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Thursday, September 24, 2020
 

Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, TMT

1521, a gentleman’s agreement?

PORK barrel politics again reared its ugly head during the budget hearings of the standing committee on appropriations on the proposed 2021 budget of...

Decoupling

DECOUPLING seems to be the norm these days. The main street is decoupling from Wall Street in the United States (US). The US has...

Toxicity on social media

SOCIAL media has created goblins and monsters in all of us. There are cretins that do disinformation in the form of satire with kids...

Do surveys matter?

SURVEYS matter because these tell you the direction of things, the pulse of the people, how the ground beats and, sometimes, how stupid people...

Reimagined mindset

THE pandemic may have led to a contraction of the economy by 16.5 percent, and the trajectory in terms of growth has been compromised,...

Imperial Manila has to go

IMPERIAL Manila is a pejorative term for the overly centralized government system we have. As a national artist, Nick Joaquin used to say, “When...

What are 14 days?

A SOLDIER is trained to die. A health worker is trained to rescue people, to cure them. Two different tales of the tape, but...

Building shared economy and well-being budget

The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has changed all paradigms in the world, whether psychosocial, economic, health or public order and safety, among others. In...

When you talk of press freedom, always remember CJ

MUCH has been said about press freedom and the loss of freedom of expression from the problems Rappler and ABS-CBN Corp. had with regulatory...

Embrace start-up culture

ONE thing is clear today, businesses need to cut losses soonest by doing a checklist of what are needed to last through the pandemic....

Chinese execs in Sangley airport project part of ICC case–Morales

OFFICIALS of the Chinese company at the Sangley Point International Airport project will be included in the communication that was filed before the International...

Cardinal Tagle wins battle vs Covid

CARDINAL Luis Antonio Tagle has  won his battle against the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019  (Covid-19). Tagle, 63, was declared Covid-free, 13 days after he tested positive...

Speaker’s staff catches Covid-19

AN employee in the office of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano contracted the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales said on Thursday. Montales...

Roque on LTO exec’s corruption allegations: Pursue probe until end

PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Harry Roque denied allegations of corruption by  an official of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Visayas. Victor Caindec, LTO Regional Director,...

10,000 applicants for contact tracers; hiring to continue – DILG

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced on Thursday that it would continue to hire contact tracers even after the deadline...