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Treat med workers as humans

Treat med workers as humans

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   *   For trying to account the state of the country’s health capacity in times of pandemic, the medical frontliners, instead of being praised for their efforts, was accused of demeaning the government for not directly reporting their appeal to the President Over 80 medical associations asked for the return […]

Creation of more departments

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   *   WHETHER a matter of convenience or necessity, the Rodrigo Roa Duterte administration, if its proposals push through as planned, should have added four more departments to the Executive by the time the President’s term expires. Already, Congress has passed the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) and […]

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No absolute immunity

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   * AMID the noise generated by the closure of media network ABS-CBN, more weighty events, especially in jurisprudence, have been swept under the rug, foremost of which is the historical ruling issued by the US Supreme Court stating that any American president cannot invoke “absolute immunity” from criminal investigation while […]

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Ambivalent signals

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   *   DESPITE the eight petitions asking the Supreme Court to declare the Anti-Terrorism Law illegal, certain sectors are doubtful the edict, even if its defects are corrected, can be credibly executed given President Rodrigo Duterte’s friendly alliance with the New People’s Army (NPA). To assuage the growing dissent against […]

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Ten transport suggestions

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   *   THE return of the jeepneys as ‘kings of the road’ in Manila does provide the answer everybody has been looking for about traffic in the metro. The partial deployment has only provided urgency for the government to address the issues on the numerical grow of the jeepneys. Before […]

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More than just economic jolt

  BY JOHNNY DAYANG   *   FINANCIAL analysts and economic managers, for some reasons, always take the brighter side of things. In the way they assess the impact of the ongoing pandemic, they paint landscapes that look fascinating, but the truth is that there is not much to all the positive statements. In the […]

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