• PH might be dragged into US-China war over Taiwan

    PH might be dragged into US-China war over Taiwan

    By Antonio S. Lopez On Tuesday,  Aug. 2, the U.S. air force jet that flew US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Malaysia headed towards Borneo before turning north to the Philippines. At 1130 […]

  • The Best SONA

    The Best SONA

    By Antonio S. Lopez The first State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. makes history.  It is the best SONA ever.  It is the best delivered SONA.   At 7,700 words […]

  • On malnutrition, mis-education, poverty, and the bureaucracy

    On malnutrition, mis-education, poverty, and the bureaucracy

    By Antonio S. Lopez A remarkable week for me last week, July 11 to 16, 2022. MONDAY, I had a severe bout of gout—a reminder for me to go easy on nuts and some rich […]

  • Inflation: Public Enemy No. 1

    Inflation: Public Enemy No. 1

    By Antonio S. Lopez By this time, inflation is Public Enemy No. 1 of the Filipino. Inflation is the rate of increase in prices.  Prices of nearly all consumer goods and services have risen.   The […]

  • THE ROAD TO PROSPERITY AND BETTER PH GROWTH

    THE ROAD TO PROSPERITY AND BETTER PH GROWTH

    Ramon S. Ang wants to entice the world’s best names in semiconductors, battery making, e-vehicles, health care and Ivy League education to SMC’s freeport to industrialize the country and generate $200 billion in annual exports. […]

  • THE DREAM BEGINS

    THE DREAM BEGINS

    The huge political capital gives Marcos awesome powers to unify the nation, reform society as his father attempted with martial rule, promote inclusive and sustainable growth, ensure the supply of basic needs—food, energy, education, and […]

  • The Dream Team

    The Dream Team

    The 22 nominee cabinet members so far combine the wisdom of their age, the experience of decades in public and corporate life, and the technocracy and expertise of having studied in the best schools in […]

  • Philippines: Soaring to new heights

    Philippines: Soaring to new heights

    By Benjamin E. Diokno, Ph.D. BSP Governor (The incoming Finance secretary gave a bullish outlook for the economy in his zoom speech before the Rotary Club of Manila, June 9, 2022) Good day, fellow Rotarians. […]