By Malou Guanzon-Apalisok
The pork barrel scam has triggered virtual activism and although it is still too early to say if the peaceful demonstrations set to happen across the country on Monday would be able to achieve the critical mass needed to create a nuclear chain reaction so to speak, one thing is sure – people are getting [...]
Despite the country’s two credit rating upgrades in the first half of the year, about four in 10 Filipinos still believe that the national economy hardly budged over the past year, a recent survey by Pulse Asia shows.
As he makes his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) today, President Aquino’s “daang matuwid (straight path)” policy to stop corruption is under close scrutiny in the wake of allegations that transportation and communication officials tried to extort $30 million from a Czech train supplier and that bogus NGOs funneled P10 billion in pork [...]
By Gil C. Cabacungan and Leila B. Salaverria
As he makes his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday President Benigno Aquino III’s “daang matuwid (straight path)” policy to stop corruption is under scrutiny in the wake of allegations that transportation and communication officials tried to extort $30 million from a Czech train supplier and that bogus NGOs funneled P10 billion in pork barrel into ghost projects.
By Nikko Dizon
They are now disillusioned with President Benigno Aquino and wondering about his “daang matuwid.” Members of religious and civil society groups that had rallied against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said this was how they now felt toward Mr. Aquino.
By TJ Burgonio
It’s “daang matuwid” (good governance), stupid. From speeches to TV adverts, from jingles to slogans, Team PNoy will be trumpeting President Aquino’s accomplishments spurred by his policy of good governance.
By Matikas Santos
The Road Board under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DWPH) should be investigated for alleged corruption that has led to poor maintenance of national and provincial roads, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said Wednesday.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino’s “daang matuwid” (straight path) campaign does not need a road map.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
, Nathaniel R. Melican
The TMA Group of Companies, Pty. Ltd. (TMA), an Australian paper manufacturer, has dared President Benigno Aquino III to make good on his “Daang Matuwid” crusade by curbing the alleged abuses of the state-run Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).
By Frances Mangosing
, Karen Boncocan
Amid preparations to commemorate Labor Day, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz warned employers Monday against resorting to contractualization.
By Fe Zamora
, Marlon R. Ramos
They may have spent close to P2 million for the visit of President Benigno Aquino III lasting just a few hours but that doesn’t mean they were not adhering to his policy of following the “matuwid na daan,” or the righteous path.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Former President Fidel V. Ramos on Monday declared that military adventurism was a thing of the past, but hastened to add that the Aquino administration must make sure that its daang matuwid (straight path) was leading the country in the right direction.