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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...

Singer Pink says she had coronavirus, pledges $1 million to relief efforts

U.S. singer Pink said on Friday she had tested positive for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, two weeks ago and has since...

Explainer: How an old tuberculosis vaccine might help fight the new coronavirus

There is no vaccine against the novel coronavirus, called SARS-CoV-2, that is spreading rapidly around the world. But scientists in several countries are testing...
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Sara Duterte blasts posts using her name to spread disinformation

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, also the eldest daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, decried the use of her name to spread false information online. On...
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‘Report and block’: Filipinos’ advice on dealing with copy-paste arguments defending Duterte

A wave of alleged troll posts defending President Rodrigo Duterte circulated on social media after the online calls to oust him made it to...
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Here’s how Filipinos can earn amid COVID-19 work suspension, according to Dingdong Dantes

Kapuso actor Dingdong Dantes recently shared a way on how Filipinos can still earn income despite the work suspension due to the Luzon-wide enhanced community...
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The rise of Ligo Sardines as a social media voice during COVID-19 crisis

Ligo Sardines Philippines, one of the countries leading manufacturer of canned goods, posted another advertisement that seemingly voices out the public's sentiments to the...
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‘Urgent call answered’: Gov’t to conduct mass testing of suspected COVID-19 cases soon

The government is eyeing to start the mass testing of persons suspected of having novel coronavirus in the coming week. Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr., the...

Coronavirus: what might more hand washing mean in countries with water shortages?

Different strategies for resisting the spread of the new coronavirus have emerged in different countries. But the one that has cut through everywhere is...

Philippines gets Vietnam commitment to continuous rice supply

MANILA— The Philippines, the world's top rice buyer, said on Thursday it has secured Vietnam's commitment for continuous supply of the staple food, which may...

Intramuros admin takes Filipinos on virtual tour of arts, culture collection without leaving home

As the public stays home in light of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine, the Intramuros Administration recently set up a virtual tour website that...

Pasig hospital, OCD refute alleged viral raid for PPEs, credit-grabbing

Authorities have denied social media posts detailing an alleged raid of medical equipment donated to health workers of a Pasig City private hospital. The social...
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‘Dami pa kasing trabaho’: Unbothered by PACC threat, Robredo posts fierce gif

Vice President Leni Robredo remained unbothered by reports that a commissioner of Malacanang's anti-corruption body wanted her to be investigated for "competing" with the...
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Legal experts’ take on NBI’s attempt to go after Vico Sotto

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has been summoned by the National Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday for allegedly violating the Bayanihan to Heal As...
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Duterte’s ‘kill’ order during COVID-19 crisis fuels worldwide ‘oust’ trend

Online calls to oust President Rodrigo Duterte using the hashtag #OustDuterteNow made it to the worldwide trends of Twitter after he ordered killing of...

‘Shoot them dead’: Duterte says won’t tolerate lockdown violators

MANILA— President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing trouble and said abuse of medical workers...

Filipino student hopes 3D printer can be lifesaver for doctors

MANILA— A schoolboy in the Philippines has been putting his free time to good use by making dozens of plastic face shields with his home 3D...

Vico Sotto assures residents that nearby COVID-19 facilities are safe: Virus doesn’t go through...

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto assured his constituents that the new quarantine facilities developed for the COVID-related cases are safe amid their fears of...