Sunday, April 11, 2021

Netizens slam infrastructure epals anew

In the Philippines, seeing the names of politicians printed or embossed on multi-million infrastructure projects is not a new thing. In the city or municipal gymnasiums, where amateur inter-barangay basketball league usually happens, the political...

Seriously, when are we going to get our shot?

From a single positive case of COVID-19 back in January -- a 38-year-old female Chinese national from Wuhan -- the Philippines case count as of writing breached the 458,000 mark, according to the report...

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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HEIs share facilities for vaccination program | Headline PH

HEIs share facilities for vaccination program

MANILA — Seventeen colleges and universities have heeded the call of the Government for additional vaccination centers in their respective localities. A cooperation agreement was...
Ships reduced to 32 around Julian Felipe Reef—Lorenzana | Headline PH

Ships reduced to 32 around Julian Felipe Reef—Lorenzana

MANILA — With 32 remaining Chinese vessels near the Julian Felipe Reef, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the Philippines will continue its demand for...
Mas kontrolado na ang mobile data sa tulong ng Globe Data Manager | Headline PH

Mas kontrolado na ang mobile data sa tulong ng Globe Data Manager

NAIS ng maraming customer na magkaroon ng kakayahan na malaman kung saan napupunta ang kanilang mobile data at ma-kontrol kung paano ito gamitin. Kaya...