Random Thoughts

by Leonardo Micua

May 3, 2021 in Random Thoughts

PRRD to charge mayors, kapitans

By Leonardo Micua   A day or two before Dagupan was to hold its Bangus Festival on April 30, mayors or barangay officials were warned by President Duterte that they are liable and will be charged with dereliction of duty if they fail to enforce quarantine protocols and prevent the surge in COVID-19 cases in their respective…
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April 27, 2021 in Random Thoughts

Goodbye Dagupan bangus

By Leonardo Micua   WHILE Dagupan City is about to celebrate its Bangus Festival on April 30, the Dagupan bangus growers and vendors, particularly the vendors at the  Magsaysay Fish Market, came out in the local media lamenting the order of things in local markets. They  have been complaining of earning…
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April 19, 2021 in Random Thoughts

Wanted: A balancing act from economists

By Leonardo Micua   WE don’t know if the national Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease made the right decision in recommending to President Rodrigo Duterte the downgrading of the quarantine classification of NCR+ bubble from ECQ to the less restrictive MECQ. While the surge may have slowed down a…
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April 12, 2021 in Opinion, Random Thoughts

DILG failed in contact-tracing efforts

By Leonardo Micua   “DON’T blame the DOH for (the) COVID spike. It’s the DILG.  They fumbled their contact tracing efforts.” This was recently posted by Wilson Chua, CEO of the Dagupan-based Bitstop, Inc. in his social media account. He has been analyzing data about the COVID-19 situation in the country,…
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April 6, 2021 in Opinion, Random Thoughts

Soon, Pnoy anti-COVID cure invention

By Leonardo Micua AFTER a streak of bad news spurred by the continuous steep rise of COVID-19 cases, comes finally the good news that could hopefully whip up our spirit in this time of the pandemic. So inspiring is the report that a Filipino priest and scientist is now struggling…
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