Clarifying the provisions of our PH-US defense pact

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:20:02 +0000

  IN the wake of various incidents involving Philippine claims and interests in the South China Sea (SCS), that body of water west of the Philippines that separates us from China in the north, Vietnam in the west, and Brunei and Malaysia in the south, some Philippine officials have voiced a need to review the […]

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Verbatim

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:10:48 +0000

  “AN ordinary maritime traffic accident. If the relevant reports are true, regardless of the country from which the perpetrators came from, their behavior should be condemned”, Chinese Foreign Minister Spokesman Geng Shuang. Initial response to statements made by F/B Gemvil 1 Skipper Junel Insigne, “Umikot muna sila, binalikan kami sinindi yun maraming ilaw, nung […]

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Why are we behind in foreign investments?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:30:26 +0000

  IN so many ways, we are doing well in our economic development. In one area, how­ever, we are behind our neighbors in Southeast Asia. This is in the area of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) – the amounts foreign nations and international organizations invest in our economic development programs. The World Investment Report of the […]

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Land of beautiful

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:20:41 +0000

  “SO many beautiful girls, so lit­tle time” was the oft-repeated lamentation of a former boss of mine. Known for his fine taste in fashion and women, he had a forgiv­ing wife whose revenge was taking yearly trips to Switzerland for reju­venation treatments that cost him a leg and an arm. What would he have […]

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It’s time

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:10:12 +0000

  THE issue on having motorcycles as public utility vehicles is no longer one on necessity but on the legal mechanism that will make it happen. The operation of the Angkas app or the motorcycle-hailing service was stopped because the existing law, particularly Republic Act No. 4136, does not allow motorcycles to be used as […]

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Citrus-fed wagyu beef

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:23:01 +0000

  IT is now six years since UNESCO listed Japanese cuisine, or washoku as an Intangible Cultural Heri­tage. Visitors to Japan invariably put it at the top of their list of things to do. A key to the success of this long-standing food tradition is the constant evolution of ingredients, as producers and farmers strive […]

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Holy Trinity in our family

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:30:49 +0000

  ONCE a pious woman who was bringing a bunch of novena-booklets to church met the parish priest. He asked, “Who is your favorite saint?” “Of course, I like the Blessed Virgin Mary best! But I also like her sister!” “Sister? Who is she?” asked the priest. “Santa Trinidad.” Of course, the Virgin Mary had […]

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