Baguio is ready, but. . . .

The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) is ready for COVID-19 patients, but nearby provinces are not. It has the best capability to treat diseases in the Cordillera including Region 1 (Ilocos provinces including La Union and Pangasinan) and Region 2 (Cagayan Valley). As such, it can be readily overwhelmed if all serious cases from these regions will be […]

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Hope in these difficult times

The story we have to recall when we are beset with all sorts of problems or about to reach the end of the road is the Pandora’s Box. When the box is opened it spews all the worst kinds of problems you could think of. Disease, pestilence, famine, individual troubles, etc. But along with all of these comes hope. Hope […]

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Ghost places and obligations

There is only one big mall in Baguio City and the number of people there is a bell weather on tourist arrivals. Now it is like a ghost town compared to how it used to be the past weeks and months. With a good number of new restaurants that just opened and the features it offers which naturally attract tourists […]

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Big businesses’ shortcoming

Big businesses can only thrive in a democratic set up. And a democracy can only survive if at least half of the population are well-educated. Proper education, that is. Not just earning a degree by rote memory. Proper education means being critical. Being able to stand by one’s principles and by denouncing any form of injustice. Not allowing tyrants to […]

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The disconnect

The advisory of the DOH, in light of the COVID-19, to maintain a healthy lifestyle which includes regular and proper hand washing with soap and water or other disinfectants is not just good for today but for all times. There are harmful viruses everywhere, every time but they are kept at bay by our immune systems, and good health practices […]

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On board exams and centralization

A Saint Louis University graduate topped the recent architecture board exams. The number two is a UP alumnus and there is also another one from UP in the top 10. The number 10 is from University of Baguio. Two in the top 10 graduated from universities in the Visayas– University of San Carlos in Cebu and Silliman University in Dumaguete. […]

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