While they understand the urgency to address the COVID-19 pandemic, their hearts go to thousands of Filipinos relying on services only the likes of a government tertiary hospital can provide.
By RAYMUND. B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions Classmates of the doctor killed in a combined military and police raid in Baguio City last March 13 paid tribute to their colleague whose death they said is a great loss to the country. Members of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine (UPCM) Class of 1977 mourned…
Letter to the Editor April 4, 2020 Much as we thank our friends in the media for highlighting the reality of uncertainty, some suggestions should be made in reporting the plight of the urban poor amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Feel-good stories that highlight resiliency help sell more papers, provide higher broadcast ratings and generate more…
By DEE AYROSO
“i’m really sorry i don’t normally put that stuff out here but nanginginig ako sa galit and they need to be set free and the faster we can get this done the better.”
Globally, more than a million people have been afflicted by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), killing thousands both here and abroad. But the pandemic is deadlier than one can imagine not just because of the virus itself but how governments around the world are turning to militaristic approach to avert the crisis. In the Philippines, President…
“The San Roque 21 were hungry Filipinos driven to desperation by the lack of government assistance, and yet they were met by an iron fist. Theirs is a no-win situation; their choice was either to die from hunger or to die from COVID-19, whichever way, to die undignified.”
“This only confirms the state as de facto populist, not to mention, macho strongman authoritarianism.”
“This is a marching order for law enforcement authorities to use their weapon against the people unlawfully and without basis.”
“…[w]hy single out Mayor Sotto? Is this because he is supported by the people? Or is it because his response (to the pandemic) affirms the incompetence of the national government?”
Celebrities voice out dismay over Duterte’s ‘Shoot them dead’ statement, call out NBI’s summoning of Vico Sotto
Patayan agad agad ang pinagusapan? Ano ba yan. Di ba pwedeng… pan de sal, pansit, bitamina nalang?