By Juan L. Mercado
They call it—what? “The green wall,” our banker friend said. He oversees banks in the Visayas. Mangroves in Eastern Samar buffered the storm surge that killed thousands elsewhere, his clients stated.
By John Nery
After his release from prison, Nelson Mandela was always in the media eye; the long international campaign to set him free had made him a global celebrity.
By Cielito F. Habito
The Philippine economy, according to the latest data, continues to grow faster than expected. With 7-percent growth posted in the third quarter, this is the fifth quarter in a row that the economy has grown by 7 percent or more.
By Conrado de Quiros
“This is one of the countries that had been very successful in overcoming the legacy of colonialism, of poverty, of ignorance, and we stand to gain a great deal by associating with it.”
By Rina Jimenez-David
One of the joys of visiting this city is that it can serve as a doorway to other parts of Austria and Europe. Thanks to wonderful highways and scenic views, a road trip can transform into a voyage of discovery.
By Paolo Jeffrey Gan
Change, the universe dictates, is inevitable. My life is a testament to it. That I have had my ups and downs is definitely an understatement.
Since the Arroyo administration, I have been submitting suggestions to the Office of the President on how to solve Metro Manila’s traffic problem.
Neal Cruz is to be complimented for beginning to lift the lid on the serious problems at the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board or HLURB (“Something is rotten in the state of HLURB,” Opinion, 12/1/13).
But why does it take disasters and cataclysms for nations to feel for each other? Let’s call on some “misguided” world leaders to be humans and start believing that there is a Supreme Being who dispenses justice and holds the universe in the palm of His hands, for in that way no one will ever dare to seriously consider war.
Does a name have to appear on packages of relief goods delivered to those who need them the most? Politicians come out so pathetic when they exploit tragedies to advance their political agenda even as disaster victims are dying and starving.
This is to correct the salary loan amounts Social Security System members may take (“SSS extends loans to Yolanda victims,” Business, 11/12/13).
Recently the Board of Accountancy of the Professional Regulation Commission adopted the multiple choice type of examination for CPA (certified public accountant) candidates.