The San Juan City Science High School, the Philsports Complex in Pasig City, and the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila are all to be converted into coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine facilities. This is being done in an effort to decongest hospitals. (Here’s How You Can Help Our Health Workers and Frontliners Fighting COVID-19) […]
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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday that the first patients for its Solidarity trial have enrolled in Norway and Spain. The trial will examine potential treatment options for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (9 Potential COVID-19 Vaccines are Currently Being Developed in China) The trial is organized in such a way that the WHO […]
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Aesthetics! This Japanese model builder and armor maker flaunts his anime-inspired face masks. On Twitter, gekidan2264 shares photos of his creations. AT乗りマスク 稲城長沼駅にできた1/1スコタコと撮りたいが為に造った【炎の匂い染みついてむせるゴーグル&マスク】(笑#自作マスク #ボトムズ #実物大 #スコープドッグ pic.twitter.com/N5LKv5wgND — 激 弾！またはＭｒ．戌亥 (@gekidan2264) March 26, 2020 (Rough translation: AT riding mask that I made — at Inagi Naganuma station [Goggles & masks show flame and stick] (lol) #Homemademask #Bottoms #Realsize #Scopedog) […]
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Yesterday, the Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that some COVID-19 test kits donated by China were only “40 percent accurate” based on standards of the World Health Organization. She added that the department did not use the test kits because of the low accuracy rate. However, the Chinese Embassy in Manila […]
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With the enhanced community quarantine set in place on the island of Luzon, it is highly likely that no one is caring for stray animals since most, if not all of us, are stuck at home and are self-isolating. The Philippine Coast Guard steps up and provides food for stray animals. Posted on its Facebook […]
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The threat of the coronavirus or COVID-19 is looming but that didn’t dampen Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto’s spirits. Amid the successful relief efforts the city has made, the mayor still found time to show off his playful side. In a series of tweets, he shared how a panda was helping, or maybe even disrupting, […]
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The authorities from Barangay Divino in Catanduanes found a scary strategy to keep residents at home while the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine is implemented. Barangay Chairman Sammy Dela Cruz ordered barangay tanods to dress in grim reaper costumes to discourage residents from going out especially during curfew hours. Along with dressing up, horror sound effects […]
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As more and more countries are placing its citizens under quarantine to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, it’s no wonder that people are starting to do anything and everything to cure their boredom. If you too are desperate to do something fun at home while self-isolating, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California has this […]
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With the success of the many projects of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto, it makes sense that other public officials would find inspiration in their work and copy what would apply to their home cities. That’s exactly what Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian did when he saw Mayor Vico’s mobile palengke. In […]
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Makati Mayor Abigail Binay announced in an official statement that solo parents residing in Makati City will get to receive financial aid from the local government while the enhanced community quarantine remains in effect amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Source: Facebook, Makati City Government The local government will be going house-to-house to hand over […]
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