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Back to normal
by Boo Chanco - July 30, 2021 - 12:00am
It is scary to see folks in California and Colorado almost back to normal.
Home classroom
by Boo Chanco - July 28, 2021 - 12:00am
With the Delta variant of COVID on a rampage in many places worldwide and NCR on GCQ again, it isn’t likely that students will troop back to physical schools for face-to-face instruction in September. That’s...
Economic legs for recovery
by Boo Chanco - July 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show that the country’s Gross Domestic Product in Q1 2021 contracted by 4.2 percent, marking the fifth straight quarter of economic contraction.
Recovery
by Boo Chanco - July 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Pockets of the world economy have started to recover from the effects of lockdowns imposed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prepare for darkness
by Boo Chanco - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Energy Secretary Al Cusi should be having sleepless nights by now if he only knew and understood the almost inevitably dark future ahead of us.
Dark future
by Boo Chanco - July 19, 2021 - 12:00am
During the last few years of Cory Aquino’s presidency, massive power failures paralyzed the nation’s economy and made people frustrated and angry.
She still doesn‘t get it
by Boo Chanco - July 16, 2021 - 12:00am
I can’t believe Education Secretary Leonor Briones still doesn’t get it. Given that this is likely her last position in her government service career, she has nothing more to fear or protect. She should...
Leave my adobo alone
by Boo Chanco - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
As if DTI doesn’t have more urgent things to do, it has embarked on a mission to produce a national standard in cooking adobo, sinigang, sisig and lechon.
The problem with DepEd
by Boo Chanco - July 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Actually, the problem is with the Duterte administration. Malacanang, DepEd, and DOF successfully bullied the World Bank into taking down from its website the report on our failing education sector and apologiz...
Feed the children first
by Boo Chanco - July 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Before we convene conferences on how to respond to the crisis in our educational system, let us feed the children first.
Ignoring a crisis
by Boo Chanco - July 7, 2021 - 12:00am
If it is any comfort, although it shouldn’t be, the United States also seems to have a big problem with their public education system.
Our compromised future
by Boo Chanco - July 5, 2021 - 12:00am
According to the World Bank, 80 percent of Filipino children don’t know what they are supposed to know. Let that sink in and panic.
Claiming credit
by Boo Chanco - July 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Over the past week, it was amusing to see conflicting claims on who should get credit for some major infrastructure projects.
Dirty money list
by Boo Chanco - June 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Score another one for the Duterte administration. We have been included in a global dirty money “gray list”.
The contrast
by Boo Chanco - June 28, 2021 - 12:00am
“No fake news. No troll army. No cuss words or vulgarity. No rape jokes. No one had to explain what he actually meant.
Planned obsolescence
by Boo Chanco - June 25, 2021 - 12:00am
“Have you ever wondered why some consumer goods don’t last? From cell phones to household appliances and clothing to automobile tires, some products we use every day could last much longer, but they...
Housing backlog
by Boo Chanco - June 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Senator Manny Pacquiao promised last week that if he is elected president, he will wipe out the housing problem in four to five years.
Confusion
by Boo Chanco - June 21, 2021 - 12:00am
We Filipinos have a high tolerance for incompetence and the confusion it brings.
The Delta variant
by Boo Chanco - June 18, 2021 - 12:00am
They were all ready to declare independence from the virus, but England’s plan to lift all COVID-19 restrictions on June 21 will not happen. Thanks to the Delta variant of the virus.
Independence Day
by Boo Chanco - June 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Why did Independence Day become a “wala lang” holiday?
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