Author Archives: Biodiversity, Innovation, Trade and Society (BITS) Policy Center, Inc

ADVISORY TO THE FANS & FOLLOWERS OF BITS Policy Center BLOG

Given that the Biodiversity, Innovation, Trade & Society (BITS) Policy Center, Inc, upon the decision of its Board of Directors ceased to continue with its existence as a non-stock corporation under Philippine laws last 30 September 2017, it has since … Continue reading

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President’s “Pedophile” Remark Hints at a Serious Illness on which the Public Must be Informed

CURRENT POLITICAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 17 September 2017 from : https://coconuts.co/manila/news/duterte-said-congress-gutted-rights-commission-budget-because-they-were-angry-at-chair-gascon/   Just yesterday Saturday as reported by GMA News, President Duterte asked Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Chito Gascon if he was a pedophile for being so … Continue reading

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3 Ways the DBP May not Perfectly Fit as Secretariat of the Peoples’ Survival Fund

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 13 August 2017 from : http://www.devbnkphl.com Recent updates from the CSO rep to the Board of the Peoples’ Survival Fund (PSF), a fund created by Republic Act 10174 to finance climate projects of LGUs … Continue reading

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Modernizing the Pinoy Jeepney By Upgrading its Technological Innovation System (TIS)

CURRENT INNOVATION CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 19 July 2017 from : https://www.pinterest.com/pin/524669425310165108/ The government has recently come up with designs to modernize the ever-reliable Jeepney, but it looked liked a truck or a mini-bus and if environmental advocates would be … Continue reading

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What We Should Watch Out For in the Supreme Court’s Mindanao Martial Law Ruling

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 9 July 2017   photo : EVPeria The Supreme Court has beaten by a day its 30 day deadline to issue a ruling on the Mindanao Martial Law petitions and in bullet points are … Continue reading

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Some Not-so-Uplifting Questions About UP’s “Lady Oblation”

CURRENT INNOVATION CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 28 June 2017 from : http://politics.com.ph/look-ups-oblation-statue-gets-uplift-female-version/ What was initially thought of as an enchanting work of art by artist Ferdinand Cacnio of UP’s “Lady Oblation” has just turned into a brawl on social media, … Continue reading

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Perhaps the Crime is Cyber-Inciting to Sedition, but it may be unconstitutional

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 21 June 2017 from : http://dict.gov.ph DICT Secretary Rodolfo Salalima was in the news lately as he said his Department may use the Cybercrime Act to arrest individuals for posting seditious materials online, and … Continue reading

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