MARIELLE ANTONIO

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EMPOWERED public sector institutions are the key to faster, more sustainable progress. This is the message of the upcoming Dream Philippines Fair organized by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA). Now on its second run, the event will feature organizations from a new set of sectors: local government, infrastructure…

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LAST week, many of us tuned in to President Duterte’s 2017 State of the Nation Address (SONA) and heard the administration’s position on various issues. As expected, President Duterte spoke feverishly about the war on drugs, and the declaration of martial law in Mindanao in connection with the Marawi rebellion.…

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AT the public governance forum held June 21, 2017 at the Bayanihan Center in Pasig City, Guillermo Luz, private sector co-chair of the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), urged the 300-member audience of national and local public officials to be mindful of being both competitive and complimentary. “Your competition is your…

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ONE of ISA’s most anticipated events is the yearly launch of a new work by its founder and chairman emeritus, Jess Estanislao. Beginning last year, ISA decided that instead of putting the book on sale as usual, it would be given as a fundraising gift for a simple campaign to…

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Can we still exemplify the value that won us our freedom? THE Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO), headquartered in Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, has been doing its utmost to care for Filipino veterans. Over the years, it has focused on distributing a monthly pension, death and disability pension, medical benefits,…

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THE city government of Balanga and the Philippine Navy have awarded the prestigious 2016 Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing StrategyTM. These two government organizations are the fourth and fifth Philippine government institutions to be inducted into the global hall of fame, an annual search set up in…

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WHAT is it like working for a think tank that advocates for good governance? Our team’s newest members share their experiences and biggest lessons from the year that was. May their insights inspire us to continue our work of nation-building as we welcome 2017! Miguel Deanon, 21 Program coordinator for…

INSTITUTE FOR SOLIDARITY IN ASIA

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We can all be nation-builders. That was the idea behind the Dream Philippines Fair, held October 18, 2016 at the Bayanihan Center in Pasig City. The event was organized by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) to provide four key sectors—public, private, youth and schools, and individuals—with a venue…

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In a commentary earlier this year on America’s political situation, the New York Times columnist David Brooks observed a lack of what he called “big love” for country, as well as an under-appreciation from its citizens of what it could yet achieve as a global superpower. “Big love involves thinking…