EXPLAINER: Disaster management chief Nagiel Banacia, citing odds against curbing Covid, admits use of scare tactics in Lapu-Lapu. From no-vaccine-no-entry ruse to signals of ‘feeling hopeless, drained,’ to images of death.

WARNINGS. The post Sunday, August 8 on the Facebook page of Lapu-Lapu City disaster management chief Nagiel B. Banacia had little variation from the same theme it has drummed into the public mind in the past two weeks: the threat of Covid and the reality of death. The first line said: “There is so much […]

Editorial: Circuit breaker

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan invites incendiary reactions from citizens after signing Executive Order 2021-040, Section 4 of which reads: “only vaccinated persons upon presentation of their vaccination cards, shall be allowed to enter public and private markets including department stores, supermarkets, grocery stores and convenience stores.” The rule, however, will take effect on […]