The two impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino this week make for disappointing reading: Their premises are premature, their logic strained.
There’s some good news from the manufacturing sector. As economist and professor Cielito Habito noted in his July 15 column in this paper, the sector is showing tremendous growth—an average of 8.1 percent in the last four years, against only 3 percent in 2004-2009.
Among the economic priorities of the Aquino administration, tourism is often cited as a low-hanging fruit given the number of destinations that the Philippines has to offer.
An act of savagery, worsened by continuing acts of inhumanity. The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and the looting and callous handling of the crash site in a rebel-held area in Ukraine are unspeakable crimes; they must be condemned in the strongest possible manner.
That CNN resident meteorologist Mari Ramos quoted its findings in the course of reporting on the passage of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name “Rammasun”) indicates that Project Noah (noah.dost.gov.ph) has become an invaluable resource. Here is an initiative that deserves all support and funding, providing as it does vital information intended to minimize the damage caused by natural disasters such as the typhoons that regularly visit the Philippines.