On Sept. 29, 2022, Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) Undersecretary and Officer-in-Charge Jose Faustino and US Secretary of Department of Defense (DoD) Lloyd J. Austin announced their countries’ commitment to the 1951 Philippine-US Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT).
We momentarily turn our eyes away from the turmoil in financial markets and take a look at the uproar in the online gambling industry.
Apart from the much-awaited text message that your Lazada or Shopee delivery is out for delivery or the OTP that closes your transaction, another type of text message frequents our mobile phones nowadays — scam text messages.
For many of us, the two and a half years of the pandemic was “lost time.” The pandemic disrupted life as we knew it.
The Philippines has a lifelong learning (LLL) poverty crisis — perhaps even worse than the widely discussed learning poverty gap at the primary school level.
The Asia Liberty Forum 2022 was successfully held last week Sept. 29-30 at Shangri-La The Fort, sponsored by the Atlas Network and Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF).
If there is one obstacle to the Fed’s hopes to slay inflation (and also to the desire for the US to weaken its own currency), it’s the obdurate American consumer. Helped by a robust labor market and a formidable supply of pandemic savings and stimulus checks, they’re still spending.
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. (PBBM) says that he wants to be known as the “agriculture President.” In New York, when he was asked in an Asia Society forum what he wants to accomplish during his six-year term, he replied “for not a single Filipino to be hungry.”
“The President is wrong!” was the last thing I expected to hear an Undersecretary (USec) say in a meeting with the Office of the President.
I ran is among the most difficult places to live in for women. Whether it be in the manner by which women dress, their educational pursuits, their career paths, or their life choices, all aspects of women’s lives are dictated by the state.
THOUGHTS in the currency market are turning toward the Plaza Hotel.
There was clear convergence among the three major international financial institutions (IFIs) in terms of the Philippines’ growth prospects for 2022.