By Ronald U. Mendoza
Mining has become a divisive issue, yet it need not be. Efforts to clarify and sharpen the Philippines’ mining policy have generated intense debate among stakeholders, spanning the business community, civil society and the central and local governments.
By Rina Jimenez-David
I have a cousin who lives in the United States and once came for a visit here. After a few days of taking her around, mainly to various tiangge (street markets) and malls, we were all ready to give up. This was because her most common reaction to the goods she saw, especially when she learned their prices, was to exclaim: “How cheap!”
By Conrado de Quiros
Presidential Commission on Good Government chair Andres Bautista proposes that the Department of Tourism turn Imelda Marcos’ jewels into a tourist attraction. Might as well make money off them, he says, until they are auctioned off.
By Michael L. Tan
TO CELEBRATE International Museum Day, it will be free admission today at the Ayala Museum in Makati. Grab the opportunity to visit the museum’s many collections, especially the exhibit, “Gold of Ancestors,” featuring hundreds of pre-colonial gold items excavated from different parts of the Philippines. You might also want to buy the museum’s latest publication, […]