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Much Ado About Rice

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 20, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Yes, there has been much ado about the P40 per kilo price ceiling on out staple food – rice. After all is said and done with Maria Ceilo Magno’s engagement as finance undersecretary for fiscal policy and monitoring group unceremoniously bailed, the news going now is that the price cap o...

Reunion of Sort

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

This side of the web was alpha – in shooting parlance it’s right on target – with the piece several weeks back on Princess Lea, National Treasurer otherwise known as the Treasurer of the Philippines (TOP) joining the elite policy-making body of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...

A Plea for Review and Reversal

chrome_reader_modeAugust 25, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Makati Business (MBC), one of the eight influential association and represented by big business in the country, plea for a review and reversal of the decision of Office of the Ombudsman dismissing Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Cesar Chiong and his deputy, Irene Montal...

Not so Shang

chrome_reader_modeAugust 22, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I am on a roll here. Following my write-up on the re-training needs of this airline firm, which has the country’s flag on its logo, another filler shared an awful experience with a hotel located along Garden Way, Ortigas Center in Mandaluyong. Based on the narrative, an event was booked at t...

Re-training Required

chrome_reader_modeAugust 04, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

This piece would be more appropriate in the segment of our website news “Hoy!” However, a good friend and an avid MNC reader believes “Fill Me In” would be a better venue to tell the back story. In fact, it’s two narratives that happened a week after another. The back...

Princess Lea, is that you?

chrome_reader_modeJuly 14, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

It’s been two weeks since the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Felipe M. Medalla passed the governorship baton to fellow economist Eli Remolona. This, also, means that the replacement of other monetary board members (MBM), seasoned banker and veteran government civil servant Peter B. Favila ...

Ain’t Over Yet

chrome_reader_modeJune 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

For the market, the wait is ain’t over yet. Fine after anxiously waiting for Malacanang to confirm Eli Remolona as the market suspected to be the able successor of incumbent Bangko Sentral ng Pilpinas (BSP) Governor Felipe M. Medalla, all ears are now on who will be complete the seven-members...

Mar and Martin

chrome_reader_modeJune 09, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

It’s no surprise that the Palace has been appointing, anointing, and promoting personalities in the Cabinet. As the chief executive, Junior can very well do such and this time can pick from those strings of politicians who run and lost in 2022. The scenario of the appointment of former Bohol ...

Change is coming

chrome_reader_modeMay 12, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Sounds familiar? Yes, it is. Way back close to seven years ago today, this was the campaign slogan of the incoming President Duterte, described to be the oldest to be elected @71 but has worked in “all three branches of government.” Change is also the anchor word of the 2008 presidentia...


chrome_reader_modeApril 05, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

As they usually say: all rounds lead to the historic, reconstructed Ayuntamiento de Manila at the corner of Calle Aduana, renamed Andres Soriano Avenue and Cabildo Street in the heart of Intramuros. The event: birthday bash of Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno (BED). Ayuntamiento houses the Bure...

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