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Ebola: a very real, serious threat

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The threat is real and the warning direct. The Ebola outbreak is “the most severe public health emergency in modern times,” this according to the World Health Organization, which also warned that Ebola cases could reach 10,000 per week in West Africa. The United Nations, on the other hand, has expressed serious concerns abut Ebola’s winning the race.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

China at most risk to Ebola, report says

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It’s only a matter of time before the deadly Ebola virus disease infects China, and the Philippines had better be prepared. China has been identified as the first Asian country most likely to be hit by this fearsome disease that has no known cure and is 90 percent fatal at its worst.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

To grant or not to grant is not the question

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The squabbling in Congress over the grant of emergency powers to President Aquino ostensibly so he can resolve a much-ballyhooed power shortage in 2015 is a false debate, inasmuch that it misses the mark on the real emergency that now confronts our collective future.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Death wish: my life as a bar reviewer

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As soon as the review started, I went into hibernation. I lost all concept of time.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

At the Frankfurt Book Fair—but where was PH?

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Aside from the country finally shedding its tarnished image, the progress that the Philippine publishing industry has made is similarly worthy of note.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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