COMMONSENSE
Urgency of DDR
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 22, 2020 - 12:00am
If the Almighty God allows, the 304-strong House of Representatives of the 18th Congress are set to hold their session today at the Batangas City Convention Center in response to the needs of the people who are currently...
The ‘Jo-Koy’ in all of us Pinoys
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Barzaga can check this out when that news came out at The STAR last month: https://www.philstar.com/nation/2019/12/02/1973465/taal-volcano-showing-signs-activity
Justice is not sacrificed
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am
“The President has pointed out he could not prevent private groups like anti-graft advocates and other affected parties to sue them,” the Justice Secretary ex-plained.
Ashfall-look
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
It is really distressing to see many of our countrymen were caught by surprise when Taal Volcano suddenly went into eruptive stage.
Just asking
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
While people were on gift-giving mode for the Christmas holiday season, the monstrous traffic jams and gridlocks in many shopping mall areas have made courier services lucrative ventures.
‘He said… she said’ word war
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
This is the link to her ICAD report: https://www.scribd.com/embeds/441844548/content?start page=1
Rosy picture but…
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine peso appreciated back to the P50: US $1 level on Monday, posting a gain of 16 centavos to close at P50.93: $1 from last Friday’s trading finish of P51.09: $1.
Partial ban?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The latest case of Filipina domestic worker Jeanelyn Villavende who recently died due to maltreatment and abuse by her employer in Kuwait could be the last straw to break the camel’s back, euphemistically...
No more re-enacted budget, only 'acting' Budget chief
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
This year though, the re-enacted budget is just a temporary situation and only for a brief period only this time.
Deathly targets in 2020
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 1, 2020 - 12:00am
He may sound like a broken record but President Rodrigo Duterte knows what he’s talking about in repeatedly saying the illegal drugs menace remains a “big problem” in the country.
Tit for tat
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 30, 2019 - 12:00am
There has been so much hue and cry here in our country over an obvious case of “insertion” into the 2020 federal budget of the United States.
A Who’s the Christmas Grinch, Scrooge?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 27, 2019 - 12:00am
This is why the Christmas Grinch and Scrooge popped up.
The ‘Road to A’ starts
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 25, 2019 - 12:00am
In the spirit of Christmas, we do not wish matters that could only evoke unpleasantness that could mar this season of giving and forgiving.
A Budget for next year must have 20-20 vision
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 23, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a way to work around the cash-based budgeting system, or else any amount left over would revert to the National Treasury.
When truth-seekers become victims
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 20, 2019 - 12:00am
And as we say, the rest is history that we hope will never be repeated in our country.
Model of transparency
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Up to now, it is not very clear what legal grounds the Office of the Ombudsman headed by justice Samuel Martires has in unilaterally imposing a ban on the release of a copy of the 2018 statements of assets, liabilities...
Gringo’s ‘study’ habit
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Department of Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan is known to be a fearless guy.
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.
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