By: Ramon R. del Rosario Jr Education has historically been the domain of academicians. But that now needs to change, given the fast-changing world of work, advances in technology and economic growth that has not resulted in opportunities for all. This was the consensus from the recently held 2019 Higher Education Summit organized by Philippine Business […]

President Rodrigo Duterte has taken steps to get close to China, including a non-confrontational stance in the South China Sea. On February 21st, the first MBC General Membership Meeting for the year, Secretary Pernia will talk about how the government plans to benefit from this new relationship with the economic giant that’s becoming a globalization leader with […]

By: Jose Cuisia Jr. 20 January 2018 – I was flabbergasted when I read presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s statement during a Malacañang press conference last Dec. 19 that the Philippine government had withdrawn its application for a Second Compact with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) for the reason that the Duterte administration needed to focus on the […]

By: Edilberto C. de Jesus 13 January 2018 – The body politic has long been ailing. While recent years have brought some relief, its tolerance for pain has weakened, its anguish sharpened by the evidence of other polities enjoying better health and the claims of current political doctors that they have the single, surefire remedy—federalism—to end […]