Gleaming NLEX (Philippine Star)

It continues to amaze me this firm called the Manila North Tollways Corp. (MNTC), as well as its gleaming tollway, the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) for its consistent record of excellence. No one challenges the fact that NLEX has become the “gold standard” in building and operating expressways in the Philippines and even in Asia. People…

Dumbing down (Philippine Star)

It’s truly a scandal that some of our young people apparently had no idea Apolinario Mabini was a paralytic. Our educational system is failing our young. The bigger scandal, however, is that our politics has become a means for dumbing down our population. Elections are supposed to be occasions for consolidating public support on one or…