MIKE ABOUT TOWN
Food security in the time of COVID-19
by Atty. Mike Toledo - June 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines has been acknowledged as one of the world’s fastest growing economies.
A tribute to our fallen heroes
by Mike Toledo - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I will use my power to help the sick to the best of my ability and judgment.”
Coming together amid social distancing
by Mike Toledo - May 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Reaching out to one another at a time of social distancing.
All in this together
by Mike Toledo - April 21, 2020 - 12:00am
I have constantly written and spoken about this VUCA (short for volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) world we live in, but none could make it any more VUCA than this global COVID-19 pandemic we have now...
‘Top-notch’
by Atty. Mike Toledo - April 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Back in May 2016, when Rodrigo Roa Duterte had just claimed victory in the national elections as the country’s chief executive, a noted political analyst in a TV interview said that he was confident that the...
The NLEX Harbor Link Connection
by Atty. Mike Toledo - March 24, 2020 - 12:00am
I have written here in this space about the opening of the North Luzon Expressway Harbor Link Segment 10 and of the groundbreaking of the NLEX Connector Road in ceremonies attended by President Duterte.
Strong links, shared commitment
by Mike Toledo - March 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It was that time of the year again, as I have written previously, when the US-Philippines Society held its Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission here in Manila.
50 years of UP SEMen
by Mike Toledo - February 25, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Yes, we were a band of brothers, also known as SEMenites, forged in the cauldron of university life endemic to UP, strengthened by a common resolve to excel whilst consuming copious amounts of alcohol to decompress...
The Cebu-Cordova bridge:Connecting islands
by Mike Toledo - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Back in 1972, the first of Cebu’s big bridges was constructed and inaugurated to span the Mactan Channel, connecting the Cebu mainland and Mactan island through Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu City.
MVP Group leads Taal aid
by Mike Toledo - January 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The afternoon of Jan. 12 changed the lives of many Filipinos forever. It was on this fateful day that Taal Volcano, after exhibiting signs of unrest, finally erupted.
‘Ngayon Na, Kabataan’
by Atty. Mike Toledo - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am
What was it that our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, said about the youth? “The youth is the hope of our future.”
Iskolar ng Bayan
by Mike Toledo - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
What a way to end the year that has had its share of challenges and, of course, excitement.
An ASEAN law gathering in Phuket
by Mike Toledo - December 17, 2019 - 12:00am
It is no secret that the known British author Alex Garland wrote his 1996 opus The Beach while living in El Nido in the Philippines.
Achchha dost
by Mike Toledo - December 6, 2019 - 12:58am
The title means “good friend” in Hindi, the official language of the Republic of India.
An ‘empowered’ Philippines
by Mike Toledo - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Energy security is crucial to the socioeconomic development of any nation. A quick perusal of the development agenda of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte would make even the man-on-the-street surmise...
The RVR Award for Nation Building
by Mike Toledo - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Ramon V. Del Rosario Award for Nation Building is a project of the Junior Chamber International Manila, or what is more popularly known as the Manila Jaycees, in partnership with the PHINMA Group of Companies...
The future is electric
by Atty. Mike Toledo - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
For vehicles, that is. And that future is bright, if you pardon the pun.
Golden
by Atty. Mike Toledo - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
In 1974, Fortune Magazine wrote an article titled “Singapore, the country run like a corporation,” which told of the swift economic rise of this small island nation in Asia.
With heads held high
by Mike Toledo - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part; the important thing in life is not triumph, but the struggle; the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.&rdqu...
Evoque-ativ
by Mike Toledo - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Time to make a statement.”
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