Dispatch from Crame No. 1,038: Sen. Leila M. de Lima on Duterte’s Inaction vis-à-vis PAO Chief Persida Acosta

Mr. Duterte, why can’t you discipline PAO Chief Persida Acosta for having caused this grand mess? Delayed supply of vaccines due to suppliers’ insistence on an indemnity agreement and prevailing vaccine scare—both flowing from the Persida-induced Dengvaxia controversy via her dubious claims about said anti-dengue vaccine. Answer: Like your inaction on the shenanigans of Vitaliano […]

Dispatch from Crame No. 1,035: Sen. Leila M. de Lima on the Delayed Supply of Vaccines

That’s the problem if we have a President and some of his men who are so full of themselves and whose arrogance and hostility towards the West could likely have been a factor in the delayed supply of vaccines. Imbes kasing makipag-usap nang maayos o magpakumbaba, nangbablackmail (“No vaccines, no VFA”) at nang-eextort pa (“Pay […]