In the name of fair play

Have you ever felt silenced after your explanation was left unheard? Perhaps, as a child, you were scolded without getting a chance to defend yourself; as an adult, perhaps you were handed a traffic violation ticket for an infraction you were wrongly accused of. In tax assessment cases, taxpayers often feel anxious when investigated, a […]

Editorial: Vaccine hesitancy abroad

It appears the Philippines is not the only country where people are hesitant to get vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In Russia, four regions have made it mandatory for workers in the retail, education, health care, public transportation, beauty, entertainment and other industries that serve a large number of people to get inoculated amid […]

Dynasty expects a 2.2-fold year-on-year revenue growth to over HK$100 million in the first four months of 2021

HONG KONG, Jun 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited (Stock Code: 828), a premier winemaker in China, issued its profit alert yesterday. The Group expects to record a significant year-on-year increase of approximately 220% to over HK$100 million in its unaudited revenue for the first four months of […]

7,450 more Filipinos get coronavirus

The Department of Health (DoH) reported 7,450 coronavirus infections on Friday, bringing the total to 1.26 million.  The death toll rose by 181 to 21,537, while recoveries increased by 2,382 to 1.17 million, it said in a bulletin.  There were 60,794 active cases, 1.3% of which were critical, 93.9% were mild, 2% did not show symptoms, 1.6% […]

Lawyers get confirmation of being under next priority group for COVID-19 vaccination; prisoners still under consideration

THE INTEGRATED Bar of the Philippines, the official organization of all Philippine lawyers, has received confirmation from the government that legal professionals are included in the next priority group for vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The next sector in line for inoculation are those under group A4, which covers economic and government frontliners. The […]

Briones: Wishful thinking?

I counted and then I counted again. It certainly looks like only six floors of the 10-story new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) on N. Bacalso Ave. have so far been built since construction began in 2015. That’s like one floor for every year. The City Government, which has already shelled out P1.3 billion for […]