Managing a Pandemic

Make no mistake about it, the COVID pandemic has placed us in very dire straits and we are in it for the fight of our lives and for the very survival of the human race. Only when we are truly able to comprehend the gravity and precarious situation that we are in do we even […]

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Enduring the Silence and Solitude

While we bravely stumble along in con fronting an invisible enemy and attempting various ways by which to negate its poison the world, or more particularly those already affected by the insidious and explosive wrath of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or under its new name COVID-19, seems to have finally gotten its act together and […]

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Empowering Barangay Governance

When Mayor Benjamin Magalong took the reins of the city government he initially brought with him 10 core agenda that he hopes will transform the city into a better community. The original 10 core agenda are: speeding up government action, revitalizing the environment, innovating peace and order condition, aggressive traffic management, responsive education program, empowering […]

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No Over Reaction

The preventive measures now imposed by the national government to mitigate the danger posed by the 2019 novel coronavirus (n-Cov) seem to be gaining traction. This will go a long way in further insuring the Filipino people that the government is on top of and in control of the situation and that whatever health risk […]

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Don’t let them in yet

With the pronouncement by the Department of Health (DOH) through its Secretary Francisco Duque that there is already one confirmed individual in the country infected with the 2019 novel-corona virus the call for stronger preventive measures to protect our people from the deadly infection takes top level priority. Senator Bong Go who is the chairperson […]

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It’s Already Being Done

Much as we would like to appreciate the effort of several cabinet secretaries coming up to Baguio ostensibly to formalize the ‘rehabilitation’ of the city it is simply a waste of time, resources and personnel on their part considering that rehabilitation done by the city government has already begun. You don’t have to take my […]

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The Search for Traffic Solutions

The traffic scenario during the advent of the New Year and a couple of days afterward saw a plethora of private vehicles coming up from the lowlands transporting visitors to the city. These cars, vans, SUVs and whatnot, along with other public utility vehicles created long and undulating lines literally nose to nose and bumper […]

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A Lesson Learned

When Vice President Lenny Robredo was finally relieved by President Rodrigo Duterte of her assigned and appointed duties as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) it was more of allowing her a brief glimpse into the brutal reality of the drug war being waged by the government than simply preventing her from bungling […]

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