POST PRANDIUM: The failed Mindanao promise

Fernando Fajardo 02/10/2019

  For the poor regions, like those in Mindanao, development means overcoming widespread poverty and unemployment achieved through faster economic growth and the redistribution of income in favor of the poor to make their people live comfortably…

NANAY SAYS: True Love 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/09/2019

BASEY, Samar — I can feel the love even without checking the people behind me. We were inside the white van that crossed the iconic San Juanico bridge from Leyte to Samar on a sunny Friday afternoon.…

STRAIGHT TO THE POINT: Questions behind Fiscal Castro’s murder

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 02/08/2019

  No one can presume to know the depths of pain one experiences over the death of one’s mother; more so, if such death is a gruesome one. The daughter of the late prosecutor Mary Ann Castro,…

Travel ergonomics

Jason A. Baguia 02/06/2019

  Although the state’s weather bureau predicts that February will be quite cool or cold, things will eventually change and tourists will once again be on the move, taking advantage of days of hot weather.   For…

Will the Philippines become a middle income class country?

Fernando Fajardo 02/03/2019

  To guide its work, the WB classifies countries into low income, lower middle income, upper middle income, and higher income. This started in 1962. In that year, it placed the Philippines at the lower middle-income class…

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