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Bongbong Marcos’ Simple Wants
Bongbong Marcos tells Choy Torralba that he will be out of isolation soon. He is adamant to see his family and friends again at close range. They might be in the same house with some of his immediate family members but he made it a point to keep a safe distance to avoid any chance of passing the Coronavirus infection to his loved ones.
Goodbye Boyish Looks
Torralba jokes that the boyish look of Marcos is already gone together with Coronavirus. He now looks like one Garcia actor. The namesake of the late President Ferdinand Marcos blames it for the lack of appetite. He said that it was really difficult to eat nutritious foods during his ordeal. His throat just feels like it’s covered with sand.
Out of Isolation Soon
He may already be out of isolation at this time of writing. However, he still needs to be careful. Marcos would surely donate his plasma when the doctor advises him that it would be safe to do so. The 2022 plan is certainly on track! Sorry to the detractors.
YouTube video by Bongbong Marcos My COVID-19 Story | Bongbong Marcos
Bongbong Marcos’ Message
I was wrong to think that I could battle COVID-19 alone. I am deeply grateful for the expert care of the doctors, nurses, and medical technicians who helped me overcome this ordeal.
My next fight will be to ensure that they all get support for the invaluable work that they do for our country. Maraming salamat at mabuhay po kayo!
Shout Out to the Pandemic Frontliners
Marcos is very grateful to the frontliners for surviving the pandemic. He urges every one to follow them and stay at home not to add up to their burden. He also campaigns to help in providing them with their necessary medical needs to be able to fight the coronavirus. He narrates his ordeal from attending a relative’s wedding in Spain to his quarantine state. Marcos is aware that he is already a senior citizen and at a high risk. He can only be grateful to the new heroes of the world.
A Pandemic Survivor
The former Senator’s appearance only shows that his experience was not easy. He calls on people to have the discipline not to spread fake news. He is still alive and calls himself a Covid Survivor. The late President Ferdinand Marcos’ son knows he’s very lucky to survive. This is because of the dedication of the doctors and nurses. Some of them already perished so it is best to adhere to the safety precautions. This is for the good of one’s family and the frontliners’ as well.
YouTube video by birador HQ ANG MAKABAGONG PAGBABALIK NG NUTRIBUN
SMC Brings Back Nutribun
San Miguel Corporation rekindles the production of vitamin-packed Nutribun. This is for distribution to charitable groups and critical Metro Manila communities. Priorities are families that have either no access to, or unable to afford, food amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Ferdinand Marcos and Nutribun
A golden-ager pro or anti – Ferdinand Marcos can automatically recall that the Nutribun is classic when it comes to the nutritional provision in schools during the late President Marcos regime. The ingredients originally came from USAID. The Marcos administration produces the bread in 1975. Scientists from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the late 1960s and early 1970s put this together. This is to overcome childhood malnutrition in the Philippines.
Mayors Adopted the Nutribun Concept
Mayors Isko Moreno of Manila and Marcelino Teodoro of Marikina revive the Nutribun concept earlier on. Yorme as Mayor Isko is popularly known said that the power bread serves as his motivation to attend school classes every day from Monday to Friday. A worthwhile memory that he can share with the children of his constituents today.
YouTube video by INQUIRER.net Binay hits DOH over slow dissemination of info on COVID-19 cases
Senate Interrogation on the Mishandling of COVID-19
Senator Nancy Binay on Monday criticized the Department of Health’s (DOH) supposed slow dissemination of information regarding the confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country.
Viber Groups are Ahead of the Coronavirus News
Senator Binay presses of the DOH official why they cannot confirm a local COVID-19 case in an area ahead of time. She at first suspects the local transmission rumor as fake news. Only to find out in the evening that it is exactly the case. A parent of one school is said to be infected with the coronavirus thus prompting the establishment to disinfect the whole campus.
The Balancing Act of the DOH Causes Public Distrust
While Binay said she understands that DOH needs to perform a “balancing act” in respecting the privacy of COVID-19 patients and being transparent with the public, she reminded officials that they should make decisions that would benefit everyone. Senator Imee Marcos earlier urges the DOH to be transparent without causing public panic. However, putting the people in limbo drives them to anxiety.
YouTube video by INQUIRER.net Sen. Pia Cayetano, pinuna ang hearing ni Sen. Imee Marcos
An Overlapping Situation
Senators Pia Cayetano and Imee Marcos continue the rift between their families. In 2016, Senator Ian Peter Cayetano and Bongbong Marcos also had some bouts. A recent hearing that tackles the the “economic effects” of the government’s investment promotions program has led to Citira. Cayetano is the sponsor of the Senate version of Citira, which is under her ways and means committee. She fumes over Marcos’ inclusion of this topic on her economic hearing.
Malacanang certifies the CITIRA bill as urgent, according to Cayetano. The bill is now up for plenary debates as Committee Report No. 50. Are we allowed to have another committee conduct a hearing on exactly the same subject matter in another hearing without even informing the chair, even on a personal level?” Cayetano said in the plenary session. “I don’t mind, dear colleagues, you can speak to any resource person. You can invite them to your office, but to have them in a hearing on a matter that was pending on the floor is a slightly different thing,” she continued.
Apology to the Irrate Senator
This prompts Marcos to clarify that the Senate economic affairs’ hearing did not touch on the tax aspect of the CITIRA measure. It merely tackles the impact of COVID-19 on exports and the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies. Marcos added that the discussion also includes the impact of the cancellation of the Philippines-U.S. Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) and the over-all effects of COVID-19 on the economy. Marcos eventually apologizes to Cayetano and Cayetano accepts Marcos’ apology but has difficulty understanding her explanation that the committee covers a wide range of topics.