PUBLIC HEALTH LENS by Romulo F. Nieva Jr., RN, MHSS SPMC and the heartbeat of Mindanao THE news headlines labeling Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) as “Davao City hospital” are obviously misleading and have underlying malice. Such morbid typecasting is … Continue reading SPMC and the heartbeat of Mindanao
Mamatay kayong lahat sa inggit! I would like to thank Dr. Leopoldo Vega for making SPMC what it is today— the biggest hospital in the Philippines with 1,800 bed capacity, 75 dialysis machines which is more than double the capacity … Continue reading OPINION – SPMC defender to Maria Ressa, critics: DIE OF ENVY!!
An agenda to mislead the public A statement titled “SECOND OPINION” circulated on social media supposedly crafted by a group of doctors and health workers. At first glance, the article appears to be genuinely concerned with the plight of the … Continue reading ERMIN GARCIA: ARE DOCTORS IN POLITICS WITH THE LEFTISTS?
By Francisco Sionil Jose , National Artist for Literature ABS-CBN is not crucial to this nation’s survival nor does its closure mark the end of press freedom. Hundreds of TV and radio stations and broadsheets will continue to purvey news … Continue reading OPINION: ABS-CBN – Not crucial to nation’s survival
Journalist Ermin Garcia, a critic of Vice President Leni Robredo, has an approving opinion for the leader of the political opposition and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte for her comment on COVID-19 urging Pinoys to join hands against the … Continue reading COMMENTARY: ERMIN GARCIA – Leni Robredo is not an obstructionist
Press freedom cannot be invoked to defend and promote a media outlet’s business operations KNOW THE DIFFERENCE. Not only does ABS-CBN have all the latitude and airtime to discuss and reject charges filed by Sol-Gen Calida. It has talents, writers, … Continue reading ERMIN GARCIA: ABS-CBN charged for violation of franchise, not for abusive language or false statements
By Jun Ledesma The personal feud between erstwhile confreres Bebot Alvarez and Tonyboy Floirendo has reached an ultimate point of irreconcilability. Both are incumbent congressman representing the two districts of Davao del Norte. Either of the two maybe would deny it, … Continue reading JUN LEDESMA: SPARE THE DAVAO BANANA INDUSTRY
Social media to help capture Malacanang for Duterte presidency The Duterte crowd is everywhere Duterte (is) omnipresent (in) at least a third of the 100 million Filipinos who are connected by Internet everyday and every hour. The people have spoken … Continue reading ONLINE REVOLUTION TO INSTALL DUTERTE AS NEXT PRESIDENT
When can we walk and talk and laugh and share our sorrows and our joys without having to ask what our religious faiths are, our ranks and station in life like children who harbor no hatred but only genuine friendship … Continue reading WHEN WILL IT END? “Why is the search for peace so difficult a task?”
OPINION by Menardo Wenceslao How can peace be elusive as it is seemingly now when all you hear these days are clarion calls for stable peace to dawn in Mindanao? Towards the end of Ramadan there pervades an aura of reconciliatory vibes and forgiveness. The yearning for peace is felt from east to west and from north to south. Despite all these we ask in desperation, “Why is the search for peace so difficult a task?” If a cease fire agreement can be sustained, then why cannot a permanent truce be attained? What does it take for protagonists to yield … Continue reading Why is the search for peace so difficult?