Seeds of hope: The many ways urban farming can help you, your family and community
by Jing CastaƱeda - January 18, 2021 - 11:00am
For some, growing greens is a hobby. For others, it's survival. When you live below the poverty line, missing even just one day of work means that your family won’t eat that night. A backyard garden gives some...
After you
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
With the Duterte administration still bent on procuring the Sinovac COVID shots, it must move to overcome public resistance to China-made vaccines.
Vaccines as basic commodity
by Marichu A. Villanueva - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
As the 2019 coronavirus disease pandemic continues to remain a global public health threat, “vaccination passports” would soon be issued.
Is the crucial role of the FDA compromised?
by Sara Soliven De Guzman - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration has a very crucial role to play in the coming days, weeks and months as COVID-19 vaccines begin to enter the country.
The welcome spoiler
by Cito Beltran - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The decision of Pfizer to offer their COVID-19 vaccine at non-profit prices just like AstraZeneca is the sort of spoiler we all love.
Pfft Pax Americana?
by F. Sionil Jose - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Sometime back, I posited that the three major faults of the United States are Racism, Wastefulness and Smugness.
It has to be done
by Bill Velasco - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Bubbles are popping up (pardon the pun) all over the place. The new standard of training and competition has become a painful necessity for each sport to survive and return to the level that it was functioning ...
Crude oil hits 11-months high
by Wilson Sy - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Work with private sector
by Boo Chanco - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
“Why does the national government want to monopolize the purchase [of the vaccines]?
by Iris Gonzales - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Here in the Philippines, anyone who is anyone can already get a vaccine against COVID-19, never mind that the Food and Drug Administration has not issued any authorization yet, except for the still to be delivered...
The Cignal-TV5 & ABS-CBN tie-up happening very soon
by Ricky Lo - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
If there’s a will, there’s a way. And what is that oft-quoted other saying again? Yes, when God closes a door somehow He opens a window.
I am also a certified plantita
by Pat-P Daza - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
It began when I received two giant poinsettia plants for Christmas, one red and one white.
The worst sales rep for Chinese vaccines
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
It has been noticed that the more President Duterte shows a preference for Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, the stiffer public resistance becomes to being inoculated with those drugs. It’s an interesting marketing...
Immigration ban extended
by Michael J. Gurfinkel - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
On Dec. 31, 2020, President Trump extended his “immigration ban” through March 31, 2021, just hours before it was set to expire.
To live or not to live
by Ambassador B. Romualdez - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
When English country doctor Edward Jenner inoculated the 8-year-old son of his gardener with cowpox in 1796, little did he know that his experiment would result in a great scientific milestone that would revolutionize...
Top Chinese official Wang Yi visits Philippines
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
With the problems in Washington, the ongoing trade war between China and the US, conflicts will heighten.
Terra Carta: saving earth
by Elfren S. Cruz - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The world has made tremendous economic and technological progress in the last 100 years but the cost of all these has been an immeasurable destruction to our planet and its environment.
The greatest of them all
by Joaquin M. Henson - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Sen. Alberto Romulo phoned recently to say he enjoyed reading about Ramon Manulat, who played on the Philippines’ 1954 FIBA World Cup third place team in Brazil, in the Dec. 31, 2020, issue of The Philippine...
Carlsen player to beat
by Edgar De Castro - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The annual Wijk ann Zee Festival, the first major chess tournament of the year, is underway in the Netherlands.
Private loneliness
by Francis J. Kong - January 17, 2021 - 12:00am
In the popular morning show “Market Watch,” I was interviewed by the always affable host Mimi Ong.
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