If there’s anything good that came from living in a country where the one and only strategy against the coronavirus is to basically rotate through different quarantine statuses while waiting for a vaccine, many of us have been forced to rethink our lifestyles and priorities over the past six months as we endured the world’s strictest and longest lockdown.
One show that has been trending on Netflix in recent weeks and is worth a look is the documentary “The Social Dilemma” by Jeff Orlowski. The 1.5 hour documentary attempts to discuss the frightening impact of social media and its algorithms on our world, illustrating the damage being done to our society by social media giants such as Facebook, Google and Twitter.
The COVID-19 roulette of luck has given Bacolod City MECQ status until September 30 and if everything goes well, changing what was a “G” to an “E” will be enough to slow down the surge of coronavirus cases in our communities. However, if the status quo prevails and there is no difference in the way the people responsible approach the issue, then, at least, we will have seen that our government has done something. When they put our city under MECQ, even if we do not know what that actually means in the long run, that should count as something.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Policemen yesterday recovered an estimated P163,000 worth of suspected shabu from a drug suspect arrested during a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Singcang Airport, Bacolod City. PLt. Liberty Indiape, deputy spokesperson of the Bacolod City Police, identified
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Department of Public Works and Highways-Bacolod Engineering District will be implementing temporary partial road closures in Bacolod City in connection with its various roads and drainage projects this year. Bacolod District Engineer Jaime Javellana informed
Local fiber broadband provider Converge has seen over a 50 percent increase in its residential subscribers in the first quarter of 2022 compared to March last year, with its network now able to reach more than 12.2 million homes nationwide.
An economist of Juwai IQI Global has seen the country’s 8.3-percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the first quarter of the year as a good launch pad for the next administration to pursue its economic agenda. The chief economist
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said that he has no intention to close the borders of Negros Occidental with the detection of two COVID-19 Omicron subvariant cases in Western Visayas. “It’s too early for that. Let’s
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has created a task force to ensure that registered business enterprises (RBEs) in the information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) sector currently enjoying tax incentives are complying with the requirement under the law for them