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Villanueva: PSA adjusts inflation rate
A FEW weeks back, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released two inflation rates for the previous month. It was first reported to be at 4.7 percent, but was later adjusted to 3.9 percent. This created quite a fuzz in the ...
From 530 days ago
Villanueva: Ang mahal kong Taxi
MARCH 5 was the first day that the fare adjustment for taxi cabs was implemented where the rate is now P13.50 per kilometer from P2.00 for every 200 meters, and P2.00 for every minute of running time from P2.00 per ...
From 538 days ago
Villanueva: Monopoly power & John Padilla
LAST Sunday night, my internet connection at home just went dead at around midnight. I immediately reported this problem to PLDT by sending a direct message (DM) to their customer care’s Twitter account. The time stamp was 12:32 a.m. I ...
From 544 days ago
Villanueva: Taxi cabs: A need or want
Last March 5, calibration of taxi meters in order to conform with the new approved taxi fares have started. With the new taxi fare matrix, the flag down rate did not change and still remains at P35, but the base ...
From 558 days ago
Villanueva: Not as expected
MY FRIENDS were sharing our observations last night that the number of tourists this year was lesser than the previous years. I read posts by some FB friends also sharing this observation. These observations were based on three aspects. First, traffic ...
From 565 days ago
Villanueva: Unsustainable tourism
LAST week, a friend and I had good discourse about tourism on Facebook. He maintains that we, residents of Baguio and La Trinidad, should not complain about the traffic brought about by the influx of tourist because it helps many ...
From 571 days ago
Villanueva: Loser’s motto
IT’S not about winning or losing; it’s about how we played the game. Have you ever heard this line after a game you played so hard? Yes, it’s what I call the “Loser’s Motto.” It is one line that a leader ...
From 579 days ago
Villanueva: Of unfriendships and rational choices
ON February, the PSA reported a national inflation rate for the month of January 2018 was at 4 percent, the highest after 39 months. Inflation may be described as phenomenon where the average prices of consumer goods and services in ...
From 586 days ago
Villanueva: Amado’s feat
IT IS again graduation week, and the whole Louisian community are celebrating with all the graduates of Batch 2018. Literally, several thousands just became members of the alumni association of my Alma Mater. They are on their way to the ...
From 593 days ago
Villanueva: New year, new tax (part 4)
FOR the past three weeks, we were able to look more closely at the new Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law. The excise taxes for fuel products, automobiles and sugary beverages have already been imposed on the new ...
From 600 days ago