Saturday, August 18, 2018

Vantage Points

THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: TRAVELS’ BETE NOIRES

I must admit: I love to travel.  My reasons: I like to see new places, meet people, learn history of the place, eat those food...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS’: THE THING ABOUT INCENTIVES AND TRAIN 2

Any fiscal or non fiscal incentive is a means to attract investment in particular economic sectors. For the longest time, we have been providing...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Smallpox epidemic of 1883

 Known in Visayan as buti, the contagious smallpox, which remains unknown in origin until its eradication a few decades ago, was one of the...

PIA DG : Communicating Change, Empowering Communities

“Change is coming.” This was our President’s slogan when he ran for office in the 2016 elections. This was his message to the millions of...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: A conundrum called ‘turncoatism’

The words turncoat and turncoatism, which are about changing loyalties, partisan or otherwise, are American legacies. As early as the first decade of US...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS’: Our Impressive Tax Growth Keeps our Credit Ratings Stable

As I have written previously the credit ratings of companies like Standard and Poor's Moodys and Fitch have, as a consensus believe that our...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: In search of Gotamco

As a young kid growing up in the squatter’s colony at Soliman Street, near Agdao Public Market, it was impossible not to see the...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: ‘Rajah of Davao’

James L. Burchfield’s success as a planter in the first decade of U.S. rule succeeded the accolade given to him as the first American...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS’: Long UPCAT Lines mean more are entering school

The long lines at state colleges and universities for those wishing to enter them tell us that more people are now considering sending their...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: GOLDEN RICE VS. MALNUTRITION

“One of the urgent things we must attend to affects the children of today and the future of our society – undernutrition.” This what Senator...

WEATHER UPDATE