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Sea change, 2

OVER the past decade, we have seen three Republic Acts affecting our education. The first, RA 10157 made kindergarten education compulsory....

Sea change

SEA CHANGE – a profound or notable transformation. The origin of the expression “sea change” lies in Shakespeare.

The cost of borrowing

THE COST of borrowing is a vexed question which has not been answered satisfactorily. Part of the problem arises from the fact that the...

Imperfections in the financial sector

THE RECENT revelations of improper conduct at the R&L stockbroking company (now closed) is not reassuring. R&L places all the blame for misconduct on...

K-12 review

REVIEW: “A formal assessment or examination of something with the possibility or intention of instituting change if necessary.” – The New Oxford American Dictionary

Deep dive

YESTERDAY, we celebrated the 21st anniversary of our proud possession of a family member’s ownership of shares in PLDT. (SIY 128433). This fine organisation,...

Infrastructure

LAST WEEK’S announcement that an agreement between the Philippines and China to study the feasibility of the potential Panay-Guimaras-Negros Island bridge project is welcomed. It...

PLIA, Part 2

WITHIN the life insurance sector, it is commonplace to hear about financial literary. The mantra says that the investment in life insurance products is...

PLIA

THE RETIREMENT of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Lucas P Bersamin last week has resulted in a vacancy which, constitutionally, should be filled within...

The SC also rises

ARTICLE VIII Section II of the Constitution says: “Members of the Supreme Court … shall hold office during good behavior until they reach the...

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