By Rina Jimenez-David
I still remember the “nutribun”—a high-calorie bread that was distributed to school children during the martial law years supposedly under the auspices of the then first lady, Imelda Marcos. It was actually during the onslaught of a major typhoon and floods that had devastated Central Luzon and Metro Manila that I first got a taste […]
I write the Inquirer not just for the negatives but also for the “good things” that I see it is doing as a service to the reading public.
Photographs of Imelda Marcos posing against a backdrop of paintings hanging on a wall are reminders of the luxury that she and her family enjoyed in their heyday, and in fact continue to enjoy. Until now, the family that was overthrown partly for its legendary excesses not only has disdained contrition, but also continues to flout the law mandating the recovery of their ill-gotten assets.
By Neal H. Cruz
Suddenly, with the disclosure of the Binay family’s alleged 350-hectare hacienda in Batangas, Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima looked like a piker with his four-hectare estate in Nueva Ecija.
By Peter Wallace
Why is foreign investment so low? It’s the lowest compared to our neighbors, yet we have as much or more to offer.