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A different kind of transport

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We were transported last Friday to a different world. Whilst transport transported no one anywhere in the gridlock that was Friday night in Makati, we went to a wonderful concert at the Ayala Museum: the “Rush Hour Concert” hosted by the museum and one of Asia’s oldest (1926) symphony orchestras, the Manila Symphony Orchestra. (Why, by the way, was it called “rush hour”? The last thing you were doing was rushing. “Stalled hour” would be a better description of the reality.)

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Time for a legal revolution

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Let me further explain my position on the Constitution because it was questioned from my last column.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Benefit the people, not the pocket

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With the announcement of President Aquino that he is going to fight the Supreme Court decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), I think we must revisit this topic.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Stay home, it’s more fun in PH!

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You’d think tourists would be a timorous crowd, that they’d go only where they think it’s safe to go. Not where it’s safe, but where they think it is. That should mean a windfall for the Philippines, as Thailand-heading vacationers think twice, for example.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Managing poverty reduction

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It doesn’t need managing, it needs eliminating. And there’s only one way to do that: Create well-paying jobs. The “well-paying” bit is overlooked in government, where even nonpaying jobs (on the farm for dad, particularly) are considered in the statistics. I rely better on Social Weather Stations (SWS), where I find the stats more believable. [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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