News: Talakayan 2010 to tackle economic issues

PhilSTAR.com: Talakayan 20.10, an issues-based forum that pushes national leaders to share their vision and position on issues of national importance, continues its leadership forum series at 3 p.m. tomorrow (Aug. 27) at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in Makati City.

The focus of the discussion will be economic issues.

“This is a great opportunity for the voting public to listen to the candidates running in 2010, how they plan to address the issues on the economy,” said Bill Luz, chairman of the Movement for Good Governance (MGG).

Guests who will cover the event live on their blogs and social networking sites will be given free entrance passes and free Internet access, while students will be given 50 percent discount from the P200 registration fee.

Meanwhile, Filipinos in San Francisco, New York, London, Rome, Riyadh, Tokyo, Sydney and other parts of the globe can catch the live Web streaming of Talakayan 20.10 on http://www.philstar.com. The forum will be aired on GMA7 and Radio Veritas.

“We at philstar.com, want to allow our kababayans both here and abroad to participate in these forums without actually being there. We feel it is our duty and responsibility,” said Katrina Sandejas-Mañosa, general manager of philstar.com, the online portal of the STAR Group of Publications for the Filipino global community.

In partnership with the Makati Business Club, Management Association of the Philippines, YouVote Philippines and Rotary International District 3830, philstar.com, GMA7 and Radio Veritas, Talakayan 20.10 will be held at the SGV Hall of Asian Institute of Management in Benavidez St., Legaspi Village, Makati City.

Viewers outside the Philippines can catch the live broadcast at the following times: San Francisco (12 a.m.), New York (3 a.m.), London (8 a.m.) Rome (7 a.m.), Riyadh (10 a.m.), Tokyo (4 p.m.), Sydney (5 p.m.).

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