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Only 1,263 ventilators on hand; DOH rushing to get 1,500 more
by Jarius Bondoc - April 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Dept. of Health has disclosed the number of ventilators in the country: 1,263. That’s 300 less than the 1,572 that Medical City chairman Jose Xavier Gonzales quoted from various sources.
Who will live or die depends on availability of ventilators
by Jarius Bondoc - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The dilemma of life and death in Italy and Spain shocked people in other pandemic-torn lands.
DOH offers P500/day to extra health frontliners
by Jarius Bondoc - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The United States is direly in need of health workers experienced in COVID-19. Last Thursday, Mar. 26, it became the pandemic epicenter, with 82,174 infectees, more than any other land, surpassing China's 81,285...
Beijing surveys Philippines reefs while donating virus tests
by Jarius Bondoc - March 27, 2020 - 12:00am
One simply can’t trust China’s communist rulers.
Widespread testing can limit pandemic
by Jarius Bondoc - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Cavite Gov. Jonvic Remulla publicly has apologized for COVID-19 testing even if asymptomatic.
Taal fisheries recover, can again feed Luzon
by Jarius Bondoc - March 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Most Mega Manilans do not know that their preferred tasty dark tilapia comes from Taal Lake.
Scammers are at it again, riding on COVID-19 scare
by Jarius Bondoc - March 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Cyber-scams are again rampant during this COVID-19 scare. Money is stolen from panicky people looking for a cure or preventive.
Can’t fix traffic? Get out of office
by Jarius Bondoc - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
One can’t walk straight on our roads.
Chinese army immersion a serious historical threat
by Jarius Bondoc - March 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Throughout history countless battles have been lost by miscalculation.
VFA gone: If Phl can’t defendfisheries, what more territory?
by Jarius Bondoc - March 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Win some, lose some for China president Xi Jinping.
Covid-19, China river grab can cause rice shortage
by Jarius Bondoc - March 4, 2020 - 12:00am
From the Covid-19 outbreak Filipinos must learn not only personal hygiene.
Senate to probe 15 unsolved murders of prison officers
by Jarius Bondoc - February 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Investigating the murders of 15 prisons officials in recent years has personal significance for Sen. Richard Gordon.
Subway works delayed again by 10 months
by Jarius Bondoc - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The Metro Manila subway construction has been set back anew by another ten months. This was indicated Monday in a press preview of four of the hundreds of components that will make up the giant tunnel boring ma...
Officials merit not perks but Styrofoam cups
by Jarius Bondoc - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
British-American author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek narrates in a viral online video:
Withhold permits for realigned subway, QC councilors resolve
by Jarius Bondoc - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Quezon City Council has resolved to withhold business and construction permits from the Metro Manila subway project.
Subway works at standstill since realigned to fault line
by Jarius Bondoc - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Work on the Metro Manila subway is at standstill.
Lawmakers enumerate graft in electricity GOCC ‘spinoff’
by Jarius Bondoc - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
At least eight types of graft possibly were committed in the new operation of the wholesale electricity spot market.
President’s powers usurped in electricity GOCC ‘spinoff’
by Jarius Bondoc - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Does the new operator of the wholesale electricity spot market have a signed presidential consent to take over?
Stop panicking; just be hygienic
by Jarius Bondoc - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
We’re up to our ears in talk of nCoV: Of face masks in short supply and spiraling price here and there.
More reasons for plunder rap seen in electricity ‘monopoly’
by Jarius Bondoc - January 31, 2020 - 12:00am
he new operator of the wholesale electricity spot market (WESM) earned P322,140,496 in three months from paid-up capital of P7,000. It paid only P324,587 income tax.
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