Auditing the auditors: enhancing audit oversight

By Jessie C. Carpio
Throughout my extensive career as an external auditor (including being the Head of the Audit and Assurance Division), I primarily viewed my role as...

Energizing growth: The role of fossil fuels in economic development

By Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr.
This writer has come up with a new series on “Energizing growth,” looking at the role of energy policies in helping sustain or curtail economic growth of countries.

The Academy of Management Annual Meeting: Discussions on workers roles, AI

By Pia T. Manalastas
The 2023 Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting — which was held in Boston, Massachusetts, from Aug. 4 to 8 — was the first...

Charter Schools in the Philippines

By Victor S. Limlingan
In July of 1992, when Fidel V. Ramos assumed the presidency, he was immediately confronted by two crises: the power crisis and the water...

Amending the Anti-Agricultural Smuggling Act

By Pia Rodrigo
Last week, the Senate and the House of Representatives made parallel efforts to discuss and finalize their respective bills amending or repealing the Anti-Agricultural...

Don’t worry about global population collapse

By F.D. Flam
THE WORLD’s massive human population is leveling off. Most projections show we’ll hit peak humanity in the 21st century, as people choose to have...

Protecting the heart

By Teodoro B. Padilla
Heart disease was the leading cause of death in the country in 2022, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) show. It is common...

Who’s in charge?

By Diwa C. Guinigundo
In his recent lecture as former Director General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), UP Professor Emeritus Dr. Dante B Canlas argued...

What must be done to the suspended land reclamations in Manila Bay?

By Kelvin S. Rodolfo
WHAT can be done with these atrocities inflicted upon our coastal ecosystems? Can the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) be trusted to do the right thing?

PBW 2023: A milestone for tech and innovation in the Philippines

By Donald Lim
It is with immense pleasure and pride that I look back on the success and learning of Philippine Blockchain Week (PBW) 2023. In just...

Ako Para Sa Bata conference tackles children’s mental health

By Maria Victoria Rufino
The global fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic caused disastrous upheavals that affected the world in countless ways. People have been basically concerned about...

A faltering China: An opportunity for the Philippines or a red flag?

By Jemy Gatdula
August, the so-called Ghost Month (if you believe in that sort of thing), would be a good place to start: A World Trade Organization...
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