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Bridge too sparse

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When last week our leader Benigno Simeon (a.k.a. BS) inaugurated a simple bridge too far from Malacañang, his boys in the Palace heralded the event as proof of the purity and sacredness of the DAP—the “disbursement acceleration program.” Named after his father, the martyred former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr., the bridge for one should boost the economies of all three [...]

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

PAL for the course

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Whether or not the family of taipan Lucio Tan would make good on their tender to get back the whole of Philippine Airlines from San Miguel, the financial markets would probably consider it as an insignificant development for San Miguel.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

No cost for alarm

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The peso exchange rate against the dollar jumped up and down wildly in the last few days like an electrocuted frog, owing perhaps—or at least according to “experts” in the financial markets—to some political tension abroad.

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

Power pray

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When the Department of Energy (DOE) recently issued a warning about a power shortage in Luzon, said to be inevitable by next summer, several groups instantly became suspicious of the motive behind the DOE announcement.

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

Czech and balance

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Up to today, more than three long years after the Aquino (Part II) administration pioneered this controversial program called DAP, the government has yet to produce even just a single credible audit of the money trail.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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