In an old context of warfare and stratagem on China’s journey towards its unification, Philosophers and Generals came up with analysis and study of how to win decisive battles that may cause little to none of their resources and troops. The art of war explains the readiness of an army to engage their foes in … Continue reading The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Book Review)
Continuing the educational journey
It has been 7 months since we paused for our Master's class due the prevailing circumstances of Covid-19 Pandemic and fortunately we already begun our classes but with the modified setup i.e. online learning. We've suggested to use Zoom Application for conferences and online learning. There are several applications too that you could try from … Continue reading Continuing the educational journey
The plea for used and old gadgets
The Philippines particularly the Vice President Leni Robredo urged the public to donate used and old gadgets that would alleviate the issue of her country in addressing the issue regarding online education of Filipino Students. The idea of the VP was good and her intention is admirable but we cannot let other issues slide regarding … Continue reading The plea for used and old gadgets
Essay on Local Fiscal Administration
We are tasked to explain thoroughly the statement, “Local Government acts as the vehicle of local democracy, providing services responsive to local needs and conditions” (King and Pierce 1990: 2) On the statement provided by King and Pierce in 1990 as stated above; there are several matters that we could consider and elaborate on. first, … Continue reading Essay on Local Fiscal Administration
What is state accounting in the Philippines? Is it similar to state auditing?
Under Section 109, of the Presidential Decree (PD) no. 1445, defines Government Accounting as one that encompasses the process of analyzing, classifying, summarizing and communicating all transactions that are involved in the receipt and disbursement of all government funds and properties, and interpreting the results thereof. In pursuant to this definition, objectives were set to … Continue reading What is state accounting in the Philippines? Is it similar to state auditing?
What is Public Administration (PA)? Is it similar to Private Administration?
According to Karl Marx; he defines Public Administration as “a determined action taken in pursuit of a conscious purpose”, as I have understood from reporters; a certain goal that needs a serious attention from the policymakers to come up with a best possible option to solve an issue that addresses the needs of the society … Continue reading What is Public Administration (PA)? Is it similar to Private Administration?
Why I took a Masters in Public Administration
I took the Aptitude Test for law school but failed perhaps I wasn't meant to become a Lawyer. So here comes a colleague of ours who introduced a graduate school that will be taken after office hours. So for me, why not? We [some of my officemates] enrolled in Philippine Christian University an already studying … Continue reading Why I took a Masters in Public Administration
What is Budgeting in the Philippine Government?
What is budgeting? Explain the four (4) phases of the budget cycle. What are the problems encountered during each phase? Provide or propose solutions to the problems encountered during each phase. Government budgeting is the critical exercise of allocating revenues and borrowed funds to attain the economic and social goals of the country. It also … Continue reading What is Budgeting in the Philippine Government?
The never-ending war in Mindanao
It’s been a month since we’ve reported in front of deliberation board and among the questions thrown at me was, “what do you think is the reason for this non-stop war and terrorism particularly in the southernmost part of the Philippines?” Let’s get things straight, I knew all along before facing the board that I … Continue reading The never-ending war in Mindanao
The 3 Minute Blog
There are actually moments when we ( I will include myself ) are out of ideas on what to write on our blog and at some point we are forced not to or decide to create a post some other time that actually disrupts our blogging schedules. Today I'm going to share with you some of my … Continue reading The 3 Minute Blog