Reflections on Ungka Flyover

I am currently building up my experience in transportation engineering. This specialization is not as lucrative as construction, though. It does not pay much. Demand for transportation experts is quite low despite of being one of the most important for urbanizing areas. Transportation is one of the most difficult to comprehend as it requires enoughContinue reading “Reflections on Ungka Flyover”

Streets for Life: Where are we heading?

#Love30 trended over social media the past week as the celebration came by from 17th to 23rd. On a very wide and diverse Filipino context, when you talk to certain groups about speeding and sharing the roads, you will get good smiles from some and handful of smirks.

Stop blaming “government”

The government has two sets of workers: the leaders (politicians and their political appointees) and the civil servants. Civil servants serve all citizens and must be highly skilled individuals who achieve their positions by merit and operate in the interest of the general public.

Shaping the country’s COVID-19 Response

This is article was originally published with the title, “How opinions are shaping the country’s COVID-19 Response” at Daily Guardian. I am angry and so are most of us. The enhanced community quarantine distanced all of us from each other but has made us into one big multifaceted community in social media where distancing isContinue reading “Shaping the country’s COVID-19 Response”

The Philippine’s terrible start in COVID-19 Response

This is article was originally published with the title, “Why March 12 was a bit late” at Daily Guardian. The first action that the government was able to do was to ban direct flights from Wuhan, Hubei Province in the People’s Republic of China dubbed as the ground zero of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). ThatContinue reading “The Philippine’s terrible start in COVID-19 Response”

Don’t cry over spilled Corona

This is article was originally published with the title, “Not a lockdown, it’s spilled milk” at Daily Guardian. January 30, 2020 – It is probably a date our immune systems would never forget. The first case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was confirmed in the Philippines. It was in 38-year-old Chinese from Wuhan inContinue reading “Don’t cry over spilled Corona”