by Alex Magno - September 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Whoever might think of investing in rehabilitating the Manila International Airport so that it meets global standards must be watching events at the Subic Port very closely – and very nervously.
by Alex Magno - September 21, 2023 - 12:00am
The underwater photos released by our Coast Guard showing crushed corals around the Rozul Reef and Escoda Shoal are shuddering.
by Alex Magno - September 19, 2023 - 12:00am
The numbers shift daily as undermanned rescue teams desperately search for remains in the sea. One estimate puts the possible number of casualties at about 20,000 – a fifth of Derna’s population of a...
by Alex Magno - September 16, 2023 - 12:00am
We have overtaken China as the world’s biggest rice importer.
by Alex Magno - September 14, 2023 - 12:00am
At the end of this useless controversy over rice price capping, our farmers will find themselves at the sacrificial table. As usual.
by Alex Magno - September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
Some people have never learned. If you get the price wrong, you eventually get the supply wrong.
by Alex Magno - September 9, 2023 - 12:00am
I have heard this story a hundred times – although it is probably apocryphal.
by Alex Magno - September 7, 2023 - 12:00am
This is mind-boggling.
by Alex Magno - September 5, 2023 - 12:00am
tarting today, the price cap imposed on retail prices for rice comes into effect. I fear this bureaucratic measure will open a Pandora’s Box of endless trouble for our economy.
by Alex Magno - September 2, 2023 - 12:00am
At times it seems customers of inefficient electricity cooperatives are in actuality indentured to the power distributors.
by Alex Magno - August 31, 2023 - 12:00am
The debate over the Manila Bay reclamation projects is ultimately a clash of sensibilities.
by Alex Magno - August 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Seduced by populism, our lawmakers are about to wreak havoc on the private schools that educate half our students.
by Alex Magno - August 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Asked by legislators if the price of rice will climb down to P20 per kilo before the end of the current presidential term, officials of the Department of Agriculture hewed and hawed.
by Alex Magno - August 24, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippine economy, unfortunately, is not insulated from the rest of the global economy.
by Alex Magno - August 22, 2023 - 12:00am
When the landmark Electricity Power Industry Reform Act was passed years ago, everyone expected introducing competition will result in lower power rates and more reliable energy supply for the country. The expectation...
by Alex Magno - August 19, 2023 - 12:00am
To no one’s surprise, the Monetary Board decided not to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs. At least not at this time.
by Alex Magno - August 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Road access is the only thing standing in the way of Batangas taking off.
by Alex Magno - August 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Our problem is not only how to ensure the year-round reliability of our fresh water supply but also how to keep it from submerging our homes.
by Alex Magno - August 12, 2023 - 12:00am
While politicians were grandstanding about the floods that hit Bulacan and Pampanga provinces last week, San Miguel Corporation CEO Ramon Ang boarded his chopper and surveyed the affected areas for himself.
by Alex Magno - August 10, 2023 - 12:00am
Some of the reasons for the flooding in Bulacan and Pampanga are pretty banal.
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