Archive for the ‘Local Government’ Category

[caption id="attachment_18709" align="aligncenter" width="500"] LEADERS of the MBC with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III, second from right | Photo from Makati Business Club website[/caption] BUSINESS leaders urged Congress to resume...

We are reposting this article originally published on the blog on March 30, 2014 .  THE SIGNING of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro is a milestone event, but like all significant events, it is never to be taken in a vacuum. Decades of...

EXACTLY a year ago today, the peace panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro in Malacañang Palace. President Benigno S. Aquino III and MILF chairman Al Haj...

We are reposting this article published on April 15, 2014 about the challenges being faced by the sugar industry in Negros Occidental. CUARESMA or Holy Week is the time when Filipinos reflect on the agony of Jesus Christ. It is also the time when the...

THE ADMINISTRATION of President Benigno S.Aquino III failed to score a majority approval rating on any of the 12 “urgent national concerns and issues” on which it is performance was rated in March 2015 by the creditable pollster Pulse Asia Research...

MANY FILIPINOS might have heard the term “recall election” but how it happens and what it consists of are matters now better known to the voters of Bulacan province and Puerto Princesa City in Palawan. A recall election seems under way for these two...

[caption id="attachment_18605" align="aligncenter" width="500"] INFOGRAPHICS by Cong B. Corrales[/caption] Click on the infographics below to read our 2012 article, "The Hidden Costs of War in Mindanao." [caption id="attachment_18606"...