Pokwang joins GMA

GMA Network is delighted to announce that well-loved comedian and award-winning actress Pokwang is now a certified Kapuso after signing a contract on June 18, Friday. Pokwang is known for her versatility on screen as seen on various TV programs and movies she starred in throughout the years. Her decision to become a Kapuso was […]

Palmres-Moises: Health is wealth

M: Maintaining good health is a gift we can give to ourselves. More than a year after the pandemic, I truly realized that health is wealth. Even with the anxiety and stress that the pandemic brought about, let’s continue to be thankful for what we have or don’t have. If you have good health, be […]

Editorial: Why a Day 1 swab is wrong

We continue to point out true science amid a political tussle at the risk of sounding like a voice in the wilderness. We have said a couple of times, since the clash in national and local protocols for inbound Filipinos in our international ports caught the limelight, that the basic but most crucial difference lies […]

Briones: Life beyond Covid-19

What’s the point of the government’s vaccination program against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) if people continue to be subjected to rigid and constrictive guidelines to try and contain a pandemic that is not as deadly as medical experts initially thought? Don’t get me wrong. We have come a long way from the days when there […]

Eased metro lockdown eyed for rest of June

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza and Vann Marlo M. Villegas, Reporters THE GOVERNMENT would probably ease the lockdown in Manila, the capital and nearby cities and provinces this week on decreasing coronavirus infections, according to the presidential palace. Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Cavite would likely revert to a general […]

Wenceslao: Nice try

There will be no united opposition in 2022. The attempt by a group led by former Supreme Court associate justice Antonio Carpio to do so is falling via the same reason the framers of the 1987 Constitution dismantled the old two-party system in favor of a supposedly more democratic one. Now any politician who thinks […]

Editorial: Circulate with caution

Balance freedom with responsibility. Completing the two doses of vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) does not mean one is completely protected from being infected or infecting others. In a June 11 virtual press conference, Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire cautioned senior citizens who have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine […]

Quijano; A tale of two LA Teams (Part 2)

What a difference a week can make. Last week, the Los Angeles Clippers were teetering on the edge of disaster, down 0-2 after losing all their home games against the Dallas Mavericks. Their cross-town rivals the defending champions, the Lakers were 1-1 against the Phoenix Suns and looked poised to run over the Suns with […]

Wenceslao: Gradual is it

I don’t think that just because one has been vaccinated, one can already do anything without any care in the world. In the United States, where millions have already been vaccinated, questions were raised on the logic of continuing to wear face masks in crowded places. But I prefer the gradual lifting of restrictions before […]