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Koko Pimentel, COVID-19

Is compassion for everyone? DOJ asked over inaction on Pimentel’s protocol breach

The Department of Justice said that it will not yet investigate Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III until a formal complaint is filed despite breaching...

Worsening spread of COVID-19: How should Metro Manila handle it?

Old methods of emergency response no longer apply A surge of COVID-19 cases is expected to hit Metro Manila in the coming weeks and the...

Small funerals, online memorials and grieving from afar: the coronavirus is changing how we...

The coronavirus is not only affecting the way we live, it’s also dramatically affecting the way we die. In Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced...

Can Pimentel be held liable for breaching quarantine rules?

Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, the second senator who tested positive for COVID-19, breached the protocols of a hospital in Makati City after accompanying...
Twitter user

This is how Twitter fights disinformation and fake news amid COVID-19 outbreak

Microblogging platform Twitter is helping fight disinformation amid the COVID-19 outbreak by highlighting credible and authoritative information from authentic health experts, public officials, government...

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

LONDON— Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus but is in good health and is now self isolating in...
De Los Santos Medical Center

With a heavy heart, two more Metro Manila hospitals stop admission of COVID-19 patients...

Two more private hospitals in Metro Manila admitted that they can no longer admit COVID-19 positive patients as they have already reached the full...

Explainer: China’s symptom-free coronavirus carriers raise fears of new wave of infections

SHANGHAI— The existence of a substantial but unknown number of asymptomatic carriers of coronavirus in China has raised concerns among the public that people...
Duterte in March 24 briefing

Duterte’s latest COVID-19 national address caught Filipinos off-guard. Here’s why.

President Rodrigo Duterte might have made history when he almost delivered his latest briefing on COVID-19 on time, for the first time in recent...

Filipino artists pay homage to COVID-19 frontliners through artworks

The realities and struggles faced by COVID-19 frontliners have been translated into artworks by local artists. As of March 25, the Department of Health reported...

Coronavirus: what the 2009 swine flu pandemic can tell us about the weeks to...

COVID-19 cases as of March 22 2019. The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University The first documented case of COVID-19 is thought...
Special session of Congress for COVID-19

3 things that stuck out on the sidelines of Congress’ session on special powers...

Events that occurred because of and during the deliberations of the proposed measure to grant President Rodrigo Duterte additional powers in response to the...
Pasig mobile market

Pasig City’s ‘Mobile Palengke’ initiative lifted from social media idea

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto will deploy five small mobile markets that are eyed to reduce the number of customers in its main wet markets...
The Medical City

Private hospitals in the metro can no longer admit COVID-19 patients

Three private hospitals admitted that they can no longer accommodate COVID-19 positive patients in its facilities and cited that they already exceeded capacity in...
Ping Lacson

DOH didn’t conduct Lacson’s COVID-19 test, but…

Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson denied reports of being tested by the health department for COVID-19 infection after online users included his name in the list...

Philippine economy could contract in 2020 due to coronavirus outbreak

MANILA—Philippines said that its economy could contract for the first time in more than two decades this year due to the fallout from the coronavirus...
Alan Cayetano in plenary

Online posts on PPE shortage are real but some are fake, warns Cayetano

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano last night warned that some social media posts about the shortage of personal protective equipment in hospitals are not...

The secret of TikTok’s success? Humans are wired to love imitating dance moves

TikTok Since its launch in 2016, the online video sharing platform TikTok has grown at an astonishing rate. The app has been downloaded more than...
Philippines testing kits

With COVID-19 cases rising in the Philippines, concerned groups are calling for ‘mass testing’...

Several concerned members of the social sector and some officials are calling on the Department of Health to conduct a large-scale testing of suspected...
Doctors in duty

‘Unsung heroes’: Tribute pour in for doctors who passed away while battling COVID-19

Filipinos mourned and honored three doctors who succumbed to the novel coronavirus over weekend while being in the frontlines of the battle against the pandemic. The...