Opinion

IMEE: HOSPITALS MAY SHUT DOWN SOON UNLESS PHILHEALTH PAYS DEBTS

IMEE: HOSPITALS MAY SHUT DOWN SOON UNLESS PHILHEALTH PAYS DEBTS   Senator Imee Marcos has warned that Philhealth’s delayed reimbursements to government and private hospitals will weaken their  capacity to deal with the mutating Covid-19...

IMEE: CLOCK IS TICKING TO PUT SAFE 2022 ELECTION MEASURES IN PLACE

IMEE: CLOCK IS TICKING TO PUT SAFE 2022 ELECTION MEASURES IN PLACE Some 23 million eligible voters are at risk of being disenfranchised in the May 2022 elections if a bill allowing vulnerable citizens to...

IMEE: IT’S TIME TO PUT UP A NEW, PROFESSIONALLY RUN MILITARY PENSION FUND

IMEE: IT’S TIME TO PUT UP A NEW, PROFESSIONALLY RUN MILITARY PENSION FUND Senator Imee Marcos has stressed the urgency of replacing a deactivated pension fund for military and uniformed personnel (MUPs) whose salary contributions...

IMEE: U.S. GOT MORE THAN THE PHILIPPINES FROM ARBITRAL RULING

IMEE: U.S. GOT MORE THAN THE PHILIPPINES FROM ARBITRAL RULING Senator Imee Marcos has countered critics of President Duterte’s rapprochement with China, saying the 2016 arbitral decision weakened the Philippines’ sovereign claims in the South...

IMEE: INCREASE “NEW NORMAL LOANS” TO AGRI-AGRA SECTORS

IMEE: INCREASE “NEW NORMAL LOANS” TO AGRI-AGRA SECTORS Senator Imee Marcos has sought to increase loan releases to farmers, fishermen and agrarian reform beneficiaries by proposing a higher penalty on banks that fall short of...

IMEE: AUCTION MEAT IMPORT PERMITS FOR TRANSPARENCY

IMEE: AUCTION MEAT IMPORT PERMITS FOR TRANSPARENCY Senator Imee Marcos has urged the country’s economic managers to consider auctioning pork imports to ensure their transparent allocation among traders when the increase in the minimum access...

IMEE: USE PREVENTIVE TREATMENTS, REPURPOSED DRUGS WHILE WAITING FOR VACCINES

IMEE: USE PREVENTIVE TREATMENTS, REPURPOSED DRUGS WHILE WAITING FOR VACCINES Senator Imee Marcos has renewed her call on the Department of Health (DOH) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider preventive treatments for Covid-19...

IMEE: CONVERT BILLIONS IN BAYANIHAN LOANS TO DIRECT ASSISTANCE

IMEE: CONVERT BILLIONS IN BAYANIHAN LOANS TO DIRECT ASSISTANCE Senator Imee Marcos has urged the government to convert the bulk of stimulus funds that are lying unused in state financial institutions and directly assist businesses...

IMEE: GOODBYE TO MORE ‘AYUDA’, PPE, COVID-19 VACCINES

IMEE: GOODBYE TO MORE ‘AYUDA’, PPE, COVID-19 VACCINES Senator Imee Marcos has castigated the Department of Agriculture (DA) for crippling the government’s ability to raise much needed revenue to cope with the double onslaught of...

IMEE: FIRST WE HAVE TO CONVINCE FILIPINOS TO GET VACCINATED

IMEE: FIRST WE HAVE TO CONVINCE FILIPINOS TO GET VACCINATED Senator Imee Marcos has warned that the government’s mass vaccination program against Covid-19 faces a major snag if it turns a blind eye to the...