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Finding direction in democracy despite election uncertainties
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May 16, 2022
Campaign season in the Philippines is always fraught with discussions, debates, and disagreements not just between candidates but also among voters. Yet somehow, the lead-up to the 2022 national elections felt much more volatile than usual.   Though we tried to keep a level head...
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After May 9, 2022
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May 10, 2022
By the time you read this, it would be the day after E-day. The voters would have fulfilled their duty and chosen their candidates. Between now and then, exactly a week would have lapsed. The mitings de avance haven’t taken place yet. The last-minute frenzied...
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Not just for big business
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May 9, 2022
Saving the planet is best done by the small business owners who comprise about 95% of our business enterprises. That means you are never too small to do something good for Earth Day and beyond.   You can start by changing the way you buy,...
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How to take your high-performing SME into the Success Stage
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May 3, 2022
In the book Five Stages of Small Business Growth, researchers Neil C. Churchill and Virginia L. Lewis go in-depth about the growth framework that all small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) normally go through. It describes the common scenarios and challenges companies face at each stage, and what...
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BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: Reconciling Profit-Seeking Behavior and Social Responsibility
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May 2, 2022
Recent major shifts in the global economic and geo-political landscapes, exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and now, the Ukraine war, have brought into sharp focus the social responsibility of business. Many thought leaders, including elements of the business community itself, are advocating that businesses    should...
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Willful Certification of Incomplete, Inaccurate, False, or Misleading Statements or Reports
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April 26, 2022
Under Section 162 of the Revised Corporation Code (RCC), any person who “willfully certifies” a report required under the Code, knowing that the same contains “incomplete, inaccurate, false, or misleading information or statements,” shall be punished with a fine ranging from P20,000 to P200,000; But...
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Architecture, Planning, and Urban Design: Walkable, Bikeable, and Livable Cities
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April 25, 2022
Walking, biking, and green sustainable transport are the primary modes of transportation in healthy, smart, and livable cities. Walking is the most basic mode of transport — we are all first and foremost, pedestrians. Once you leave your car, you are a pedestrian. With the...
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Violations of the Revised Corporation Code Specifically Punished
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April 19, 2022
Unauthorized Use of Corporate Name   Section 159 of the Revised Corporation Code (RCC) expressly penalizes “the unauthorized use of a corporate name” with a fine ranging from P10,000 to P200,000. The rather simplistic formula used under Section 159 raises many “due process” issues when...
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The total package
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April 12, 2022
Whenever I dream of what we could become, the term “total package” crosses my mind. It’s mission-focused and considers the necessary capabilities, enablers and tools necessary to make things happen. At ground level, these include:   Transforming our educational, political, cultural and economic systems and...
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