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‘We smile as one’ tribute video: Resilience, compassion and a classic tune

The Department of Tourism over the weekend released a tribute video dedicated to today's heroes, the COVID-19 frontliners. “As a tribute to our modern-day heroes,...

Urgent probe sought into barangay captain’s ‘sexy dance’ punishment for curfew violators

A barangay captain’s move to punish curfew violators by making them perform lewd acts and then airing it on social media is also a...
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Ateneo praised for decision to pass students and give tuition fee refunds

Ateneo de Manila University will give its students passing marks and refunds to their tuition fees in response to the global health crisis spurred...

People allowed to leave China’s Wuhan as coronavirus lockdown eases

WUHAN, China— The central Chinese city of Wuhan began allowing people to leave on Wednesday for the first time since it was locked down 76 days...

Largest supermoon of 2020 rises on a world battling COVID-19

The largest, brightest supermoon of 2020 rose in the night sky on Tuesday over hushed cities, stilled factories and countries in lockdown due to the...

In fight for masks, hospital janitors sometimes come last

Katina McDavis spends 40 hours a week cleaning hospital rooms at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Masks are in short supply these days. So,...
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Teddy Locsin apologizes for tweet ‘stigmatizing’ people with HIV

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. apologized to the community of people afflicted with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after he tweeted that being...
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Duterte once again claimed that COVID-19 is ‘in the air.’ But here’s what health...

President Rodrigo Duterte made a misleading statement during his late-night national address that the novel coronavirus is airborne when health organizations repeatedly said it...

‘Wash! Wash! Wash!’: Pikotaro’s 2020 PPAP song encourages handwashing

Remember the Japanese comedian-singer who is behind the hit song “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” or “PPAP”? He is back with a reminder to wash your hands amid the...
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Duterte asks finance chief to ‘generate’ more funds for COVID-19 response despite P275B budget

President Rodrigo Duterte in his latest late night address ordered Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III to "generate" more funds for the government's response to...
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Is DENR’s memo vs employees’ online dissent against free speech?

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources released a memorandum discouraging its employees from posting criticisms against the government’s COVID-19 efforts on social media. The memo...

Nurses must be protected from abuse during coronavirus pandemic —WHO, nursing groups

GENEVA— Authorities must protect nurses and other health workers from harassment and attacks compounding the already heavy toll they are paying in the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) and...

Philippines extends coronavirus lockdown, home quarantine to end-April

MANILA— President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday approved the extension of lockdown and home quarantine measures covering more than half of the population, a crisis...

Here’s the story behind Iloilo frontliners’ ‘Money Heist-inspired’ PPE suits

Photos of health workers donning personal protective equipment (PPE) suits inspired by the hit Spanish television series Money Heist caught the public’s attention online...

Sarah Elago, Chel Diokno flag doctored social media posts

Rep. Sarah Elago (Kabataan Party-list) and human rights lawyer Chel Diokno disowned the social media posts bearing false statements attributed to them. On Sunday, Elago asked her...
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‘No trend of COVID-19 patients contracting disease from grocery stores,’ PGH says amid online...

Actress and vlogger Alex Gonzaga apologized for sharing an unverified tweet claiming that there is a "trend" of people getting infected by the novel coronavirus...
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Campus journalist ‘forced’ to apologize for criticizing Duterte admin

A campus journalist was asked to publicly apologize for his critical remarks against the government amid the enhanced community quarantine. This is the third incident...
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‘Mag-ingay para sa bayan’: A list of COVID-19 issues addressed after public objection

Having time in their hands and in tune with the news and developments, the public has been vocal on raising concerns about the government’s...
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Real ‘bayanihan’ spirit: How ordinary Filipinos are helping communities this quarantine period

Several Filipinos are harnessing the power of the internet by helping their own communities amid the novel coronavirus pandemic through their skills and capabilities...

Tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the first known...