Ariel Nepomuceno
Ariel Nepomuceno
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Daily accidents and elusive progress
by Ariel Nepomuceno - July 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Lives are lost and injuries occur daily in our roads mainly due to the recklessness of many drivers, especially of motorcycles.
After the water crisis, floods again
by Ariel Nepomuceno - June 18, 2024 - 12:00am
The solution to the water crisis in many parts of the country is the same solution for the devastating floods that perennially wreak havoc on our communities.
Much hope in Mindanao
by Ariel Nepomuceno - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Has the promise of a prosperous and peaceful Mindanao arrived? In the fast-moving and hyper-connected world, the Philippines still struggles in joining the economically prosperous nations
Why do many Filipinos still sleep on street pavements?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - May 7, 2024 - 12:00am
On my daily routine traveling to work, I see children with their grown-ups, parents presumably, sleeping on the side streets in makeshift carton shelters.
Resilience culture
by Ariel Nepomuceno - April 23, 2024 - 12:00am
The preparations for earthquakes, the strong and potentially deadly tremors, must go beyond the usual “duck, cover and hold” drills.
Killer earthquakes: How to be saved
by Ariel Nepomuceno - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Almost miraculously, a strong earthquake that hit Taiwan a few days ago has minimal number of casualties. Official reports claim that at least nine people were killed, though hundreds were injured as an aftermath...
Is your salary enough?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - March 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The most awaited day for employees is the 15th of the month. On this day, the ATMs become the popularly sought-after machine for salaried employees and workers who must eventually remit their hard-earned cash to...
Science and engineering solutions for big earthquakes
by Ariel Nepomuceno - March 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Anticipation of possible strong earthquakes must be done more seriously, and scientifically.
Are we ready for the big earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Our country is prone to natural calamities.
Protect our guests
by Ariel Nepomuceno - January 30, 2024 - 12:00am
Tourism is the lifeblood of emerging economies such as ours.
When truth comes second
by Ariel Nepomuceno - January 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Priceless lessons on the most basic traits of honesty and integrity were learned from our forefathers, grandparents, parents, more senior friends, teachers and colleagues.
Can we still become a rich nation?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - January 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Greetings of prosperity abound with the dawn of the new year.
MAYPAGASA: A Bonifacio tribute
by Ariel Nepomuceno - December 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Everyone knows who Andres Bonifacio is.
Big earthquakes: Are we prepared?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - November 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Suddenly the ground was shaking.
Is our patriotism and heroism enough?
by Ariel Nepomuceno - November 7, 2023 - 12:00am
Our history has countless narratives of heroism by Filipinos who were able to overcome enemies with more superior capabilities. One of these was the bravery and superior skills displayed by Col. Jesus Villamor and...
Even in harm’s way
by Ariel Nepomuceno - October 10, 2023 - 12:00am
Working in a foreign country with a culture that’s different from ours is always risky. This is laced with the possibility that the children, whom our overseas Filipino workers basically work hard for, might...
Heroes for freedom
by Ariel Nepomuceno - September 26, 2023 - 12:00am
They were the extraordinary men who volunteered to defend the right of others to live in peace under the elusive reign of true democracy. Heroes, yes. They offered the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, in opposing...
Averting rice crisis permanently
by Ariel Nepomuceno - September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
Whether or not the price cap on rice is a sound policy is the wrong debate. At best, as the President himself explained, this is temporary. Meaning, the intention is to solve the short-term pressure being felt by...
Toolbox against endless poverty
by Ariel Nepomuceno - August 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The chance to escape from poverty is next to impossible for most of those who are trapped in the lowest socio-economic segment of our society. For many, living without fear of hunger, deprivation and helplessness...
No shoes
by Ariel Nepomuceno - August 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Against all odds, two lady athletes surpassed the limits of an otherwise lopsided contest in a race where running gear is usually vital. This is a classic case of courage under fire.
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