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Health

Despite optimism Philippine vax targets not likely achieved until 2024

I’m with Mareng Winnie on this one. Monsod writes in her Inquirer piece “Galvez’s math leaves much to be desired” countering National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chair Carlito Galvez’s optimistic appraisal of the vaccination situation in the Philippines… His arithmetic leaves much to be desired. He said that 19 to 25 million people will […]

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Health Politics

Opposition has nothing better to do than put up roadblocks to the government’s pandemic response

“Penalize” Winnie says? The vaccine supply situation at present is similar to the alcohol supply situation in Bangladesh when I was there on business in 1998 – you drank what was available given it’s an Islamic country. You had no choice. In her Inquirer column today “Why penalize us for choosing better vaccine?”, Winnie Monsod […]

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Media Politics

Look no further than Manolo Quezon to understand the lying ways of the Philippine Opposition

It’s actually the Opposition incessant criticizing leading to things being debated to death and not, as Inquirer columnist and former Communications Undersecretary Manolo Quezon III (MLQ3) claims in his piece “Debating things to death” that “those who try to solve problems in the Philippines get crucified for it.” Quezon then goes on to write… …at […]

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Environment Government Health

Brouhaha over Nayong Pilipino mega vax center fueled by dishonest journalism and Karen Davila’s DUMB interview questions

Why can’t Duterte fix this simple problem within his own turf? That critical projects to build large vaccination facilities got this far and became an unncessary PR problem explains why we are in this mess. Sheer incompetence! Do you think government officials actually use their heads? Nope. The default mindset of the bureaucrats is they […]