Rethinking of CCT, policies pushed as more Filipinos go hungry

12 May 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto today expressed alarm that despite billions being poured into the government’s flagship anti-poverty program called conditional cash transfer (CCT), many Filipinos are still going hungry and in fact an estimated 4.8 million of them are skipping meals once in...

Deploy economic-business ‘Avengers’ to win peace & joint deals in West Philippine Sea & elsewhere

10 May 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto yesterday pressed for the immediate deployment of a contingent of economic and business diplomats that would engage China and its business leaders in spirited discourse on the joint exploration of the vast economic potentials of West Philippine Sea. As the...

Joint Spratlys exploration with China pushed

18 April 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto today urged Malacanang to seriously consider engaging China, not through diplomatic protests, but through a possible joint exploration agreement in the Spratlys Islands. “Every stand-off, the territorial tension only escalates and we’re not gaining anything –...