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DEMAND AND SUPPLY
Where do we start?
by Boo Chanco - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
On the first hour, first working day of the new president, which one of the many urgent problems of the nation should he think of as top priority?
Where is the beef?
by Boo Chanco - May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
What is done is done and we all have to live with it. But  how do we, and that includes the presumptive winner, move on from here? Unity? There is no meat there… no beef.
Give a damn
by Boo Chanco - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
There are many good lessons in civics in a democracy that should be learned from last week’s national election. The first big learning experience has to do with the sharp social divide.
TikTok is dangerous
by Boo Chanco - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, a timely article by Ezra Klein was published by the New York Times about a social media app that has disruptive potential to the national security of many countries including ours. Indeed, it could revise...
Rich got richer after COVID
by Boo Chanco - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
The COVID pandemic has exacerbated economic inequality across the world, particularly in developing countries like the Philippines.
Your brother’s keeper
by Boo Chanco - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Whoever wins our election today has overwhelming problems to face on day one.
Answer to our prayers
by Boo Chanco - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
“I am not the answer to your prayer. We are the answers to each other’s prayers.”
Alternative facts
by Boo Chanco - May 4, 2022 - 12:00am
We will look back at this era in our history as the time when technology was used to propagate fake news or falsehood. This may become the norm for public discourse and elections in this country unless proper regulations...
Public buses
by Boo Chanco - May 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Problema kasi transport officials do not understand the daily struggles of bus commuters.
SIM card registration
by Boo Chanco - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s disapproval of the SIM card registration bill shows he is not serious in making users of digital technology accountable.
Choose carefully
by Boo Chanco - April 27, 2022 - 12:00am
On May 9, we will vote in what is probably the most important election in the life of our republic. If we make the wrong choice, forget voting freely for a long while.
Thrown under the bus
by Boo Chanco - April 25, 2022 - 12:00am
Supposedly to help ease traffic in Metro Manila, LTFRB and MMDA have thrown bus riders under the bus, so to speak. It is now more difficult for those living in adjacent provinces to commute to work in Metro Man...
Civil society
by Boo Chanco - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
“If the number of people attending rallies can be sustained, regardless of who wins, that’s enough to push back a government that will not serve our interest. And that’s very important to me. It’s...
Metropolis
by Boo Chanco - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Wednesday last week was supposed to be slower than usual, being Holy Week.
Work from anywhere
by Boo Chanco - April 18, 2022 - 12:00am
It is now work from anywhere. New York-based companies told the New York Times that some of their key managers moved to Florida or some ski resort for the winter and are staying there. Others moved to Los Angeles...
God’s love
by Boo Chanco - April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.
Remember COVID?
by Boo Chanco - April 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Folks are going back to work in their offices and the EDSA traffic jams are proof we are pretending that the pandemic is over.
Starlink
by Boo Chanco - April 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Here we are again with the Duterte administration raising our hopes that our broadband problems will soon be over.
Laguna de Bay
by Boo Chanco - April 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, an official of PAGASA was reported to have warned that the water level at Angat Dam may further drop to anywhere from 173 to 175 meters by May if the hot weather persists.
Clean energy
by Boo Chanco - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
There are two reasons why a country will want to increase the share of clean or renewable energy in its energy mix.
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