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 Police units in Western Visayas with significant accomplishments on focused police operations will be rewarded, Brig. Gen. Rolando Miranda, PNP 6 director, said. “Through the reward system, the units will be motivated to accomplish more,” Miranda
Twelve employees of the Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD6) tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Initially, we have three and on the initial result of the first phase of the contact tracing another
Just when we allowed ourselves to optimistically entertain the thought that 2021 would be better than the year that was 2020, my New Year’s Day started with waking up around 3 a.m. to see floodwaters millimeters away from entering my
National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. announced yesterday that the government will sign another tripartite agreement with the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca, and the private sector today to secure 20 million doses of
MAKING DO. Two residents have been using a boat and a rope to cross this river in Sitio Lemoncito, Brgy. Quintin Remo in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental, and on Tuesday, town officials, led by Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia-Yulo, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a hanging steel footbridge in the area, under the Assistance to Municipalities project* Moises Padilla PIO photo
Barangay Ginebra legend Chito Loyzaga is proud to see the young generation of the PBA’s most popular ballclub keeping alive the team’s never-say-die spirit even to this day. Considered one of the pillars of the original Ginebra San Miguel squad