• BUNGLED BASIC EDUCATION

    BUNGLED BASIC EDUCATION

    By Tony Lopez That is the marching order given by President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. to his new Education secretary, Harvard Law-educated Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, 52. That means a stronger focus on the 3Rs of basic […]

  • Five things BBM did in two years

    Five things BBM did in two years

    By Tony Lopez On June 30, 2024, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. completed the first two years of his six-year presidency. In two years, Marcos Jr. did five things: One, he unified the country.  Two, […]

  • San Miguel today, tomorrow

    San Miguel today, tomorrow

    “We focus on industries on which the country’s future depends…protecting our natural resources and creating strong, cohesive communities where every Filipino has equal access to a better future. This means forging ahead with projects that […]

  • War in West Philippine Sea

    War in West Philippine Sea

    By Tony Lopez Since 1988, the Philippines and China have been quarreling over six pieces of reefs whose total land area, thanks to unbridled Chinese reclamation, today has expanded to a total of 1,253 hectares, […]

  • Who in the world is Alice Leal Guo?

    Who in the world is Alice Leal Guo?

    Nobody can tell us, not even Alice herself Bamban Mayor Alice Leal Guo enabled the largest POGO hub in Central Luzon. She owns the sprawling 8-hectare complex at the back of her City Hall on […]

  • Recto: Genuine, inclusive growth by 2028

    Recto: Genuine, inclusive growth by 2028

    PH is ASEAN’s brightest star;GDP to reach $1 trillion by 2033 By Ralph G. Recto      Secretary of Finance (Keynote speech during the Philippine Economic Briefing in Manila, Philippine International Convention Center, May 27, 2024) […]

  • Highest Honors

    Highest Honors

    Enzo graduated with the highest honors in GT mechanical engineering. For that he was given the highest honor cord. He also got a golden stole for his extra-curricular work at the Flowers Invention Studio of […]

  • First Lady, a fine lady

    First Lady, a fine lady

    By TONY LOPEZ From January 2001 til June 30, 2022, the Philippines did not have a first lady, that is a woman legally married to a male president of the republic.  From 1898 til June […]