Last quarter to save the economy!
by Joey Concepcion - October 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Last August, at the height of the Delta surge and with the recommendation of the OCTA group, we pushed for a stricter two-week lockdown.
Relishing our victories against COVID
by Joey Concepcion - October 7, 2021 - 12:00am
I read with great interest a Pulse Asia survey released this week.
Welcoming October with recovering economy and healthier Filipinos
by Joey Concepcion - September 30, 2021 - 12:00am
As the business community bids goodbye to the last few days of September, I dedicated the final week of the third quarter to push for the opening of the economy while protecting our most vulnerable kababayans, the...
Better to light a candle than to curse COVID
by Joey Concepcion - September 23, 2021 - 12:00am
My father, Joecon, was a crusader during the Martial Law years. He was inspired by his own father-in-law, Salvador Araneta, and by former Senator Ninoy Aquino.
Saving people and businesses is not discrimination
by Joey Concepcion - September 16, 2021 - 12:00am
During an interview by broadcaster and anchor Karen Davila last Friday, I was given a chance to elaborate further on the innovative ideas that I have been pushing for quite some time now on how to approach the current...
The vaccinated is key to opening up the economy
by Joey Concepcion - September 9, 2021 - 12:00am
I have dedicated the past few days to discussing with various people how our proposed ‘bakuna bubble’ is, in fact, beneficial in terms of decreasing the chances for unvaccinated individuals to land in...
Attaining fully vaccinated homes, workplaces — key to fully protected Phl
by Joey Concepcion - September 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Yesterday, I was interviewed by Daniela Laurel to expound on the bakuna bubble.
Protecting the unvaccinated and saving the economy
by Joey Concepcion - August 26, 2021 - 12:00am
In an interview by Mike Navallo yesterday, I shared the overall concept of ‘bakuna bubble,’ as an extension of my idea of creating micro-herd immunity in homes, transportation, and workplaces.
Creating a transport bubble for the fully vaccinated
by Joey Concepcion - August 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Yesterday, I met with Transportation Secretary Art Tugade to recommend the possible deployment of buses for fully-vaccinated individuals.
NCR’s last lockdown?
by Joey Concepcion - August 12, 2021 - 12:00am
In an interview with Karen Davila last Tuesday, I told her that the third lockdown imposed on the National Capital Region, our current pandemic epicenter, can be the last ECQ once we have vaccinated a majority of...
Tomorrow’s ECQ – a bitter, but better pill
by Joey Concepcion - August 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The reimposition of a lockdown or the ECQ may not seem entirely good to hear at first. It is a stricter limitation to us.
Bold moves to beat Delta
by Joey Concepcion - July 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Our country’s objective is very clear: we have to protect the 4th quarter of the year since it is the time when our businesses are at their peak, and also the period when consumer spending is at its highest...
A match between the Delta variant and a vaccine hesitant
by Joey Concepcion - July 22, 2021 - 12:00am
In an interview with Tony Velasquez and Danny Buenafe yesterday, I stressed that it is high time for everyone to get vaccinated, given the compelling urgency from the detection of new COVID-19 cases involving the...
Just an inch away from the private sector’s COVID-19 vaccines
by Joey Concepcion - July 15, 2021 - 12:00am
In two separate interviews last Tuesday with Pia Hontiveros and Cito Beltran, I gladly announced that the private sector and the national government will finally welcome the first tranche of COVID-19 vaccines that...
Achieving herd immunity in the workplace
by Joey Concepcion - July 8, 2021 - 12:00am
These past weeks have been dedicated to consulting with various advisers from both the private and the public sector.
The roadmap to save our MSMEs
by Joey Concepcion - July 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Monday, I was given the privilege to speak to members of the Senate and present my view of the situation in the private sector, especially our MSMEs.
A race between the vaccination and the Delta variant
by Joey Concepcion - June 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Yesterday, I celebrated my natal day with a simple Zoom meet-up, inviting friends from the private and the government sector to our daily Mentor Me Online show for Go Negosyo, which for the past years has been mentoring...
A war we can’t afford to lose
by Joey Concepcion - June 17, 2021 - 12:00am
As we move to the next phase of this pandemic, which is the inoculation of more Filipinos, we in the private sector have been thinking of ways to come up with policy recommendations that will give the vaccinated...
A Merry Christmas and a Great New Year in 2022!
by Joey Concepcion - June 10, 2021 - 12:00am
For the past few days, our team has been tirelessly working to galvanize the private sector through various initiatives from webinars, townhalls, and other measures to ensure the smooth execution of the vaccination...
Unity in achieving herd immunity
by Joey Concepcion - June 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Monday, Go Negosyo conducted a webinar entitled, “One year in COVID: How are we doing and where do we go from here?” In that webinar, we were joined by industry and sector leaders from Malaysia,...
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