Alex Magno
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by Alex Magno - August 3, 2023 - 12:00am
We are in a bit of a quandary over our rice supply
by Alex Magno - August 1, 2023 - 12:00am
A few days ago, we were told to prepare for a possibly crippling drought. Today, after two storms skirted Luzon, the very same areas identified as prone to drought are completely inundated. Many roads in Metro Manila...
by Alex Magno - July 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The only upside to the calamity that was Typhoon Egay was that our drying dams were refilled with rainwater.
by Alex Magno - July 27, 2023 - 12:00am
Democracy, observed a statesman, is governed by words. Conversely, tyrannies are governed by swords.
by Alex Magno - July 25, 2023 - 12:00am
Because our deadlines happen ahead of the delivery of President Marcos’ State of the Nation Address, this commentary cannot be on the things said. It will therefore be on the things that will likely be left...
by Alex Magno - July 22, 2023 - 12:00am
There is a real technology war going on below the fold, so to speak.
by Alex Magno - July 20, 2023 - 12:00am
Imagine trying to use any of our tollways by issuing a promissory note to the tellers guarding the gates. It will not happen. The barriers will not rise.
by Alex Magno - July 18, 2023 - 12:00am
We have seen how much the private sector can contribute to help the country modernize its infrastructure. We enjoy world class tollways, a much improved water distribution system and, yes, one of the world’s...
by Alex Magno - July 15, 2023 - 12:00am
What was most likely reached in the NATO summit meeting in Vilnius was a formula for unending war in Ukraine.
by Alex Magno - July 13, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos sought out Rogelio Singson to help government draw up a contingency plan to mitigate the effects of El Niño on our fresh water supply. Singson is former president of Maynilad and is currently...
by Alex Magno - July 11, 2023 - 12:00am
Last week, a UP student was sexually assaulted as she traversed a rather dim road leading from the campus to busy Commonwealth Avenue. This is not the first incident of criminal assault on this road and will probably...
by Alex Magno - July 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Welcome to a hotter world.
by Alex Magno - July 6, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday a significant deceleration in our domestic inflation rate. From 6.1 percent in May, the rate has come down to 5.4 percent in June.
by Alex Magno - July 4, 2023 - 12:00am
When the architect Daniel Burnham sailed into Manila Bay over a century ago, he was awed by what he said was the most beautiful coastline he ever saw. Pristine white beaches lined the bay. Clean rivers flowed all...
by Alex Magno - July 1, 2023 - 12:00am
Starting today, water allocation for Metro Manila’s 15 million people will be reduced by the National Water Allocation Board.
by Alex Magno - June 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The Putin regime in Russia is a menace to the rest of humanity while in power. It could be an even greater menace as it dissembles.
by Alex Magno - June 27, 2023 - 12:00am
Russia under Putin’s iron grip has become a morbid circus – morbid because the clowns in this show hold nuclear buttons that imperil the rest of humanity.
by Alex Magno - June 24, 2023 - 12:00am
In the end, this is about five wealthy white men on a costly but perilous adventure.
by Alex Magno - June 22, 2023 - 12:00am
This is the specter haunting our health system: hospitals without nurses.
by Alex Magno - June 20, 2023 - 12:00am
After China’s earlier attempt to broker peace between Russia and Ukraine turned out to be a complete dud, it was the turn of African leaders to travel to both Kiev and Moscow to try and get negotiations started....
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