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Ducky Paredes

On ‘Willing Willie’

Ducky Paredes‘If we must write rules for children in show biz, it would be best if the networks do these themselves.’

WILLING Willie" is, to me, representative of all that is wrong with television. But, having said that, I am not so sure that the beating that Willie Revillame is getting from all corners, probably deserved as it is, will change things for the better. In fact, a lot of dubious characters are coming out of the woodwork that indicates that there is more to this than disciplining a rogue performer.

Read more: On ‘Willing Willie’


The ARMM elections

Monday, 07 February 2011 00:00

Ducky ParedesPostponing the elections may just be the worst medicine for what ails our politics, as it applies to our Muslim brothers.’

THERE have been eight postponements since the first set of ARMM officials was elected on Feb. 17, 1990. Only in 2008 have the ARMM elections been conducted on the date specified by law.

Read more: The ARMM elections

Predatory Nestlé?

Friday, 07 January 2011 00:00

Ducky ParedesThe Supreme Court found Nestlé at fault and (acting) in bad faith.

NESTLÉ S.A, one of the largest food and nutrition companies in the world, operates in 86 countries and employs 283,000 people. Here, it is Nestlé Philippines, Inc. (NPI).

NPI is once again the subject of complaints, filed by two of its Filipino distributors for allegedly engaging in predatory pricing and for two separate cases of perjury.

Read more: Predatory Nestlé?


Supporting the RFID

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 00:00

Ducky Paredes"The scanner instantaneously reads a vehicle’s RFID data as it travels."’

Supporting the RFID

IF we want to put a stop to carnapping, the best way is to modernize our vehicle registration system. Most of the vehicles stolen in the Philippines are moved away from their original area using fake license plates, registration papers and crude re-stamping of the engine and chassis numbers, carnappers resell these to unsuspecting buyers. Vehicles carnapped in Luzon are shipped to the Visayas or Mindano, while those stolen in the south find themselves in Metro Manila.

Read more: Supporting the RFID


Toronto, Canada

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