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Kids say it best

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It was big news in the children’s publishing industry that at the PBBY-NBDB’s 3rd National Children’s Book Awards, Adarna House won all four of the selected Best Reads for 2014.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Abnormal stimulus

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The abnormality of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), supposedly crafted as a stimulus to our economy, can best be appraised from the perspective of how other countries managed their economic stimulus to cope with the consequences of the 2008-2009 Great Recession.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Asean 2015: Inclusive, sustainable development for all

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) marks its 46th founding anniversary today against the backdrop of an impending economic integration.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Farmers in the sunset

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Like Don Quixote tilting at windmills, we are fighting an agrarian reform battle in a futile fashion, almost comical were it not so tragic. And we are doing it more than four decades late, in a world where high technology and bigness hold sway.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Revisiting the 10-point Education Agenda (2)

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(Concluded from last week) The entire 10-point Education Agenda draws many lessons on sustainability and multisectoral engagement from several “seasons of reform” described in “When Reforms Don’t Transform,” the University of the Philippines’ Centennial Lecture on education jointly delivered in 2008 by Dina Ocampo, Cynthia Rose Bautista and Allan Bernardo. In it, the authors point out a tendency [...]

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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