Moving on at Clark
by Boo Chanco - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
In a week the SEA Games will be over.
Traffic and private business
by Boo Chanco - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Makati-based executives, through the Management Association of the Philippines, urged government to do something about the worsening traffic problem. Unfortunately, the executives suggested nothing new.
Senior moments
by Boo Chanco - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The other weekend, I attended a birthday party for a friend who turned 60. Many of my high school classmates celebrated their 70th birthdays this year. God willing, I still have a few more months before I do th...
Let us cheer our athletes
by Boo Chanco - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Our SEA Games hosting had a very bumpy start, thanks to a “bright star” who is proving to be not that bright. This proves again that our politicians are bad managers.
Brightest political stars
by Boo Chanco - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
If it is impossible to separate politics from our hosting of the SEA Games, it is because we can’t.
OPINION: Kaldero ni Cayetano
by Boo Chanco - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
When Rep. Joey Salceda described the kaldero for the SEA Games at Clark as “Imeldific”, he got it right.
Good intentions, bad executions
by Boo Chanco - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Depending on what story you have read, the President has ordered a stop to rice importation, or Sec. Carlos Dominguez is saying there is no ban on rice importation. One thing is clear… government is confused...
Alternative truths
by Boo Chanco - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
A regular gathering of friends invited a guest last week to talk to us about the “post-modern world” and its impact on relationships, specially within the family. I hear that term “post modernism”...
Local cartels
by Boo Chanco - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
All politics is local. All economics is local too. Running a province or a city is pretty much like running a country minus the armed forces and foreign affairs.
OPINION: Our confused skies
by Boo Chanco - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The local aviation industry is in a state of flux. They are uncertain about what should be done or how to plan for the future.
Behold Bohol!
by Boo Chanco - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
That’s how Boholanos are presenting their province as a Paradise island.
National Transportation Safety Board
by Boo Chanco - November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A few weeks ago, 19 farmers were killed and several others injured in Apayao when the truck they were riding plunged backwards down a deep ravine. They were on their way home after collecting government-subsidized...
Elastic award?
by Boo Chanco - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Indeed, DOTr gave San Miguel a notice to proceed. San Miguel has scheduled groundbreaking next month. Now it seems, DOF wants to hold everything back.
The rice cartel
by Boo Chanco - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems well meaning government officials well versed in economic theory are no match against the evil geniuses running the rice cartel.
Housing our poor
by Boo Chanco - November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
This is the kind of in-city public housing we need. Our useless and hopelessly corrupt National Housing Authority (NHA) keeps on throwing our poor to areas far from any source of livelihood. It is no surprise they...
Facing a water crisis
by Boo Chanco - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The alarm bells have been sounded this early.
Lesson from Chile
by Boo Chanco - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems like the world is starting to catch fire. Hong Kong. Lebanon. Cairo. Chile.
How to help our farmers
by Boo Chanco - October 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Farming and poverty go together in this country. Two-thirds of the poor are in our rural areas working as farmers. We should be able to drastically reduce the number of poor Filipinos if we make farming profita...
Cheap politics at UP?
by Boo Chanco - October 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Being a government institution, the intrusion of politics into the affairs of the country’s premier state university is a given.
Crisis in health care
by Boo Chanco - October 23, 2019 - 12:00am
A developing country like ours must invest as heavily in human resources as in infrastructure.
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