COMMONSENSE
More fun, jobs and money from tourism
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 13, 2019 - 12:00am
We had so much fun with the pieces of good news shared to us by the Department of Tourism led by Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat during our Kapihan sa Manila Bay last Wednesday.
Sustainable tourism
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 11, 2019 - 12:00am
It is quite disturbing to learn the latest cases of Chinese nationals being kidnapped by their fellow countrymen while working in the Philippine Online Gaming Operators here.
Get smart on traffic
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Motorists and commuters who are stuck in traffic should remain calm and refocus their attention to activities they could do while on board their vehicles.
Pushing sports to the hilt
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Although he is practically part of the SEA Games, Sen. Tolentino reiterated his stand to join the Senate investigation into these reported mess once the SEA Games are over on Dec. 11.
Waiting for another disaster?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
By today, typhoon “Tisoy” is crossing South China Sea after unleashing heavy rains and leaving behind a trail of damage to crops and to private and public properties as it exits the Philippines.
False start
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
It was typical Filipino fiesta celebration, very colorful and cheerful gala festivities that marked the opening ceremonies of the South East Asian Games held at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan last night....
PHISGOC snafu
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
These foul-up and other horror stories were sadly highlighted in various reports in local and international media.
Spite
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
It was bound to happen.
Let Christmas be merry
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
With Christmas just around the corner, will a ban on pork imports to contain the spread of African Swine Fever in the country justified?
Still the No. 1 ‘killer’ disease in the Philippines
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The first reported suspected case of vapes-related illness, the rising polio cases and other public health issues were just among the most urgent national health issues we tackled in this week’s edition of...
Tax POGOs in lieu of ‘a-sin’ tax
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
In fact, what the OSG opinion has raised is the lack of legal basis to tax POGOs.
Cheaper medicines for real
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Thankfully, the Department ofHealth is not content to just sit on their handswhile waiting for the UHC Law to come to fruition.
Just wishing aloud
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Both official lawyer spokesmen of VP Robredo confessed to having advised her to accept the ICAD post.
Spot on solutions to killer diseases
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Of the four victims, three children were found not vaccinated against polio to start with.
Leni Robredo off to a good start
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
“Our enemy is the illegal drugs trade, not the people,” the Vice President stressed.
Spoilers of peace
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
“As we all know, achieving enduring, genuine peace takes time – lots of it. And this process doesn’t end with the signing of agreements,” the OPAPP chief pointed out.
Working together
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Presumably, the amendment of EO 15 would follow if Mrs. Robredo accepts the challenge to help solve the country’s illegal drugs problem.
The ‘ruling class’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
As usual, the rest of his “mistah” would all become the new “ruling class” at the helm of the PNP.
Trademark scare tactics
by Marichu A. Villanueva - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
As of this writing though, the DOF has not submitted any tax bill on salty foods at the 18th Congress.
At a just price
by Marichu A. Villanueva - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
At the rate the two protagonists fight tooth and nail their court battles, it looks like it would be a protracted one at the detriment of the people of Iloilo.
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