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People confuse Venezuela for Valenzuela, Mayor Gatchalian is low-key shookt!

Earlier today, ABS-CBN News posted a tweet that got people mixing up Venezuela (a country in South America with diverse natural attractions and popular for winning many beauty pageant crowns) and Valenzuela (a city located north of Metro Manila). Since there is still enhanced community quarantine in the whole Luzon and select locations in Visayas […]

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TikTok to Provide $1M Aide to PH Medical Frontliners

In this challenging time as the Philippines battles against COVID-19, TikTok has pledged to donate 1 million US dollars to the Philippine General Hospital Medical Foundation, Inc. (PGHMFI). Through PGHMFI, a non-profit organization that is a major partner of the Philippine General Hospital, the donated fund can enable the health care professionals to gain access to essential […]

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People doing ‘outdoor fitness’ in Taguig ‘would be apprehended’ -Mayor Cayetano

Mayor Lino Cayetano issued a “last and final warning” to residents who are doing outdoor fitness and other leisure activities in Taguig City. This was announced on a Facebook post on I Love Taguig page. “Mayor Lino Cayetano warns residents of Bonifacio Global City and visitors who insist on doing outdoor fitness and leisure activities […]

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With privacy from lockdown, these two pandas naturally mate for the first time in 10 years

Giant pandas Ying Ying and Le Le from Hong Kong Ocean Park finally mate after 10 years. This comes after the zoo has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With more privacy, the two have started to show signs of mating since early March. (ALSO READ: This Panda Daycare is the cutest thing you’ll […]

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Complaint against Sen. Koko Pimentel is filed before the DOJ

Lawyer Rico Quicho announced through a Facebook post that he has filed a complaint against Senator Aquilino Pimentel III for the “direct violation” of the law. Quicho pertains to Pimentel’s alleged breach of quarantine and violation of health protocols.  (Makati Medical Center Responds to Senator Koko Pimentel’s Apology: “Noted”)  Pimentel earlier drew the ire of […]

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DOH’s COVID-19 Findings Will Make You Want to Quit Smoking or Vaping

The Department of Health is appealing to the public to quit smoking or vaping after they found that individuals who do so frequently are at greater risk of contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. The DOH cited data from China that revealed more than 25 percent of COVID-19 patients in the country who either died, […]

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The Medical City Can No Longer Accept Coronavirus Patients For Now

Overwhelmed by the rising number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) PUIs and cases in the country, The Medical City in Pasig has decided to temporarily close its doors to patients stricken with or suspected of having the disease. In an interview with DZMM on Wednesday, April 8, Dr. Eugenio Jose Ramos, the hospital’s president and chief […]

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Here’s Why DOH Stopped Posting Detailed Reports of COVID-19 Patients

The Department of Health has stopped posting detailed reports of new novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients as numbers continue to soar day by day. On Wednesday, April 8, special assistant to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, Dr. Beverly Ho, explained the reason behind its sudden halt. According to her, the DOH sources its data from case […]

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Here’s How You Can Order Fresh Produce Straight to Your Door and Support Local Farmers

You can now get your fill of fresh fruits, vegetables, and baked goods from farmers’ markets! The Make A Difference (MAD) Market recently launched their online store to connect Metro Manila residents with farmers from Mountain Province, Benguet and Rizal, and local SMEs. (LOOK: These 10 Restaurants Offer Delivery and Pickup even with the Quarantine) […]

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WHO: There is a global shortage of nearly 6 million nurses

The World Health Organization published a report on April 6 detailing the state of the world’s nursing. It spoke of the important role nurses play, making up more than half of all health workers worldwide. “Nurses are the backbone of any health system,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement. (Ilonggo Nurses Spread […]

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Nike produced PPEs from repurposed apparel and sneaker parts for COVID-19 frontliners

Nike transformed its technology to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sportswear giant’s version of the full-face shield transforms elements of the brand’s footwear and apparel into much-needed PPE. They repurposed the collar padding originally made for shoes, cords that were made for their apparel, and the TPU component of a Nike signature – […]

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Braving the seas: The effort to bring relief goods to remote PH islands

The fight against the further spread and reduce the tragic effects of the new coronavirus continues. Every single day, we hope that all of us are trying their best to stay home, stay safe, and flatten the curve. With the enhanced community quarantine extended for another two weeks, marking the tentative end to be on […]

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A timeline of the Metro Manila lockdown

Written by Jenna Wang Chaos has been prominent in recent months with the rise of the pandemic known as Coronavirus or Covid-19. The virus has been a primary cause of panic in many countries with the Philippines being no exception. Many nations have chosen to close borders and even implement strict policies on a community […]

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LOOK: Journalist Howie Severino Shares Valuable Insights After Battle with COVID-19

“After nine days in the hospital, a bout of pneumonia and a major scare, I think I can now be called a COVID-19 survivor,” wrote GMA Network broadcast journalist Howie Severino in a blog post that revealed his battle with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease as confirmed case number 2,828. Source: GMA News Online He opened […]

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Here’s How You Can Do A Virtual Visita Iglesia This Holy Week

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has expressed a desire for followers of the Catholic faith to “find the balance between the worthy celebration of the liturgy of the Rites of Holy Week and the call of our health and civil authorities to help stem the rapid transmission of the coronavirus disease.” In line […]

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Here’s how Pasig is preparing the city’s children’s hospital into a COVID-19 referral facility

It doesn’t hurt to be one step ahead. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto recognized that some public and private hospitals in the city are “nearing saturation point.” Therefore, he said on a post on Facebook, “We have converted the city-run PCCH (Pasig City Children’s Hospital) into Pasig City’s COVID-19 REFERRAL FACILITY.” Here’s how they are […]

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RedDoorz Provide Free Accommodations To COVID-19 Frontline Healthcare Workers in Manila

RedDoorz, Southeast Asia’s largest and fastest-growing online hotel management and booking platform, is offering free temporary accommodation for frontline healthcare workers and emergency first responders treating COVID-19 cases. With the help of the Department of Tourism and Manila City Hall, RedDoorz launched its new “Red Heroes” initiative, which it is now rolling out across the region. […]

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LOOK: This Website Pays Tribute to Filipinos Who Have Died of COVID-19

As the country continues to battle with the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, more and more Filipinos lose their lives day by day. Unfortunately, loved ones of these fallen heroes and innocents are deprived of the chance to grieve and be comforted by the people closest to them. This inspired two Pinoys to […]

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to ICU after COVID-19 symptoms worsen

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the ICU after his  COVID-19 symptoms have worsened. This is 11 days after it was revealed that the Prime Minister tested positive for the virus. (ALSO READ: Government fast tracks new COVID-19 quarantine facilities) When he was first rushed to the hospital, his office clarified that his admission […]

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Japan commits nearly $1 trillion for relief package amid COVID-19 pandemic

Japan has committed approximately $1 trillion in relief aid to protect its economy from the havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the Japanese government is allocating 108 trillion yen ($989 billion) relief package, which is a huge amount that is equal to nearly 20% of the country’s […]

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