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Cebu City and Quezon City  face similar ordeal

FIRST WORD PHILIPPINE authorities will soon face the problem of how to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic as it strikes heavily populated urban centers in different parts of the country. The...

Trump: America can be ‘great again;’ Boris Johnson: Britain must ‘build, build, build’

First word: Tell me who should be more embarrassed by this story spanning a century. In 1899, Rudyard Kipling, the British poet laureate of imperialism, wrote and...

Media angry more Swedes aren’t dying; the cost of lockdowns, social distancing

First word IN response to readers who want an update on the pandemic situation in Sweden (because of its contrarian no-lockdown strategy in fighting the...

Ombudsman probes of Duque and 30th SEA Games: Brothers in distress

First word I AM interested to see what Ombudsman Samuel Martires will do with his office’s investigation of  Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd and the...

Some absurdly hope for more Covid cases, even for second wave

First word Who among us are still absurdly praying or hoping that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the country will continue to grow...

Fraudulent exemplar of journalism and press freedom

First word I WISH we could say that with the reading of the court’s verdict in the cyberlibel trial of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa et al.,...

Covid-19 losing its potency, could burn out

First word THE statement yesterday of Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. that the government is looking for data to indicate that relaxing further the restrictions...

Doctors turn away from lockdown policy

First word ON this fourth day of the lifting of the lockdown in Metro Manila and most parts of the country, it is fitting to...

Bayanihan Act needs overhaul, not extension

First word BECAUSE the economic lockdown was set to be lifted in the national capital on the first of June, I decided to spend the...

“No vaccine, no classes’ policy cooked sans analysis and study

First word It’s perplexing why president Duterte was in such a hurry to announce his “no vaccine, no classes” policy decision with respect to the...

NCAA, PVL, UAAP, MPBL support ABS-CBN

SHUTTERED media giant ABS-CBN remains supported by its various sports league partners despite being denied a franchise renewal by the House of Representatives. The National Collegiate Athletic Association...

BoC seizes $15,700 smuggled inside air parcel

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) seized $15,700 hidden inside an air parcel in violation of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) rule on bringing...

Duque visits Manila hospitals as Covid-19 cases reach 54K

HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd made a surprise visit to two hospitals in Manila as the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the country...

Start dry-runs on blended learning, LGUS told

SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian called on local government units (LGUs) to initiate dry-runs on the Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) of the Department of Education (DepEd)...

‘Govt has moral obligation to help displaced ABS-CBN workers’

IT is a "moral obligation" of the government, specifically the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE), to extend cash aid, as well as job-matching...

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