Mary Ann LL. Reyes
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Path to progress
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 21, 2024 - 12:00am
As President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. prepares to deliver his third State of the Nation Address on Monday, there is an increasing and more pressing need for him to also emphasize the critical importance of energy reforms...
A dream for Pasig River
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 20, 2024 - 12:00am
There has been much hand-wringing and hair pulling about it, but it seems inevitable that the Pasig River, which brought life to what has become Metro Manila, is on its last breath.
Dirty money
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 14, 2024 - 12:00am
It is unfortunate that a high-profile case such as the one involving embattled Bamban Mayor Alice Guo may have reinforced the status of the Philippines as a hot bed for money laundering activities.
Identity theft
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 13, 2024 - 12:00am
It can happen to any of us, and that is the scary part.
Much-needed upgrade
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Just recently, a number of groups in the aviation industry have asked the Department of Transportation to stop the impending increase in landing and take-off fees as well as other charges which they claim would make...
False economy
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - July 6, 2024 - 12:00am
Imagine this: after years of mustering up the courage, you’ve finally decided to try skydiving so you begin searching for the best school to take you on your aerial adventure. One establishment that you come...
Priority measures
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 30, 2024 - 12:00am
Just recently, leaders of both houses of Congress have committed to pass 20 priority bills within the remaining period of the current session.
Making online buying safe
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Little is it known that the implementing rules and regulations or IRR of Republic Act No. 11967 or the Internet Transactions Act was finally signed last May, about five months after the law was enacted.
Spending taxpayers’ money wisely
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 22, 2024 - 12:00am
We welcome this newfound sense of fiscal prudence spreading across the government, the latest manifestation of which is the comprehensive review ordered by Senate President Francis “Chiz” Escudero on...
No time to waste
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 16, 2024 - 12:00am
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center has just endorsed to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) a proposal from the consortium of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and Japan’s Sumitomo Corp. for...
Dangers of Tiktok
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Just last month, House Rep. Benny Abante Jr. proposed a ban on social media platform TikTok and other applications from potential foreign adversary countries in a bid to protect Filipinos.
Ethical business needed
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 8, 2024 - 12:00am
When the objectivity of a doctor’s professional judgment is compromised by a secondary interest, this could lead to a physician-induced demand for healthcare, the prescription of medicines and procedures that...
Someone’s gotta give
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 2, 2024 - 12:00am
The Rice Tariffication Law of 2019, which replaced quantitative restrictions on rice importations with a tariff system, may have brought more harm than good.
A jewel for investors
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - June 1, 2024 - 12:00am
The province of Batangas is shaping up to be one of the major economic centers in the Philippines, allowing the country to diversify its sources of growth in addition to the National Capital Region.
Philippines prized find
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - May 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The country has found an effective marketing person in one of the President’s latest Cabinet hires.
So many red flags
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - May 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Still reeling from having been admonished by the Supreme Court for committing grave abuse of discretion, the Commission on Elections seems to be at it again.
Protecting the VIP
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - May 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga scored the biggest coup when she brought three of the country’s top tycoons together to form a partnership aimed at...
When climate change hits home
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - May 18, 2024 - 12:00am
The scorching heat being experienced not only in the Philippines but in other countries as well serves as a stark reminder that it’s about time we do our part in helping reverse climate change.
City’s economic prospects in peril
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - May 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Zamboanga City is proud to have the biggest and fastest-growing economy in the entire Zamboanga Peninsula.
The answer to our woes
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes - May 11, 2024 - 12:00am
The recent weeks’ faltering energy supply has driven no less than President Marcos to plead to everyone to take part in power-saving measures.
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