Category: money

Albert del Rosario: Patriot or Profiteer?

Sass Rogando Sasot When questioned about his conflict of interest about the Reed Bank, Albert del Rosario said: I think that’s unfair. I was working for the country. If Manny benefited from that, we’ll benefit from that. It’s not something … Continue reading

Posted in ethics, mining, money

Joseph Stiglitz: how I would vote in the Greek referendum

The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true … Continue reading

Posted in banks, money, poverty

8 in 10 Filipinos ‘struggling, suffering’ financially

By Camille Diola MANILA, Philippines — Only 18 percent of Filipinos saw themselves as “thriving” financially, while the rest of the represented population said they are “struggling” or “suffering” in terms of economic security. The recent Gallup-Healthways State of Global … Continue reading

Posted in aquino admin, money, poverty

Why Senate should not allow the redefinition of savings and change the meaning of ‘errata’

By Leonor Magtolis Briones  Last Monday, November 17, 2014 a number of interesting events happened in the Senate. In the morning, a necrological service was held for the much-loved Senator Juan Flavier. Two other related events took place: the referral … Continue reading

Posted in aquino admin, money, senate

Brion’s hand on Abad’s collar

By John Nery Much has already been said about the incident involving Budget Secretary Butch Abad and a score of student protesters at the University of the Philippines the other week. Inquirer reporter Erika Sauler’s summary sentence, in a report she … Continue reading

where’s our sense of priorities? #bohol

boholanos are feeling abandoned, said tina monzon-palma on anc news last night; many devastated boholanos had yet to receive any kind of relief goods and services three days after the quake.  on tv patrol charie villa observed that there seemed … Continue reading


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