Thursday, July 31, 2014

All Business Columns

5th SONA: Lights, camera, drama!

1 day ago | 0 comment
5th SONA: Lights, camera, drama!“Circus politics is alive and well in the Philippines,” went the Huffington Post piece of professor Edsel Tupaz and Country Risk Solutions CEO Daniel...

10 really useful Web sites

2 days ago | 0 comment
10 really useful Web sitesA SHORT while ago, my three-year-old Macbook Air simply gave up the ghost. Fortunately, I had backed up all my data before it croaked. Unfortunately, my backup...

A nation of mercy and compassion

3 days ago | 0 comment
A nation of mercy and compassionIn preparation for the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in January 2015, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines declared the Philippines...


6 days ago | 0 comment
DAPlisPresident BS Aquino may have been afflicted by something akin to LSS (last song syndrome), a buddy commented, judging from the way he keeps injecting his...

PNOC gropes for identity

7 days ago | 0 comment
PNOC gropes for identityPhilipPine National Oil Co., once the country’s most strategic corporate asset, is fast losing its luster. From being one of the prime companies in the 70s...

Asian shares extend gains on Wall St rally, euro sinks

7 days ago | 0 comment
Asian shares extend gains on Wall St rally, euro sinksHONG KONG, July 23, 2014 (AFP) - Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday, adding to the previous day's rally, following a positive lead from Wall Street while...

DAPologists on overdrive

8 days ago | 0 comment
DAPologists on overdriveAs people wait for the fifth state-of-the-nation address of President BS Aquino on July 28, administration apologists are on overdrive to make the SC-declared...

Desktop chameleon

9 days ago | 0 comment
Desktop chameleonONE of the joys of using Linux is the extent of control you get over how your desktop looks and behaves. Unlike Windows or Mac OS X, you’re not stuck with...

Virtuous leadership

10 days ago | 0 comment
Virtuous leadershipI am currently taking Action Research, a course in the Master of Business Administration program offered by De La Salle University.  As part of its...

Salim to challenge SMC’s food control

14 days ago | 0 comment
Salim to challenge SMC’s food controlIndonesian tycoon Anthoni Salim has fired the first salvo in the much-awaited Asean economic integration. His initial flour mill venture at the Subic Bay Freeport...

Presidential toro excretio

15 days ago | 0 comment
Presidential toro excretioSore loser. That’s how one best describes a man who cannot and would not admit defeat, and refuses to acknowledge that he is in the wrong—like...

Rediscovering Opera

16 days ago | 0 comment
Rediscovering OperaA STEADY decline in the marketshare of Firefox has me worried that my favorite browser will one day join its predecessor, Netscape, in oblivion.

What the government can learn from NRI

17 days ago | 0 comment
What the government  can learn from NRIThe Global Information Technology Report 2014 released by the World Economic Forum on April 23, 2014 showed an improvement in the global rank of the Philippines...

Troublesome changes

20 days ago | 0 comment
Troublesome changesOne of our stoolies tweeted that a corporate movement in one of the firms engaged in the financial security and protection business has a rather intriguing inside...