Water distribution from public to private sector and back?

Edwin Santiago, Fellow and Member of the Editorial Board of the Stratbase ADR Institute President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest rants and expletives against the water concessionaires in Metro Manila may be bringing nothing to us except more problems. Duterte threatened Manila Water and Maynilad that he will end their concession agreements, calling these “onerous.” But what… Read More

Stratbase ADR Institute’s December 2019 Occasional Paper: “The Proposed CITIRA Law and the Possible Unintended Consequences”

It is with pleasure that we share with you Stratbase ADR Institute’s December 2019 occasional paper entitled, “The Proposed CITIRA Law and the Possible Unintended Consequences”. The Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Reform Act is a controversial tax package that seeks to rationalize tax incentives and has raised big debates on its possible repercussion to… Read More

Collective environmental stewardship

Dindo Manhit, President of the Stratbase ADR Institute In his fourth State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte called on local government units (LGUs) nationwide to prevent further environmental degradation in the country. It is unfortunate that, despite numerous environmental laws and regulations that have been institutionalized over the last two decades, the Philippines… Read More