Thursday, January 28, 2021

To celebrate New Year’s eve ‘with a bang,’ in silence or not at all

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Starting the New Year right or "with a bang" in the Philippines means making ear-splitting noise through fireworks and firecrackers as the clock strikes at 12:01 AM. As they say it, "the louder, the...

Are teachers, learners ready to face face-to-face classes now?

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Following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to suspend face-to-face classes until a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, schools in the Philippines opened in the middle of a raging pandemic using distance learning – a mix of online...

How willing Filipinos to get vaccinated against COVID-19 once they are already available?

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Remember when at the height of the Dengvaxia controversy, parents, fearful that a vaccine shot could kill their children in an instant, decided not to sign a waiver seeking their permission to have them...

COVID-19 silent spreaders: Children should stay indoors amid pandemic despite less restrictions

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The Philippines has so far tallied 451,839 COVID-19 cases, with 8,812 deaths linked to the virus. Some 418,867 people have recovered from the viral disease but over 24,160 are still fighting the infection. Nowadays, as...

The law applies to all otherwise none at all

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In the Philippines and probably in all countries administered by a government -- be it a democracy, monarchy, authoritarian, totalitarian, and other forms of government -- officials often escape a judicious verdict from courts. Yes,...

Instead of support, farmers and fishermen get broken promises

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At the crack of dawn in the Philippines' rural areas rich in vast fields to farm and boundless seas to trawl fish from, farmers and fisherfolks could already be seen preparing their carabaos and...

This Matters: PH slides down to 27th spot in global English proficiency ranking

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At the end of a school semester, university professors would usually require their students to pass an in-depth research paper containing their knowledge about a certain assigned topic they themselves studied for a couple...

Dura lex sed lex unless you’re ‘friends’ with Duterte

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Laws are made not only to protect people but also to maintain peace and order. Some laws might be difficult to obey, but everyone must comply because ignorance of the law excuses no one...

How on earth was he promoted?: A quick glance at Sinas’ track record

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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque recently bared that President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas as the new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Asked why...

The Philippines, one of the safest countries in the world, but is it really...

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If an unidentified gunman barged into a hospital and shot dead a man being treated for gunshot wounds in the head that he got from an earlier attack, would you feel safe roaming in...

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MANILA — Three days after Malacañan announced further easing of age-based stay-at-home restrictions, President Rodrigo Duterte withdrew the government resolution, now allowing persons 15...