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Preparing for the future
by Babe Romualdez - May 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
Yokohama, Japan – Among the many highlights of the Asian Development Bank’s 50th annual meeting included lessons from the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and how flexible policies and other mechanisms made...
‘Dentist to the Stars’
by Babe Romualdez - May 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
Dentist to the stars” Dr. Steve Mark Gan will be putting smiles on more people’s faces with the opening of a new Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center (GAOC) at the exclusive S Maison in Conrad Manila...
Dobro pozhalovat, Varyag!
by Babe Romualdez - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
For the second time this year, Russian vessels docked at the port of Manila — signaling closer ties between the Philippines and Russia. The large sea tanker Pechenga and the guided missile cruiser Varyag were...
What do we expect from the ASEAN Summit?
by Babe Romualdez - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
One thing for sure: The Philippines was in the world spotlight for hosting the 30th ASEAN Summit – no doubt a milestone event as this year also coincides with the 50th founding anniversary of the regional bloc....
Duterte’s ambitious $160-billion program
by Babe Romualdez - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The much-awaited economic program of the Duterte administration was launched last Tuesday at the Conrad hotel in MOA. Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez invited us to the preview of “Dutertenomics Forum”...
The audacity of ‘Dutertenomics’
by Babe Romualdez - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic team led by Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez launched an ambitious economic and development program dubbed as “Dutertenomics” during a high-profile forum at...
Easter gift from the Abu Sayyaf
by Babe Romualdez - April 16, 2017 - 12:00am
Vancouver, Canada – A number of Canadians who have been planning to travel to the Philippines are putting their vacation plans on hold.
Basis for Duterte’s anti-US sentiments
by Babe Romualdez - April 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Vancouver, Canada – While on my Easter break, I received a very interesting article from our Washington-based friends at CSIS. The article was written by Jeffrey Ordaniel, a resident Vasey fellow with Pacific...
Good news, bad news
by Babe Romualdez - April 2, 2017 - 12:00am
First, let's talk about the good news: A powerhouse investment firm in the region is projecting that the economy of the Philippines will be growing at the fastest pace in Southeast Asia, with the regional bloc also...
Bearers of good news, gifts
by Babe Romualdez - March 30, 2017 - 12:00am
It would seem President Duterte’s diplomatic skills are coming into fruition with the ambassadors of major superpowers US and China going to Davao City to wish him a happy birthday. US Ambassador Sung Kim...
China’s ‘100-year marathon’
by Babe Romualdez - March 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Despite China’s assurances that it will not build structures on Panatag Shoal, majority of Filipinos are deeply skeptical, judging from the emails we have been receiving.
Duterte’s pet peeve: Injustice
by Babe Romualdez - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
If there is one thing President Duterte is passionate about, aside from the war against illegal drugs, it’s his determination to see that justice is served.
Common sense for the common good
by Babe Romualdez - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
There are actually a number of people who admire Madam Secretary Gina Lopez for her sincerity and zeal in protecting the environment. We’ve seen it in her work with Bantay Kalikasan, her efforts to rehabilitate...
40 years of US-ASEAN relations
by Babe Romualdez - March 5, 2017 - 12:00am
US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim hosted a dinner reception at the Embassy Residence in Forbes Park, Makati City to celebrate 40 years of US-ASEAN relations.
2017: A challenging year for Duterte
by Babe Romualdez - March 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Having been in office for less than a year, President Rodrigo Duterte may be facing quite a number of challenges this year. The peso continues to decline, slipping to a 10-year low of 50.39 to the dollar last Friday...
Political justiceor true justice?
by Babe Romualdez - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
If anything, the arrest of Senator Leila de Lima has divided the country once again with people’s perception that we have another political revenge in the making.
ASEAN agenda: Prosperity for all
by Babe Romualdez - February 19, 2017 - 12:01am
Go Negosyo founder and Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion hosted a welcome dinner for the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) held at...
Japan’s PM Abe: The quintessential diplomat
by Babe Romualdez - February 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is proving to be the kind of world-class diplomat that people are looking at in an era where uncertain headwinds necessitate a delicate balancing act.
So many wars to confront
by Babe Romualdez - February 12, 2017 - 10:15pm
So many wars to confront BABE’S EYE VIEW Babe Romualdez With the peace talks now scuttled and the government withdrawing the ceasefire declaring an “all-out war” against the New People’s...
Alsons Power lights up Mindanao
by Babe Romualdez - February 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Alsons Power Group, the country’s first and most experienced independent power producer in Mindanao, continues to light up the region with its power projects.
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