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P3.5B lost daily to traffic in MM

By ANGELA CELIS | February 23, 2018
The worsening traffic congestion in Metro Manila is estimated to result in productivity loses of around P3.5 billion a day, according to Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Philippine Office.


Duterte: Ban in Kuwait stays until maid’s killers are in jail

By RAYMOND AFRICA | February 23, 2018
PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said the deployment ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait stays until the killers of Joanna Demafelis, the domestic helper who was tortured and placed in a freezer for a year, are behind bars.


Advertisements for ourselves

By CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS | February 05,2018
Many, many people are walking advertisements of themselves. They talk about their accomplishments at the drop of a hat — without being asked about them, or without having any reason to do so. There ARE, of course, times when one has to talk about one’s credentials. In which case, people don’t squirm when we do. It’s like we have this built-in radar that lights up when someone’s bragging. And we all instantly get turned off, and tune off. In which case, bragging defeats its own purpose. 

Special Features

MAY ADD PRESSURE ON PESO: BSP cuts banks’ reserve ratio

February 19,2018
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said it was reducing banks’ reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 1 percentage point beginning March 2, a move that could pump between “P80 to P100 billion” into the economy but put fresh pressure on the peso, which has sunk to near 12-year lows.

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Column of the Day

Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’