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Does ‘Build Build Build’ really exist?

The BBB program has created a brand of its own. It is true to its promise to increase public investment on infrastructure and generate jobs. However, is it really the program that did this? Or is it just a label for something.

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Trust issues

As we are entering the 2nd year of our not so normal lives, let us be grateful that we are still connected no matter how disconnected we are. While our trust issues pile up, let us equip ourselves with sufficient critical thinking, common sense and reading comprehension. We may not be able to trust specific people but the only way to emerge victorious is to subject the information to deep scrutiny before allowing entry to our heads.

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Effects of COVID-19 in the infrastructure sector

Although the world has seen different effects on the infrastructure sector, it seems that the Philippines has laid in place its infrastructure boom at the right time, at least. But the true indicator of the sector’s success lies on which direction the country would be going after the pandemic.

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Digital Isolation: When the PH gov’t disagrees with Facebook

The Philippine president did not take the Facebook shut down of several allegedly fake accounts lightly. Now it threatens to block the social media giant in his land. What are the implications and how did other nations decide to block the largest social media platform?

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The Fading Bike Lanes: Weighing in on weather and demand

Just a few days after the netizens have lauded the initiative of the local government to provide bike lanes through donations of paint, the rainy weather seem to have messed with us. Photos have been spreading around about how the paint of the bike lanes were stripped off by the heavy rains in the past few days.

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GDP will not be a priority in the pandemic

This is article was originally published with the title, “Will GDP growth be a priority this year?” at Daily Guardian. It just took a little virus to cause the world to shift beyond proportions. The COVID-19 pandemic is worse than wildfires and this will surely be felt in the coming years even if we all […]

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The Math of Capacities

WAY FORWARD Given the above reasons, there are two best solutions but I am not sure which one could be answered faster: The first one is to increase and properly manage capacities of testing across the private and public testing facilities. Strategies may include the expedited upgrading of the capacity of WVMC-SNL who is in […]