“We do not know how long the pandemic will last, but we have to plan on the basis that COVID-19 will be with us for a...
“The hidden agenda of the group was to apply constant pressure on the government to obtain a larger goal amid the ceasefire accession of the communist...
“The DoH admitted that PPE, N95 mask donations have arrived but hospitals have to put their request in writing to DoH Director IV Gloria Balboa.
“A recession would mean a contraction in the GDP that would spell a bigger problem for the nation.
“Amid the hardships, the rebels also still wanted to pursue the collection of their so-called revolutionary taxes.
“The effort to contain the spread of the virus should supersede all short-term political considerations.
“The idea for the community quarantine is to harness cooperation between government and the public to fight a common enemy.
“The President and the DoH have shown their capability to keep the government on top of the situation.
“Authorities gain nothing by hiding the truth since a slight delay in information is catastrophic to the population.