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Expect restrictions to ease in March, says Neda chief


(02 February 2021)--According to Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua he believes that the massive vaccination drive this February will help ease restrictions and lower the strict quarantine protocols by March. The vaccination plan, if it is in full cooperation by the citizens, would have a big impact on the confidence of the citizens in going out, and would eventually help boost the economy of the Philippines. Furthermore, he emphasizes that the cooperation of the citizens would be a must, because the country cannot afford to be in another GCQ again, as the economic strategists have said that “for every day that Metro Manila and adjacent regions are under GCQ, P700 million in wages, salaries, and other income are lost.” (Inquirer, 2021). Read More...

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