Smoking ban

August 15, 2020
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has shot down the proposal to totally ban smoking in the Philippines as part of government efforts to prevent the further spread of COVID-19

Saludo tayo sa lahat ng mga Health Care Workers

SALUDO tayo sa lahat ng mga health care workers(HCWs) na nangunguna sa laban sa COVID- 19 mula pa noon Pebrero. Kahit mahina ang health care infrastructure ng bansa, hindi sumusuko ang mga doktor, nars, med tech, at iba pang HCWs sa pag-aalaga sa mga may karamdaman kahit pa mahigit 12 oras ang duty, puyat, at pagod ang araw araw nilang dinaranas. Masakit pakinggan sa tenga ang sinabi ng isang senador na pagbutihin pa raw ng mga HCWs ang kanilang trabaho.

Give your best gifts now!

I AM inspired by Todd Lake’s article Give Your Best Gifts Now where he wrote, “We often think of successful, creative people as those who chart their own course and advance smoothly along a path that they themselves have determined. While this does happen for a happy few, there is a basis for living out a very different approach by using our God-given gifts.”

A survival guide on how to live with COVID-19

AN epidemic of pneumonia of mysterious cause materialized in Wuhan, China in December of 2019. As early as January 2020, a virus was sequenced and recognized as a novel coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. By March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed the outbreak of this pandemic with current numbers reaching over 20+ million individuals infected and approximately 700,000+ deaths globally (to date). This global pandemic has highlighted the necessity to comprehend how it is that we can avoid from being infected and why this may be different from the ways we often think about the containment of infectious diseases.

Resetting SY opening

August 14, 2020
WITH unceasing “verbal bullets” pounding the Department of Education (DepEd), the government would do well to postpone the opening of school year (SY) 2020-2021), which is set on August 24.

Make ‘Ilonggopoly’ accountable

Their commercial excess, industrial overstretch gave birth to anti-trust laws that require publicly-listed companies to be owned by small stockholders whose income come from money paid by consumers who purchase their products or services. They must also explain how they spend their money.

Protection overkill

August 14, 2020
"Suddenly, we already have SRPs (suggested retail prices) for face shields, but no official public guidelines on product quality and proper labeling to protect consumers. Are they for single or multiple use, how are they to be cleaned, are materials inflammable, what precautions must the user take?" she asked.