Bernardo M. Villegas
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The Fourth and Fifth Rs
published: Sep 27, 2019

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Character Education for Digital Generation

            Child rearing in the twenty first century is getting to be more complex and demanding.  As the millennials (all those born after 1982) become parents themselves, the generations born to them belong to a highly interconnected world unfamiliar to them.  As European educator Jose Manuel Martin and his co-authors of a publication entitled “Education in the Family” wrote:  “The new generations…gain quick access to the Internet, social networks, chat rooms and video game consoles.  Their learning ability in this area progresses at the same breakneck pace as the development of these new technologies.  From an early age, children and young people are exposed to a world seemingly without border.  This situation offers a lot of benefits, but also involves some risks that make parental closeness and guidance even more necessary.”

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       The historical trends, empirical findings, and policy updates are discussed in detail in the essays compiled in this book. The most convincing argument that supports the thesis of the book, i.e. that population growth is a poitive factor in attaining sustainable human development, is found in the foreword to the book, which is adopted from an article written by Mr. Roberto de Ocampo, former Finance Secretary of the Philippines and multi-awarded finance official in Asia. Thanks to the continuing growth of the Philippines population, Filipinos are in more than 100 countries all over the world, contributing much-needed foreign echange and purchasing power to the Philippine economy and fostering the human and spiritual development of the most diverse of peoples and cultures on this planet.

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Inside Business: Critique on RH Bill

ANC Interview by Coco Alcuaz regarding the RH bill and the Philippine economy.