Tokyo isn’t paving paradise to put up a parking lot

By Gearoid Reidy
IT’S A NARRATIVE that might have sprung straight from the script of a Studio Ghibli movie, or perhaps a Joni Mitchell song. Big corporations...

The West Philippine Sea: The means should follow the end

By Jemy Gatdula
“Thank heaven for a man who makes up his mind,” says M to James Bond in Moonraker. Which isn’t prosaic at all. A lot...

The great climate change wealth transfer is here

By David Fickling
THERE’S RARELY been a better time to be a seller of fossil fuels — nor a worse time to be exposed to their effects. Thanks...

Redesigning tollways

By Marvin Tort
San Miguel Corp. is reportedly set to start in the next 12 months on three tollways in Luzon that will cost an estimated P300...

Nuclear energy for economic growth

By Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr.
The Department of Energy (DoE) announced last Tuesday, July 9, that the “Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy” or the “123...

On the sidelines

By Tony Samson
AT THIS TIME of the NBA season already ended in the US, the search for coaches seems frenzied. It seems the decision to fire...

From FLiRT to FLuQE: what to know about the latest COVID variants on the...

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Private initiatives fostering marriage inviolability

By Bernardo M. Villegas
Some of those Catholics who are in favor of absolute divorce in the Philippines wrongly maintain that there is not enough being done by the Catholic clergy and laity to foster the sanctity of marriage and that of the family.

Our arbitral victory is a victory for the international order

By Victor Andres C. Manhit
Two days from now, on July 12, we will commemorate the 8th anniversary of the historic ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA),...

Milk tea craze is bringing out all of China’s wrongs

By Shuli Ren
PEOPLE still spend money on small indulgences during economic downturns. If Chanel lipstick is the go-to item for women, milk tea drinks are soothing...

Is scale the only solution to sustainability?

By Chit U. Juan
A non-economist, like myself, always wants to see out-of-the-box solutions. Why is our solution so traditional that “economies of scale” is the answer to...

Safeguarding funds for national defense

By Michael Henry Yusingco
ACCORDING to a working paper from the Ateneo Policy Center entitled, “Toward Increased and Stable Investments in National Security in the Philippines”: “Policymakers tacitly...