Month: March 2014

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Before Cristina Ponce Enrile announced to the entire country and the world that her husband, former Senate President and chief martial law enforcer Juan Ponce Enrile is, in the words of one of the country’s broadsheets, “a womanizer, yes, but a thief, no,” two women had already…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Venezuela marks the first death anniversary of its charismatic, outspoken and hugely popular President, Hugo Chavez, in the midst of relatively small but persistent street protests that have turned violent and even deadly, originating from well-to-do municipalities, and led by Opposition figures that unabashedly want to bring down the…

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star “…Leadership and credibility in a crisis mean reacting coolly and rationally, not rattling sabers, or rushing into economic warfare that allies may or may not support, or painting ‘red lines’ that the other side can cross with impunity.” Thus the International New York Times…

Press Release Artists such as renowned lights designer Katsch Catoy, filmmaker Adjani Arumpac and Brandon Relucio, theater artist Noel Taylo, theater artist and dancer Edwin Quinsayas, visual artist Rowena Bayon, graphic artists Tom Estrera III and Jennifer Padilla, musician and video editor RJ Mabilin, musician Louie Eslao and theater and film artist Bonifacio Ilagan collaborated…

Filipino women hold Aquino accountable for their sufferings

During the International Women’s Day, thousands of Filipino women in Manila marched toward Malacanang to demand accountability from President Benigno Aquino III for his ‘criminal neglect’ of Yolanda victims, unabated spike in prices of basic commodities, denial of social services, subservience to US dictates, among others. In Baguio City, a similar protest action was led…