Opinyon

We Take a Stand

Build Build Build in Marawi Progressing

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(Compiled by OpinYon Researcher Mharvic Zulueta as per “Counterpoint” November 20, 2020 episode)

 

– On Cash Subsidies For MSMEs

“Ito pong Department of Trade and Industry, alam niyo ba na during the budget hearing noong Miyerkules, eh sinasabi po nila na na-release na nila yung P8 billion para sa loan assistance. Doon sa mga negosyante at may mga negosyo na maliliit – small, medium enterprises. And sang-ayon po sa budget office, ‘yon pong na-download na sa Department of Trade and Industry sa pamamagitan ng kanyang financing arms, small business corporations eh naka-disburse na po ng to P1.2 billion sa mahigit na 1,100 na MSMEs – Micro Small Medium Enterprises.

“At noong nakaraan pong October 27 sa pamamagitan nga nitong small business corporations binuksan na po nila yung mga application para doon sa mga bagong batch ng COVID-19 assistance to resort enterprises program na particularly sila nag-po-provide ng loan dito sa mga MSMEs. At ito po ay wala itong interes – 0 percent ito. Mayroong minimal na service fee lamang. At mayroon pang grace period na anim na buwan.”

 

– On Subsidies, Allowances For CHED Employees

 

“Kahit nga po itong CHED [Commission on Higher Education], eh naglunsad din po sila sa ilalim ng Bayanihan 2 ng subsidy o ayuda o allowance na umaabot para sa 60,000 estudyante kasama na po yung pribado at public higher education institution. At ‘yon pong P300-million fund for this to help … eh kasama po ‘yon sa Bayanihan 2 upang maumpisahan natin yung pagbabalik n gating ekonomiya sa dati niyang sigla. At magbigay ng amelioration assistance or ayuda doon sa mga apektadong Filipino.”

 

– On Updates On Marawi Rehab  

“[The] 2.85-kilometer section of the previously unmaintained Maul Lumbaca Ingud – Ranao Ranao Alternate Bypass Road diyan po sa Maul, Marantao, Lanao del Sur, eh 89.16 percent completed na. at ‘yon naman 5.2-km road na kasalukuyang under construction diyan naman Pantar, Lanao del Norte sa Marawi City eh kasalukuyan pa ding ginagawa. At ‘yon pong Agus Pumping Bridge mahigit kalahati na. Ito’y ni-reconstruct, ni-repair, at pinalawak. 52.3 percent completion rate na pagdating nang huling araw ng Nobyembre.”

 

– Air Force Sent Help To ‘Ulysses’ Victims

“Yung Philippine Air Force mayroon na namang bagong mga nilipad, dinala, another batch of relief goods and items dito poi to sa 8 bayan ng Cagayan. Ito kasi yung heavily affected ng baha. Assorted relief goods at ito’y dumating na sa bayan ng Baggao, Peñablanca, Enrile, Solana, Iguig, Amulong, Gattaran at ito pong lahat ay sa Cagayan de Oro. Ang sinakyan po nito ay C-295 aircraft, dalawang araw na ang nakakaraan. Sang-ayon po ito sa tagapagsalita ng Philippine Air Force na si Lt. Col. Aristides sa isang pahayag na kanyang inilabas.”

 

– On Build Back Better Task Force For Recovery Efforts

 “Samantala nag-issue na po ng Executive Order si Presidente Duterte noong Miyerkules na lumilikha ng Build Back Better Task Force for post-disaster rehabilitation recovery efforts doon sa mga apektado ng bagyo. Ito pong task force inaasahan ni presidente na ito’y mangunguna sa preparasyon, sa pagpapatupad, sa pag-momonitor nang mga post-disaster rehabilitation and recovery program.

“In charge rin po ito para masiguro yung availability, yung sapat – adequacy of key lifelines; ibig sabihin yung available yung mga basic needs, yung mga medical services, kailangan may kuryente, may tubig, telecommunication; yung transportation na kailangan lahat ito’y maibalik sa dati niyang normal na takbo.”

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