Month: August 2013

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Manny Pacquiao has every right to aspire for the Presidency, for which post he could run by 2022 when he turns 43. Currently 34 years old, Pacquiao will qualify as a candidate for the post in 2019, when, according to the most sanguine predictions (or most pessimistic,…

Main story: Stop implementation of ‘divisive’ incentive system – public school teachers “An increase is what we need Pnoy [President Aquino] and not the PBB, which is not being distributed fairly. Although we received a higher PBB than other schools, but it’s sad to note…all teachers in our district work hard for the sake of…

Stop implementation of ‘divisive’ incentive system – public school teachers

“In truth, any rewards system that pretends to set apart the ‘performing’ from the ‘non-performing’ falls flat in the face of the shortages that continue to be unmet by this administration.” – Alliance of Concerned Teachers

Sidebar story: Teachers question basis for determining, taxing incentives

By NICOLA NASSER Counterpunch.org A fourth wave of the Egyptian revolution seems inevitable, until the revolution changes the regime or the regime emerges victorious, pending another revolution. The January 25 revolution in Egypt, which removed the former president Hosni Mubarak from power in 2011 and, in its second wave, overwhelmed the first anniversary of his…