Clark's Fundamentals

By Romeo N. Dyoco, Jr.

THERE are two specific fundamental situations which are the underlying bases for the governance of the Clark Freeport Zone.  

A new batch of appointees has taken over both Boards of Directors and the top management positions of Clark Development Corporation and the critical senior management positions of the Clark International Airport Corporation.

The basic situation regarding the top management of CDC and CIAC is that, as the governing entities of the Clark FZ, they are appointed on a yearly basis.  

The members of the respective boards are appointed through the BCDA, the owner…

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Sen. Loren Legarda administers the oath-taking of Michelle Nikki Junia as the latest member of the Board of Trustees of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, today (January 16) in her office at the Senate. Junia is a US trained music educator and president of Musikgarten Phils. At left is Dr. Raul Sunico, president of the CCP.

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DOT sees 9 million tourists this year

WITH the hosting of international events in the country this year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is looking at nine million tourist arrivals up by three million from last year’s six million.

Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo said the mark may be too ambitious but the department is eager in marketing destinations in the country around the globe the best way it could.

“You know I am very ambitious but we will work hard for it,” she said, explaining that 2017 is a very busy year for as several events have already been lined up towards the end of the…

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DECLINE IN PALAY PRODUCTION AND FOOD CRISIS

According to the latest report of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the country’s paddy-rice production in the fourth quarter could settle at 7.17 million metric tons (MMT), 1.5 percent lower than last year’s output of 7.27 MMT. 

Per PSA, probable reduction in palay production may be attributed to the following:

 

1. Adverse effects on harvest areas and yield caused by typhoons Karen [international code name Sarika] and Lawin [international code name Haima] in October

2. Insufficient water supply due to inadequate irrigation water and less occurrence of rain during the vegetative and reproductive stages of…

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What happens when a 55-year old man marries a woman half his age?

Most likely the 55-year old will die from a heart attack or a gunshot.

That’s the angle authorities are looking into in the shooting of a police officer in Calamba City, Laguna on Christmas Day.

Chief Inspector Nicholas Ma-amo of the Las Piñas City police station was pronounced dead on arrival at the San Jose Trauma Center on Sunday after being shot by his 27-year-old partner during a fight. 

Ma-amo’s partner Janalyn Cabahug was also brought to the same hospital after being wounded in the altercation.

Prior to the incident, Ma-amo’s son Neil Franco saw Cabahug pointing a gun at his father during an altercation, according to the police.

Probers are eyeing a love angle as the motive for the killing.    

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