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Balancing lives and livelihoods (Part 2)
by Rey Gamboa - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
More than ever, vigilance is needed in enforcing measures essential to keeping the public health safe while allowing the continued easing of the country’s economy under new normal conditions.
Conversing in the new norm
by Rey Gamboa - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Chances are you may have received quite a number of fake news while holed up in your homes during the quarantine period.
Making things happen: PRRD’s big promise
by Rey Gamboa - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
By now, Dito Telecommunity must be in frenzy to make true its committed technical launch this month, which would mean delivering a minimum average speed of 27 megabits per second to 37 percent of the country’s...
Urgent pleas for help by MSMEs
by Rey Gamboa - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Quite a number of pleas for help are coming in from the micro, small and medium enterprise sector.
Online scams escalate as e-commerce gains popularity
by Rey Gamboa - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
With more Filipinos nowadays feeling the economic pinch caused by the recent quarantines, scams of all forms have either been resuscitated or resurfaced in new forms.
MSMEs’ lives matter
by Rey Gamboa - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Maynard Sanchez is an owner of a small catering business whose clients are mostly non-government organizations in Quezon City. He sent a letter after reading our column last Thursday.
It’s time to heed MSMEs desperate call for help
by Rey Gamboa - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
This month, Metro Manila will have breached 100 days of quarantine which had eased from being in the enhanced community quarantine mode (where no one was allowed to leave homes unless for emergency needs) to the...
More lives, livelihoods to be lost in another ECQ
by Rey Gamboa - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s an elephant in the room, and it keeps staring at us even as much as we ignore it.
Agriculture deserves priority and focus
by Rey Gamboa - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The country’s agricultural sector needs to come up with a more definitive role in these “new normal” times.
Illicit tobacco trade rising as government scrapes for funding
by Rey Gamboa - June 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The illicit trade and manufacture of cigarettes is rising, a development that threatens both public health and government revenues.
Weighing in on recovery approaches
by Rey Gamboa - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Putting money where it will best work has never been more important than now, when the country kick-starts the economy back to health.
Class 2021
by Rey Gamboa - June 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Class 2020 got saved in the nick of time; Class 2021 will forever be scarred.
Smarter contact tracing, not prolonged quarantines needed
by Rey Gamboa - May 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Where I live, in the dead of the night, the distant sound of sirens can still be heard every so often.
Where do we stand?
by Rey Gamboa - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Where does the Philippines stand as the world emerges from its virus-flexed lockdowns?
Making sense of ‘new normal’ back-to-work guidelines
by Rey Gamboa - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Businesses allowed to reopen in these “new normal” times are slowly inching their way through the whole exercise, especially in areas where there are inadequate or insufficient guidelines from government...
Thankful to be reopening
by Rey Gamboa - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
In this age of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, we give thanks to all those who have kept us safe and sane during the last eight weeks in forced isolation until now as we slowly ease to a “new normal”...
Rising rice prices and lower remittances
by Rey Gamboa - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
In preparation for a further relaxation of quarantine guidelines in the country after the May 15, Congress is readying the passage of a “new normal” code of conduct for the whole nation to prevent any...
‘Takusa’
by Rey Gamboa - May 5, 2020 - 12:00am
While working as an oil man for a good number of decades, one of the more sensitive issues the industry devoted extra attention to was the opinion of housewives when raising prices of liquefied petroleum gas, a petroleum...
Thinking out of the box in the new normal
by Rey Gamboa - April 28, 2020 - 12:00am
New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus infection in the United States, is now preparing to gradually restart under a set of conditions outlined by its governor after the May 15 lockdown order expires.
Plunging the economy into deeper crisis
by Rey Gamboa - April 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The extended enhanced community quarantine or lockdown in Luzon and other parts of the Philippines is killing the country.
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