Thursday, June 27

Tag: Column

More from the experts; SMC’s ‘Aerotropolis’

Business
HERE is to continue with the experts’ views of the motoring landscape for 2018. As elucidated here a while back, who could possibly do it best—studying the contours of the car world, that is—if not the industry leaders themselves? Let’s fire away, quick! Ginia Domingo, Kia president “2018 will be the most challenging year for […]

Trolling the stock market

Business
People are generally highly predictable in their thinking  and actions. It is because of this predictability that allows the “con man” to repeatedly successfully scam people using nearly the exact same formula time and time again. Every fraudulent “get rich quick” scheme is nothing more than a variation of the ones that came before. Do […]

The Marcos trilogy

Business
Part Two Muslim citizenry included THE only possible maneuver dictated by the national interest was to meet this incipient “splinter state” with a government and republic duly supported by a great majority of the people. Most important, the Muslim citizenry must be included, operating under a Constitution of their own making and already ratified so […]

Five proven saving habits

Business
Research shows that Filipinos are bad savers. In fact, we are said to be the worst savers in Southeast Asia. Fortunately, it is never too late to start saving. Between earning, saving, investing and spending, saving might be the hardest to do. Nonetheless, it is not that hard if we have the correct mind-set to […]

When ‘Black Mirror’ tech becomes reality

Business
“If any of these [Black Mirror] episodes come true, then the world is really f***ed.”—Charlie Brooker WELL, Mr. Booker, I just hope we get San Junipero first (or maybe Hang The DJ). From dating apps to virtual reality, the afterlife, video games and social media, no other TV show can leave you with goosebumps and […]

The two Lims

Business
Earlier this week, the Commission on Elections resolved to push through with the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections in Mindanao, except in Marawi City where the polls will be postponed. The Comelec cited the prevailing conditions in Marawi City as the most critical consideration, seeing as how weeks of heavy fighting during the Maute […]

Association events and the ‘5 Stars’

Business
January is the month of Janus, Roman god of beginnings and transitions, and a good time to plan ahead. While Roman mythology may have influence in the stars as some people may believe, the “5 STARS” in successful association-event planning is actually an acronym: Site or event destination. The Association of Development Financing Institutions in […]

Association events and the ‘5 Stars’

Business
January is the month of Janus, Roman god of beginnings and transitions, and a good time to plan ahead. While Roman mythology may have influence in the stars as some people may believe, the “5 STARS” in successful association-event planning is actually an acronym: Site or event destination. The Association of Development Financing Institutions in […]

Jesus as a non-politician

Business
IN the cauldron of politics in our country, it is to be expected that some people mistrust so many others and are downright maleficent toward those perceived as dangerous to their vested interests. From the beginning of Christianity, one has to be firmly centered not to be distracted into the vortex of political partisanship. Saint […]