Let the foreigners protest in PHL?

The detention of Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox was a massive blunder on the part of the government and served little purpose but to...

Help the HAPLOS Community

HAPLOS is the community formed in 1993 by families of persons with hemophilia and some medical practitioners. It exists because there is a need...

Justice for PAL’s flight attendants!

ON June 15, 1998, Philippine Airlines (PAL) retrenched 5,000 of its employees, including more than 1,400 of its cabin crew personnel, to take effect on July...

10 what ifs

One way of highlighting the importance and relevance of public-private partnerships (PPPs) is to imagine scenarios. Here are 10 what ifs and what if...

Walking your dog

Self-taught dog behaviorist Cesar Millan, the popular “Dog Whisperer,” says that, while dogs can associate words with specific objects or actions, our energy often...

‘Guns, goons and gold’

That is the phrase that was used to describe Philippine elections in the past. The Commission on Human Rights reported 49 instances of “politically...

Birthdays and Competition. What’s First?

Birthdays are special moments that should not only be remembered as the day we first saw light, but these are also days that we...

Word to the wise

There will be 20,632,642 Sangguniang Kabataan voters trooping to the polls next month. I estimate around 5 million of them will be first-time voters,...

The art of cost benefit analysis

The decision to close Boracay and the merger of Grab and Uber are recent events that have brought about the need to understand the...

Murdering marriages

Another niece is getting married in August. As with any other couples, she has started the flurry of activities that attend the present-day editions...

Radio Veritas as ‘Ang Radyo ng Simbahan’

This 2018 we at Radio Veritas 846 has launched “Ang Radyo ng Simbahan” as our new tagline. This aims to intensify the station’s mission to...

Protecting Filipino consumers

April 13 last week marked the 26th year the Consumer Act (Republic Act 7394) of the Philippines was signed into law. And since the law’s...

Making the K-12 program work

There are criticisms that most of the Senior High students who are not proceeding to college are simply not job-ready.  The K-12 program of...

A greener Boracay

Starting next Thursday, the powdery white sand of Boracay will be off-limits to local and foreign tourists for at least six months. As residents,...

Your emotions are killing you

Even a brief Internet search will bring you to expert web sites carrying articles, such as “Can your emotions kill you?” followed by “Five...

Keeping a tight rein on security funds

President Duterte must keep a tight rein on state security funds and other multitrillion-peso assets that appeared to be the favorite targets of grafters,...

Fair competition for a fair and free market

Massimo Motta, in his book entitled Competition Policy Theory and Practice, mentioned that the main objective of competition policy as enforced by the European...