A debacle  
by Tony Lopez - September 21, 2023 - 12:00am
In 1975, although it won the war against the greatest military power on Earth, Vietnam was a devastated country.
A breathtaking decline
by Tony Lopez - September 19, 2023 - 12:00am
Recent governments in the Philippines have exulted about the so-called robust economic growth.
Leaders and long reigns
by Tony Lopez - September 14, 2023 - 12:00am
The nation marked the 106th birth anniversary of Ferdinand Edralin Marcos on Sept. 11, 2023.
Rice economics
by Tony Lopez - September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
In college, I took up six units of Economics plus three units of Economics as an elective. In the MBA school, I took up six units of Economics and Managerial Economics.
100 SM malls by 2026
by Tony Lopez - September 7, 2023 - 12:00am
That is the number of retailing and happiness palaces the Philippines’ most valuable conglomerate promises to have here in three years or by its 68th year.
Toyota Philippines
by Tony Lopez - September 5, 2023 - 12:00am
What makes Toyota such a good car and car brand?
Mike Enriquez, 71
by Tony Lopez - August 31, 2023 - 12:00am
At past 4 p.m. last Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, I received a sad viber text and video music: Miguel “Mike” C. Enriquez, had passed away.
by Tony Lopez - August 29, 2023 - 12:00am
As we celebrate National Heroes Day, let me talk about tyranny.
Justice MIA at the MIAA
by Tony Lopez - August 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Justice is missing in action at the Manila International Airport Authority , operator of the MIA.
by Tony Lopez - August 22, 2023 - 12:00am
In July 2022, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. named financial whiz and management expert Jaime Bautista secretary of the Department of Transportation. Jimmy was taipan Lucio Tan’s group...
The worst US president
by Tony Lopez - August 17, 2023 - 12:00am
In 2019, US News and World Report ranked Donald J. Trump as the second worst president of the United States, after James Buchanan, the pro-slavery chief executive.
The airport and floods
by Tony Lopez - August 15, 2023 - 12:00am
If there is one thing that riles Ramon S. Ang to the max, it is being accused, unfairly and falsely, of wrongdoing, especially as regards the consequences of action taken by the San Miguel Corp. management to implement...
by Tony Lopez - August 10, 2023 - 12:00am
The globe is not just warming. It’s boiling, says Antonio Guterres, the secretary general of the United Nations.
Big tech, bad tech
by Tony Lopez - August 8, 2023 - 12:00am
On July 27, 2023, two US senators, Elizabeth Warren (Democrat, Massachusetts) and Lindsay Graham (Republican, South Carolina) announced a bill seeking to rein in Big Tech by creating a Big Cop to regulate the online...
Medalla the BSP governor
by Tony Lopez - August 3, 2023 - 12:00am
Among all the 14 governors of the central bank of the Philippines, from 1949 to the present, No. 13, Felipe Medalla, had the shortest stint, just one year, from June 30, 2022 to July 2, 2023
Of wives and central bankers
by Tony Lopez - August 1, 2023 - 12:00am
Our central bank governors have a sense of humor.  It refers at times to their women, I mean, their wives.
by Tony Lopez - July 27, 2023 - 12:00am
The State of the Nation Address is basically a Statement of All National Aspirations of any Philippine president, especially in the first three of his six-year presidency.
Seven BBM deals
by Tony Lopez - July 25, 2023 - 12:00am
There are seven focus areas to remember about the presidency of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. 13 months after assuming the highest position in the land. These seven will define the Marcos...
A bold step
by Tony Lopez - July 20, 2023 - 12:00am
That is how President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. calls the latest measure he signed into law, the Maharlika Investment Fund Act.
Bamboo economics (2)
by Tony Lopez - July 18, 2023 - 12:00am
The Maharlika Investment Fund offers possibilities for bamboo ventures.
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