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Forging partnerships that work for the people

March 23, 2016

With the DENR-LGU partnerships in place, titling of residential lands has become easier and less costly. Now, more and more land owners are given the opportunity to secure their properties, making its value work for them. The passage of Republic Act 10023, also known as The Residential Free Patent (RFP) Law, has simplified the process […]

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Technology, the dragon slayer

August 14, 2017

INTROSPECTIVE by Calixto V. Chikiamco Business World | August 14, 2017 Companies that don’t have a digital strategy are toast. Perhaps I should amend that: companies that don’t embrace technological change face extinction. Radical statement, you might say? Recently, Ford, Inc., the motoring giant, ousted its CEO, Mark Fields, even though he had presided over […]

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The new ‘taxi’

August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 The franchise requirement of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for transport network vehicle service (TNVS) providers operating within the system of transport network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Grab, should be non-negotiable. It is a requirement that clearly serves the interest of riding public. The franchise is, among others, […]

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Continuity plus plus

August 5, 2017

SOCIAL CLIMATE by Mahar Mangahas Philippine Daily Inquirer | August 5, 2017   Continuity plus plus” is how Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. described his intentions for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in his speech “Building on built foundations: continuity and change” before the Foundation for Economic Freedom last week. To me, the plus […]

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Economic experts ‘disappointed’ after Duterte OKs free tuition in SUCs

August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) on Friday, August 4, expressed disappointment over President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act – a law opposed by his economic managers. “The approval is disappointing given the powerful arguments advanced by his economic managers about the anti-poor aspects […]

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Think tank: Scrap limit on Uber, Grab

August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017 A group of prominent economists under the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) urged the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to do away with restrictions on permits issued to drivers of ride-sharing services like Uber and Grab. FEF — an advocacy group for good economic governance and market-friendly reforms — said […]

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Senators vow to push free SUCs tuition bill as group urges presidential veto

August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — Senator vowed to keep pushing for the enactment of a law grating free tuition in state universities and colleges despite the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte’s vetoing the measure on the advice of his economic advisers. But the Foundation for Economic Freedom, which bills itself as “a public advocacy […]

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Economists oppose caps on ride-sharing permits

August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 A group of prominent economists under the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) urged the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to do away with restrictions on permits issued to drivers of ride-sharing services like Uber and Grab. FEF – an advocacy group for good economic governance and market-friendly reforms – said […]

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Governor Espenilla to continue BSP’s achievements

August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla presented his plans and programs for BSP for his six-year term during the Foundation for Economic Freedom’s Fellows Meeting last July 26 at Makati City. Espenilla, recently appointed by President Duterte, plans to build upon the successes of his predecessor Amando Tetangco Jr. to […]

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BCDA Chief presents infra projects, supports amending the Public Services Act

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 Vivencio Dizon, President and CEO of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), presented the organization’s infrastructure program under the Duterte Administration during the Fellows Meeting of the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF)last July 5, 2017 at Makati City. BCDA President & CEO Vivencio Dizon presents the plans of the Duterte administration on […]

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The good president

June 19, 2017

TRADE TRIPPER by Jemy Gatdula BusinessWorld Online (June 16, 2017) “The contest is not between us and them, but between good and evil, and if those who would fight evil adopt the ways of evil, evil wins.” — Thomas Jefferson My current pet joke comes from Peter Sellers, recalling a musician friend of his being pestered […]

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