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Saturday, February 16, 2019

May art unite us and help bring peace

February is National Arts Month (NAM), implemented by Presidential Proclamation 683 that was signed in 1991. For one full...

Yes to death penalty?

The death penalty in the Philippines was first abolished in 1987, making the Philippines the first country in Asia...

Moving forward with Cipag

Part Three Innovation (the “I” in this Cipag series of articles) should be in the...

GOAT employees

WE almost always associate the letter combination MJ to superior athleticism. After all, most sportswriters will arguably consider retired...

Children are not criminals

THE Revised Penal Code of the Philippines and Presidential Decree 603 (The Child and Youth Welfare Code of 1994)...

Davos: Everyone must work harder to save the planet

LAST week, the United Nations warned the world that it is “losing the race” against climate change. Essentially, it...

Climate change is a kind of justice

Statement of H.E. Teodoro Locsin, Jr., Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines at...

Moving forward with Cipag

Part Two THE Filipino Certified Public Accountant continues to be recognized in the global accountancy...

Gig time

GIG, as we know it now, means an event for a musician/band or, in a more generic sense,...

A doctor in the Senate?

We met online months before the filing of certificates of candidacies. He “waved” at me, and I...

MBAs distinguished from SLAs

Mutual Benefit Associations (MBAs) need to be distinguished from Savings and Loan Associations (SLAs). Under Republic Act...

Remembering a prayerful leader

When we think about great men and women who have passed on, we usually think of the lessons that we gain from studying their...

Telecommuting Act

President Rodrigo Duterte on December 20, 2018, signed into law Republic Act 11165 known as the “Telecommuting Act” also referred to as the “Work...

Moving forward with Cipag

Part One ON August 14, 2018, I turned over my chairmanship of the Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy (BOA) of the Philippines to the appointed...

Timings and delays

Most airlines are measured by their on-time performance. And, to a large extent, Customer Satisfaction Score is directly proportional to OTP. Obviously, passengers are...

Was there a massive passport data breach?

CHILL, folks. No evil company, local or international, employed hi-tech little minions to cart away your personal passport details. There was no breach. What did...

Pending legislations that can affect your business

Year 2019 is here. With the tax reform and other relevant pending legislations, it is the time to consider the pending bills in Congress...

Both of Us

When you Google the words “Both of Us,” you get on top of about 6,570,000,000 results of a song featuring pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift....

The role of businesses in educating our kids

This column was inspired by something that I read from the WE Forum site about the changing landscape of work and the role of...

Precautionary Hold Departure Order

The Supreme Court issued A.M. 18-07-05 SC on August 7, 2018, that laid down a new rule that would prevent people suspected of committing...
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