30. 10. 2017

Will Jack Ma’s Visit Shame Telecoms into Action?

Alibaba Group founder and executive chair Jack Ma recently visited the Philippines for a lecture in one of the country’s premier universities, De La Salle University, in Manila. He was invited to talk...

Read More →
22. 07. 2017

Philippine Transportation: Battle Between Old and New

Uber has taken the world by storm, it being an innovative ride hailing concept. It was supposed to be the ultimate answer to the growing needs of a comfortable and clean form of...

Read More →
07. 05. 2017

Infrastructure Plans Drive Philippine Growth Projections

Several organizations recently gave the Philippines the backing it needs to continue its impressive growth. The World Bank expects Philippine GDP to grow 6.9% next year, although this has been lowered from the...

Read More →
26. 02. 2017

EDSA Brought Only Superficial Change

February 25th marked the 31st anniversary of the The Philippines world-famous People Power Revolution(EDSA). However, the event was marked by low attendance. Organizers estimated that those who attended numbered around 9,000 to 10,000...

Read More →
18. 11. 2016

Philippines Boasts Asia’s Greates GDP Growth

Despite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-American rhetoric and internationally criticized War on Drugs, the Philippines posted a GDP increase of 7.1% during the third quarter of 2016. The National Economic and Development Authority...

Read More →
05. 10. 2016

Duerte: Crass Mouth Hides Suave Businessman

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is approaching only his 100th day as the sitting President this Friday, October 7. But a senator said that it feels like 2 years. A lot has been said...

Read More →
16. 08. 2016

Duterte Brings Early Success

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gained local and international notoriety due to his word-play bordering on the ridiculous. He is not afraid of anyone and anything. With an overwhelming, more than 6 million...

Read More →
21. 06. 2016

Filipino Internet & Cellular Industries Highlight Problems with Markets in Duopoly

The controversial sale of the coveted 700 MHz frequency band in the Philippines has the population buzzing with anticipation. Eternally stuck with some of Asia’s worst internet speeds, while paying higher prices, Filipino...

Read More →
15. 05. 2016

Successful Reform Candidates Improve Lives of People, Not Elite

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been called many names in various international news sources. He has been called Duterte Harry, the Punisher, Asia’s Donald Trump, or the Donald Trump of the East by Time...

Read More →
13. 03. 2016

Hackers Undermine Bank Transfer Security

Alleged Chinese hackers tried to steal over $1 billion USD from the Bangladesh Central Bank in a series of bank transfers. However, due to typos and the enormous amounts of transfers, the New...

Read More →