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By Rolando T. Dy
With the Bangsamoro Peace Framework Agreement between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the government having been signed, a Transition Commission will be drafting the bill for Congress. The 40-year war hopefully will end and could mean recouping many lost opportunities in Mindanao
By Isabel Berenguer Asuncion
Nikola Tesla was a mad man. Or so the world thought. But in his madness was genius. Tesla was a visionary, a man whose ideas were way beyond his time. He deserves much credit for electrical system concepts that have since developed into today’s tangible and useful technology.
By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
Summer is officially here! So our property focus is shifting to beach resorts. Any look at the top beach resorts in our country must include the Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa. Its expansive territory houses some of the country’s most indulgent and stylish villa accommodations, with indigenous flair, offering its guests an experience of the ultimate tropical island luxury.
By Rafael Castillo M.D.
The practice of Medicine can indeed be very humbling. Being an inexact science with no clear road signs of where to go, it can throw medical scientists into a maze in which they can’t find the way out.
By Raul J. Palabrica
By this time, or at the latest, next week, most of the 850 or so colleges and universities in the country would have completed their graduation ceremonies. For the parents, the occasion is a culmination of years of struggle to provide for the financial and psychological needs of their children as they prepare for their future. The joy of seeing their children complete their education is indescribable.
By Queena N. Lee-Chua
In 2010, when Welcome Supermart’s Steven “Steve” T. Cua, 53, the sixth of seven children, and his siblings decided to divide the retail family business, they did valuations of all assets. Then they divided everything in the most logical way: by drawing lots; literally, slips of paper.
By Ardy Roberto
, Dr. Ned Roberto
Q: We’re a group of professors formed by our dean as a task force to craft the positioning for our school’s BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) program.
By Ernesto M. Ordoñez
For inclusive growth to make sense, one needs to take into account the incomes of farmer and fisherfolk, apart from production (or “gross value added”), which is the basis of traditional measurement.
By Conrado R. Banal III
It seems that the Department of Transportation and Communications, or the DOTC, is aching to push for its version of the “winner” in the bidding for the 25-year contract for the P17.5-billion international airport terminal in Cebu.
By Efren Ll. Cruz
Question: Please help us. We just woke up one day realizing that we are over our heads in debt. We don’t feel like we are living the life of millionaires. We have an average lifestyle with three children all still in school. Our eldest is in 3rd year high school; our middle child is in 1st year high school; and our youngest is in second grade. We maintain a modest home, two cars (one of which is still being amortized with a bank) to avoid number coding in Metro Manila, and travel for leisure abroad just once a year.—Posted at PFA’s “ask a friend, ask Efren” service at www.personalfinance.ph
By Den Somera
Today is April 1: “April Fool’s Day!” It’s a special day observed in many countries, including ours. It’s not a declared holiday, though, for it’s just the day of harmless pranks, jokes and hoaxes.
By Conrado Banal
And now the good news: A new technology in toll collection, which is an electronic system using “stickers” embedded in the windshield or headlamp of vehicles, may also offer a more viable scheme to manage the horrendous traffic in Metro Manila.