Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,000 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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What’s the Catch in the EU Trade Perk’s GSP-plus?

CURRENT TRADE CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 29 December 2014 Before Christmas, news came about the EU’s trade perk to the Philippines where the EU Parliament approved the grant of GSP+ (Generalized System of Preferences-plus) to some export products such as … Continue reading

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The Philippines in the UN Climate Negotiations : Lonely in Lima?

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 13 December 2014 The recent announcement by the Philippines in the ongoing UN climate negotiations in Lima, Peru that it now heads the Climate Vulnerability Forum, a small group of twenty (20) countries frequently … Continue reading

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