Vaccinations kick off amid politicking, puzzling report
by Jarius Bondoc - March 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Sunday, Feb. 28, was a big day for Malacañang. Its COVID-19 mass vaccination kicked off at last.
Pork imports will placate only Metro Manilans, but ruin others
by Jarius Bondoc - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Officials intend to flood Metro Manila with imported pork for a year. Such populism will please consumers in the capital short term.
Palawan plebiscite a preview of problematic Election 2022
by Jarius Bondoc - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Incumbents are using government resources for partisan ends. Public employees who must stay neutral are openly taking sides.
It’s China that must be sued for sea theft, ruin
by Jarius Bondoc - February 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang “hopes” no conflict erupts from China’s new coast guard law to fire on foreign vessels in waters it illegally claims. It’s feeble, critics cry.
China has taken P9.7 trillion in reefs, fish - and counting
by Jarius Bondoc - February 17, 2021 - 12:00am
“We asked so much of them (America) because they have taken so much from us,” President Duterte said Friday. “They have to pay. It’s a shared responsibility, but your share of responsibility...
Youths are out of school, or not learning in class
by Jarius Bondoc - February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The happy Filipino family may not mind what’s happening to the children.
Cha-Cha will be credible only if against dynasties
by Jarius Bondoc - February 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The key constitutional reform is to abolish political dynasties once and for all. If congressmen now rushing Charter change avoid that, then their efforts will be unpopular.
Bulacan airport to proceed after last two legal hurdles
by Jarius Bondoc - February 5, 2021 - 12:00am
After clearing two final hurdles, San Miguel Aerocity will break ground in Bulacan this month.
China is inciting war; Filipinos must prepare
by Jarius Bondoc - February 3, 2021 - 12:00am
China has authorized its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels in waters it illegally claims. A new law directs sea patrols to destroy other countries’ structures in islands it encroaches.
Sinovac safety, efficacy, price still need clarifying
by Jarius Bondoc - January 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Suspicions linger over Sinovac’s safety, efficacy and price. It’s the only COVID-19 vaccine Malacañang is ordering for the first half of 2021.
Setting aside our sea rights just for ineffective Sinovac
by Jarius Bondoc - January 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Only Malacañang may procure any COVID-19 serum. Filipinos are locked in to Sinovac.
The real threat to us is communist China
by Jarius Bondoc - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
They say the University of the Philippines is a hotbed of radicalism.
These local officials restore public trust in vaccines
by Jarius Bondoc - January 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Early this month a handful of local officials sealed crucial deals for COVID-19 vaccines.
‘No pickiness,’ just accept Sinovac with 50% efficacy
by Jarius Bondoc - January 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Sinovac has 50 percent efficacy versus COVID-19. Half a population vaccinated with it can become immune. That’s low. Other inoculants notched 70 to 95 percent efficacy.
Sinopharm vaccinees must look out for 73 side effects
by Jarius Bondoc - January 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Cabinet men and presidential guards vaccinated with Sinopharm must watch out for 73 side effects.
Sacrificing not just for him but also for the motherland
by Jarius Bondoc - January 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Smuggling and unauthorized COVID-19 vaccinating was wrong. Still Rody Duterte and aides commend the presidential guards for it.
So you think phishing won’t happen to you
by Jarius Bondoc - January 6, 2021 - 12:00am
This COVID-19 pandemic is a prolonged feast for cyber scammers.
Who are the Sinopharm vaccinees in the Cabinet?
by Jarius Bondoc - January 1, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s the turn of Cabinet members to come clean. Who among them surreptitiously got unlicensed COVID-19 vaccinations a month ago?
50% vaccine efficacy is like ‘cara y cruz’
by Jarius Bondoc - December 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Controversies swirl in Malacañang over unlicensed COVID-19 vaccines.
Venerating the Mother of the Child born today
by Jarius Bondoc - December 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The birth of any child exalts the mother. Christians hold Mary high for bringing forth Jesus, God the Son.
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