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DENNIS A. UY: HE DREAMS BIG FOR PH His dream is to connect and unify the Philippines’ major islands and cities. Wirelessly, by putting up the archipelago’s third telco, a P279-billion venture with the Chinese.  [...]

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A SLOWING ECONOMY

Now the bad news. The Philippine economy is slowing down.  Economic growth (as measured by the gain, less inflation, in the annual value of economic production or GDP ) is headed to its steepest drop […]

Latest Issues

DUTERTENOMICS + LOYAL FRIENDS + LOYAL ARMED FORCES = …

In his first three years, President Duterte passed measures that are populist, pro-poor, or both. The measures include free college education, universal health care, free irrigation and the expanded conditional cash transfer program. He also […]

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ASIA’S GREATEST FRATERNITY OF SERVICE

100 years of the Rotary Club of Manila 100 years of service to humanity, of service above self For banker and socio-civic leader Jesus “Susing” M. Pineda, the first 100 years of the Rotary Club […]

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THE NATION ELECTS YOUNG LEADERS

Five lessons from the May 13, 2019 Senate, congressional and local elections: One, the nation is looking for young leaders.  They are below 50, educated, competent, hardworking, dedicated to the people, with a measure of […]

Politics

DYNASTY KILLERS

Two presidents, one elected and the other ousted 18 years ago, met markedly contrasting fates in last week’s May 13 mid-term elections. In January 2001, Joseph Ejercito “Erap” Estrada was evicted from the presidency, jailed, […]

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WHY CHINA?

Thirty-seven world leaders and 5,000 delegates descended in Beijing on April 26 -27 for the Second Belt and Road Initiative forum for international cooperation. Nine of the ten leaders of ASEAN came, Philippine President Rodrigo […]

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“LEARN FROM THE LESSONS OF HISTORY”

By President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (Speech during the High-Level Meeting, Session I of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, April 26, 2019) Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen: I join my colleagues in thanking […]

GOVERNMENT

Government

DUTERTENOMICS DELIVERS

By Antonio S. Lopez Shortly after Rodrigo Roa Duterte took power on June 30, 2016, his National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) revealed a study on the problems and aspirations of Filipinos in the next […]

BUSINESS

Business

WHO / WHAT IS SAN MIGUEL

In 1890, under a grant from the Spanish colonial government, La Fabrica de Cerveza de San Miguel, the first brewery in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, was established in the old San Miguel district of […]

IVY DIGEST

Ivy Digest

REINFORCEMENTS: HOW TO GET PEOPLE TO HELP YOU

How do you ask? Learn the skill that gets people to help you. Asking is instinctive from infancy. The babies cry when they need something. As they grow, children become notoriously pesky askers. They don’t […]

Ivy Digest

HOW TO BE AN #INFLUENCER

An influencer is someone who has clout. He is usually famous or reputable. In the past decade, providers like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat have made it easier and faster to share photos and […]

BOOK REVIEW

Book Review

PULUTAN! FILIPINO BAR BITES, APPETIZERS AND STREET EATS

Marvin is a professional writer, author, and certified Cicerone (which means he’s now a beer expert). He founded LA’s first Filipino food truck “The Manila Machine” and wrote “The Adobo Road Cookbook” on classic Filipino […]

Book Review

NEVER GROW UP

By Jackie Chan This is a sequel to Jackie’s autobiography “I Am Jackie Chan” (1999) after he made “Who Am I?” and the US hit “Rush Hour” which grossed $244 million. I enjoyed the first […]

Book Review

THE UNSTOPPABLE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

The Notorious R.B.G. is the second female US Supreme Court justice. Now 86, Justice Ginsburg is known for her composure, excellence, and egalitarian advocacy. In 130 photographs, we see her remarkable ascent into the male-dominated […]

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