Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, there has been a shortage in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontliners and health workers. As such, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced that local garment factories will start the daily production of 10,000 medical-grade PPEs after Holy Week. Nograles pointed out that member companies of the Confederation […]
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With cities all over the globe going into lockdown and the movement of people becoming more and more restricted, there has been a scramble to achieve connectivity with others despite everything. This is easily seen in the new-found popularity of video conferencing app, Zoom. (WHO recommends playing video games to cope with isolation during COVID-19 […]
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The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) reiterated its offer of an online program as different parts of the country undergo enhanced community quarantine. The agency earlier suspended its classes in adherence to quarantine guidelines. In order to maintain social distancing, TESDA has instead moved focus to its online courses. (Learn photography/videography during quarantine […]
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President and Chief Operating Officer of San Miguel Corporation Ramon Ang has made a personal donation of Php 100 million to aid in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This is in addition to SMC’s aid which has already surpassed Php 800 million in value. (San Miguel To Continue Food Production 24/7, […]
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Over the weekend, huge amounts of people visited popular tourist sites in China despite health authorities warning about the risk that the coronavirus pandemic still poses over the country. Photos taken of Huangshan Mountain Park in Anhui show thousands of people crammed together hoping to enjoy outdoor experiences after being locked down for months. According […]
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Bataan’s local officials announced on Sunday that a 1-month-old baby boy from the town of Mariveles has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Governor: 1-year-old baby who tested positive for COVID-19 now recovering) Governor Albert Garcia said that the baby is the latest COVID-19 patient in the province. Bataan has recorded 21 other confirmed […]
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In thee ‘Coronavirus Compensation?’ report, the Henry Jackson Society states that China has to compensate around $6.5 trillion due to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) negligence that caused the coronavirus to spread. Had they provided accurate information on the outbreak earlier, the UK-based think thank stated, the infection wouldn’t have left their country. Even after […]
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President Rodrigo Duterte addressed the public late Monday night in a press conference. He touched on, among other subjects, the possibility of extending the lockdown currently taking place in Luzon. (Ramon Ang Explains Why He Supports the Extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine) President Duterte mentioned that the government is “inclined” to extend the lockdown […]
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In these trying times, it touches our hearts to hear of any story of generosity. Whether it’s reaching out to those who’ve been affected by the virus or aiding front liners and health workers, we generally feel warmed by these stories of giving what we can to those who need it. If you love those […]
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Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro has announced that residents of the city can now do medical consultations for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease online through its newly launched app in partnership with TeleHealth Pilipinas—VSee! With VSee, residents don’t have to go out of their houses anymore to seek medical attention if they are experiencing symptoms […]
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