How Best to Tax Business

By N. Gregory Mankiw | New York Times News Service The details of the tax code may not make your heart sing, but they are...

How does populism turn authoritarian? Venezuela is a case in point

By Max Fisher & Amanda Taub | New York Times News Service When Hugo Chávez took power in Venezuela nearly 20 years ago, the leftist...

Grist for the leadership mill

ASKED about her two cents on gender equality in terms of job, respect, recognition and opportunities, Marriott Hotel Manila Director of Marketing Communications Michelle...

Dr. Cynthia R. Mamon: A Filipina leader at the heart of...

She was born a performer. A former member of the UP Filipiniana Dance Troupe. A dreamer. An achiever. And, as fate would have it,...

Everybody has a role to play

By Vernon Velasco / photo by Roy Domingo NOTWITHSTANDING all the prevailing feminist rhetoric during Women’s Month, and taking the cudgels for the continued journey of...

Insular Life President and COO Mona Lisa B. De la Cruz:...

"A career in life insurance is like a mission, providing opportunities to help people be financially prepared for unexpected events, or to assist them...

Insular Life CEO Nina D. Aguas: ‘I will always be a...

EVEN at a young age, Nina Datu-Aguas knew that she deserved to be in a better place when the time comes for her to pursue...

Behind every man’s success is a woman

By Leony R. Garcia In the news recently—and some women went gaga over it—is a research’s finding that a mother’s genetics determines how clever her...

Embracing refugees, then letting go

By Jodi Kantor & Catrin Einhorn | New York Times News Service TORONTO—One year after Canada embraced Syrian refugees like no other country, a reckoning...

A small table maker takes on Alibaba’s flood of fakes

By Michael Schuman | New York Times News Service PHOENIX—From his desk in a downtown workshop, Greg Hankerson is at war with a Chinese company...

Two consonants walk into a bar…

By Frank Bruni | New York Times News Service At this  point the consonants are so tightly fused it’s as if they were always and inevitably...

Resistance begins at home

A casserole can be a potent weapon. It is one that Shanna Castillo has been using with precision since she started a neighborhood Facebook...

Are Democrats Falling Into Trump’s Trap?

By Frank Bruni | The New York Times News Service In one of many recent forums for the politicians vying to lead the Democratic National...

Duterte’s last hurrah: On the road to martial law

By James Fenton | New York Times News Service Landing last December at the  Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines brought back memories of...

A sisterly ‘no’ to Donald Trump

By Frank Bruni | New York Times News Service On his first full day in office, our new president harangued the National Park Service about...

Pension for all seniors: It’s time

By Dr. Rene E. Ofreneo The national debate over the mechanics of how to implement the proposed additional P2,000 in the monthly pension received by...

A president who inspired big dreams, and big smiles, in a...

Michelle Yemba, who is 6 years old, often tells strangers about the time two years ago that she met the president of the United...

And the sun has come out for brighter tomorrow

2016 has brought a bumper crop of wins, from Pia Wurztbach taking the Miss Universe Crown, Kylie Versoza being crowned as Miss International, Hidilyn...

Donald Trump is a mixed blessing for Chinese leaders

AT the same time, Trump’s suggestion he might reduce Washington’s global strategic presence to focus on domestic issues would be a gift to Chinese...

Thousands rally, march in anti-Trump protests

NEW YORK—Tens of thousands of people marched in streets across the United States on Saturday, staging the fourth day of protests of Donald Trump’s...