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April, 2018

  • 15 April

    CHF – A new way of speculation

    If the current global trade dispute evolves into a trade war, it has an impact on the currency markets – a classical thought is to regard the Swiss franc as a safe haven destination.

  • 8 April

    The disgustingly reactive nature of LTFRB

    Just before the Easter holiday, another deadly bus accident occurred when a Dimple star bus fell into a ravine in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro.

  • 8 April

    Peace not by arms but by negotiations

    Peace talks against the Maoist group is about to be resumed. It was a welcome move by Malacanang. Leaders should not be tired in calling for peace and people should not be tired in praying for it. Peace is among the major agenda of DU30 when he campaigned in 2016 and won the presidency by the biggest margin in Philippine …

  • 8 April

    A trade war is a risk, but not the biggest risk

    The U.S. tariff on steel and aluminum has generated fear among investors, but what the financial market fears the most is not necessarily the greatest risk.

March, 2018

  • 18 March

    Will Quimbo lead the charge against Sereno?

    Will Quimbo lead the charge against Sereno?

  • 18 March

    Italy’s election doesn’t tilt anything, but….

    The election results in Italy on Sunday 4th March resulted in the biggest voter move in a national election in Europe since the Brexit vote – some in the financial market even claimed it was a surprising result.

  • 18 March

    At 90, FVR still plays golf with vigor

    The saying” that “age does not matter” fits well for former President Fidel V. Ramos, who at 90 still plays golf with vigor aside from doing push-ups and sit-ups from time to time to keep him in shape.

  • 11 March

    Objective look at Philippine crime rate

    Minus the hysterics that usually mark the rants of dedicated critics, it would look like the country has become safer after all.

  • 11 March

    The hunt for growth in Asia

    Teaser: In spite of rising global economic growth, two of Asia’s largest countries rely even more on public financed GDP growth – it may satisfy the stock market in the short-term, though it’s long-term unhealthy.

  • 11 March

    Much ado about Rappler

    Letters From Davao By Jun Ledesma Don’t f–k with facts. Pardon me for using this gutter lingo but it is the only language that seemed familiar to Rappler and its patrons. Coming this late with a statement from Omidyar Network (ON) that the huge sum of $1.5-million dollars was a donation to 14 Rappler beneficiaries is nothing but a tomfoolery …