Overseas Filipino workers and their families only saw broken campaign promises in the last five years of the Duterte presidency.
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The Duterte regime may spin the narratives on the economy all they want. But all indicators show that the country is in a much worse shape today than when it took over in 2016.
Micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) owners are still trying to get back on their feet after enduring the burden of the world’s longest lockdown.
To identify close contacts up to third or fourth degree, community health advocates said that contact tracing has to rely on an already robust public health system which the Philippines does not have in the first place.
With President Duterte down to his last months in office, community health advocates say health spending is an election issue that must be addressed – a first step in undoing the sorry state of the country’s public health care under an administration that won with a promise of tapang at malasakit.
Data show that the policies and programs of Duterte continued and inflamed the structural crisis of our economy. To be sure, the pandemic made it more acute. But make no mistake – Duterte’s economic legacy is far worse than the pandemic.
By LUISA SANDOVAL Additional research by Gabryelle Dumalag Graphics by Dawn Peña Bulatlat.com MANILA – Grade 7 student Carmela Garcia often runs out of internet load or data for her online classes. And on days that she has internet load, a stable connection is another story. “It is still different when you are attending classes…