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Bus Rapid Transit
by Boo Chanco - March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Maybe the BRT has more in common with the pre-World War 2 “tranvia” or street car. I am told this was the prime mass transit system in the ’30s and reached as far as Antipolo. Indeed, the Japanese...
Duterte must own tax reform
by Boo Chanco - March 20, 2017 - 12:00am
The Speaker of the House was reported to have sent word to the committee handling the tax reform proposal to slow down its approval. Isn’t this an important and urgent administration measure?
Left over mess
by Boo Chanco - March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte said early on he would not blame P-Noy for any inherited problems. PDutz said he would assume all problems, including those left behind by his predecessors.
#NaDuterteNaTayo
by Boo Chanco - March 15, 2017 - 12:00am
#NaDuterteNaTayo is a hashtag on social media meant to be critical of the more than nine months of President Duterte.
Tax reform
by Boo Chanco - March 13, 2017 - 12:00am
During the election campaign, Donald Trump promised tax reform. Unfortunately, the “reform” he had in mind will benefit the rich. The middle class will get some trickledown effect, but nothing much to...
Chinese entrepreneurs
by Boo Chanco - March 10, 2017 - 12:00am
The Chinese are as ubiquitous in world cities as Pinoys. But when Pinoys go abroad, they look for jobs... to be employed by someone. When the Chinese go abroad, it is to establish a business. It may be a one man...
Entrepreneur at his best
by Boo Chanco - March 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Carlos Chan is not as talked about as an entrepreneur back home compared with Tony Tan Caktiong of Jollibee or even the upstart Injap Sia of Mang Inasal and now Double Dragon. That’s because Chan is so low...
Bundle… unbundle
by Boo Chanco - March 3, 2017 - 12:00am
There were two low hanging fruits at DOTr when Sec Art Tugade assumed office.
Guess who wants to be BSP Governor
by Boo Chanco - March 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Last week, the rumor went around the financial circles that former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo wants to be BSP governor. Of course it took people by surprise. I ignored it for a while, but the rumor persi...
Political stability
by Boo Chanco - February 27, 2017 - 12:00am
There was too much political noise over the weekend. It was the anniversary of the People Power overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship so that should be expected.
Are infra plans just all talk?
by Boo Chanco - February 24, 2017 - 11:35pm
My friend, Budget Secretary Ben Diokno is at it again.
Pinoys in America
by Boo Chanco - February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
The Trump administration’s drive to flush out and deport so called illegal immigrants has started to spark fear among Filipinos, according to a report from Los Angeles by ABS-CBN News reporter Steve Angel...
Worried about ‘real’ news
by Boo Chanco - February 20, 2017 - 12:00am
We are often advised these days to be wary of “fake” news… you know… stories containing “alternative” facts. There are people who actually make a good livelihood writing stories...
Airport options, strategies
by Boo Chanco - February 17, 2017 - 11:33pm
Last Wednesday, the Joint Foreign Chambers presented a rather comprehensive paper on what we should do to enable our airports to meet our needs and be competitive with other airports in the ASEAN region. As always,...
Bullying Ms Gina
by Boo Chanco - February 13, 2017 - 12:00am
Visuals and images convey more messages than we are conscious of. Whoever said a picture is worth a thousand words was not kidding. This is why communications strategists are as careful with the visuals presented,...
Peace and order
by Boo Chanco - February 10, 2017 - 12:00am
Near Guijo St., Makati. Kuya said, “Wag po!,” then a loud BANG!! That police shining a light on the person is actually one of the shooters. And then there’s the mobile, body’s gone. F*CK!!!...
Traffic’s still bad
by Boo Chanco - February 8, 2017 - 12:00am
In case some people in power have forgotten, traffic is still pretty bad, seven and a half months into the term of President Duterte. But mercifully, there are days when I can drive to Makati from Ortigas...
Gina and political will
by Boo Chanco - February 6, 2017 - 12:00am
We may not always totally agree with her perspective of how her job ought to be done, but there is no doubt Gina Lopez is one of a few Duterte Cabinet members with the political will to get things done.
Project NOAH’ untimely end
by Boo Chanco - February 3, 2017 - 12:00am
When the news got out that Project NOAH was being terminated by government, the reaction among netizens was why?
At last… a PNP clean up
by Boo Chanco - February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
It took a brutal murder of a South Korean business executive to make President Duterte finally realize that a PNP clean up must happen for his anti drug war to succeed. We have been saying that the criminals in police...
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