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What’s happening to the Mighty tax evasion case?
by Babe G. Romualdez - May 9, 2017 - 12:00am
We have been receiving emails inquiring about the status of the P9.56 billion tax evasion case against local cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. and urging us to write about what’s happening. Many of our readers...
Japan: Our best bet in this part of the world
by Babe G. Romualdez - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Japan has become a new frontier for Filipinos as more and more show interest to go to “the land of the rising sun” either as tourists or workers.
Full support for Dutertenomics
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The second in a series of forums organized by Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez, together with the Presidential Communications Operations Office, went well the other day at the Conrad Hotel in the Mall of Asia Arena...
Harbor Link expressway ‘first salvo’ against congestion
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 24, 2017 - 7:31pm
Businessmen are very upbeat with the big-ticket infrastructure projects bared by President Duterte’s economic team during the recent “Dutertenomics Forum” at the Conrad hotel in Pasay. The administration...
PhilJets expands helicopter fleet
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
PhilJets Group founder and CEO Thierry Tea must be soaring high following the leading business aviation operator’s new orders from Airbus Helicopters for a brand new H145 and two H130 choppers scheduled for...
Duterte on a rampage against corruption
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 17, 2017 - 6:47pm
President Duterte arrived at the NAIA Terminal 1 at 4:30 a.m. Monday after his three-country visit to the Middle East. We are told he purposely went there to check on immigration and customs procedures and the personnel,...
Duterte likened to Trump
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Vancouver, Canada – Some North America-based Filipinos are noticing a lot of similarities between President Duterte and US President Donald Trump that go beyond the temperament and leadership styles of both...
No sacred cows
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 6, 2017 - 12:00am
We all know by now that one of the things that makes President Duterte blow his top is when he is publicly criticized regarding efforts to rid the country of criminality and eradicate the drug menace. But according...
Bebot Alvarez scores big
by Babe G. Romualdez - April 4, 2017 - 12:00am
People looking at the scorecard in the ongoing feud between Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez and Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. are saying the Speaker “really...
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...
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