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EXPLAINER: Cebu City Council inquiry on mass testing seeks answers, perhaps not to derail 'Balik Buhay'
FROM what Cebu City Vice Mayor Mike Rama has been saying and other indicators, the Cebu City Council won't stop the mass RDTs (rapid diagnostic tests) in the city.The councilors may just want to find out how the project will ...
From 99 days ago
Seares: ‘Coronavirus in newsroom’: 1) Must journalists report to office? 2) Covering Covid-19 patients
TWO interesting recent incidents related to media and the corona pandemic, which must raise valid questions: In South Carolina, United States, the newspaper “The Post and Courier” has required its news reporters to come to their office in Charleston at ...
From 100 days ago
EXPLAINER: As Cebu sets to reopen, 3 cities go mass-testing, Capitol steps up case-finding
THE SITUATION. The May 15 deadline of the national government for lifting or modifying the lockdown has sent Cebu City and Cebu Province scrambling to get ready for a situation where the dreaded coronavirus could still be rampaging without some ...
From 101 days ago
EXPLAINER: Tri-City anti-Covid rapid mass testing: Can people be forced to submit to it?
THE SITUATION. Starting Monday, May 4, until May 25, almost 47,000 individuals, representing 10 per cent of the number of households in three cities of Cebu (Cebu City, Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu City), will undergo tests using a rapid test ...
From 103 days ago
Seares: No crime involved in Labangon dispute. Barangay just got City Hall order wrong.
THE incident involving a female nurse who was initially refused entry last April 23 to a locked-down sitio in Labangon, Cebu City expectedly drew public interest and the debate still goes on in some forum somewhere.At City Hall, there is ...
From 104 days ago
EXPLAINER: Labangon incident: barangay can't junk rules set by Cebu City. Or can it?
THE SITUATION. Last April 25, a video clip was posted on Facebook, which showed volunteer guards barring a female nurse who was coming home from her work at a Cebu City hospital. She was refused entry last April 23 at ...
From 106 days ago
EXPLAINER. The USC issue: May schools reopen ahead of dates set by government?
AT A GLANCE. University of San Carlos, or any other school, has to consider not just government order or direction. It has to consider the sentiment of its community of students and parents.WHAT HAPPENED. A newspaper column by broadcaster Bobby ...
From 107 days ago
Seares: Mike Rama ‘unhappy’ about his role at City Hall but he growls, doesn’t bite
CEBU City Vice Mayor Mike Rama’s publicized complaints last week against his mayor, Edgar Labella, may be lumped into two: Alleged hogging of policy-making on measures against the public health crisis caused by the corona-virus and the mayor’s choice of ...
From 107 days ago
EXPLAINER: For Cebu City and Cebu Province, ECQ ends May 15, unless reset in new review
THE SITUATION. The inter-agency task force has decided for Cebu City and Cebu Province -- with seven other cities and provinces in Visayas and Mindanao -- on when to lift the lockdown in their areas. It's until May 15, unless ...
From 109 days ago
EXPLAINER: Why Zapatera felt it was abandoned by DOH, rescued by Labella. Tests and tests required before deciding to end lockdown.
THE SITUATION. The national government may announce any day or hour the easing or lifting of the "enhanced community quarantine." Health experts have recommended a modified lockdown, keeping it only in Metro Manila, Calabarzon, and parts of Bulacan and in ...
From 111 days ago