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DOTr wants to expedite rail projects 

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking to fast-track major railway projects in the country through technical and financial assistance from the Japanese government. During a meeting with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) a...

Comelec's 2025 polls automation project awarded to Korean firm

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Thursday it has awarded the P18-billion contract for the automation project of the 2025 midterm polls to lone bidder Miru Systems Co. Ltd., according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “Via a...

House to sustain hearings on economic Cha-cha 

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Majority Leader Manuel Jose Dalipe said on Wednesday the House Committee of the Whole will hold hearings three times per week to "exhaustively" discuss Resolution of Both Houses 7 (RBH 7), which proposes economic amendments to the 1987 Cons...

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Wait, There’s More

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 26, 2024 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

As promised, another one of the President’s Men is reportedly near the check-in area. Yes, there’s more of Junior’s official family in the chopping block queue. In fairness, this Cabinet man is seasoned career person with parents likewise known in international relations. The con...

Golden Parachute

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2024 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Junior is in his third year of administration. This time is a bit critical, particularly next year with the holding of the mid-term election. Now, the gossip going around the Palace by the River is an impending reshuffle and/or revamp of members of his of executive branch. There’ll be contin...

Difficult

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 02, 2024 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

‘Am pretty sure that almost all of us have relatives in the US. And some of our “kamag-anak” incorporated, who are in the so-called boarding area of their lives, have expressed their desire to be rested here. Be that as it may, did you know that both relatives there in the US and ...

With a Bang

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 02, 2024 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

The New Year countdown at the heart of the central business district (CBD) of Makati was clearly a success with countless in attendance, not only condo dwellers but also people coming from nearby villagers, cities and municipalities. It looks like Makati Mayor Abby Binay-Campos, including her suppo...

SuperDeck

chrome_reader_modeDecember 28, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

One of the big stories of 2023 that encompasses the political and business horizon was the appointment of Presidential Adviser for Investment and Economic affairs Frederick Go as the country’s economic czar. He’s known in the business and political circles as “Deck.” As I w...

Hanging on Thin Air

chrome_reader_modeDecember 15, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Going on offshore travels has seemingly become the passion of Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno while he still holds the finance portfolio. Everyone assumed that since Junior cancelled his attendance to the 28th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ...

Staying ‘til the Holidays

chrome_reader_modeDecember 01, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

There's a slight change in the mini Cabinet revamp schedule. Latest we heard from the Palace by the River is that Junior will be making the announcement at the onset of the New Year, allowing those who will be given the pink slip to spend the Christmas season in their fiefdom. This includes in...

Where To

chrome_reader_modeNovember 14, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

This seemingly simple question now reverberates both in the political and economic platform as the landscape for the eventual departure of incumbent Finance Secretary (SecFin) Benjamin E. Diokno has altogether change with the appointment of Rafael “Joel” Consing as the chief steward of t...

Taking Care of Residents

chrome_reader_modeNovember 03, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I virtually drool with envy as my filler shares some of the conveniences the residents of Salcedo Village, in Barangay Bel-Air enjoy at the heart of the Central Business District (CBD) of Makati. On Monday, the residents, including their housemates, exercising their right to suffrage need not walk ...

Face-lift in the Cabinet

chrome_reader_modeOctober 29, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I would rather call it a face-lift instead of a revamp. The rumour going around town for nearly a month now is the impending cabinet revamp, specifically in the members of the economic team of Junior. Apart from Congressman Ralph Recto, who reportedly accepted the finance portfolio stead of incumb...

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