Connecting everybody, empowering everybody

Orlando Oxales, Deputy Managing Director of the Stratbase Group and ICT Fellow of the Stratbase ADR Institute Addressing the rollout delays of the nationwide free public Wi-Fi hotspots is on top of the priorities of recently confirmed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Gregorio B. Honasan. “We will first connect everybody to each… Read More

Developmental approach to mineral resources

Carmelo Bayarcal, Convenor, Philippine Business for Environmental Stewardship (PBEST) Developing the mining potential of our country necessitates a far more complex and progressive way of capitalizing opportunities and benefits. Recently, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) launched the Mining Philippines 2019 International Conference with the theme, “Riding the Wave: Capitalizing on Opportunities,” featuring… Read More

Beware of China giving gifts: The risk of joint development of the South China Sea resources

Dr. Renato de Castro, Trustee and Convenor of the National Security and East Asian Affairs Program of the Stratbase ADR Institute A few weeks after his fifth visit to China, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte claimed that Chinese President Xi Jingping offered him a controlling stake in a proposed joint energy exploration in the West Philippine… Read More