Six Philippine teams in Beach Pro Tour
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Six Philippine teams, three men and three women, will hit the sands to play in the Beach Pro Tour Futures in Subic with the qualifiers starting tomorrow and the main draw set on Dec. 9 to 11.
Political capital
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
How much political capital is President Marcos willing to expend on yet another effort to rehabilitate his father’s image?
‘When is the ribbon cutting?’ – PBBM
by Cito Beltran - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Just before President Bongbong Marcos got elected president, I wrote an article praising the Laguna Lake Development Authority for undertaking a breakthrough development concept that would add to the energy supply...
Russia is weakening; could the war be coming to an end?
by Andrew J. Masigan - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
For a while, it seemed like the economic sanctions imposed by the US and the EU towards Russia failed to debilitate its economy.
As example, BBM can slash power rates in home region
by Jarius Bondoc - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Presidential influence is boundless. Bongbong Marcos Jr. can sway electricity generators to halve rates where it is costliest – Leyte-Biliran-Samar.
Use funds from ‘reputational risks’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
The sovereign wealth fund being eyed by the House of Representatives is now coming out as a long-standing proposed bill that never got off the ground. In fact, it was first conceptualized early on during the administration...
Our Blessed Mother
by Boo Chanco - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, we will celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s immaculate conception in the womb of her mother, St Anne. The feast means that Mary, from the moment of her conception, was free from original sin.
The sovereign wealth fund – Concept and performance
by Gerardo P. Sicat - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
The hot topic of the day is the “sovereign wealth fund” (in short, SWF). House Bill 6839, filed by the Speaker of the House and joined by neophyte congressman and son of the President, seeks to create...
When crisis hits business value
by Ron F. Jabal - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
How many times have you heard senior executives say reputation management, more so, crisis management is just a PR or comms department issue?
Sylvia la Torre: Entertainment icon in every sense of the word
by Baby A. Gil - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Sylvia la Torre must be the most successful drop-out that the Conservatory of Music of the University of Santo Tomas had ever known. Why not? Although she lacked that college diploma, she turned out to be a diva...
An 'Arabian nights' birthday celebration
by Maurice Arcache - December 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Ovah Rumorh’s golden birthday celebration last Oct. 28 at Hortz Hotels and Resorts in Tagaytay City was simply memorable, palanggas, as guests came in their full Arabian Nights regalia in spite of the bad...
by Alex Magno - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
The five-month old Marcos II administration appears headed towards its first policy defeat relating to a proposal to set up a sovereign wealth fund supported at the House of Representatives by the President’s...
Maharlika and the mafia
by Iris Gonzales - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Why does it feel like some powerful mafia is going after our hard-earned pension money?
In favor of labor
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippine Constitution is unequivocal in giving primacy to labor. Article II, Section 18 indubitably mandates that the State “shall protect the rights of workers and promote their welfare.”
Shame on you!
by Ramon T. Tulfo - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Retired boxing referee and former movie actor Carlos Padilla, Jr., was probably stricken with a much-delayed guilty conscience, has contracted Alzheimer’s or is about to die and wanted to have a clean breast...
Pinoy in FIFA World Cup
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Even as the Philippines has never qualified to play in the FIFA World Cup for men, there was a Pinoy presence at the 2018 edition in Moscow and still is in this year’s competition in Qatar through France’s...
Ill-premised and railroaded wealth fund
by Rey Gamboa - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Now is not the time to create a sovereign wealth fund, more so, to pass a law creating the proposed Maharlika Wealth Fund.
Clarifying rules on reporting and payment of WFH penalties
by Lyndon Pedro Jay B. Melchor Jr. - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
The onslaught of the global COVID-19 pandemic has caused various travel restrictions and quarantines.
Eian Rances shares how streaming has changed his life
by Boy Abunda - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Eian Rances never imagined he would become a streamer for feeling less than confident talking for hours on end like other live streamers do. But he turned out to be so good at it, Eian is now one of the top Kumu...
Life patterns from my mother
by Mons Romulo - December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Jessica Tan-Gan is a mom of three young children (four, three and nine months) and the youngest daughter of acclaimed and well-loved fashion designer Lulu Tan Gan.
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