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Bongbong Marcos: No One can Beat Filipino Talents in the World

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welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

The Philippines has improved its position in the 2017 World Talent Ranking report released by leading global business school International Institute for Management Development or IMD recently. It ranked 45th out of 63 countries surveyed. It is a big jump from No. 51 out of the 61 nations rated in 2016. This is the country’s’ strongest performance after dipping to No. 57 in 2015. This is not surprising for people who are followers of Bongbong Marcos’ speeches. Marcos had said it many times that no one can beat Filipino talents. The only problem is for the government to provide them with the world-class educational system, business infrastructure, and better opportunities locally.





Video by; Elena Grace Flores

[VIDEO]: Despite low investments in education, the Philippines has improved its position in the 2017 World Talent Ranking report released by leading global business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Bongbong Marcos is indeed right as he stresses during the CEU Q and A Forum.




Top Ten Countries Enjoy Outstanding Education

The top 10 countries in this year’s World Talent Ranking are Switzerland, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Sweden, and Luxembourg, in that order. These economies invest heavily to maintain outstanding educational and healthcare systems. They also offer a superior quality of life and provide attractive remuneration and opportunities for career advancement




Better Educational System Needed

The Philippines placed 60th in terms of public expenditure on education. The government spending is only 2.7 percent of its GDP for the sector. The country also scored low in the area of the pupil-teacher ratio in primary education and pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education. It ranks 62nd and 59th consecutively. It placed 51st in terms of female participation in the labor force.



Downside of Brain-Drain by OFWs

The best brains or professionals of the country benefit foreign countries that recruit them. The Overseas Filipino Workers have been one of the greatest pillars of the economy through their remittances to the family members left behind. So, it can happen that the best engineers, doctors, nurses and other experts leave the country for the greener pasture.









Government Priority

Bongbong Marcos is proud to say that in terms of capability, resourcefulness, ingenuity, and industriousness he has not seen anyone better than a Filipino. Marcos is a well-traveled politician given his family’s history. A Filipino can always survive with flying colors. So, to keep them in the country, better career opportunities with quality health care benefits must be in store for them. That is a priority of his leadership.



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Bongbong Marcos: Take Advantage of Globalization, Don’t Suffer from It

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welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

Bongbong Marcos once said: Internet is not just for social media, it’s crucial for business. It is not only for kids on Facebook and Twitter. The amount of commerce it generates now surpasses traditional trades five years ago. The former Senator explained this while he is on a hot seat even before the President expresses his worry about the negative effects of globalization on 3rd world countries like the Philippines.





Youtube video by; Manila Bulletin Online

[VIDEO]: Manila Bulletin’s Hot Seat with Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr.



Reversing the Negative Effects of Globalization

President Rodrigo Du30 laments on the damage caused by globalization on poor economies such as the Philippines and urged Asian countries to take remedial steps to end their exploitation. To reverse the brain drain, he stresses on the need for “remedial measures.” This should be tackled by other Asian countries, he added.




Economic Migration

“Globalization, by itself, is the deprivation of some, those that we call ‘left behind’. There have to be some remedial measures. It includes one democratic movement. Some of the bright boys in one country are really exploited to go to another country,” the President said.

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Foreign Remittances

More than 10 million Filipinos work overseas, around 10 percent of the population, remit billions of dollars back to the country each year. “All the plumbers, all the electricians, they have the masters certificate of a trade, are in the Middle East. It is actually not so bad for the nation’s economy. The downside is when a there’s a boom in real estate. It has yet to find the capable workers. And that leaves us behind because then you have to scrape the bottom to find out who can work with us. These are the effects of globalization,” Du30 said.









Take Advantage of Globalization

Globalization and the rules of trade are hot topics in Vietnam this week. It is where world leaders including the US President, China’s Xi Jinping, and Vladimir Putin are set to converge from Friday for the APEC summit. The American leader also complained that globalization sends American manufacturing jobs to cheaper countries such as China. This is in spite of his country’s first world status. As these exchanges happen, Bongbong Marcos was right that the talents of Filipinos are rewarded through online jobs. Almost all office tasks can be outsourced to the Philippines through the BPO industries. The Call Center sector also continues to grow. English trainers and business consultants are also surging high. Most of all, Google that has the online trade monopoly rely on Filipino writers, website developers, and video makers to further expand the number of their advertising platforms.




Globalization hurts poor economies




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Should Bongbong Marcos Get Involved with DSWD to Know Where Yolanda Funds Went?

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welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

Bongbong Marcos is greatly involved in the rehabilitation of Leyte after Super Typhoon Yolanda four years ago in his personal capacity as the cousin of Tacloban Mayor, Alfred Romualdez. Rejected Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo who insists that no billions of pesos worth of funds reached the department during her tenure has no replacement yet. She, however, shows her reluctance to work with Bongbong Marcos if ever he becomes a part of President Du30’s cabinet in an interview. Taguiwalo is a notable anti-Marcos as a leftist. It’s a different ball game now because if there was no Marcos before, there’s definitely no Taguiwalo now. Although the hope for Marcos’ return is still on the rise with the pending recount on his electoral protest against Leni Robredo.






Youtube video by; ABS-CBN News

[VIDEO]: Rejected Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said she is not sure what would happen if Senator Bongbong Marcos joins the cabinet of President-elect Rodrigo Du30.

 




Taguiwalo’s CA Rejection

Taguiwalo was the third Cabinet member rejected by the CA. The social activist-educator would remain the President’s friend. It is also unlikely that Vice President Leni Robredo can replace Taguiwal. Some netizens recommend this in an online survey. It is an uncomfortable scenario if the President allows that. She is known to oppose all the major moves of Du30 behind his back. Not during cabinet meetings.




The Government’s Commitment

The country commemorates the fourth anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda. Its international name is Haiyan. Malacañang reaffirms the government’s commitment to rebuilding communities affected by the disaster. This is amidst continued cries for shelter among victims. Palace spokesman Harry Roque assures the public that President Rodrigo Du30 would not turn his back on Yolanda victims. The Du30 administration learned from the past mistakes of the Aquino government when it comes to dealing with Yolanda’s devastation.

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Yolanda’s Anniversary

Du30 visited Yolanda victims in Tacloban City last year. He openly expressed his frustration over the slow housing projects for the super typhoon survivors. The Chief Executive returned to Tacloban in January. he still complains that not all his expectations are met. This year, however, Du30 is not in the country during the Yolanda anniversary, November 8. He attends the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Vietnam. This could be very handy for Bongbong Marcos if he is the Vice President.









Bongbong Marcos’ Passionate Hand Might be Needed

The National Housing Authority or NHA data shows that 205,128 houses are for construction. But only 11.4 percent are occupied. Only 33 percent is complete. Although they believe that the real figures are much lower. Roque said that the President backs moves to hold those who caused delays in housing projects accountable. This is for their apparent negligence. Bongbong Marcos has yet to comment on this. Perhaps, his involvement is needed here. Also, Senator Manny Pacquiao earlier suggested conducting a Senate probe where the big chunk of Yolanda funds went.




Palace: No replacement yet for Taguiwalo

4 years later, Yolanda victims still cry for shelter




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Can Edsa Revolution that Topples the Late Ferdinand Marcos do the Same with Son, Bongbong?

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welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

The CBCP Edsa activity, “Lord Heal our Land” is a show of force against drug-related killings. Archbishop Socrates Villegas clarifies that it is not a political revolution. It is a prayer rally for victims of the drug war. Nevertheless,  many still suspect that the organizers aim to mimic the success of the Edsa People Power event. That topples the late Ferdinand Marcos. Some people assume that it is a call for President Du30’s resignation before Bongbong Marcos becomes Vice President as the recount against VP Leni Robredo can happen very soon.






Youtube video by; ABS-CBN News

[VIDEO]: The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) denies that there’s an alleged plot to undermine President Du30. In spite calling for the public to join a prayer rally condemning the killings under his anti-narcotics drive, it insists that this is just to pray.




Not Political Revolution

Mass and procession at the Edsa Shrine is not a rally. It is a religious activity that gathers the faithful to pray for forgiveness and the country’s healing amid the spate of extrajudicial killings, its organizers said. “Let us ask that our prayers for the country’s healing be answered. The November 5 activity has no colors. It stands for transparency, clarity of vision, purity of heart,” Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said in a video.




Cultural Presentation

Civil society organizations and lay groups express their support for the CBCP’s call. Former Civil Service Commission Chair Karina Constantino-David maintains that political speeches have no place in the said activity.“Although we will tackle relevant issues, this will be through cultural presentations,” David said.




General Program

“Songs, plays, spoken word performances and numbers by artists are in the program. Discussion of issues is through cultural presentations, and not by speeches,” added the Tindig Pilipinas co-founder of. After a 3 p.m. Mass at Edsa Shrine by Villegas, a candle-lit procession brings the image of Our Lady of Fatima to the People Power Monument.









Healing Force

The “Lord Heal our Land Sunday” activity may be a show of force against drug-related killings. A kind of prayer rally for victims of the drug war. However, it is only the beginning of a 33-day “Start the Healing” period. The faithful are requested to pray the rosary and receive Holy Communion every day until Dec. 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Regardless of the religious line up, the background of organizers can still speak for its real motives.




 

No politics, just prayers for healing in Edsa rally




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Bongbong Marcos Wins Supreme Court Ruling for COMELEC to Pay Overseas Storage Fees

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welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

Bongbong Marcos’s electoral protest is a win some, lose some scenario. Just recently, the Supreme Court orders the COMELEC to start the decryption and printing of ballot images that can take at least 7 months. At this time of writing, the PET junks the petition for him to pay the overseas storage fees for the election materials as the delays of his case against Vice President Leni Robredo take effect due to the delaying tactics of his opponent.






Youtube video by; Elena Grace Flores

[VIDEO]: The decryption and printing of ballot images for Bongbong Marcos’ protest against VP Leni Robredo will take seven months.




COMELEC’s Petition to the Supreme Court

The COMELEC asks the PET earlier that Marcos should shoulder the storage fees for ballot boxes that include other election materials kept abroad. They said that the Precautionary Protective Order or PPO issued by the PET requires them to safeguard those proofs. That stops them to shipping them back to the country.




PET’s Favors Marcos

The Supreme Court that sits as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal or PET rules that the Comelec should pay for the cost of the overseas storage of election materials and not Bongbong Marcos. It is now official as the resolution is made public.




Amount of Overseas Storage Fees

For New York and Hong Kong alone, the incurred storage fee is already over P4.5-million, Comelec said. Comelec claimed that since the PPO instructed them to preserve and safeguard the integrity of the ballots and other election materials. They could not bring them back to the Comelec office in Manila within the required period. So, the same had to be stocked in the foreign posts which resulted in additional costs.









COMELEC Negligence

The PET rejects Comelec’s argument saying the PPO did not prohibit them from transferring the ballots and other election-related materials to Manila. “There is nothing in the PPO that prohibited the physical transfer of the election materials and paraphernalia. The Comelec was merely required to preserve and safeguard their integrity. Thus, the Comelec’s proffered reason that its faithful compliance to the PPO has no basis,” the PET resolution stated.




Bongbong Marcos scores in new PET order vs Comelec