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Sunday, January 20, 2019

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...

A perfect world

IN a perfect world, fast-food hamburgers would look the same in real life as in the advertisements. In a perfect world, 90 percent of...

PIC hears complaint against AISL

THE Philippine Insurance Commission (PIC) will continue at 9 a.m. on Thursday its administrative hearing on the complaint filed by stakeholders against the influential...

Can the unions be a force for change in PHL society?

THE Philippines has a fairly progressive legal framework recognizing the rights of workers to associate freely and have a voice on national and industry...

Life in the Spirit

Closing the Christmas Season is the celebration of the event at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan. The gospel account (Luke 3:15-16,...

Cheers to a better year!

It’s a few days into the New Year and as a leader, do you have a plan for the coming days? A new president’s...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Accounting faces new challenges

IF we stay silent about change, we might as well resist it. For change has come once again. But to what extent are we...

Silent analysis

IN all parts of the world, people celebrated the start of 2019. In the Philippines, there were festive parties, colorful countdowns and, of course,...

2019 will be a good year

THE latest Social Weather Station poll reveals that 9 out of 10 Filipinos welcome the New Year with hope. This shows great idealism on the...

Consumers at the heart of competition policy

FOR nearly three years now since its establishment in 2016, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has sustained its momentum in promoting consumer welfare and competitive...

Securities borrowing and lending for the insurance industry

THE Insurance Commission issued Circular Letter (CL) 2014-31 on July 8, 2014, providing for the Guidelines for Securities Borrowing and Lending, where insurance companies were...

How to be more productive in 2019

Conclusion IN continuation of the topic that I started writing about last Monday, here are some more productivity hacks that actually came from professionals, entrepreneurs...

Is it really all in the mind?

Just recently, in the waning days of 2018, it was a normal day for me and, at least from what I see, for everyone...

Another multimillion-peso irregularity exposed, this time involving the PPA

THE Philippine Ports Authority or PPA, a government-owned and -controlled corporation with special charter under Presidential Decree 857, now appears to be the perpetrator...

Connected, disconnected

BY the end of 2019, half of the world’s population shall be connected to the Internet. This according to a report of the United Nations...

The Fed and the Dow ‘disaster’

DECEMBER 2018 may be remembered as the month that the Dow (Dow Jones Industrial Average index) turned in its worst performance since October 2008. The...

Peco’s alibis

AS the Panay Electric Co. counts down its last few days as Iloilo City’s lone electricity provider—a distinction it has held for the past...

Christmas and the family

Christmas is not only for kids, it is for the entire family. Our Savior came and dwelt among us and like us was born...
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