(Published by The Manila Times on 29 April 2020) THE coronavirus pandemic has exposed the many faces of poverty, especially in urban areas. It also exposes what seems to be … Read More
(Published by The Manila Times on 22 April 2020) HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd is to gecko as Vulcaseal is to glue. He clings to his post with the tenacity … Read More
(Also published by The Manila Times on 11 April 2020) A NEW study suggests that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)-causing virus can travel distances way beyond government’s spread-prevention physical distancing … Read More
At most 78, and not the actual number of cases of 712 (12 deaths) of the passengers of Diamond Princess could have been infected if the ship was evacuated earlier.
The message and frame by which COVID 19 communicated is crucial: on it depends how people behave and take precautions to avoid being infected.
(Also published by The Manila Times on 18 March 2020.) MY neighborhood in an inner barangay (village) of Imus, Cavite has had progress in somehow easing the flow of vehicular … Read More
(Also published by The Manila Times on 25 March 2020) PEOPLE in many countries, especially in Europe, are sick of and dying from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Declared by … Read More
(Also published by The Manila Times on 4 March 2020) DEVELOPED by Project RAND (of Rand Corp.) in the 1950s, the Delphi Method is a management tool originally designed “to … Read More
A 40-MINUTE or so wait for a bus ride from Imus, Cavite that would take me to Lawton, Manila often gets me to digress to something many commuters go through … Read More
THIS year’s Traslacion, relived just days ago, was probably the most orderly in recent years, as indicated, for example, in 1) the relatively short time (16 hours) it took the … Read More
Still on the topic of the area model approach to development, about which I discussed in broad terms in previous columns (please see “Fault lines of PH Economy” [November 20, … Read More