The boring, joyless, yet scientific approach to lawmaking should apply to all legislation, most especially those hot-button bills that stir up so much emotion among lawmakers and private citizens alike. If you ever get to watch a congressional hearing on an issue as explosive as death penalty and end up dying of boredom from all of the technical data being discussed, well… at least you know our lawmakers are doing their jobs right.

The boring, joyless, yet scientific approach to lawmaking should apply to all legislation, most especially those hot-button bills that stir up so much emotion among lawmakers and private citizens alike. If you  ever get to watch a congressional hearing on an issue as explosive as death penalty and end up dying of boredom from all of the technical data being discussed, well… at least you know our lawmakers are doing their jobs right.

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The tingi mentality allows us to think small and build small. Anything that crosses the imagination is a wild tale, and a project that goes beyond a billion is mind boggling for others. Immediately, we attach our tingi mindset, “Sinong yumaman? Ilan sa korapsyon?” Is this the reason we continually fail to rise?

The tingi mentality allows us to think small and build small. Anything that crosses the imagination is a wild tale, and a project that goes beyond a billion is mind boggling for others. Immediately, we attach our tingi mindset, “Sinong yumaman? Ilan sa korapsyon?” Is this the reason we continually fail to rise?

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The "worse than a war zone" description of the Philippines made by Ressa through CBS News is nothing but fictional. A work of fiction that has the intention of putting down the Philippines and undermining the will of the majority of Filipinos and the duly-elected government of President Duterte.

The "worse than a war zone" description of the Philippines made by Ressa through CBS News is nothing but fictional. A work of fiction that has the intention of putting down the Philippines and undermining the will of the majority of Filipinos and the duly-elected government of President Duterte. 

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We have to break the dugyot mentality if we are to break the cycle of poverty. But first we must agree with the proposition that one has to care more in order to understand more.

We have to break the dugyot mentality if we are to break the cycle of poverty. But first we must agree with the proposition that one has to care more in order to understand more.

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House Bill No. 4664 is the package three of the CTRP which aims to introduce vital reforms to promote the development of a just, equitable, and efficient real property valuation system. The reforms are also expected to foster private investors’ confidence, and build the public’s trust in the valuations of government.

House Bill No. 4664 is the package three of the CTRP which aims to introduce vital reforms to promote the development of a just, equitable, and efficient real property valuation system. The reforms are also expected to foster private investors’ confidence, and build the public’s trust in the valuations of government.

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Shuang expressed that they consider the Philippines as a friendly neighbor and important partner to further forward their businesses and strengthen ties across Southeast Asia.

Shuang expressed that they consider the Philippines as a friendly neighbor and important partner to further forward their businesses and strengthen ties across Southeast Asia.

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8 Things to know about Wilson Lee Flores and Kamuning Bakery Café

And just like the golden days, a fresh batch of pugon-baked bread is pulled out of the oven of the 78-year-old bakery, ready to be served. 

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The last part of the Deconstructing AMLA explores the vulnerabilities of casinos.

The last part of the Deconstructing AMLA explores the vulnerabilities of casinos.

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