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Supper power

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The Aquino (Part II) administration already issued grim warnings of power shortages in Luzon this summer—meaning, real threats of brownouts and, of course, as the natural upshot of any shortage, increases in electricity rates.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Over 90 percent savings on lighting costs–unbelievable?

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When I talk to people about saving over 90 percent on industrial lighting applications, I get a stare of scepticism, and expressions of disbelief. I have learned to anticipate this because it opens up the opportunity to show how it can be done today with intelligent lighting.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

A workplace of new possibilities

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A story is told about two marketing scouts sent to a Third World country to determine a  possible business expansion there.  One sent back a telegram to Head Office saying, “SITUATION HOPELESS STOP NO ONE WEARS SHOES HERE.” The other sent back this message, “GREAT OPPORTUNITY STOP THEY HAVE NO SHOES.”   Reality, like beauty [...]

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Learning by doing: pilgrimage of faith

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Today, it has been discovered that a great deal of learning (estimated at 70%) actually occurs at the workplace versus training and other means. Recently on a spiritual and learning yet human dimension, going on a pilgrimage with 35 pilgrims coming from a shared Christian spirituality like the Focolare Movement proved to be a witness [...]

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Are you ready to grrrrrumble?

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Question: I have five years left before I retire. I have time deposit placements that I kept on rolling over for the past five years. Unfortunately, the interest on these time deposit placements has been coming down and it seems that I just end up giving the bank cheap money to borrow. Please help me find a better place where I can invest my money for the next few years or up to the time I retire.—posted on PFA’s “ask a friend, ask Efren” service.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Philippine agriculture inadequately addressed in Asean

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At the April 10 Asean Economic Community (AEC) Forum, Alyansa Agrikultura leaders felt that the government needed to give more attention to Philippine agriculture.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Blown out by DD

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“DD” is the trading symbol of newly listed Double Dragon Properties Corp.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Breaktime: Let them eat ache

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Okay, the media made a big fuss out of the kilometric queues of hundreds of wretched commuters at the MRT Edsa stations during rush hours, not to mention the unbearable congestion inside the MRT coaches, already bursting with humanity anytime of the day.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

MAP to launch first ever Asean Business Awards Philippines

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The partnership of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) and the Asean Business Advisory Council (BAC) Philippines continues its advocacy of creating awareness and preparing the country for the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Ateneo Family Business Development Center

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“We aim to be the premier learning resource for family businesses in Asean,” says Ricardo Mercado, director of the Ateneo de Manila Family Business Development Center (AFBDC).

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Collateral damage of progress

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Ahead of the Holy Week, the exodus out of Metro Manila and other urban areas in the country is expected to begin this weekend.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Mayors play big role in raising farmer incomes

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Mayors, not the Department of Agriculture (DA), are primarily responsible for raising farmer incomes.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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