Articles worth reading
President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte praises Duque for Covid-19 response

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Philippines is “doing good” in its fight against Covid-19 compared to other countries, President Rodrigo Duterte said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a pre-recorded public address, Duterte made the remark while praising Hea...

Manila starts Sputnik V vaccination

account_balanceManila access_time4 days ago

The rollout of Sputnik V vaccines began in the city of Manila on Tuesday, starting with the healthcare workers, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The Russian jabs were delivered on Monday to the Sta. Ana Hospital, where the vacci...

DOF asks ADB to increase loan portfolio 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has called on Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) to level up and increase its loan portfolio in the next five years to strongly boost recovery efforts of its member-countries, acc...

Leigh Bellosillo

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 ...

Around town

chrome_reader_modeDecember 13, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

And the real count down begins. The song 12 days of Christmas is more, than, appropriate now. Around town, here’s some of the news update I have heard while I gather materials to write this holiday season going up to the new year. I can sense your interest. Here’s the first or should ...

Blame Game

chrome_reader_modeNovember 19, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Others call it resilience. I call it a litmus test of our strength and faith in the God Almighty. I have enough of the Filipino resiliency which is likened to bamboo that sways wherever the wind blows. Our resiliency was once again tested with the havoc caused by Typhoon Ulysses. It seems like a c...

The Bright Side

chrome_reader_modeOctober 23, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

For a psychiatrist, looking at the bright side is often better, no matter what the situation is. It is the glimmer of hope that makes a lot of difference. Instead of being weighed down by negative developments, you should reconsider your blessings because others may not be as fortunate. Looking at ...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
×
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature