Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Debate on Which Court Has Jurisdiction Over Sen. de Lima’s Case

CURRENT POLITICAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 26 February 2017 from : http://www.philstar.com Should it be the Sandiganbayan or the Regional Trial Court? How this conundrum is resolved will depend on how the drug trafficking cases filed by the DOJ against … Continue reading

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Were the Miners in the Philippines Given Fair and Equitable Treatment by DENR Sec. Gina Lopez ?

CURRENT INVESTMENT CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 22 February 2017 from : http://philnews.ph The mining companies in the Philippines whose operations were closed by DENR Secretary Gina Lopez recently should now be content that their due process rights are being taken … Continue reading

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The Public May Access Project NOAH’s Weather Data Anytime and It Is Subject to Fair Use

CURRENT INNOVATION CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 19 February 2017 from : http://noah.dost.gov.ph Lost in the bunong-braso (arm-wrestling) of a debate between the DOST and Project NOAH scientists on what should happen to the weather data generated by the project is … Continue reading

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The Non-Human Living Creatures Affected by Mining Are Also Knocking on Your Door, Mr President. Will You Give Them Their Due Process Rights, Too?

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 15 February 2017 Mt. Matutum and its surrounding  biodiversity (EVPeria) It was strange to read in the news the mining industry thanking the President for giving them their due process rights when on the … Continue reading

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The Comprehensive Tax Reform Program may be a Platform for Sustainability Transition. Here’s How.

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 5 February 2017 from : http://www.gmanews.tv   The recent bills mandating a comprehensive tax reform filed by Congressman Joey Salceda of Albay Province and Dakila Castro E. Cua of the lone district of Quirino … Continue reading

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