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Innovative treatments for diseases that commonly affect older people

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The world’s population is aging. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) attributes this “demographic revolution affecting the entire world” to lower fertility, increased child survival and better health.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Fast Facts: Asean economy

604.8 million Estimated Asean population as of 2011

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Advantages of large family sizes

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A most enlightened piece of legislation has been proposed by former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, with her son Camarines Sur Rep. Diosdado Arroyo as co-sponsor. The bill amends Republic Act 8187, otherwise known as the Paternity Leave Act of 1996, and proposes that married male employees should be entitled to paternity leaves beyond the current limit of four deliveries and in all succeeding deliveries of their respective spouses.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Blog,Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Population one more time

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BUILDING construction is ubiquitous in Toronto, Canada due to rapid population growth and a stable economy, whereas in most North American cities construction activity is rare because of declining population. newswire.ca

THE IMAGES are all too familiar on television and the newspapers. Clusters of shanties with many dirty, starving children playing; scavengers digging in garbage dumpsites scrounging for trash convertible to cash; traffic-congested roads with all types of smoke-belching vehicles and many high-rise buildings here and there.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

No to RH Bill

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In the unlikely event that the RH Bill will be finally be put to a vote in the House of Representatives before the current session is over, every member of Congress should vote a resounding NO TO THE RH BILL. A law based on the assumption of the desirability of birth or population control is pure economic nonsense when all the kudos and praises being heaped on the Philippine economy by international organizations—both governmental and private—are citing the advantages of a growing and young population.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Blog | Read More »

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