Monday, August 10, 2020

Vantage Points

CONTROL COVID-19 OR ELSE…

Multi-awarded Filipino actor Christopher de Leon admitted last March 17, on Instagram, that he was tested positive for...

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

After President Rodrigo R. Duterte placed Metro Manila in a “community quarantine” starting March 15 until April 14...

Seafarer’s psychological disorder as compensable work-related illness

A seafarer’s psychological disorderor  schizophrenia is considered as  a compensable  work-related illness triggered by  the work environment on board the vessel.

The 7 last plagues

Don’t be scared. Our subject today concerns the relevance of the CoVid-19 to the...

“Clear and existing danger” rule in seafarer’s dismissal cases

It is only in the exceptional case of clear and existing danger to the safety of the crew...

Senate ABS CBN hearing a sham

Watching Grace Poe chair the senate hearing on the broadcast station’s plea for a franchise renewal made me...

The bright future of our fruits

With the NCOV scare beginning to lift, the shipments of bananas and other fruits to china re beginning...

San Pedro fiesta of 1944

Two and half years after Davao was shelled on December 8, 1941, the aerial bombings designed to destroy...

Toxic chemicals and seafarer’s heart diseases

Seafarer’s medical conditions,  including cardiovascular diseases, can be attributed to his constant exposure to hazards such as toxic chemicals...

Princess Restaurant, circa 1960

Long before chicken barbecue became a food fad, Davao was already home to a Kapampangan-inspired Princess Restaurant, famous in the...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
23.9 ° C
24 °
23.9 °
94 %
1.5kmh
75 %
Wed
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27 °
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