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Get the big guy glow-up in the big bad lockdown.
I am a sedentary man. I prefer not to move very much. Which is a real gift right now, given that going outside would contribute towards the fall of man. But just as my waistline doesn't much like these extended episodes of sloth (hello ...
 
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For the love of God.
We know tomorrow is April Fool’s Day, but please, for the love of God, don’t joke about COVID-19.Don’t prank anyone that you’re COVID-19 positive, or say lockdown is extended, or worse, that there’s a cure. There’s humor, then there’s cruelty—so let’s stick ...
 
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The senator tested positive on March 26.
Senator Sonny Angara says he is recovering from COVID-19, after announcing he was postive with the virus on Thursday, March 26.On Monday night, March 30, Angara posted a message on Facebook:  “Recovering thanks to your prayers and some good medical attention.” Over the ...
 
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From setting up disinfection tents to launching a "mobile palengke."
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has been making rounds on social media—and for stellar reasons. His numerous proactive measures amid the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) were praised by Pasig City residents—and even people from other cities. In case you're wondering, the young politician is only eight months ...
 
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Vitamins with ice cream? Yes please.
If today was like any other normal day, we would be sipping on fruit shakes, cocktails, or ice-cold beer by the beach to counter the dry season's heat and humidity. But with the ongoing global pandemic caused by COVID-19, everyone is staying ...
 
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But can he follow through?
Six days ago, the president was officially granted special powers to combat the spread of COVID-19. Now, he's held the first of many required Monday press conferences where he thanked numerous people, sent his condolences, promised a lot of good things, and warned corrupt officials.Duterte ...
 
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The Italian fashion house raises funds for two crowdfunding campaigns and lends the might of its social media channels to the World Health Organization.
The world of fashion has joined humanity’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Style labels, including those in the Philippines, have redirected the machinery of clothes production toward making lifesaving equipment such as masks and protective clothing. As well, they are channeling funds to help ...
 
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The group is stepping up efforts to battle the virus.
The 16-hospital group owned by Manny Pangilinan’s Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPIC) is stepping up efforts to combat the threat of COVID-19. The company has created a crisis team and designated the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Manila as its main ...
 
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The late senator Miriam Santiago always had invaluable foresight.
In 2013, at the height of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-COV) outbreak, the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago filed Senate Bill No. 1573 or the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. The bill called for the creation of a national health strategy ...
 
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Social distancing and shop closures means going the DIY route.
Let’s get real, one of the very real downsides to not being able to see your barber for the foreseeable future is not knowing when you’ll be able to get your next haircut. These tips will keep you looking fresh on those conference calls ...
 
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Save our food delivery guys and say no to canceled orders.
Recently, a photo of a Grab Food delivery guy went viral after he was seen crying while eating the food he was supposed to deliver but was canceled by a customer. Because of that viral photo, a new Facebook group was put ...
 
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Her most important reminder: Keep calm.
Because there’s such a huge Filipino diaspora in the world, it was only a matter of time before we heard reports of our countrymen testing positive for COVID-19. The latest is an overseas Filipino worker in Kuwait who officials said had close ...
 
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He also asked his ultra-rich friends to help out as the Philippines battles COVID-19.
Manny Pacquiao is no one's favorite senator. While he is a huge source of Filipino pride and definitely a modern type of hero, he has, in the past, made questionable political choices, comments, and choice of haircuts. But if it is true that a ...
 
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Nicko Bautista perished along with seven others in a tragic accident.
In a shocking twist of events, a doctor, a nurse, and a paramedic died last night, March 29, after the plane they were riding caught fire on the runway. They were part of a group of eight on a medEvac mission to Haneda, Japan. ...
 
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Whether the coronavirus pandemic lasts for two months or two years, the way that we live and work will be altered irrevocably
We are in lockdown.Supermarket shelves are stripped bare. Flights are grounded. Workers have been laid off; furloughed; transformed into primary school teachers. The government is in confusion. And this is still only week two. In less than a fortnight, the world has experienced the ...
 
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Make the most out of the community quarantine with these numerous digital tools to sharpen your skills.
The current global COVID-19 outbreak has pushed the labor force to welcome and embrace the idea of WFH or work from home, since the consequential quarantine protocol has implored everyone who isn’t in the frontline services to stay home.While we are contributing ...
 
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We mourn their loss.
Doctors and medical workers have been at the frontines battling the COVID-19 pandemic. But it's been a difficult war, and unfortunately, twelve have fallen. Here are some of the physicians who went down fighting, according to the Philippine Medical Association.Dr. Israel Bactol, ...
 
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For your next viewing binge.
Looking for something else to watch onilne while stuck indoors? If you grew up in the ‘80s, here’s a treat.Entertainment and toy company Hasbro just released 15 episodes of the original animated series GI Joe on YouTube.The episodes are part of the ...
 
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Save yourself some time.
The COVID-19 outbreak has made almost everything come to a standstill. And that's including shops and establishments where we get essential goods and services. Not only has heading out become risky, it's also become difficult with so many unnecessary detours. That's where bukasba.com, a ...
 
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Anxiety and worry because of the unnatural situation can manifest through sleepless nights, and even physical symptoms like headaches and digestive problems.
Are you having restless nights since the implementation of the so-called “extended community quarantine” (ECQ) less than two weeks ago?It must be frustrating to frequently wake up in the middle of the night (assuming you’re getting some shut-eye at all), unable to ...
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