Interviews

Alert level system pilot implementation in NCR could be extended for another two weeks – NTF spokesperson

Over 100 areas under granular lockdown in Metro Manila   (Eagle News) – The pilot implementation of alert levels in Metro Manila could be extended for another two weeks as officials observe over a hundred areas placed under granular lockdown in the capital region, according to the spokesperson of the National Task Force Against COVID-19. NTF Spokesperson Ret. Major Gen. Restituto Padilla said that the extension of the pilot implementation of the alert level in […]

Interview with Dr. Ted Herbosa, NTF Special Adviser, on pilot implementation of face-to-face classes

  (Eagle News) — The NET25 primetime news program, “Mata ng Agila” interviews Dr. Ted Herbosa, National Task Force against COVID-19 special adviser, on the possibility of having children vaccinated after President Rodrigo Duterte decided to allow the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in areas where there are low COVID-19 cases. In the interview on Monday, Sept. 20, Herbosa said that they are still waiting for the decision of the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group […]

Marcoleta says mandamus SC petition to compel gov’t agencies to give EUA for Ivermectin against COVID

  (Eagle News) — House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta talked about the importance of the writ of mandamus he and other lawmakers are seeking from the Supreme Court so that government agencies would be compelled to allow the use of Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug, as a possible treatment and preventive drug against COVID-19. In the interview with NET25’s “Balitalakayan” on Thursday, Sept. 16, Marcoleta said that by filing the petition for a writ of mandamus, […]

Metro Manila Council passes “unanimous” resolution asking IATF to allow some activities for fully vaccinated

Asks IATF to come up with guidelines and list of allowable industries for fully vaccinated persons in Metro Manila     (Eagle News) – The Metro Manila Council (MMC) has agreed on a resolution requesting the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to allow some activities for the fully vaccinated in Metro Manila. This was revealed by San Juan City mayor Francis Zamora in an interview with Balitalakayan on Thursday night, Sept. 9 “Nagkaroon po ng unanimous […]

Interview with PHL Medical Assn. president on situation of hospitals, medical frontliners amid rising Delta cases

  (Eagle News) – Balitalakayan interviews Dr. Benny Atienza, president of Philippine Medical Association (PMA) who stressed the importance of the public observing the minimum health protocols amid the continuing rise in Delta cases. He also explained the difficult situation that health and medical frontliners face amid rising Delta cases where almost all hospitals are full. Even non-COVID patients who are being treated in the hospitals are also affected by infections, Atienza said in in […]

WATCH: Interview with FDA director Usec Eric Domingo on EUA amendment for Moderna for 12 to 17 years old

  (Eagle News) — Balitalakayan interviews Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Undersecretary Eric Domingo who explains the amendments to the emergency use authority (EUA) for Moderna so these could be used for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years old. Domingo also explains other issues related to vaccines, including the aim to achieve population protection or even herd immunity by year-end. He also explains the importance of completing vaccination, and getting the full dose, as studies […]

WATCH: Full interview of Sa Ganang Mamayan with ex-Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr

Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s NET25-Radyo Agila program “Sa Ganang Mamamayan” interviews former Senator and vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. He discusses many issues including his plans for the 2022 elections. He also questions the Department of Agriculture’s plans to import fish saying that there could be other ways to strengthen the fishing industry to ensure ample supply of fish even during crisis situations. In the interview, he also explains his […]

Interview with DOST Sec. Fortunato Dela Peña on launch of first PHL-built satellites, advances on genome sequencing

    (Eagle News) — The NET25-Radyo Agila program Balitalakayan interviews Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña who gives an update on the first-Philippine university built cube satellites — Maya 3 and Maya 4 — which were launched into space on Aug. 28. The DOST Secretary explains their objectives for the launch of the Maya 3 and Maya 4 which were the first cube satellites made entirely in the country, specifically in […]

WATCH: Interview with PDP-Laban Sec. Gen Atty. Melvin Matibag – Balitalakayan

  (Eagle News) — In this interview by Balitalakayan, the ruling PDP-Laban party secretary general Atty. Melvin Matibag explains that the PDP Laban party does not recognize the moves of Senators Manny Pacquiao and Aqulino Pimentel III to oust the party chair, President Rodrigo Duterte. He says that Pacquiao and Pimentel’s faction also does not have the numbers to say that they represent the real PDP-Laban party, and that the two senators and their allies […]

Bongbong Marcos says he’s bent on running again in 2022, to announce soon for what post

Says he is observing the political landscape, and waiting for “Davao group” to decide   (Eagle News) – Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., said he is decided on running again in the 2022 elections and would reveal soon what top post this is. “Basta’t ako tatakbo ako bilang national candidate. Kaya naman napakahalaga na makipag-ugnayan sa mga local executives, para malaman kung ano ba ang sitwasyon sa kanilang lugar,” he said in an interview […]

WATCH: Interview with Dr. Maricar Limpin, president of PHL College of Phyicians, on breakthrough infections

  (Eagle News) — The NET25-Radyo Agila program “Balitalakayan” interviews Dr. Maricar Limpin, president of the Philippine College of Physicians on Aug. 26, 2021. Dr. Limpin talks explains what “breakthrough infections” are, aside from the hospital acquired infections amid the pandemic. She also talks about the condition of health care workers amid the pandemic, and appealed to the Philhealth to give the allowances and other benefits due to health workers and hospitals. Balitalakayan, one of […]