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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...

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....

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