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6 Millions Users Have Already Signed Up for the Rebooted Club Penguin

With countless individuals all over the world being asked to stay home and observe precautionary quarantine measures we’ve seen all kinds of resources being made more readily available to keep people busy and happy at home. From free digital books to online concerts, staying at home has become a united effort. The latest option in […]

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UP Scientists Design More Affordable Ventilators to Address COVID-19 Need

The Department of Health revealed that scientists from the University of the Philippines’ National Institutes for Health (UP-NIH) are busy developing a more affordable ventilator that could be of use amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. (Singapore’s Temasek Foundation Donates 40,000 COVID-19 Test Kits to the Philippines) Ventilators are essential in the treatment of […]

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Mass Testing For PUI and PUMs in the Works

Many Filipinos had been very vocal about Mass Testing for COVID-19 and it’s starting to materialize. According to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr., the government is already planning to start the mass testing for COVID-19 PUIs (Persons Under Investigation) and PUMs (Persons Under Monitoring) on April 14, 2020. The Philippine Red Cross is also […]

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Get Free News and Entertainment updates from Cignal this Quarantine!

This feature is available for both old and new subscribers Related Story: Cignal’s Ang Babaeng Allergic Sa WiFi is Now on Netflix In light of the quarantine that’s still in place, Cignal TV is offering One PH for free to all of its subscribers. This feature applies to both old and new subscribers, and even those […]

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Did Thailand really develop COVID-19 test kit that gives result in 1 hour or less?

Photo from: unsplash.com Thailand reportedly developed a COVID-19 rapid test kit that it is preparing for clinical trials, according to a report from the local daily newspaper Bangkok Post. The post detailed that a team from the Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) developed the rapid test kit that can give out the result […]

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Here’s how you can get FREE access to this French e-library

With the quarantine urging people to stay inside their houses, many people are looking for ways to keep themselves busy. Some may even want to learn a new skill while they stay at home. As such, one of the ways you can keep busy during the quarantine is by learning a new language. (ALSO READ: Learn […]

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LOOK: Here’s How You Can Lend a Hand and Donate to Help our Frontliners

The fight against the pandemic is this generation’s world war, but in this one, we are all battling a common enemy: COVID-19. And while for most of us, the best way that we can contribute to the fight is to stay at home and lessen the risk of transmission, there are also ways in which […]

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9 Work From Home Videocall Stories That Will Make You Cringe

When the enhanced community quarantine was enforced, part of the workforce was asked to work from home. Those used to the office setup struggled with the free-for-all of remote work. Perhaps the biggest struggle is how to handle the inevitable videocall meetings. Not many know the “rules” of what to wear, where to sit, and […]

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LOOK: Barkada Holds Online PowerPoint Party via Video Call Amid Social Distancing

Two weeks of complete isolation has changed people’s social lives dramatically and we now have found ourselves at the mercy of video conferencing tools and online party games to keep us sane amid this quarantine. All of a sudden, friends who don’t normally see each other are hanging out every night via video chat, discovering […]

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Endangered turtles return to the beach while most humans are in lockdown

The COVID-19 outbreak has created a huge change in the way we live. As we battle it and try to win over it, a huge portion of our population is told to stay home to prevent the further spread of the new coronavirus. When COVID-19 was declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a […]

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TikTok is NOT Banned (It was an April Fool’s Joke!)

Every year at When in Manila, we churn out articles on April Fool’s Day to put a smile on people’s faces and make them laugh if even for a moment – whether because of the absurdity of the joke or because they really believed the article was true for a while. This year, we decided […]

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Sorry, ‘Wicked’ the Movie Musical Will No Longer Be Showing Next Year

We’re terribly sorry to break this news to everyone who’s been waiting patiently for the Wicked movie musical that was slated to open in 2021 but, due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it will no longer show next year. According to a report by the Associated Press, the film was removed from Universal Pictures’ release calendar […]

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Gretchen Ho creates a quarantine workout using household items

With gyms closed during quarantine, people are now trying to find different ways to workout at home. A lot of fitness gurus have already posted their at-home workouts for other people to try. Many have gotten creative, using different items to substitute for weights and gym equipment. (ALSO READ:  Home workout routines by Isabelle Daza) One […]

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7 Legit Groups that You should be Following for Coronavirus Updates

Fast, reliable and legit news! Related Story: WHO Declares the Coronavirus as a Pandemic We all know that social media is useful in giving information. However, it can also be breeding ground for fake news and controversies. That’s why misunderstandings arise when unverified news is shared. And we definitely don’t need further panic in the chaos […]

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Batch 2012 Alumni of Various High Schools Launch Fundraiser to Get PPEs to PGH Frontliners

In the spirit of batch solidarity, Batch 2012 alumni from various high schools within Metro Manila have launched a fundraising campaign to bring at least 2,012 personal protective equipment (PPEs) to medical front-liners at the Philippine General Hospital which has recently been operating as a referral hospital for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. According to the […]

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Ramon Ang Explains Why He Supports the Extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine

It has been two weeks since the enhanced community quarantine started, but it doesn’t look like things are getting any better here in the Philippines. With the count of confirmed cases rising by the day and no proper solution in place, San Miguel Corporation President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon Ang spoke to CNN Philippines […]

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Stars, politicians, other personalities show support after Vico Sotto gets summoned by NBI

#ProtectVico trended on Twitter right after the news broke about Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto getting summoned by the NBI for allegedly violating the new law granting President Rodrigo Duterte special powers to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Even celebrities, politicians, and other personalities expressed their support on Twitter. Here are some of them. People are […]

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NBI to Probe Sen. Koko Pimentel Over Possible Quarantine Breach

The National Bureau of Investigation claimed they will be conducting an investigation into Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III’s possible breach of quarantine. (Makati Medical Center Denounces Sen. Koko Pimentel’s “Irresponsible and Reckless Action”) “I understand Senator Pimentel is also being investigated,” NBI spokesperson Ferdinand Lavin told CNN Philippines on Wednesday. However, he added that he […]

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Zoom will not let you join a meeting if you’re not wearing pants

Have you used Zoom? Apparently, the demand for video-conferencing service Zoom has spiked due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Possibly, with lockdown implemented in various areas around the world, people who now work from home use Zoom to communicate with co-workers and clients through virtual meetings. People also use it to connect with loved ones around […]

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Here’s Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto’s response about NBI summons

Earlier today, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) confirmed that they served a letter to Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto asking him to explain a possible violation of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, a law approved to allow President Rodrigo Duterte to have sweeping powers to implement measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. Sotto […]

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