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‘Imported’ COVID-19 transmissions
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
“We are a nation of migrants…We will continue to repatriate as many as we could,” the DFA chief vowed.
Trust issues on e-commerce
by Marichu A. Villanueva - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The global outbreak of highly infectious 2019 coronavirus disease, or C-19 for short, has already claimed thousands of lives and still continues doing so in many countries around the world.
Bitter pills no more for recovery
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am
There are at least four economic priority measures in the legislative agenda that President Rodrigo Duterte will present to the 18th Congress next month.
No new tax bills
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Dominguez noted the government revenue collections increased by 16.1 percent of GDP in 2019. “Our best performance in 22 years,” he cited.
Fighting ‘terrorist’ virus
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
A popular expression among legal practitioners says out of one hundred lawyers, you can get 101 and more opinions on one issue.
Of ‘laggards’ and ‘idiots’ in government
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The two Salonga laws though apparently could not deter or scare off the corrupt and grafters in the government.
Terrorizing the Anti-Terror Act?
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 19, 2020 - 12:00am
For almost a decade working as prosecutor in Davao City, President Rodrigo Duterte surely knows by heart the pertinent laws on common crimes as against acts that constitute terrorism falling under special laws. Even...
Giving new life to digital world
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 17, 2020 - 12:00am
For any crisis, there are opportunities. This popular saying is oftentimes invoked because of how the word “crisis” is spelled out in two Chinese characters.
The ‘paradox of tourism’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The severe impact of C-19 pandemic virtually stopped the travel industry across the globe.
‘Fear factor’ to hound tourism
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
“Of this 12.7%, 11.1% is actually domestic tourism,” the DOT chief proudly noted.
Scare tactics on Anti-Terror bill
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 10, 2020 - 12:00am
There has been so much hue and cry on the proposed Anti-Terror Act of 2020.
SAP for teachers snagged
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 8, 2020 - 12:00am
While the fate of anti-C19 vaccine remains uncertain, President Duterte conceded our country’s educational system may have to suffer a lot more sacrifices.
Philippines education inequity
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Yet, one congressman wants to impose additional tax on digital economy. Go figure. Digital divide to widen
Back to basic in the new normal
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Ironically, biking along major, busy thoroughfares like Edsa and Roxas Boulevard is not allowed.
Soon freedom day
by Marichu A. Villanueva - June 1, 2020 - 12:00am
As we observe this year our Philippine Independence Day in the midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, it has become more meaningful for all of us to realize the value of freedom.
Anti-COVID vaccine not the be all, end all
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Almost three months after being rudely interrupted by the virus-driven lockdown, our weekly news forum Kapihan sa Manila Bay is back into action.
‘At your own risk’
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
More than confused, the Filipino people for sure are getting lost on the various statistics and official figures being churned out related to the government’s measures to contain the 2019 coronavirus disease...
‘Granular’ approach on lockdowns
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
More likely than not, another wave of speculations on whether or not there would be a fourth round of extension on the lockdown will surface.
Not on the same wavelength
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
By the estimates of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging and Infectious Disease, some 42,000 more of our overseas Filipino workers coming back from various parts of the world are set to return...
Waging ‘World War C’ scare tactics
by Marichu A. Villanueva - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
And most of all, Roque cited, require the wearing of facemasks – or face closure and legal actions under the penal provisions of the Bayanihan Heal As One Act.
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