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What is Christmas, really?

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It being the Christmas season, I thought a change of pace might be nice, so I’ve turned my column over to my daughter, Nikki, this week. She had only one stipulation: I can’t touch it, so I haven’t. Anyway, I agree with her:

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Pay your bills

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This is a government that is building a reputation of not paying its bills and not meeting its obligations.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

What some in business think

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Last Monday, my firm, Wallace Business Forum, held its fourth Quarterly Roundtable (QRT) for the year for our clients who are senior executives of large Filipino companies and multinational corporations. At each of these meetings we conduct a survey. You may find the results interesting.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Murder with impunity

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A man was murdered recently; “I see no other reason why [he] would be ambushed aside from [his] desire to become a state witness,” said Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertising is an investment

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Tourism Secretary Mon Jimenez has a very intriguing and eminently doable idea: Make Changi Airport in Singapore a gateway to the Philippines. It’s a fascinating concept of two governments working together for the benefit of both.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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