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Nonoy Oplas
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One News 2, Interview on inflation, TRAIN, BBB, cha-cha, federalism
Last Friday, July 13, at One News, Cignal TV, 4:30-5:30pm, "The Chiefs" hosted by Ed Lingao and Roby Alampay. Panelists were
NEDA Sec. Ernesto Pernia, fellow BWorld columnist Andrew Masigan and me. Topics
covered were the high inflation rate, BSP and intere...

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BWorld 229, CoA should consider benefits of Malampaya project
* This is my article in BusinessWorld on July 05, 2018. When developing economies attract multinational
companies, they reap benefits. These developing economies get to have more
commodities and services that otherwise would remain untapped for a long time....

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Elon Musk the socialist vs Elon Musk the anti-socialist
This is not from The Onion, this is from his twitter
account, I simply copy-pasted. A friend suggested that perhaps Elon associates himself with "voluntary socialism". For me that term is an oxymoron, a
contradiction in terms, it does not exist. Socialism b...

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On prohibition of sugary products in stores near schools
Last Tuesday, July 10, I was one of several guests on "Agenda" hosted by Cito Beltran. It was shown at 8-9am, replay at 12-1pm, then 4:30-5:30pm. Very quick interview by , about 2 minutes, Cignal TV.  Banned within school cafeteria/canteen is fine because i...

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BWorld 227, Inflation, taxation, and protectionism
* This is my column in BusinessWorld on June 28, 2018 Fans, allies, and supporters of Dutertenomics continue to
cite high world oil prices as the reason for the Philippines’ rising inflation
rates. As expected, they maintain that tax hikes imposed by the
ne...

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Weekend Fun 64: The Duterte Kiss
Last month when President Duterte went to Seoul, he spoke before Filipinos. After his speech, he invited some Filipinas, Duterte supporters of course, to come up stage. After a brief chit-chat, he kissed one Pinay lips to lips on stage, in front of local an...
Weekend Fun 64: The Duterte Kiss
Weekend Fun 64: The Duterte Kiss
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BWorld 226, The EPIRA is working
* This is my article in BusinessWorld last June 25, 2018. The Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001 or
RA 9136 was among the most important pro-market reforms in the Philippines.
Before that law, the government-owned National Power Corporation ...
BWorld 226, The EPIRA is working
BWorld 226, The EPIRA is working
funwithgovernment.blogspot.com

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Some comedies in the recent PH high inflation rate
Comedy #1, Dutertenomics were totally clueless that this thing can happen. They have believed their own projections and delusion that inflationary pressure of the TRAIN law would be mild and slow (chart from Rappler). Of course the bad joke is on the consum...

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BWorld 225, Anti-reason of Duterte’s anti-tambay order
* This is my column in BusinessWorld last June 22, 2018. “I have no reason to suppose that he, who would take away
my Liberty, would not when he had me in his Power, take away everything else.” — John Locke (1632-1704, British philosopher) Recently, Preside...

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PAGASA 5, They cannot accurately forecast the weather even 1 hour ahead but they can forecast global temp 100 years from now
Yesterday I was angry because of useless class cancellations. My 2 daughters should have classes yesterday and
learning new stuff but DOST-PAGASA would f__k up their work in weather
forecasting. And many LGUs quickly pushed the 'suspend classes' button. I w...
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