Monthly Archives: November 2012

A JUSTICE FOR ALL? Figuring Out Justice Leonen’s Judicial Philosophy

CURRENT SOCIAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 24 November 2012 As reported by the Manila Times recently, it seems some Justices in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals have expressed their misgivings and sense of demoralization with the recent … Continue reading

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WHO’s AFRAID OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPRs)? Not the IPOPHL As It Seeks Non-Traditional Areas for Collaboration

Current BITS Concerns Elpidio V. Peria 17 November 2012 The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), an attached agency of the Department of Trade and Industry, organized this week from 13 to 14 November a seminar on intellectual property … Continue reading

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PREPARING FOR A FRANKENSTORM LIKE SANDY, PHILIPPINE-STYLE: Four Take-Aways from the Climate Change Commission’s Recent NCCAP Review and Assessment

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERN Elpidio V. Peria 10 November 2012 The Climate Change Commission organized an Assessment and Review of the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) in Villa Escudero this week, from November 5, to validate the result of previous … Continue reading

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WILL BARACK BE BACK? The US Elections and the B.I.T.S Issues Affecting the Philippines

CURRENT B.I.T.S CONCERNS ELPIDIO V. PERIA 3 Nov 2012 Come this Tuesday, 6 November, Americans will troop to the polls for a general election involving all their officials at the state and federal levels, but more particularly, for their President. … Continue reading

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