By Doris C. Dumlao
A top stock market analyst said President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address mentioned socio-economic and political gains but offered nothing substantial on what the government would do to prevent the looming power supply crisis and solve problems leading to inflation.
By Amy R. Remo
President Benigno Aquino III’s fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) drew mixed reactions from the business community on Monday, as some of the country’s chief executives saw it more as a review of the past, than a preview of his concrete plans for the future.
By Daxim L. Lucas
As President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address nears, the question has made itself relevant once more: Should the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution be amended to make the local business environment more attractive to foreign investors?
By TJ Burgonio
To deal with a potential power crisis, President Aquino should be given the power to set up special zones for power plants, and not emergency powers, Sen. Sergio Osmeña III has said.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has denied it had at its disposal P352.7 billion in the form of savings and unprogrammmed funds that were diverted to other projects at President Benigno Aquino III’s discretion.