Narra is dubbed as the Philippines’ national tree. It is also indigenous in the country and noted for its superior strength, hardiness and resilience.
Day: October 31, 2015
What our people need: Food, not free wi-fi
Free Wi-Fi is cool, but it is no game changer. We can help poor families survive by making sure they have food on the table, rather than simply giving them Wi-Fi access.
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
All Saints’ Day: Workers mourn workplace deaths
A P125 across-the-board wage hike will at least hold back the workers from stepping closer to death.
Return of the undead
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Filipinos will mark the day of the dead — All Saints’ Day — this Sunday. Thanks to the power of the media, it’s a holiday whose eve is morphing into a mongrel version of Halloween, as that Western tradition has been portrayed in Hollywood movies and TV…
Big plantations create big problems in Mindanao
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star “In the name of development, the nexus of state and TNCs (transnational corporations) has dispossessed people of their lands, resources and rights, captivating the whole island and enslaving people in TNC-led plantations and mines. The original masters of the land have become slaves in…