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Incidental Intelligence

July 16, 2014
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Chinese-Filipinos are eerily quiet on the multi-country conflict over South China Sea.

GIR as of June reaches $80.7B

July 08, 2014
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The country’s foreign reserves continue to rise, registering a $500 million increase in June due to revaluation adjustments as gold prices hit an average of $1,320 per tro ounce during the month.
 

Incidental Intelligence

July 08, 2014
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President Aquino has asked his supporters in the House of Representatives to look into how the multi-million – if not billions – of pesos in Judicial Development Fund is used.
 

Bad equity habit: Asian minor

July 02, 2014
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HONG KONG - Private equity firms have developed a bad habit in Asia. They are investing record amounts in minority stakes in listed companies.

Incidental Intelligence

July 01, 2014
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Legal luminaries say there is more reason for the Supreme Court to rule the Disbursement Acceleration Program violates the Constitution. 

‘Little President’

April 28, 2014
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In all administrations, the executive secretary is seen and considered as the “Little President.” He is at all times the alter ego of the Chief Executive. 

Incidental Intelligence

April 23, 2014
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Two powerful officials – one a trusted lieutenant of President Aquino the other a politician with ambitions for high office – struck a deal with China.  The duo kept from President Aquino the necessity of filing Philippine memorial before the UNCTAD over the Ayungin Island dispute.

Ruby ‘disappears’

March 20, 2014
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At her request, the NBI picked up Ruby Tuason from the United States to spill the beans on her own friends regarding the pork barrel scam.  She admitted she took a share of the loot.

Incidental Intelligence

March 19, 2014
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Paeng Santos, former undersecretary of defense and DILG, had an assistant named Mariness “Kim” Ledesma, law graduate from the  Ateneo de Davao. Three years ago, she was judged best speaker in the debates sponsored by The Firm, also known as CVC law.

Lifestyle of two cardinals

March 05, 2014
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The late archbishop Rufino J. Santos rode in a Rolls Royce while his brethren died of hunger and disease. The car that cost more than P10 million was inherited by Cardinal Sin.

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Climate Change Consciousness Week

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | November 24,2017
‘Sen. Legarda stresses urgency for the Philippines to be climate-smart.’

Opinion of the Day

I had a dream

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | November 24, 2017
‘If this were not a dream, what would have been the Secretary’s take from it all?’