Three key competencies paramount to public managers in times of crisis are “managing stakeholders, political masters and collaborative networks.” In short, local bureaucracies need to move and will have to be anticipatory in orientation; similar to crisis management.
This recurring behavior among consumers has prompted lawmakers to file House Bill 7805 or the Internet Transactions Act which aims to impose sanctions and still penalties against pranksters, practical jokers and other persons for victimizing food delivery service crew and riders.
Humanity is for all Filipinos whatever their status is in life. And the core of humanity is respecting the views of others and engaging in discourse that is respectful, contextual and does not introduce extraneous variables that are not germane to the discussion.
The PBA Bubble is an attempt by the league to provide sports-entertainment to the basketball-adoring public. It is also sports' contribution to restoring faith and confidence among our people that we're on our way to the new normal.
Covid-19 is teaching us to care more and count our blessings more. It is also teaching us to go back to the practices of the generation of our parents: to help one another, take care of each other and nurture one another.
The Rice Tariffication Law initially worked as planned. From a high of five percent or more, the inflation rate now averages to between to two to three percent, primarily due to the prices and supply of food, especially rice, being stabilized. The new law also gave consumers enhanced access to relatively affordable retail prices of rice.
The shift to blended learning can also be overburdening to some students. It is unfortunate that several incidents of suicide committed by students have been reported due to the financial pressures brought about by increased electronic and logistical requirements for the blending learning scheme, and the pressure to participate in online classes.
A political campaign is a communication process — find the right message, target that message to the right group of voters and repeat that message again and again. Democracy, after all, depends on shared truths; and autocracy, on shared lies. Let that be clear for all our sakes in May 2022.
What we have today are severely fragmented and damaged political institutions. Initiatives for Constitutional Reform by key personalities from the administration are imbued with persona interest rather than genuine intent to reform our system.