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Power play within Duterte inner circle
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Davao del Norte lawmakers Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. (2nd District) and Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez (1st District) are known to be longtime friends.
14 super rich Filipinos
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
According to reports, the number of Filipinos joining Forbes’ elite list of dollar billionaires has expanded from 11 last year to 14.
Panatag Shoal problem: US is still our best bet
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Despite the edgy state of relations between the Philippines and the United States – with the President telling the US off for commenting about his war against illegal drugs and other past developments that...
Injap Sia: A gentleman businessman
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
In all my years as a people watcher, I have never seen a self-made businessman quite like Edgar “Injap” Sia whom I met many years ago through Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion.
CIA’s worldwide monitoring
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 9, 2017 - 12:00am
After 9-11, the US intelligence community undertook a lot of reforms to enhance monitoring and surveillance efforts to counter security threats.
MVP’s bridge of progress
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 7, 2017 - 10:23pm
During the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway or CCLEX with President Rodrigo Duterte as guest of honor, Metro Pacific Investments Corp. chairman Manny Pangilinan informed the President about...
Mining is gold
by Babe G. Romualdez - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
The remarks of Australian senior trade commissioner to the Philippines Elodie Journet that it is possible to engage in sustainable and environment-friendly mining activities was a boost to mining industry players...
A clearly divided nation
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 28, 2017 - 12:00am
What was supposed to be a celebration of freedom last Saturday during the 31st commemoration of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution turned into a confrontation between staunch Aquino supporter Jim Paredes and the...
Trump order: Undocumented Filipinos close to deportation
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Undeterred by the legal setback it suffered when a Federal Appeals Court put on hold the executive order banning immigration from seven predominantly-Muslim countries, the administration of US President Donald Trump...
To mine or not to mine?
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 16, 2017 - 12:00am
The cancellation of 75 mineral production sharing agreements or MPSAs on Valentine’s Day was another major blow to the country’s mining industry which has yet to recover from the earlier decision of the...
US - Phl cooperation against sex cyber crimes
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Joint efforts of the US Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) as well as the Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Social Welfare and Development resulted in the successful...
Trump controversies continue
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
He’s only been in office for three weeks, but US president Donald Trump is driving controversies from left, right, front and center.
Peter Favila: The next BSP governor?
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 7, 2017 - 12:00am
With the July 2 retirement of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando “Say” Tetangco drawing near, the rumor mill is going into overdrive that his likely successor is Peter Favila. The former...
Trump immigration policy: Will it lead to war?
by Babe G. Romualdez - February 2, 2017 - 12:00am
America is known for being a bastion of freedom and inclusivity, but it also has a history of deep bias and prejudice against immigrants.
Over 300,000 Filipinos in US up for deportation
by Babe G. Romualdez - January 31, 2017 - 12:00am
We received information that an estimated 310,000 Filipinos in the US are included in the Department of Homeland Security’s list of individuals who are up for deportation. Whether they are undocumented immigrants...
So far, so good for Duterte
by Babe G. Romualdez - January 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The decision of US President Donald Trump to discontinue participation from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact will leave the door open for China to take a stronger leadership position.
A jittery world with Trump
by Babe G. Romualdez - January 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Many countries are getting jittery over the protectionist policies of US President Donald Trump.
Alcantara Group on the go
by Babe G. Romualdez - January 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Mindanao-based businessmen are very upbeat about investment prospects especially with the anticipated rollout of the 2,000-kilometer Mindanao Railway Project that would connect key cities and boost development in...
The future is in agribusiness
by Babe G. Romualdez - January 17, 2017 - 12:50am
The global unemployment rate will increase to 5.8 percent representing 3.4 million people or a total of 201.1 million, according to the World Employment and Social Outlook-Trends 2017 report recently released by...
Obama’s farewell
by Babe G. Romualdez - January 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Massive crowds of people braved the freezing cold of Chicago – some lining up for more than four hours – for a chance to get a ticket to the McCormick Place convention center where US President Barack...
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