EDITORIAL - The COA’s mandate

The Commission on Audit is a constitutional body with its own mandate. That mandate specifically includes submitting an annual report to the Office of the President and Congress and recommending “measures necessary to improve (the) effectiveness and efficiency” of the “financial condition and operation” of government agencies......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 18th, 2021

EDITORIAL - No central database

What used to be the Department of Transportation and Communications lost one aspect of its mandate and a separate department was created, with billions of pesos in public funds allotted to maintain the new bureaucracy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

EDITORIAL - ‘Don’t reward bad behavior’

Emasculated by the Supreme Court in carrying out critical aspects of its mandate, such as curbing abuses in the party list and preventing premature campaigning, the Commission on Elections is hoping that voters can pursue the initiative instead......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

Red-tagging raps won t stop NTF-ELCAC from exposing truth

MANILA - Nothing will stop the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) from unmasking front organizations of terrorist groups as it stays true to its mandate to stopping more than 50 years of insurgency.Presidential Communications Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2022

Pag-alis sa mask mandate sa pampublikong lugar sinisilip ng Quirino

MANILA, Philippines- Ilang araw matapos gawing opsyonal ng orobinsya ng Cebu ang pagsusuot ng face mask ng mga residente sa labas ng bahay, kinokonsidera na rin ng Quirino province  ang pag-alis sa mask mandate sa hurisdiksyon nito, ilang buwan mula ngayon. Sinabi ni Quirino Governor Dakila Cua nitong Lunes na wala nang naitala sa probinsya, […] The post Pag-alis sa mask mandate sa pampublikong lugar sinisilip ng Quirino appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 13th, 2022

Masks remain; DOH asks LGUs to follow uniform health protocols

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reiterated the mask mandate would remain and local government units (LGUs) should follow the uniform health protocol against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).In a Laging Handa briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Ve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2022

Asian shipyards running out of space to accommodate demand for new LNG ships

By Editorial / Reuters Tweet embed Shipyards in South Korea and China cannot meet the demand for new LNG tankers as they work to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2022

Free: Xbox gives money to its fans to buy games or DLC

Editorial: the games / Facebook / Twitter / Youtube / Instagram / News / discord /cable If there is one thing that distinguishes Xbox in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

EDITORIAL - Stealing ayuda

Across the country, 17 months of pandemic restrictions have rendered millions jobless, underemployed, bankrupt and impoverished......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

EDITORIAL - Inspiration from Ninoy

The nation marks the 38th anniversary of the murder of Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. today with an additional sad note: the recent death of his only son, former president Benigno “Noynoy” III......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Masking versus Delta

With the continuing spread nationwide of the highly infectious Delta variant and the sustained high COVID cases in Metro Manila even during lockdown, the Department of Health is urging people to use disposable face masks instead of those made of cloth......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

DOH told: Respond to audit findings instead of criticizing auditors

The Department of Health should explain the deficiencies the Commission on Audit found and not criticize state auditors for fulfilling their mandate, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Hospitals overwhelmed, again

Some hospitals are now converting even administrative offices and conference rooms into COVID wards, according to the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Deficient utilization

The Commission on Audit says it is not pointing to corruption in the “deficiencies” that it has uncovered in the Department of Health’s utilization of funds intended for the COVID-19 pandemic response, including the payment of benefits and special pay to healthcare workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Alaves goals against Real Madrid (1-4). Video

Editorial Mediotiempo Mexico City / 14.08.2021 17:07:45 From home and generate expectations, and thus the beginning real Madrid In the 2021-2022 season this is from.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Vaccine hopping

The World Health Organization has been appealing to wealthy states to defer giving booster shots until more people in poor countries have been fully vaccinated......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

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:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Delayed benefits

With COVID infections attributed to the spread of the Delta variant still rising across the country, hospitals are not only seeing their critical care facilities becoming overwhelmed but are also feeling the acute lack of trained healthcare workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

An ‘eco-disaster’ waiting to happen

The editorial headline by the Philippine Daily Inquirer on July 22, 2021 said it all. The “monumental eco-disaster” waiting to happen is the P23-billion, 174-hectare reclamation project that the city of Dumaguete plans to build on the entire seafront of this gentle city by the bay. The project seeks to transform the seaside site into […] The post An ‘eco-disaster’ waiting to happen appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Practice makes perfect

After nearly 17 months of various stages of lockdowns to contain COVID-19, the government by now should be adept at the orderly distribution of aid to affected communities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Trigger-happy

There is a Filipino term for trigger-happy persons: utak pulbura. The term aptly describes Cesar Panlaqui, a Manila barangay tanod who was caught on surveillance video fatally shooting a scavenger who had violated the curfew on Saturday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021