Greater fidelity, greater responsibility

Posted by watchmen
February 24, 2020
Posted in OPINION

  We should not be surprised by this phenomenon. If we are more faithful to our vocation and mission, if we are more generous in our self-giving, we should not be surprised if we are also given more duties and responsibilities, and more tasks to perform. This can be verified in that parable of the …

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Leading the way in wealth management

Posted by watchmen
February 24, 2020
Posted in OPINION

President Sheila Marie U. Tan had every reason to be proud last week as she reported to her board about the record performance of BPI Asset Management and Trust Corp. (BPI AMTC). BPI AMTC, which is celebrating its third anniversary as a stand-alone trust corporation this February, has reached P731 billion in Asset Under Management …

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The real dangers of filial piety

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

Writer Aris Teon of the Greater Chinese Journal described filial piety as a “central value in traditional Chinese culture and its importance went far beyond that of the biblical commandment “honor thy mother and thy father”. He goes on to explain that “filial piety was and still is a value based on strict principles of …

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Getting personal

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

We have to learn when to get personal and when not to. Since we are all persons with a rational nature, we need to deal with each other properly as our nature and dignity demand. To “get personal,” as an expression, has many connotations. But I am afraid that it is stuck more with the …

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Marahas na agawan ng lupa sa Coron, nagaganap!

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “…’sa mga araw na iyon, ang mga tao’y magdaranas ng matinding kapighatiang hindi pa nararanasan mula nang likhain ang sanlibutan hanggang sa ngayon, at hindi na mararanasan pa kahit kailan’…” (si Jesus, ang ating Diyos at Tagapagligtas na Siyang Diyos Ama, Anak, at Espiritu Santo, sa Mateo 24:21, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya). …

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REITs: Real Estate and Economic Development

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

In our country, the main tools of financial stability have traditionally been savings, usually through a bank account, and having a job. However, there is another avenue which many Filipinos don’t seem consider at all: investment. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ 2017 State of Financial Inclusion report revealed that 20.4 percent of Filipinos kept P5,000.01 …

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Feeding the soul

Posted by watchmen
February 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

We need to realize more seriously that more than feeding our body, we actually need to feed our soul which, being the principle of our life, is more important than the body. We are not just a biological being, like the plants and animals. We are human beings, persons with a rational nature and animated …

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Call for world attention (Part 2)

Posted by watchmen
February 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

Oral health care is finally on the agenda of the international community. The commitment to strengthening oral health was included in the United Nations (UN) Political  Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) officially adopted by world leaders at the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC last Sept. 23 in New York City. “Oral health is one …

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Pastor/publisher sa Tarlac, biktima ng impostor

Posted by watchmen
February 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “…‘Kaya’t maging handa kayo dahil hindi niyo alam kung kailan darating ang inyong Panginoon’…” (si Jesus, ang ating Diyos at Tagapagligtas na Siyang Diyos Ama, Anak, at Espiritu Santo, sa Mateo 24: 42, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya).   *** PASTOR/PUBLISHER SA TARLAC, BIKTIMA NG IMPOSTOR: Kung hindi sobrang naghihirap na ang maraming …

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