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.
Companies and businesses in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates are slowly opening, giving job opportunities to migrant workers, including overseas Filipino workers. In a virtual forum, Labor Attaché Manuel Dimaano of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in the
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Thirteen more police personnel in Western Visayas tested positive for Covid-19 on July 25, bringing to 108 the number of PNP members infected by the virus, the PNP Health Service said. Of the 134 new cases,
He’s done the complete trek in Compostela’s Camino de Santiago, being a full-fledged Brit, when he was in his 80s, survived a summer fire that ravaged his vineyard in Italy where he lords over a five-bedroom villa, gone through the
BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Covid-19 recovery rate in Bacolod City had reached 89.75 percent, as of July 28, Emergency Operations Center records show. Of 15,198 individuals who tested positive for Covid, 13,641 have already recuperated. More than 1,000
Bacolodnons waiting for their turn to be vaccinated at the Ayala Capitol Central Mall yesterday* APN photo
A PNP Highway Patrol Group operative performs a motorcycle stunt at the start of the motorcycle riding course at Camp Alfredo Montelibano Sr. in Bacolod City Saturday* Capitol PIO photo