Category Archives: International

World’s Poor Health Cannot be Healed by Growth and Globalization

There is dangerous political threat facing the government, the world starts to believe in the same magic medicine – economic growth. When world leaders try to address the roots of terrorism, for example, they instinctively assume that prosperity and jobs … Continue reading

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DAVOS WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM : Reshaping the World ?

Just concluded, with out much specific, concrete and decisive resolutions, is the DAVOS World Economic Forum. It was held  at the Luxurious Swiss Alps, “forum” , or maybe a “Get-together” for “members only” by the exclusively for the super rich, … Continue reading

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WHAT IF THE “BANGKOK UNREST ” DRAG DOWN OUR ASEAN EMERGING MARKETS

IT’S that time of the year again, when Filipino businessmen, especially those of Chinese descent, visit their favorite geomancers or feng shui experts to know their fortunes in the Chinese New Year. This stated by Ms. Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo … Continue reading

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Liberalizing the Practice of Foreign Professionals in the Philippines: Less Opportunities, More Threats?

In my blog last August 29, 2013, I wrote my reservations about the ASEAN integration and allowing foreign professionals to practice their trade in the Philippines. One of the reasons why “I beg to disagree” was my bad experiences in … Continue reading

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The Mighty U.S. Dollar @ War vs. Emerging Markets

Financial Times, Robin Wigglesworth, reported the “Economist fear that a strengthening US currency spells calamity once again for emerging Markets.” It was after the 2008 US- Western Financial crisis and ” Melt Down” in Nations like, Greece , Spain, Portugal … Continue reading

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