Quantcast
Home » column You are browsing column “Glimpses” - Jose Ma. Montelibano

The axis of power shifts

By

It really must be the moment for dramatic change. Last week, a young man was looking at the pyramid of the Philippine population, looking at the poor at the base, and said, “Tito, let’s flip the pyramid, let’s flip our order of priorities.”

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Flip the pyramid

By

In a world of immeasurable resources, two thirds of its population is poor. How natural abundance and shocking scarcity co-exist is mind-boggling. In this context, it surely seems that man cannot manage mankind.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Taxes: Tribute or patriotic contribution

By

For several months, I have been reading the news about the tax reform bill being pushed by some senators, most notably of all, Sen. Sonny Angara. He has been explaining the more important reasons why he is after the proposed reforms that actually reduce the taxes of most Filipinos in the working class. I know he will have more than enough support in his advocacy.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Reformer or Politician

By

Can a President elected in a political exercise, even on a platform of reform, pursue reform without being a politician?

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

On dangerous grounds

By

That is what major change does—it makes everyone stand on dangerous grounds.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Lawyers? Soldiers? Nah, they’re robbers
  • 10,000 pigeons in China undergo anal security check—reports
  • China ship sinks off Japan coast, 9 missing
  • Missing 61-year-old woman found dead near Mayon Volcano–reports
  • Ailing North Korea leader sends message to China
  • Sports

  • BMX rider Daniel Caluag wins first PH gold in 2014 Asiad
  • Asian Games BMX bet Caluag explains absence from UC races
  • Korean War vets’ kin cheer for Team Philippines in Asian Games
  • Two bronzes by jins; 3 boxers gain semifinals
  • Caluags open BMX medal bid
  • Lifestyle

  • Tough sell: marketing Uganda to gay travelers
  • Malaysian student takes law in New Zealand through scholarship
  • 22 student designers to present creations at graduation show
  • Giant button gives mall goers a big surprise
  • Shutterbug club shares its passion
  • Entertainment

  • Roaring applause for a Legend
  • ‘Gotham,’ before the super-heroics
  • Catwalk fiasco hurts Coco Martin’s ad deals
  • Sibling revelry: Jessy and Pam Mendiola
  • Cris Villonco: Sprint from Tondo to Toronto
  • Business

  • US stocks drop on disappointing economic data
  • Gov’t may need to rent power generators
  • Gov’t keeping 2014 growth goals as port congestion eases
  • Gov’t logs P393B in investment pledges
  • PAL starts flying to NY again in March 2015
  • Technology

  • Blogapalooza returns Oct. 11 at SMX SM Aura
  • Microsoft skips Windows 9 to stress advances
  • Netizens blast sexy model for using cop connection to beat traffic violation
  • Palace backs prepaid SIM registration
  • Man, wife behind ‘crush’ videos get life sentence
  • Opinion

  • The Marcoses never really left home
  • Gone to the dogs
  • Sour grapes
  • Pendulum swing
  • Occupy Central
  • Global Nation

  • Japan visa process eased for Filipinos
  • Foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong get $100 wage hike
  • No serious threat to Pope–AFP
  • Flattened by quake, Chinese city rises from the rubble
  • We can’t go on like this, says Chinese envoy on PH ties
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement