Lifting a nation
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 28, 2021 - 12:00am
We have needed some inspiration for a while now. These past several weeks and months have been difficult on Filipinos, so when news of the Delta variant transmission came in last week, it seemed like the start of...
A, B… Delta
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s been said that the path to recovery is hardly ever a straight line. There will be bumps on the road, setbacks, and pitfalls.
Getting on the same page
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
It seems that every week we are being met with new plans and new ideas about COVID-19 rules and regulations.
Everything leading up to the elections
by Tony F. Katigbak - July 7, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s impossible to hear any news these days and not think about the impact it is going to have on the future of the Philippines.
Fighting vaccine hesitancy
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Our lives this past year and a half have been circulating around COVID-19. That’s not surprising considering the pandemic has determined the way that we work, the way we interact with our families, and the...
Transitional period
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 23, 2021 - 12:00am
When I sit down and think that over a year and change has passed since the pandemic first broke out, it seems almost surreal.
Think positively, but realistically too
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am
When we went back into lockdown last March, it was a devastating blow to many who felt that we were inching towards learning how to live with COVID-19 while we waited for the arrival of the vaccines.
The impact of power loss
by Tony F. Katigbak - June 2, 2021 - 12:00am
I am writing this at home, during a brownout, on a laptop with reserve battery that isn’t going to last for more than a few hours.
Forging ahead blindly
by Tony F. Katigbak - May 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Does taking away the right to choose seem like a bad idea? In most instances yes.
A faster vaccination process
by Tony F. Katigbak - May 19, 2021 - 12:00am
While the initial months of the year focused on when the vaccines would arrive, these last several weeks were more focused on how the vaccines are being rolled out efficiently and who is getting them.
No time to let our guard down
by Tony F. Katigbak - May 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Does it get tiresome thinking about COVID-19 day in and day out, week after week? Absolutely.
Things haven’t changed
by Tony F. Katigbak - May 5, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s May and we are now entering a period of a more “relaxed” MECQ.
No lessons learned
by Tony F. Katigbak - April 28, 2021 - 12:00am
When COVID-19 first spread across the world in 2020 it was shocking, horrific, and eye-opening.
COVID likely to worsen before getting better
by Tony F. Katigbak - April 21, 2021 - 12:00am
In a fight where time is a key factor of success, it looks like we are slowly and continuously losing.
And we trudge forward
by Tony F. Katigbak - April 14, 2021 - 12:00am
The word “trudge” is defined as to walk slowly with heavy steps, typically because of exhaustion or harsh conditions.
ECQ alone won’t cut it
by Tony F. Katigbak - April 7, 2021 - 12:00am
We are entering another week of ECQ. An extension that should not have caught anyone by surprise.
Praying more than ever this Holy Week
by Tony F. Katigbak - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Our numbers are reaching an all-time high. Because we just went back to enhanced community quarantine we won’t be seeing a decline for at least another two weeks which means the numbers will continue to r...
Lockdown anew
by Tony F. Katigbak - March 24, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s like a bad version of déjà vu.
A step forward, two steps back
by Tony F. Katigbak - March 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Some day we will get some good news.
Don’t succumb to fatigue
by Tony F. Katigbak - March 10, 2021 - 12:00am
As we come to the one-year mark of the first lockdown in Manila this week, we have to remind ourselves to remain even more vigilant than ever.
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