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Philippine Congress, Content Creator 

Philippine Congress, content creator  was also published by The Manila Times on 24 May 2023. The late Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. once proposed the “three C’s”—short for Competence, Courage, Character—as criteria for electing people’s representatives in government. But that proposal hardly resonates. Voters, election results show, must have their own preferences. A look… Read More »

Technology of Participation

(Admin: Technology of participation was first published by The Manila Times on 4 August 2021) THERE are several ways of engaging communities in a development process. The common and traditional way is what I may call as the set-and-forget formula. Every three years, people elect government officials, who then proceed to plan and implement development… Read More »