Silver linings

There’s a popular way of bidding goodbye to the year just past: good riddance. And what a horrible year it has been. It opened with Taal Volcano exploding, displacing thousands and blowing hot ash all the way to Metro Manila and Bulacan. Flights were canceled and tourism in Batangas and Tagaytay was hammered. Sadly, we all know that the worst was yet to come. What follows has been a long string of bad news, except for a handful of sectors such as pharmaceuticals and virgin coconut oil producers. In our country, the final days of the year were marked by controversy over the vaccination as early…

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