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Filter bubble
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Since 2018, my social media news feed has been receiving less comments, reactions, and shares on posts that are pro-Duterte.
The other virus - Part 2
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The first step in counteracting the virus of disinformation is knowing of its existence, unravelling its “genetic code,” and understanding how it spreads in different forms and mutations.
The other virus
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières/rsf.org), an international NGO that works for freedom of the press and of information, published two weeks ago its 2021 World Press Freedom Index.
Agro-processing industry is key to resiliency
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Cabbage farmers in Mantalongon, Dalaguete, last week sold their harvest at only P4 to P6 per kilo.
Revisiting food self-sufficiency
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 24, 2021 - 12:00am
One of the questions in my mind when Cebu shut down its ports last year at the start of the pandemic was about the food self-sufficiency of the island.
Pantry statement
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 20, 2021 - 12:00am
When the Enhanced Community Quarantine was implemented in Cebu early last year, there emerged a barter community in the city that operated using social media.
The endgame according to experts
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
When will this ever end? That is the perennial question of many people about the pandemic.
We need a clear endgame, not distractions
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 13, 2021 - 12:00am
First, the good news. Another batch of CoronaVac vaccines arrived in the country yesterday afternoon.
Kinds of public servants in this crisis
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 6, 2021 - 12:00am
A piece of good news greeted us yesterday.
A transformational moment
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Holy Week or Semana Santa in our country has always been observed with a procession of palm fronds on Palm Sunday, somber reflections on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, and the celebration of the Resurrection on...
A rare pushback from the Supreme Court
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Lawyers’ groups including the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Free Legal Assistance Group welcomed the recent ‘en banc’ statement of the Supreme Court condemning the killings of lawyers,...
A new economic approach to the COVID crisis
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Aside from academic journals, I have been following of late the daily updates and live podcasts of Dr. Tony Leachon, former adviser to the National Task Force on COVID-19.
Pandemic’s impact on the youth
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
For this semester, I am assigned to teach writing for mass media in a class of 32 first-year students divided into two sections. Classes in the college where I teach part-time started last March 1 and is scheduled...
One year of quarantine
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The banner headline of The FREEMAN a year ago today, March 16, read: “Cebu City now under quarantine”. Yes, it has been a year since we got our first taste of quarantine.
Dangerous presumptions in HB 7814
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 9, 2021 - 12:00am
What do we make of House Bill No. 7814 which proposes amendments to the Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002?
Let’s talk about vaccines
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
“The first vaccine that comes along I’ll take it,” said Dr. Bebot Sarcauga-Chua who was one of the guests during a Zoom forum organized last week by Cebu-based lawyer-proponents of the Lawyer Protection...
Thank you, Sir Dodong
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 27, 2021 - 12:00am
I join the entire The FREEMAN family in mourning the death of our chairman, Jose “Dodong” Gullas.
Is Cebu prepared for what’s coming?
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed Cebu’s weakness in relying too much on tourism and its related service sector as a major economic driver.
Nuance and reason needed
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Some things you need to learn about the coronavirus pandemic perhaps you can learn by watching the film series “Zombieland”.
Optimal vaccine distribution
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 16, 2021 - 12:00am
A non-pandemic-related topic that truly captures my interest escapes me these days.
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