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Points of View & Perspectives

March, 2018

  • 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 …

  • 4 March

    Cimatu should not allow Boracay to be a squatters haven

    Boracay, a small island in the province of Aklan is a favorite destination of domestic and international tourists primarily because of its pristine white sand beaches.

  • 4 March

    Du30’s strong double-bladed message for Edsa 2018

    The President of our Republic did not show up for the second time in the already two Edsa People Power celebrations during his administration.

  • 4 March

    Moving forward the Edsa torch of peaceful change

    The Philippines has showcased throughout the world, the return of democracy after a peaceful overthrow of the corrupt Marcos dictatorship. It has inspired similar action that dramatically collapsed the iron curtain and the breakdown of the Berlin Wall.

February, 2018

  • 25 February

    DND and military brass clear Bong Go

    Almost everyone was riveted to their TV set last Monday when Special Assistant to the President Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go faced the Senators as he boldly denied intervening in the procurement of two new Navy ships under the military’s modernization program.

  • 25 February

    Senatoriables for a powerhouse team

    The famous thinker and philosopher Peirre Teilhard de Chardin once said that “The universe, as we know it, is a joint product of the observer and the observed.”