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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AYANNAH HERE TO SERVE YOU

As a Jesuit-trained community organizer of 20 years, Miguel “Mikko” Perez had an epiphany: How could one make the poor and the under-banked have access to fast, easy, affordable and reliable financial services – to […]

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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 […]