Every hour, a Filipino gets infected with HIV. That is the health epidemic that the Duterte administration is now facing. How much of the blame can we put on the Catholic Church?
Marketplace lenders like Lending Club and On Deck Capital have not been profitable. While loan origination grew, their expenses outpace revenues.
President Duterte is dead serious in his fight against drugs. He pushed his allies in Congress to expedite the passing of the death penalty bill to strengthen the ongoing war on drugs.
Duterte’s war on drugs is set to resume and in the near term will expand to include minors. Criminal responsibility will drop from 15 to nine years old.
Singapore’s private education system is having a reboot. What are the problems plaguing the system and what new measures are in place to correct it?
Despite government initiatives to boost Singapore’s birth rate, the baby shortage in Singapore continues. What is causing this and what innovative approaches can the government take?
The war on drugs has come to a halt. The Philippine National Police (PNP) is undergoing internal ranks cleansing because of the killing of a South Korean businessman by rogue police officers. The odds are not for Duterte, but at the end, he will win.
There has been a public outcry over Singapore’s Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority’s (AVA) decision to cull 24 chickens. Many citizens believe that the culling was unnecessary.
A staunch environmentalist, environment secretary Gina Lopez has brought the mining sector to its knees. The business mining community is pursuing legal remedies to counter Gina’s decisions. Whose interests will triumph eventually?
Singapore’s job market has taken a hit because of the global economic slowdown. However, as Singapore’s economy looks to stabilise and restructure, the job market will need to have significant adjustments.