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Groups raise concern on toxic hzards from plastic waste management schemes 

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Environmental health groups EcoWaste Coalition, Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustainability (IDIS) and Mother Earth Foundation (MEF) have echoed the urgency of limiting the manufacture of plastic to essential uses and eliminating toxic c...

Navotas administers vaccines on 747 PDLs

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Persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at Navotas City Jail received their first dose of Sputnik vaccine Monday. The City Government of Navotas inoculated 747 PDLs against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “PDLs are at high risk of contracting...

Navotas prohibits minors from leaving home

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Due to rising cases of coronavirus disease, the City Government of Navotas Sunday announced that it would enforce anew the 24-hour curfew for minors. Mayor Toby Tiangco cited a July 17 COVIDKAYA report stating that Navotas posted a 105.06 percent&nb...

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Steaming, Percolating

chrome_reader_modeJuly 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Though summer is behind us now, the heat is still on. One may agree that yes, the rainy season is upon us already, and LPAs and typhoons began visiting. But there is another type of heat coming, and it’s percolating. We haven't felt its full impact yet. The country’s geo-political a...

Opening-up

chrome_reader_modeJune 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Transport is a critical segment of the economy.  Pre-pandemic, our transport system left so much to be desired.  The TV news programs and social media accounts were full of narratives about the pitiful condition of Filipino commuters who had to squeeze their way into overloaded b...

The heat is on

chrome_reader_modeMay 23, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

It is hot. It’s not about the soaring climate temperature we have been experiencing the past couple weeks, which makes all of us long to dip in the swimming pool. Lucky are those who have a pool in their very own backyard. For us proletariats, we have this intense craving to go to the beach ...

Political Twist

chrome_reader_modeApril 27, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Just like a whiff, April will soon be behind us. We’re just about to enter the second month of the second quarter of the year, but you can already sense in the air the political season of 2022.  Whether they may want to admit it or not, a number of politicians, particularly those wanting...

PNB’s Veloso new BAP prexy

chrome_reader_modeMarch 17, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Philippine National Bank (PNB) president and chief executive officer Jose Arnulfo “Wick” Veloso is the new president of the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP). The 45-strong BAP member banks elected Veloso as the new president during the annual membership meeting Monday. ...

Inadequate

chrome_reader_modeMarch 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

John Mar Entes is enrolled in a public school. Like most students, he longs to return to school to be with his friends and classmates, whom he has not seen since the lockdown. The pandemic came crashing down on our lives 12 months ago. To contain the spread of the dreaded virus, preventive measures...

Hold and Shift

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

After numerous complaints from social media platforms, President Rodrigo Duterte stepped in and put on hold the enforcement of the mandatory car seats for children 12 years and below which is supposedly aimed at protecting children while traveling. A colleague who has a 12-year-old son but bigger t...

The Experience and the Hurt

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

While the Palace and legislators appear to be at loggerheads on the indemnification issue and who’s first on the list for COVID-19 vaccine, a social media shout-out is not too comforting.  It says the Philippines will only receive the vaccine, “after Laos, Indonesia, Singapore,...

On a Taxi Tour

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 29, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Not too long ago, I decided to take a break after long hours of work-from-home by having the so-called “taxi tour”. This drove my driver crazy as I didn't alight from the vehicle during the road trip unless it was necessary. It’s just a change of scenery that I needed. I mostl...

Going around the Metro

chrome_reader_modeDecember 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

A few days before the New Year, while the traffic flow was relatively smooth, this footloose went around Calabarzon to see for myself how people and businesses were doing in the area just south of Metro Manila. The long Christmas weekend saw citizens trooping to Tagaytay City, pushing the gridlock ...

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