Spotlight

BANKING FOR THE POOR

Nestor “Nesting” Espenilla Jr. is the 11th governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas or central bank. He took over July 2 to begin a six-year term. A veteran banking regulator and an economist, Espenilla, […]

News

ISIS TERRORISM

“ISIS is here!”. That is the most important conclusion authorities have drawn from the ongoing siege in Marawi, 1,487  kms southwest of Manila.  Marawi is an ancient Muslim-dominated lakeside settlement dating back to 1639.  It […]

Business

THE KING OF MALLS

In 2002, Edgar “Injap”Sia II, then 32 and an emerging businessman from Iloilo,  saw an ad in a newspaper for a nationwide contest—the person to send the most number of text messages in reply to […]