Cielito Habito - updates

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Professors, scholars launch signature campaign vs constituent assembly

Jul 13, 2018 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) With at least 79 signatories as of 7 am of July 14, the manifesto also condemns talks of cancelling the 2019 elections

The members of the 17th congress vote on the House Bill 4727 or the Death Penalty Bill during the on the 3rd and final reading at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on March 7, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Who are running Grace Poe's campaign?

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM

They come from different backgrounds – business politics media law and her own family among others – a mix of campaign first timers and veterans

Senator Grace Poe and Senator Chiz Escudero visit Saint Louis University during a school visit in Baguio City. Photo by Arnold Almacen

APEC 2015: Where PH stands in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Nov 13, 2015 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Interest in the TPP has surged on the eve of the APEC summit but it will take awhile to come into force say experts

JOINING THE CLUB. The 12 member TPP currently encompasses the United States, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

APEC 2015: A sense of déjà vu

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The current and former NEDA chiefs compare the Philippine economy on the eve of the country s hosting of the APEC summit in 1996 and in 2015 Then and now the global community saw the country as poised to reach great economic heights

Grace Poe names advisers aside from Chiz Escudero

Nov 05, 2015 - 10:02 AM

The presidential aspirant already has people in mind for her Cabinet She declines to name them but says they are people from her team the opposition and the Aquino Cabinet

ADVISERS. Senator Grace Poe reveals 3 of her advisers, aside from running mate Senator Francis Escudero. Photo by Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Ex-NEDA chief to Mindanao bizmen: Tap into ASEAN market

Sep 03, 2015 - 12:11 PM

Mindanao businessmen have a good opportunity to serve the ASEAN market says former NEDA chief Cielito Habito

Professor Cielito Habito and former Finance secretary Juanita D. Amatong at a press conference Photo by Gualberto Laput

Keep the devil away from the Philippine Competition Act

Jul 11, 2015 - 6:13 PM

Part 2: After lawmakers succeeded in passing the measure the next challenge is to keep its powers intact and free from vested interests

What consumers need to know about the PH Competition Act

Jul 10, 2015 - 11:06 AM

Part 1: The measure aims to give consumers more choices and lower prices through stronger market competition

ASEAN opens up half the world to PH trade

Jun 25, 2015 - 11:11 AM

ASEAN through its Free Trade Agreements with regional powers gives the country the chance to trade to half the world at little to no tariffs

Reforms to buoy PH growth in the long term

Jan 30, 2015 - 2:10 PM

While rosy economic prospects loom for the former Sick Man of Asia analysts warn of a turnaround if serious reforms are not put in place

Rappler Newscast | May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Senators say Chief Justice Renato Corona will likely attack the credibility of evidence Vitug says the country’s bank secrecy laws are out of sync with campaigns against corruption and money laundering And how did Jessica do in the last elimination round of American Idol?