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By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – During President Benigno “Noynoy” C. Aquino III’s 2012 State of the Nation Address, he announced, as good news, the Performance-based Incentive system for government employees. However, this bit of good news drove government employees to march out of their offices and call for its scrapping by late…

A disaster-prone country like the Philippines should by now be a nation of experts on calamities and how to deal with them. But, as Ondoy has shown, Filipinos are almost always caught unawares. And often, the high cost of these calamities are caused not so much by lack of knowledge or resources as by poor governance.