Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati City
These are tough times we are living in. Every effort towards progress counts. And we must hurry as competition is kind only to the victor but cruel to the vanquished. Let us not be at the end of the line.
The print industry is a vital segment of the social structure and it can play an even greater role in the advancement of the nation. In the last 3 or 4 decades the Philippine print industry has turned into a shadow of its former glory. This may have been brought about by various extraneous factors but it also includes an amount of the complacency that gripped our nation after being one of the most advanced nations in the aftermath of the Great War.
We allowed other nations such as Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and now Malaysia to overtake us in virtually all spheres of life. Vietnam is steadily catching up with us and may overtake us sooner than we think. The only way for us to go now is forward and up. Continue reading “Speech before the General Assembly of the Philippine Printing Technical Foundation Inc.”