If there’s anything good that came from living in a country where the one and only strategy against the coronavirus is to basically rotate through different quarantine statuses while waiting for a vaccine, many of us have been forced to rethink our lifestyles and priorities over the past six months as we endured the world’s strictest and longest lockdown.
One show that has been trending on Netflix in recent weeks and is worth a look is the documentary “The Social Dilemma” by Jeff Orlowski. The 1.5 hour documentary attempts to discuss the frightening impact of social media and its algorithms on our world, illustrating the damage being done to our society by social media giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter.
The COVID-19 roulette of luck has given Bacolod City MECQ status until September 30 and if everything goes well, changing what was a “G” to an “E” will be enough to slow down the surge of coronavirus cases in our communities. However, if the status quo prevails and there is no difference in the way the people responsible approach the issue, then, at least, we will have seen that our government has done something. When they put our city under MECQ, even if we do not know what that actually means in the long run, that should count as something.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental is now experiencing a second wave of local Covid-19 transmissions, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday. This as the Provincial Incident Management Team of Negros Occidental reported 317 new cases yesterday, based on test
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Local government and health officials in Negros Occidental, especially in areas where a surge of Covid-19 cases has been recorded, are running against time to contain the spread of the virus, after another mayor and two
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has called on the Sugar Regulatory Administration to make sure that the country has enough domestic sugar supply to tide them over till the next crop year. Zubiri said he was thankful
What does it mean when you have to see a doctor abroad for “personal health management”? Are there no local physicians who can deal with that? The puzzle bothered me when I heard a report that Presidential daughter Sara, who
Philippine National Police chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, ordered yesterday all policemen to stop arresting violators of health and safety protocols amid the implementation of strict quarantine measures against the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). In a press statement, PNP
It’s hard to believe that more than a year has passed since the pandemic has forced me to stay within the confines of my home here in Bacolod. I was supposed to have left for my other home in Paris,