Sunday, March 7, 2021
 

Ma. Lourdes Tiquia, TMT

Manila Boy

IT is said that politics is all about timing. Then, there is destiny. Two factors that some believe to be the drivers for a...

Create and economic Charter change

THE pandemic has a way of rebooting the economy. Economic contraction is prevalent and no country has escaped this track since the pandemic has...

The wars of Duterte

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) started his term with the signing of Executive Order (EO) No. 2, series of 2016 on freedom of information...

Hybrid or not

WE are nine months away from the filing of certificates of candidacy, and there is still no consensus on the system we will be...

Campaigning in Covid

THERE were more than 50 elections globally in 2020. Some of the most watched were the Taiwan presidential election, India’s assembly elections, South Korea’s...

Fighting a good fight

BEING a political worker for three decades now, I have seen promising individuals eaten up by the very political system they want to serve....

Finding peace in 2020

WE have to close 2020 with peace in our hearts. This may not be easy, may not be needed or may not be wanted,...

Communicators rule

CLEARLY, leaders, whether in the public or private sector, know by now that communication is vital in a pandemic. Whether it is for an...

Small is the new big in PH

EF SCHUMACHER in his seminal 1973 book, “Small Is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered,” said, “even today, we are generally told that gigantic...

Pork for herd immunity

COUNTERPART funding can be explored to put together a bigger fund for the use of every Filipino in relation to the Covid-19 vaccine instead...

Govt reviews eased restrictions amid Covid-19 surge

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) is reviewing its  decision to ease pandemic restrictions after the country recorded...

SKorea, US scale back drills over virus, NKorea diplomacy

SEOUL: The South Korean and US militaries are scaling back their annual exercises this month due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to support diplomacy...

Duterte prefers China’s Sinopharm vaccine

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he wants to get inoculated with a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm. In his speech during...

Manila OKs limited face-to-face classes in 4 medical universities, colleges

THE Manila government on Wednesday approved the plan of four medical schools to conduct limited face-to-face classes and internship programs for their health-related courses. Mayor...

Police arrest 2 Nigerians, Filipina for online fraud

Two Nigerians and a Filipina were arrested by police for alleged online fraud and swindling, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Wednesday. Police identified...