Tag: elections

Right leader to boost economy

October 10, 2014

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) October 10, 2014   The election of Narendra Modi as India’s new Prime Minister has done wonders for the country’s economic prospects. All of a sudden economists and analysts are speaking of India with confidence and admiration that would seem odd just less than a year […]

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Manipulation?

June 13, 2013

Like it is by Peter Wallace (Philippine Daily Inquirer) June 13, 2013   Was there manipulation of the results of the last elections? I don’t know. I’m no computer expert, as my son will readily attest. I’m writing this, as I always do, with pen and paper. But I watched a documentary two weeks ago […]

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Modernize our politics

May 26, 2013

Introspective by Calixto Chikiamco (Business World) May 26, 2013 THE MORE things change, the more they remain the same. This is the thought that flashed through my mind after the recent elections. Being old enough to have witnessed pre-martial law politics, I couldn’t help shake off the idea that I was frozen in time as […]

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Jojo Binay is the big winner

May 22, 2013

Demand and Supply by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) May 22, 2013   It would be easy for a P-Noy apologist to claim he was the big winner in the mid-term election. After all, the senatorial candidates he endorsed won 9 seats out of the 12 contested. But only one of those 9 is truly […]

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Democracy and inclusiveness

May 12, 2013

Introspective by Raul Fabella (BusinessWorld) May 12, 2013   TODAY WE exercise the most important single ritual of a democratic polity, voting. By democracy here is meant majoritarian one-man-one-vote. The poor being constitutive of the majority in our and most societies, the presumption is that officials who fail to keep faith with the poor will […]

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How I will vote next week

May 10, 2013

Demand and Supply by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) May 10, 2013   I wanted my column last Monday to be my final political column for this election season. I thought it would be enough to give a general view of how I think we should select our candidates for the election this Monday. But […]

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Vote wisely

May 9, 2013

Like it is by Peter Wallace (Philippine Daily Inquirer) May 9, 2013   I was going to continue with my column of last week, but I will have to defer it. Several of my friends implored me to write on the elections because they were worried. In a conversation we had as to who they’d […]

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Do we have an economic game plan?

May 8, 2013

Demand and Supply by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) May 8, 2013 Beyond the press releases and statements of intentions, do we honestly have an economic game plan? If you ask the folks who continue to put their money on SDA accounts, I guess their answer is no. They would rather let the BSP have […]

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Big Data mined for voter sentiment

May 3, 2013

Demand and Supply by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) May 3, 2013 No face will ever be lost in the crowd these days, thanks to Big Data. This observation was proven again in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. As part of the safety preparations for the marathon, CCTV cameras were strategically placed along […]

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It’s up to you

February 28, 2013

Like It Is by Peter Wallace (Philippine Daily Inquirer) February 28, 2013   I’m going to continue on the campaign trail because now is a good time to push reform, and we sure need reform. Here’s why: Over the past 40 years I’ve watched the Philippines sink from the top (the second best to Japan) […]

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