Business better under BBM
by Tony Lopez - July 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Notable in two years of the presidency of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been the overall buoyancy of business and the robustness of the economy.
The shooting of Donald Trump; pesky Phl inflation problem
by Tony Lopez - July 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Donald J. Trump, bleeding profusely on his upper right ear, blood criss-crossing his reddened face, yet the former president looking defiant, his right fist pumped into the air as he hollers “Fight! ...
Go back to basics
by Tony Lopez - July 11, 2024 - 12:00am
That is the marching order given by President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. to his new Education secretary, Harvard Law-educated Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, 52.
When it’s Joever, President Michelle Obama
by Tony Lopez - July 9, 2024 - 12:00am
A fight between the infirm and the insane, a battle between a president on a wheelchair and a president who is a convicted felon, between the good and the bad, between a basically good man and one who could be congenitally...
In education, start early but offer top quality
by Tony Lopez - July 4, 2024 - 12:00am
Congratulations to Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara.
Food, education, health care crises
by Tony Lopez - July 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Three major crises are facing the Philippines today – a food shortage, poor quality education and rising health care cost.
Doing business in Phl
by Tony Lopez - June 27, 2024 - 12:00am
Did you know that Philippine mayors are among the most powerful public officials in the world?
Five things BBM did in two years
by Tony Lopez - June 25, 2024 - 12:00am
On June 30, 2024, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. finishes the first two years of his six-year presidency.
San Miguel today, tomorrow
by Tony Lopez - June 20, 2024 - 12:00am
This June 2024, San Miguel Corporation made two decisions that could well impact on its operations over the next five to ten yearFirst, SMC elected John Paul L. Ang, 44, as vice chairman, president and chief operating...
The decline of SCOTUS
by Tony Lopez - June 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Former Chief Justice Art Panganiban has written how his awe and reverence for the nine-person Supreme Court of the United States have turned to dismay and desolation largely because of “what I believe are unethical,...
War in West Philippine Sea
by Tony Lopez - June 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Since 1988, the Philippines and China have been quarrelling over six pieces of reefs whose total land area, thanks to unbridled Chinese reclamation, today has expanded to a total of 1,253 hectares, 25 percent larger...
Rebranding Phl
by Tony Lopez - June 11, 2024 - 12:00am
On the 126th anniversary of Philippine independence which gave rise to Asia’s first republic, the Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. administration launched a massive rebranding
Who in the world is Alice Leal Guo? Nobody can tell us, not even Alice herself
by Tony Lopez - June 6, 2024 - 12:00am
Alice Leal Guo now ranks as among the world’s most mysterious people.
Where in the world is the Philippines? BBM tells us
by Tony Lopez - June 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The best and most comprehensive foreign policy speech ever delivered by a Filipino leader is that of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos Jr. at the 21st Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on...
by Tony Lopez - May 30, 2024 - 12:00am
There is a new man in charge at the Philippine Reclamation Authority (Public Estates Authority).
Food, jobs, investments
by Tony Lopez - May 28, 2024 - 12:00am
These are the three gravest problems of the Philippines.
A rock cries
by Tony Lopez - May 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Three basic principles of Philippine politics:
Senior discounts expanded; industrialist Ito Carlos passes away
by Tony Lopez - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Discounts and tax exemptions given senior citizens and persons with disabilities are deductible business expenses. And more discounts are coming.
Fake witness, fake mayor, fake rice sufficiency
by Tony Lopez - May 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Two Senate committees, on dangerous drugs and on women, are wasting valuable hours focusing on two things:
The Equalizer
by Tony Lopez - May 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda is taking up the cudgels for over 28 million disadvantaged Filipinos – the 15 million solo parents, 12 million senior citizens and 1.5 million persons with disab...
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