He says he is 'exasperated by Filipinos not heeding the government', and that there is 'a crisis in the country'.
Though caution may still be required on mandatory Covid-19 vaccination, it cannot be regarded as disproportionate to require mandatory vaccination 'in the name of social solidarity'.
Widespread rule-breaking on mask wearing and other health protocols, as well as vaccine scepticism, are among factors cited for the worsening situation.
Otherwise, the issue of vaccine discrimination will arise as each country recognises only certain brands, he says.
The PPV at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium, the biggest yet, will be able to see a maximum 10,000 jabs per day if all goes well.
We need to be clear and to have realistic expectations, as vaccination will bring down positive numbers but will not cause cases to drop to zero.
The vaccines will be used for Chinese citizens in Vietnam, Vietnamese who have plan to work or study in China and people who live near the borders with China.