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Port congestion is a disease

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A serious problem affecting the nation’s economy today is the ever-working congestion in the ports of Manila.

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

Infrastructure, innovation, information for inclusive national growth

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First, I would like to state that all three I’s (Infrastructure, Innovation, Information) are considered co-enablers to achieve the country’s transformation by means of sustainable growth that is inclusive.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Leadership in a crisis situation

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This article presents an appreciation of the issues surrounding the escape of 40 Filipino peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). It will delve only on the military aspects, the tactical and operational concerns that transpired in Golan Heights. It will not discuss the political dimensions because they are within the realm of the UN, and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). It must be emphasized, however, that a political solution in a conflict situation does not necessarily mean that it is the best option, especially if the lives of the peacekeepers are at stake.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Focus on the sea more than land

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Our country has more seawater than land. It is time we focus more on the sea.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Do things right or do the right thing?

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Five Mondays ago, I began my term at the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), leaving the glass and concrete canyons of corporate Makati to return to the challenging frontiers of public service. It goes without saying that I know the position will be one of the greatest challenges of my professional career, but there comes a time in everyone’s life when you simply have to go out on a limb and do what you can to make a positive difference.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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