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In favor of medical marijuana

In favor of medical marijuana

    IT may come as a surprise to a lot of people but some senators are open to legal­izing medical marijuana in the country. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri stated that the substance was allegedly used in treat­ing and saving the children of some of his friends suf­fering from debilitating con­ditions such as epilepsy. Senator […]

Vaccination fear continues

    THE public’s fear of vac­cination brought about by the controversial issue of Dengvaxia seems to be the reason behind this year’s rise in cases of measles in the country. Based on the records of the World Health Organiza­tion (WHO), measles cases have risen by 367 percent from January to Novem­ber of this year […]

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Fake news victim

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Fake news victim

    IT seems no one is off the hook and anyone can fall victim to fake news nowadays, even if you are a high-ranking official of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Director Guillermo Eleazar, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief, vehe­mently denied recently the authenticity of a photo that went viral on social […]

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Irked over ‘Ang Probinsyano’

    A FRIEND, an avid fol­lower of the three-year-old series ”Ang Probinsyano”, the TV version of the movie made popular by the late action king Fernando Poe Jr., got worried over the an­nouncement that the Philip­pine National Police (PNP) was withdrawing its support for the program. Director-General Oscar Albayalde, PNP Chief, said the program […]

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Asia’s garbage dump

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Asia’s garbage dump

    IS the garbage problem of South Korea slowly becom­ing insurmountable, forcing its people to find other locations where they can dump their trash? And do they think so little of us and consider our country as Asia’s garbage dump where they can freely dispose of their rubbish? A report revealed that a ship […]

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Militarization

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Militarization

    PRESIDENT Duterte ad­mitted to the public re­cently that there is a militariza­tion of government under his administration, which has been quite apparent in his choice of appointing retired military officials to posts unrelated to national security. Just lately, due to the contro­versy of the P11 billion worth of drugs that managed to slip […]

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