Two economic stories highlighted the past week—one, the stellar growth of the country’s gross domestic product or GDP; the other, the 50 Filipino families and individuals in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest for 2014.
The news conference last Thursday was as extraordinary as it was rare: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, for only the second time since her appointment to the Supreme Court, met the press in a lengthy and candid give-and-take.
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Luis Gabriel Moreno’s golden triumph in the recent Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, once again proved the Filipino athlete’s ability to provide the country with a celebratory mood across social, economic and even political lines.
The video posted on YouTube last week that showed a masked man holding a knife to the throat of a kneeling figure in orange was meant as a political statement.