I clearly remember our parish priest’s homily when I was around 15 years old: “The Philippines is exporting our OFWs to different countries. But in the midst of our poverty, do not be worried for there is a grand plan for us…. Filipinos are already all over the world, the time will come when we … Continue reading Pacquiao’s win would’ve been the Philippines’ loss
Malacañang’s Dilemma: Align with the East or West?
Featured May 25, 2017 on Inquirer.net Right after Fidel Ramos became the 12th President of the Republic, he immediately embarked on a mission to promote international trade and encourage foreign investments. With a total of 69 foreign trips during his tenure, this era marked not only the start of the Philippines' recovery as a potential … Continue reading Malacañang’s Dilemma: Align with the East or West?
The Audacity of Gina Lopez
Featured Mar 7, 2017 on INQUIRER.net Of Mining and Mountains “Moving a mountain” is an oft-quoted phrase that could be traced back to the Analects of Confucius. The dawn of the 20th century turned this idiom into a reality with the advent of a technology developed to advance man’s insatiable need for progress: modern … Continue reading The Audacity of Gina Lopez