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Needed: A roadmap to reopening

Randy David 04/27/2020

It must be very hard for President Duterte to find himself having to make a decision on an issue where the slightest miscalculation could lead to catastrophic consequences, and with no one to blame. Like autocrats whose…

No easing up of lockdown restrictions

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/26/2020

People, who looked forward to the easing up of ECQ restrictions four days from now, were frustrated to hear that current regulations will remain until the second week of May. Residents of Metro Manila, Central Luzon (Region…

‘Credible ba gyud atong mga testing kits sa COVID-19?’

Lloyd Suarez 04/25/2020

  Makapaduda sa accuracy ang atong mga testing kits dihang nag-negatibo dayon sa COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) ang batang lalaki nga bag-ong gi-anak nga unang nag-positibo. Laing makapalibog kay ang inahan nag-negatibo man. Gi-angkon ni Dr. Jaime…

Mayor Richard Gomez initiative vis-à-vis COVID-19

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/24/2020

  True leaders are decisive. What to do in any situation is instinctive in them. Weak leaders are like flotsam in the ocean, tossed by the waves. These are leaders, who are no leaders at all, who…

Why China?

Jobers Bersales 04/23/2020

  Much as U.S. president Donald Trump wants to prove that COVID-19 came from a laboratory in China, the answer may yet turn out differently. No doubt, everyone is probably wondering now why most if not all…

Celebrating Earth Day during a pandemic

Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/23/2020

Yesterday’s 50th year celebration of Earth Day was subdued compared to the various activities in the past when millions converged to get the message across: Protect our environment.  Because of social distancing measures in most parts of…

The face of the nation, our economy, is our people, our workers

Fernando Fajardo 04/22/2020

It is not banks, money, GDP (gross domestic product), or anything that makes up our nation or the economy; it is our people, our workers. Therefore, until the people or our workers are still being locked-up at…

Blacklisting and the truth on COVID-19

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 04/21/2020

  Fear of blacklisting might be  causing the unexplained under-reporting of the consequences of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on seafarers. “There is an unnecessary fear of telling the truth thereby potentially causing panic in what…

Community transmission and the silent spreaders of COVID-19

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/19/2020

  The surge in COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) cases in Cebu City, in particular, in Sitio Zapatera, Barangay Luz, prompted an emergency meeting of Cebu’s town and city mayors at the Capitol last Friday. Presided by Governor…

‘Total lockdown na ta oi’

Lloyd Suarez 04/18/2020

  Kinahanglang mo-level up  na ta  sa  atong gipatuman nga enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) sa tibuuk Sugbo. Unsa  may gidugayan nila ni Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan,…

Good deeds in the midst of COVID-19 crisis

Atty, Ruphil Bañoc 04/17/2020

The role of the private sector in times of crisis cannot be overemphasized. Companies, big or small, non-government organizations, and private individuals have come forward to lend their helping hands to the less privileged. This does not…

Nature as a refuge

Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/16/2020

  Many have talked and written how we can help ourselves and cope with stress in this unprecedented era we are in. Apart from being connected virtually with our loved ones and colleagues, thanks to technology, of…

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