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Congressional hearing: Corruption allegations against PhilHealth

Congressional Hearing 5 August 2020


1) I do not agree with Cong. Defensor when he said that investing in an IT system while still using the All Case Rate (ACR) system will “computerize” corruption in PhilHealth. 324 more words

PH records highest virus cases in Southeast Asia; total now at 115,900

The Philippines now has the highest number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases across Southeast Asia, with 3, 426 new cases reported on Wednesday, August 5. 105 more words


The quiet man of GRC

GRC? It’s short for the TT Chang Genetic Resources Center at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines, which I had the privilege to lead between July 1991 and April 2001. 957 more words

On My Mind . . .

Breaking #FoxNews Alert : Death toll in Beirut blast at least 100, more than 4K injured: official

Breaking #FoxNews Alert : Death toll in Beirut blast at least 100, more than 4K injured: official

— Philippines Rants and Raves (@DuctKeller) August 5, 2020…

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Globe keeps customers safe through use of digital channels

With the shift to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine, messengerial delivery services will once again be limited. Despite this, Globe assures its customers that they will continue to receive their updated monthly billing statements, this time through digital channels. 307 more words

She Leaves - 38 (THE BAR)

“Mom, be home at twelve,” wika ni Kaven with conviction, na animo’y siya ang tatay ko.

“Yes, Mom! We need you to send off us early tomorrow ha?” Na sinundan naman ng babae kong anak. 6,688 more words

Tagalog Stories

The Longest Quarantine

I live in the Philippines. We’re known for our pristine beaches, beautiful islands, sunny dispositions of our people. We’re also known for corruption, terrorism, and the longest lockdown ever during this pandemic. 359 more words