EDITORIAL - Informal census

Registration for the Philippine Identification System is ongoing, with some 20 million Filipinos already registered as of the start of the month. This is according to the Philippine Statistics Authority or PSA, which is in charge of the PhilSys registration......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 13th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Dangerous disinformation

Yesterday the country recorded 10,623 new COVID infections – the highest single-day figure since April 16 at the height of the killer surge, when 10,726 new cases were recorded. There were 247 COVID deaths yesterday – also the highest in a single day since April 9 when 401 succumbed to the virus – bringing the total to 28,673......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Delta and children

The viral load of the Delta COVID variant is so much greater than the original SARS-CoV-2 that it has managed to infect some fully vaccinated individuals and even children......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

dream! Rockstar is working on a remake of the Grand Theft Auto trilogy

Editorial: the games / Facebook / Twitter / Youtube / Instagram / News / discord / Forums Grand Theft Auto V Shows no signs of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Hidilyn and Benilde

It was just announced that there will be a total lockdown in Metro Manila from Aug. 6 to Aug. 20. This will be another two weeks of hardships, especially for the majority of people whose incomes are basically earned on a daily basis. Then there is the informal economy where survival is literally on a daily basis......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Waiting for reimbursement

EDITORIAL - Waiting for reimbursement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Cops turned kidnappers

Internal cleansing and tightening of recruitment procedures were among the top priorities outlined by Gen. Guillermo Eleazar when he assumed his post as chief of the Philippine National Police......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Bataan braces for stricter protocols

BATAAN — Coronavirus cases in this province has reached 13,894 as of 30 July this year or about 1.63 of the total population of which .06 percent or 489 have succumbed to the deadly disease. The figures were based on the results of the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) that Bataan’s population is […] The post Bataan braces for stricter protocols appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

EDITORIAL - Preventing lockdown abuses

Even before the start of the strictest enhanced community quarantine on Aug. 6, the Philippine National Police has set up border checkpoints around the National Capital Region......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

As lockdown looms, community groups urge ‘ayuda‘ for informal waste workers

“Our request is that we be given food every day because we do not have the resources to buy food if we are not allowed to go out to buy goods,” said Ronaldo Sarmiento, of the Samahan ng mga Mangangalakal ng Scrap sa Capulong based in Tondo, Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

EDITORIAL - Safe voter registration

The approaching return to the strictest enhanced community quarantine will inevitably affect the ongoing voter registration, with only two months left before the deadline. Areas to be placed under ECQ including Metro Manila are sure to see a slowdown in the registration of new voters, according to poll officials......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

EDITORIAL - Make it worth the pain

Although some members of the economic team reportedly supported the proposal to implement a two-week hard lockdown in Metro Manila, the economic cost has been placed at billions of pesos. The national government must make sure the displacement will be worth it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

EDITORIAL - Return to pastillas?

Are they again accepting grease money folded like the popular local milk pastries called pastillas? This is the question on many people’s minds following reports that 84 officials and employees of the Bureau of Immigration implicated in a bribery scandal had returned to work......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

NEA may attain electrification goal by June 2022

State-run National Electrification Administration may meet the 100 percent household electrification target of the Duterte administration by June next year if based on the 2015 census as electric cooperatives have already given electricity access to 99 percent of the total potential household......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Circuit breaker

There is a marked increase in COVID transmission in Metro Manila, but it cannot be described yet as a surge, according to health officials. And without a surge, the officials see no need for a two-week “hard lockdown” that the OCTA Research Group is suggesting to nip in the bud the spread of the more virulent Delta variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Whatever happened to…?

Perhaps because he felt a need to delve on his legacy, President Duterte devoted a considerable portion of his final State of the Nation Address in defense of his priority program, the campaign against illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Golden moment

After a drought of 97 years, the Philippines has finally bagged the elusive gold medal in the Olympic Games......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

miracle! Nintendo can fix the Joy-Con Drift after years of complaints

Editorial: the games / Facebook / Twitter / Youtube / Instagram / News / discord / Forums Ah, Joey Con Drift, The problem was a.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021


It wasn’t his swan song, President Duterte said yesterday of his final State of the Nation Address......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Final challenge

The final year of the Duterte administration will remain focused on battling the COVID-19 crisis, especially with the highly contagious Delta variant now spreading and threatening to derail economic recovery efforts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Sea border control

Local transmission, as defined by the Department of Health, means catching the COVID virus from someone with no history of recent travel abroad......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021