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PH must do more than gloat over growth

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The World Economic Forum on East Asia held in Manila on May 21-23 closed on a sour note that punctured the Philippine government’s claim that the country was on the road to becoming the next tiger economy in Asia.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Asia’s ‘slowest’ Internet system threatens PH gains

Everyone agrees that a high-speed Internet system brings huge benefits to a country much, much more than an enhanced social networking environment.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Davos glow’ on 7.2-percent growth fades

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The so-called “Davos glow” of the Philippines as the “rising star” at the World Economic Forum on East Asia held in Manila on May 21-23 dissipated within hours of the last cocktail party celebrating the country’s growth as “one of the greatest economic comeback stories” in recent times.

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

‘Jueteng’ as solution

Despite the country’s 7.5-percent economic growth, joblessness and poverty incidence remain high.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Pro real-wage growth

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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is very often called the economic pie available to the people. When divided by the population, it becomes the so-called per capita GDP, which would be available if shared equally—an assumption which is only arithmetical, and not factual—among Filipinos.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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