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Will there be a COVID-19 baby boom?

With many around the world quarantined due to the COVID-19 pandemic (some with their significant other), a number of people think that a baby boom will likely occur. With this, researchers have looked into the possibility of a COVID-19 baby boom happening. In a study published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers […]

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Beauty Salons and Barber Shops Might Be Allowed to Re-Open During GCQ

Ramon Lopez, Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) says that they are looking into allowing beauty salons and barber shops to re-open under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ), and that they will be coming up with a universal protocol before June 15, 2020. “This is an attempt to allow workers to go […]

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DOH issues apology for “second wave” claim

The Department of Health apologized last Thursday for Health Secretary Francisco Duque’s remark that the country is already experiencing the second wave of COVID-19 infections. They clarified that this is not the case. Special Assistant to the Health Secretary Beverly Ho confirmed that the Philippines is still in the first wave of the outbreak during […]

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LOOK: This Couple Had A Prenup Shoot Via FaceTime

With the ongoing pandemic and social distancing being enforced, wedding plans and even prenup photoshoots are on hold. Since Filipinos are very creative, it’s no surprise that there are other ways to celebrate love in the time of COVID-19. The Photographer, Lex Alinsod shared the photos online and it quickly got attention from netizens because […]

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A list of Epic Games’ next free games has reportedly leaked

Epic Games Store only just made Sid Meier’s Civilization VI free on the platform, but everyone is already looking forward to the next complimentary games they’ll be dropping — if a certain leaked list proves to be accurate, that is. (Here’s How to Get ‘Civilization 6’ for Free) A post on Reddit claims that Epic Games will be […]

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China’s biggest pharma invites the Philippines to join global COVID-19 vaccine trial

Health Secretary Francisco Duque announced last May 20 that the Philippines has been invited to join Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm’s global clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine. (Malacañang: Life cannot return to normal until there is a COVID-19 vaccine or cure) “We have a letter from China, from Sinopharm, China’s biggest pharmaceutical company, which offered […]

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LOOK: Vico Sotto Posts About Upcoming Bike Lanes

After biking was declared as an essential mode of transportation during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), the Pasig City government started creating bike lanes in the city.   As convenient as biking may be to some, though, some cyclists have expressed concerns regarding the safety of biking in the Metro. Well, Pasig Mayor Vico […]

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Duterte Rejects Opening of Classes in August Without a COVID-19 Vaccine

President Duterte has expressed his disapproval of the Department of Education’s decision to open classes in the country this coming August without an available vaccine against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. “I will not allow the opening of classes na magdikit-dikit ‘yang mga bata,” he said in a televised address on late Monday night. “Bahala […]

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A petition to renew ABS-CBN’s franchise gained 1M signatures in 24 hours

On May 5th, the National Telecommunications Commission issued a cease and desist order against ABS-CBN. It was issued on the basis of the expiration of its congressional franchise. The order effectively shut down the country’s largest TV network. An online petition led by ABS-CBN employees calls for the House of Representatives to renew the media […]

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What the graduating class of 2020 thought about their schools’ actions during the quarantine

Many schools had to adjust their academic calendars and activities in the face of COVID-19. Some opted to end classes altogether while others felt like they had to continue on. This sparked some heated debates online about if taking these classes would still be necessary in an anxiety-inducing time like a global pandemic. Students were […]

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