By Belinda A. Aquino
My neighbor and I once went shopping at Walmart for groceries we needed for a picnic.
By Benigno Aquino III
, Jim Yong Kim and Nguyen Tan Dung
East Asia is on the front lines of climate change. Hundreds of millions of people in the region live in and outside cities in low-lying areas, facing increasing risks from rising seas, heat waves, droughts, salinity intrusion and water scarcity. We have been experiencing one extreme weather event after another in recent years, including deadly floods and destructive winds unleashed by supertyphoons.
By Jed Alegado
Dubbed as the biggest gathering on climate change, the United Nations Climate Summit convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will gather the world’s heads of state and representatives of the private sector and civil society in New York on Sept. 23.
By Neni Sta. Romana Cruz
Expectations were high at the gala of “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera” at the Resorts World Manila Theater. After all, there was much hype even during the casting for the Manila production of what had originally been presented in the United States, the most recent being at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
By MANUEL F. ALMARIO
Not so long ago, the mantra of mainstream economists, including those in the local academe and bureaucracy, was the “trickle down” doctrine, meaning that if the rich got richer the wealth would “trickle down” to the poor classes.