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Better Days

Keeping the future bright in IT-BPM

THE INFORMATION Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry remains among the country’s most successful and productive sectors.  Employing up to 1.2 million Filipinos,...

Identifying our LGU Exemplars

Parag Khanna, a Senior Research Fellow at the New America Foundation, wrote in 2011: “The 21st century will not be dominated by America or...

S&T innovation for growth

THERE are probably no other topics more crucial to our long-term growth that do not get enough mainstream attention than S&T innovation and R&D....

Amnesty bestows mercy on both sides

IN THIS Theory of Moral Sentiments, the great economic philosopher Adam Smith wrote, “Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest...

Towards a ‘green, green, green’ Philippines

SEVERAL studies have shown that there are real mental health benefits to having greener cities. One published in the Journal of the American Medical...

Teaching is hard work (Ang magturo ay ‘di biro)

I WAS RAISED in a household that put a premium on learning and education. My siblings and I were not given free rein when...

The bigger questions

THE SENATE recently conducted its first hearing on the proposed TRABAHO (Tax Reform for Attracting Better and Higher Quality Opportunities) bill. This is the...

A lasting legacy of laws

ON MONDAY, Sept. 24, was the birth anniversary of my father, former Senate President Ed Angara. He would have turned 84.My father wore many...

Achieving true universal healthcare

FORTY years ago, delegates from 135 countries, including the Philippines, signed at an international conference the first global declaration affirming “primary health care” as...

The victory of Filipina athletes

CONGRATULATIONS are due to all the athletes, especially the podium finishers, who competed in the Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia. Without a doubt, Filipinos...

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