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‘Storytelling’ as tourism strategy

DURING Senate deliberations on theP3.37-billion budget of the Department of Tourism for 2019, Sen. Richard Gordon raised the idea that aside from master plans...

VAT-free medicines

JUST BEFORE 2018 ended, the Department of Finance (DOF), the Department of Health (DOH), the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Food and...

Philippine football’s second wind

EARLIER this week, the Philippine Azkals played a very close match against South Korea at the ongoing Asian Cup 2019 in Dubai. Many sports...

Demography is not destiny

RECENTLY, London-based research firm Capital Economics said they expect the Philippines to become the world’s 18th largest economy by 2037—up from 25th in terms...

What we shouldn’t forget in 2019

FOR ONE of its 2018 year-ender publications, the New York Times asked a panel of experts and thinkers the question: Have we left...

An attitude of gratitude

THE WORLD’S major religions all extoll the virtues of gratitude. From Christianity to Islam, Buddhism to Hinduism — some reference is always made to...

‘Talent competitiveness’ erosion

THE RECENTLY published 2018 IMD World Talent Ranking report ought to raise some eyebrows, since it showed that our country’s “talent competitiveness” — or...

Job promotions for our teachers

A 2011 study by Harvard and Columbia University economists found that a good teacher—measured by how well their students improved in terms of test...

Beyond Olympic Gold

IN JULY THIS year, the Government of the Republic of Ireland revealed its 2018 – 2027 National Sports Policy — an 11-chapter document outlining...

Our slow justice system

FOR DECADES, many have decried how our justice system runs slowly and inefficiently. Despite our Constitution’s directive that every accused has the right not...

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