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Thursday, May 23, 2024

About Town by Ernesto M. Hilario

Red tape hindering infrastructure dev’t

“EO 59 directs national government agencies and local government units to review their citizen’s charters, aiming to eliminate redundant and cumbersome procedures” THE Marcos administration has taken a big step forward in accelerating the country’s economic growth and development with its directive to all government agencies to streamline the issuance of permits for infrastructure flagship projects. The issuance of Executive Order 59 is an appropriate response to the incessant complaint of...

Enhancing energy infrastructure and governance

"We need to modernize our aging infrastructure to reduce transmission losses and...

DOJ: No kidnapping, only grave coercion

“Let’s see how this case will be decided by the court and...

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