• “We return to normalcy”

    “We return to normalcy”

    “The Duterte administration will leave a legacy of a vibrant and inclusive economy for our people. President Duterte has built a track record for completing critical reforms that proved difficult to enact. Many of the […]

  • PH remains BBB investment grade

    PH remains BBB investment grade

    BANKS KEPT COVID IMPACT MANAGEABLE Fitch expects PH  growth to accelerate. From last year’s 5.6%, Fitch sees the country’s gross domestic product growing by 6.9% this year and 7% next year. With COVID weakening, the […]

  • Higher output, more jobs with liberalization

    Higher output, more jobs with liberalization

    By KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Key messages 1. The Philippines is the most restrictive in foreign investments in the region, and the third most restrictive in the world according (OECD 2020 We […]

  • Opening Up

    Opening Up

    Foreign equity restrictions will be eased out which shall attract more global players that will modernize several sectors such as telecommunications, shipping, air carriers, railway, and subways.  There will be increased competition… which will generate […]

  • The real event that triggered EDSA I People Power

    The real event that triggered EDSA I People Power

    By Antonio S. Lopez There has been so much hype and hoopla about the two EDSAs—EDSA I and EDSA II. EDSA I is the Feb. 22 to 25, 1986 People Power that ousted Ferdinand Marcos […]

  • Make the ultimate sacrifice for  the country and the Filipino people

    Make the ultimate sacrifice for  the country and the Filipino people

    By Col. Ariel O. Querubin PN(M) (GSC) (RET) (Speech delivered during the testimonial honors at the HPMC, Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Dec. 23, 2021) Major General Ariel Caculitan, Commandant of the […]

  • Eye to Eye with Dra. Minguita Padilla

    Eye to Eye with Dra. Minguita Padilla

    “No substitute for leadership by example” Dra. Ma. Dominga B. Padilla, or “Minguita” as she is more popularly known, has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. She has also been a health advocate […]

  • Pandemic creates one new billionaire every 26 hours

    Pandemic creates one new billionaire every 26 hours

    17M people have died from COVID-19—a scale of loss not seen since the Second World War By Oxfam International Lead author: Nabil AhmedContributing authors: Anna Marriott, Nafkote Dabi, Megan Lowthers,Max Lawson, Leah Mugehera Commissioning manager: […]