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A Robredo-Marcos Jr. rematch in 2022?
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A Robredo-Marcos Jr. rematch in 2022?

EDITOR’S NOTE: As early as January in the weekly OpinYon, political scientist Temario C. Rivera noted the battle lines in the May 9 presidential election. A rematch between Leni Robredo and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. looms large, in what may very well be the most consequential presidential election since the end of Ferdinand Marcos Sr.’s dictatorship...

Don’t save for retirement, build long-term wealth
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Don’t save for retirement, build long-term wealth

By Jenn Simons As a hypersocial adult who’s been stuck at home on a reduced income with the possibility of a medical emergency looming, the last few months have felt like practice for retirement life. It really made me think about my retirement savings plan (or lack thereof). If I’m honest, the term “saving for...

Destiny and the Philippine presidency
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Destiny and the Philippine presidency

SO MUCH is said about the presidency being destiny. Unfortunately, the Philippines’ destiny is also tied up with whoever destiny brings to the presidency. In recent memory, among those who can be said to have been favored by destiny to become president were Corazon Aquino, the housewife and grieving widow, and Rodrigo Duterte, the foul-mouthed...