Thursday, October 29, 2020
 

Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, TMT

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....

Four years hence

TODAY marks the fourth year in office of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD). Not exactly a leader in the usual mode of presidents we...

Campaigning 2022

Pre-coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the election battlefields were ground and air war. By 2010, digital was incipient, but by 2016, it became the third...

Terrorism and suspension of VFA abrogation: What gives?

THERE’s much ado about terrorism these days because of what some claim to be a stealthy way of passing legislation on the matter in...

Quality in, quality out

POLITICIANS or anyone who has been involved in a political campaign actually do contact tracing. They do house to house. They know where their voters...

Rethinking education

AUGUST 2019 was life-altering in the sense that I finally agreed to head a local university in the City of Manila. It was not...

Knifeman kills three at French church, ratcheting up terror fears

NICE: A knife-wielding man killed three people at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, slitting the throat of at least...

PH logs 1761 new Covid cases

THE Philippines has logged 1,761 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Thursday, the Department of Health (DoH) said. This brings the total...

Power distributors told not to disconnect ‘lifeline consumers’

LIFELINE consumers will get a reprieve as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Thursday ordered power distributors not to disconnect their services until the...

PhilHealth to abide by Ombudsman ruling vs top execs

EMBATTLED Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) will abide by the Office of the Ombudsman’s order suspending eight of its top officials due to the...

SolGen appeals to SC for release of Leonen SALNs as quo warranto looms

THE Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Thursday appealed before the Supreme Court to disclose to the public the Statement of Assets and...