By Rina Jimenez-David
Thirty-five years ago, when Jollibee opened its first outlet in what was once an ice-cream parlor in Cubao, no one could have predicted that it would grow into the country’s largest fast-food chain. When I first laid eyes on this original outlet (I am a certified Cubao girl, having grown up just a few blocks [...]
For clarification, may we request you to publish our response to the letter “‘Administrative fee’ of Red Cross?” by Walter P. Komarnicki (Inquirer, 7/21/12). Our sincere thanks to Komarnicki for his letter to the editor, and for donating his blood through the Australian Red Cross.
A relative of my wife was recently in a hospital where his B-type blood needed to be “cross-matched” with several donations, which was fine but for the ever-constant P1,500 “administrative fee” per bag of blood.