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YouTube video by Bongbong Marcos Kalagayan ng LSI at mga Probinsya | Bongbong Marcos
The LSI’s Plight
The plight of our LSI is a real problem for our LGUs, cities, and provinces. Clear policies and sufficient funding from the national government are needed to reopen the doors to their own constituents, Bongbong Marcos said. These locally stranded individuals desperately need help on a larger scale. Immediate at that. Only the government has the capacity to secure international loans during the crisis.
Locally Stranded Individuals
There are more than 4,000 locally stranded individuals in different holding areas in Metro Manila. Most of them lost their jobs and cannot pay up their rent anymore. Due to the protocol in place to prevent the further spread of Coronavirus, they are stuck in unlikely facilities if not in public places. They are certainly under extreme exposure to the virus. Not to mention the uncertainty of their livelihood.
The scientific analysis that Covid-19 can be airborne contrary to the initial perception poses greater hazards to all. Not just to these individuals. Judging to the experience of Japan, their exclusivity for COVID-19 hospitals and the administration of yearly flu vaccines do help in keeping their fatality rate low. The government can certainly do more to ease these sufferings.
YouTube video by Bongbong Marcos Plano ng Edukasyon | Bongbong Marcos
Online Learning Trial
There is no substitute for traditional ‘face-to-face learning’ but it should not cause us to overlook the furtherance of children’s education. However, online learning must go ahead with all the other backups, Bongbong Marcos said. The key is in compliance and obedience with ample flexibility.
Online Learning is Not a Choice
Former Senator Bongbong Marcos insinuates that online learning is not a choice. It is a must. Filipinos must slowly if not drastically cope with the changing times. It’s true that face to face interactions are necessary to develop interpersonal skills. Nevertheless, it is also important to learn how to deal with people in the online community. Therefore, classes in the Philippines must start as scheduled in an online setting or its alternative to be safe from the Coronavirus threat.
DepEd’s Educational Plan
There might be many hurdles that can face the opening of classes in August. For one, the number of enrollments is just around a half compared to last year. Rest assured that the government is doing everything it can to provide the necessary tools and systems for today’s education. Those who do not have internet connections and gadgets can resort to manuals or the transistor radio alternative. This one-way option is a bit tough but can be something to hang on while education officials are coming up with a better solution. Filipinos just have to comply and embrace what is available.
YouTube video by Kelvining’s Corner In reality, most teachers took education because it’s the cheapest degree. It’s not their first choice, according to Senator Imee Marcos.
Truth Hurts on Education
Passion is needed to be successful in any field. The Philippines’ education is not an exemption. This is seldom the case if the teaching profession is only an alternative choice for most of the country’s teachers. However, they are a few who display their life skills during the pandemic. One is a teacher who resorts to online selling to survive the crisis. Senator Marcos is right that it is hard to find a committed teacher but it doesn’t mean they don’t exist. However, these few educators often struggle to influence their peers. Let alone their superiors because of the current system. Flexibility is not an option.
The senator explains that life skills are essential in the development of children. Thinking, interacting, managing, and leadership enhancements are crucial for nurturing a dynamic workforce in the country. The system must equip the current teachers with the resources for them to serve as models to their students.
Bashing Imee Marcos
Some media that are in favor of the opposition can only interpret Marcos’ statements as blaming the teachers. Senator Marcos’ theories are not mere speculations but are the procedures of the current emerging digital industries. Without the capabilities that she mentioned, it would be impossible to innovate. Filipinos must adapt to the changes quickly because those who can’t be simply left behind.
YouTube video by Rappler Sara Duterte alleges ‘massive fraud’ in 2016 elections, calls Robredo ‘fake VP’
Mayor Sara Backs Bongbong Marcos’ Claim
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, calls Vice President (VP) Leni Robredo a “fake VP.” She also alleges that there was massive fraud during the 2016 elections where her father also won as president. Duterte-Carpio backs the claim of Bongbong Marcos who confronts Robredo with an electoral protest. Despite the pandemic, the Marcos loyalists continue to call on the PET to take action.
Mayor Sara’s calling Robredo a fake VP indicates her common ground with Marcos’ claim of fraud against Robredo. Like her father, she has close relations with the daughter of the late President Ferdinand Marcos’ daughter, Senator Imee Marcos. The older Marcos is sure that the mayor can be a good President if elections are held today. However, she also understands that she loves Davao and her family is the main priority.
Vice Presidential Bet
The mayor constantly declares during interviews that she is not for national elections. However, she once hints that she might run for Vice President. The BBM-Duterte Carpio tandem can certainly happen. Surprisingly, many social media groups campaign for the idea. This is a positive hope for people who are slowly adapting to the new normal. Vibrant leaders are indeed a must to put the crisis behind the nation’s progress!
YouTube video by INQUIRER.net CJ Peralta assures fair decision on Marcos poll protest vs Robredo
Bongbong Marcos’ Proclamation
Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta said a few months ago that he’s not favoring the Marcoses. The burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos was the only Marcos case he authors for. Therefore, the proclamation of Bongbong Marcos under his term would rely mostly on the outcome of the protest proceeding. Since it’s 2 years already prior to the next national election, it floats via social media that Marcos’ proclamation can happen shortly before or right after Leni Robredo’s term as Vice President.
Meanwhile, the former Senator features on his vlogs possible remedies on how to improve the lives of Filipinos before and right after the pandemic. This is after his own survival from the virus. He has some economic measures in mind. All of them consider the plight of the majority. He campaigns to strongly embrace technology to be competitive. Marcos also calls on the government and the people to have plans in aiding OFWS, seafarers, and other online workers and laborers with livelihood infrastructures.
2022 Presidential Plan
Should the proclamation of Marcos come as Robredo’s term ends, this could easily put him in the hot seat for the presidency. His win could be the justification for the unfair plight in 2016. However, if it’s the other way around, he would be in line with other candidates and must strategize seriously to win some votes from his unlikely voters. Nevertheless, there’s no better time for him to run as president but in 2022.