• Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo

    Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo

    Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo was appointed to the Supreme Court as Associate Justice on Aug. 14, 2017, and later as the 27th Chief Justice of the Philippines on April 5, 2021. Prior to his appointment […]

  • INEQUALITY

    INEQUALITY

    By ANTONIO S. LOPEZ Oxfam is calling on governments to introduce one-off solidarity wealth taxes and windfalltaxes to end crisis profiteering, and permanently increase taxes on the richest 1%, for exampleto at least 60% of […]

  • BBM trip deepens, strengthens Philippines-China ties

    BBM trip deepens, strengthens Philippines-China ties

    A NEW CHAPTER By President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. (Arrival Statement during his State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, Maharlika in Villamor Airbase, Pasay City, Jan. 5, 2023) Thank you very much, Secretary […]

  • MAN OF THE HOUR, HERO OF THE YEAR

    MAN OF THE HOUR, HERO OF THE YEAR

    “WE WILL PULL THROUGH” By Antonio S. Lopez In 2023, the man of the hour –and possibly, the hero of the year— is our central banker, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Felipe Manguiat Medalla, 73, […]

  • REFERRALS TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SPECIAL COUNSEL AND HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE

    REFERRALS TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SPECIAL COUNSEL AND HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE

    “President Trump was attempting through multiple means to corruptly  obstruct, impede, or influence the counting of electoral votes on January 6th” By the House Jan. 6 Panel The Committee’s work has produced a substantial body […]

  • Economic Crisis

    Economic Crisis

    By TONY LOPEZ An economic crisis. That is a very strong possibility for the Philippines in 2023. Major corporations are reporting dramatic declines in sales – both in volume and value (with a price increase).   […]

  • Global gloom dims Asian prospects

    Global gloom dims Asian prospects

    By the ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK Global and regional developments since September have been roughly in line with pessimistic expectations laid out that month in the Asian Development Outlook 2022 Update. The world economy chugged along […]

  • BizNewsAsia PH largest and most influential weekly news and business magazine

    BizNewsAsia PH largest and most influential weekly news and business magazine

    By ANTONIO S. LOPEZ (Excerpts during the 21st Anniversary of BizNewsAsia, New World Hotel,  Nov. 25, 2022) . Senate President Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri, House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez (did you know that his initials, […]