The Role of Antitrust Policy in Economic Development

By Paolo Lorenzo Tejano, Economist, Philippine Competition Commission Antitrust policy is viewed by many as a complex matter, often seemingly out of touch with the issues of poverty and development. What many fail to realize is the importance it holds in bringing forth economic development through institution building. For developing countries like the Philippines, a … More The Role of Antitrust Policy in Economic Development

It’s a trap!

By Adrian Emmanuelle Uy, Bachelor of Business and Commerce student, The University of Western Sydney Did you know that politicians in Australia knock door-to-door and campaign for themselves without using jingles and local personalities even at the Federal level of government? In fact, there is no “showbiz” at all in Australia! No gossip, irrelevant love … More It’s a trap!

Aren’t we just fond of our sympathetic and fun-loving culture

By Adrian Emmanuelle Uy, Bachelor of Business and Commerce student, The University of Western Sydney Culture is the main driving factor that influences our voting behavior. Believe it or not, the Philippines – a showbiz-loving country – nearly elected an action movie star without prior public service experience and higher educational attainment to the highest … More Aren’t we just fond of our sympathetic and fun-loving culture