Private aid boosts gov’t funds for virus victims

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:49:15 +0000

  PRESIDENT Duterte announced Monday night a P200-billion aid program for low-income families badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the quarantine program set up to stop it. Using government funds authorized by the recently enacted “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act,” the President said some 18 million poor households will each receive P3,000 to […]

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Did you get a chance at life? And other questions if ventilators run short due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:03:47 +0000

Should the COVID-19 crisis spin out of control in Canada, the overall question may be: Which patients should get precedence for the country’s limited supply of ventilators?

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Daphne Bramham: It's absurd to ignore foreign-trained doctors offer to help in the COVID crisis

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:04:26 +0000

OPINION: Thousands of foreign-trained doctors are volunteering to put themselves in harms’ way during the COVID crisis, but nobody seems to be listening

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After 2 weeks of the quarantine

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:28:29 +0000

    AT the end of March, after two weeks of the Luzon-wide quarantine and state of calamity declared in the rest of the country, the Philippines, with a population of 107 million, had a total of 2,084 cases, with 88 deaths and 49 recoveries. Italy, population 60.48 million, now holds the record of COVID-19 […]

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New ideologues

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:26:26 +0000

    CRITICAL times often bring out the best from among leaders. In the Philippines, the horde of sickening political opportunists has stunted the rise of new ideologues whose political direction can be categorized as “thinking out of the box.” Manila prides itself of tough but benevolent Mayor Isko Moreno, while Pasig stands by Mayor […]

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Vaughn Palmer: B.C.'s outlook for 'return to normal' isn't encouraging in World War C

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:58:25 +0000

OPINION: For now, getting through the next two weeks is challenging enough. But even if British Columbians clear that hurdle, they will be living with this thing for a long time to come.

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