January 18, 2016 - 9:00am
Some 2,500 individuals considered as the world’s richest, most powerful and popular will be at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland this Jan. 20-23.
Self-driving cars to help with traffic woes
October 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Traffic congestion continues to get worse as the number of cars keep increasing while transport infrastructure is still in a catch-up mode.
Citizen’s group happy with ERC
December 4, 2014 - 12:00am
A citizen-led pro-consumer group calling itself CitizenWatch lauded the Energy Regulatory Commission’s decision to deny the motion for reconsideration filed by generation companies who disputed the ERC’s...
Joint custody
October 23, 2014 - 12:00am
It’s clear the United States is doing its part in not marring its relationship with the Philippines over the murder case involving US Marine Joseph Pemberton, with some groups calling for the repeal of the...
Mining Canada’s expertise
July 31, 2014 - 12:00am
During a luncheon meeting with business groups, Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast emphasized the mining industry’s potential to open up opportunities for economic prosperity in the country....
SC can only wear purple
July 17, 2014 - 12:00am
The controversy spawned by the Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP) which the Supreme Court thumbed down as unconstitutional is now turning out to be highly politicized, with President Aquino now asking his supporters...
LRT-MRT common station: Where is the good faith?
July 10, 2014 - 12:00am
Some people are skeptical of the “good faith” that the government is invoking to justify the implementation of the Disbursement Acceleration Program that the Supreme Court has ruled as unconstitutio...
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