“Our system favors making land easily available to private developers for malls and condominiums but not for social housing.” — Marie A. Karaos of the John J. Carroll Institute on Church and Social Issues.
Pandemic highlights PHL property problems for poor Pinoys [Part 2]
'TWAS the best of times for egg farmers; a “damn good” year, one even said, not realizing idioms mirror life: never count your eggs before they’re hatched. The year was 2017 and egg farm owners layer raisers in technical parlance saw farm-gate prices at unprecedented...
TWENTY-TWENTY will go down as a significant “Year of the Protest,” among other milestones. Perhaps lost in the headline grabbing political protests and riots are the demonstrations about governments’ response to the pandemic that are going global.
A decade ago, the amendment to Republic Act (RA) 8042 was enacted into RA 10022 on July 8, 2010. Those were different times. With migrant workers under pressure from health woes and employment problems in their host countries, government’s overseas employment policy deemed a temporary solution against unemployment is under scrutiny as the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) wreaked havoc on labor sending and receiving countries.
By Jeremaiah m. Opiniano / OFW Journalism Consortium Special to the BusinessMirror ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA—Never had Jose Braganza enjoyed such a regal form of solitude within the 39-square meter “Princess Suite.” Seven pieces of down pillows sit on a...
The “indefinite” shutdown of ABS-CBN sets a dangerous precedent. Of course I am talking about the stock and not the company and its franchise for broadcasting. I will leave that to people more qualified than I am to speak on that issue.