OFW repatriation

June 28, 2020
IF the government is a contrivance of human wisdom for human needs, then the House of Representatives is on the right path in ensuring the allocation of funds to support the repatriation of troubled Filipino migrant workers.

A front-liner’s story

THE COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis that has challenged all sectors of our society, especially the poor, the marginalized and, more so, the handicapped. But today’s extraordinary circumstances have not prevented Jay Argana Espeleta, from rising to the occasion. Espeleta, a PWD who had suffered from polio, is a front-liner in Muntinlupa City’s fight against COVID-19.

Real Safety

June 27, 2020
THE Great Wall of China was built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese empire from invaders. It has been estimated that two to three million Chinese died as part of building the wall, which stretched over 6,000 km, between 6th century BC to 16th century AD.

Ang bagong Batas sa GMRC

KUMPLIKADO ang mabigat na hamon ng COVID- 19 sa edukasyon. Nakakapanibago ang pagpapatupad ng social distancing, pagsusuot ng face masks, madalas na paghuhugas ng kamay. Dahil online learning, may nakakalulang kakulangan ng mga “modules” at mga mobile devices, at di sapat na kasanayan ng 900,000 guro ng DepEd.

Let’s rename NAIA

June 27, 2020
MORE than three decades after it was christened “Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA),” there’s now a move in Congress to again rename the country’s premier international port of entry.

SAP payouts continue

June 26, 2020
For a while there, we were made to believe the taxpayer-funded dole-outs to the economically displaced and marginalized informal sector families would only be a temporary social lifeline to those displaced by the 2010 coronavirus disease pandemic and the consequent commas been having a hard time unity quarantine.

Post quarantine advocacy

AS announced by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) last June 5, 2020; our unemployment soared to 17.7% in April 2020, equivalent to around 7.3 million jobless Filipinos amid the coronavirus pandemic. In response therefore Caritas Manila (under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Anton CT Pascual) as part of its Post-Quarantine Social Recovery Program is spearheading a community and parish-based initiative dubbed as the “GEN 129 MOVEMENT”.

Responsible critics

June 26, 2020
IN the Philippines, where the people go to the polls every three years to kick out erring elected officials, democracy flourishes when the people’s complaints are acted upon by the state.

The silent achiever

June 25, 2020
And so we are both excited and intrigued by President Duterte’s oder  to  Environment and Natural Rsources Sec. Roy Cimatu to fly to Cebu City to oversee the measures against the coronavirus disease pandemic as cases in the area soared to 4,449 on Monday.