Manila Bulletin

Published by the Manila Bulletin, the Manila Bulletin is a daily newspaper. Dr. Cris J. Icban, Jr. is the editor-in chief, Hermogenes P. Pobre is the publisher and Diego C. Cagahastian is the news editor.

Articles from June 27, 2002

Boxer Robbed of victory?(Sports)
Im not much for boxing (because I hate violence) and I must admit that I failed to watch the much talked-about Marco Antonio Barrera Erik El Terrible Morales Pride and Honor bout, reason why I couldnt engage Teddy Reynoso who is a boxing scholar...
BSP Mulls Tighter Rules on DOSRI loans.(Business)
The Monetary Board, the policy-making body of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), plans to further tighten the existing rules and regulations on lending to directors, officers, shareholders and related interests otherwise known as DOSRI. The...
Chamber of commerce.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
TWO basic business support organizations (BSO) are chambers of commerce and industry associations. Industry associations have a sharper focus on the interests of an industry to which they belong but this very focus limits their scope. Some businessmen...
Colmenar, San Miguel Phil Orchestra Team Up with Alexander Tharaud.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
DID the concert featuring French pianist Alexander Tharaud, conductor Rodel Colmenar and the San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra mark the public debut of the latter two? We are inclined to think so, and were pleasantly surprised by the performance...
NEWS IN BRIEF; Peso Closes at P50.57.(Business)
The peso closed lower at P50.57 to the US dollar yesterday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines from P50.35 the previous day. The weighted average rate depreciated to P50.418 from P50.351. Total volume amounted...
Palace Senate Bloc Needs GMA support.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE way people think about the Senate may now be worsened by the manner its members and other officials behave amid the difficulties they have created for themselves and the nation. When an official of the Senate who is not himself a Senator starts...
Public Welcomes Lowering of Oil prices.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
ARROYO calls off search for Abu Sabaya's body. This is a job for the embalmers. *** 7 PNP officials were fired for tolerating jueteng. DILG Sec. Jose Lina Jr. deserves congrats for so far the coldest job vs the pernicious gambling. ***...
Stability and security.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
LEADERS can be so unsure of hanging on to their positions that they give a very high premium to stability. They do not want to rock the boat. They are afraid to offend or disappoint those who they think hold some reins of influence and power. They...
Suspension of PPA Hurts the poor.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE Philippines seems to be joining the East Asian low-inflation club after being the odd man out with double-digit or high single-digit inflation for most of the 1980s and 1990s. The government has just downscaled the inflation forecast for 2002...
The Judiciary and the Protection of Intellectual Property rights.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
(Speech delivered by Senior Associate Justice JOSUE N. BELLOSILLO, Acting Chief Justice, as Keynote Speaker, on 17 June 2002 at the Judicial Workshop for Judges and Judicial Administrators held at the Manila Diamond Hotel, Manila, 17-19 June 2002.)...
Twenty-Four Years of the Pontificate of Pope John Paul II.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE twenty-eighth of June of this year marks twenty-four years of the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, one of the longest in the history of the Papacy. Karol Jozef Wojtyla was elected to the Papacy on October 16, 1978 at the relatively young...
Upholding a Good Corporate governance.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
(Speech delivered by EDUARDO M. COJUANGCO JR. at the 2002 Annual Stockholders Meeting of San Miguel Corporation, June 27, 2002.) FELLOW stockholders, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. The year 2001 was in many respects, a year of transition...