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Time to unite.
Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University alumni have set aside its decades-long sports rivalry in this time of coronavirus to raise P10,500,000. The sum will provide food packs for the vulnerable urban poor through Bayanihan Musikahan.The donation was done ...
 
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Thank you, Diwata-1.
After four years of service, Diwata-1, the Philippines’ first locally developed satellite, fell back to earth on April 6.Diwata-1 was a microsatellite designed and developed by Filipinos through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). It was launched to the International Space ...
 
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Quarantine is extended until 11:59 p.m. on April 30.
Just last night, President Duterte said in a press briefing that he was “likely” to extend the Luzon enhanced community quarantine for two more weeks until April 30.In this morning’s Laging Handa press briefing, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles of the Inter-agency Task Force ...
 
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It will be set in a controversial province.
We will see a future version of Davao in the next Gundam anime series, Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway. Just like in the previous canons, the Earth Federation Space Force (EFSF) keeps the planet in check from hostile enemies called spacenoids by deploying ...
 
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Here's what you need to know about Mayor Donya Tesoro.
The new generation of mayors has filled the news in the past year—and even more so now with the coronavirus outbreak. The latest to join the list of impressive millennials taking over local politics is San Manuel, Tarlac Mayor Donya Tesoro. From ...
 
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Here's an inside look at the stadium-turned-instant hospital.
As COVID-19 spreads, government officials are working overtime to transform structures into quarantine facilities for coronavirus patients. The latest is the Ninoy Aquino Stadium, which will accept asymptomatic patients and people with mild symptoms.The completion of the stadium's conversion was fast-tracked by the Prime ...
 
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Long live the Queen!
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, ruler of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Nations, delivered a rare and powerful speech calling for unity in the battle against COVID-19.Her words provided a much needed morale booster at a time when much of ...
 
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This is just heartbreaking.
A young Filipino nurse is dead after working a 12-hour shift at a hospital in the U.K.According to a report by the Daily Mail, John Alagos had been taking care of coronavirus patients at the Watford General Hospital when he fell ill. The ...
 
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The accommodations are near six hospitals in Quezon City.
Vice president Leni Robredo announced, on social media, the opening of a fifth dormitory for COVID-19 frontliners.The free dorm in UP Village in Quezon City is near six hospitals, including East Avenue Medical Center, the Lung Center of the Philippines, the Philippine ...
 
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Frontliners and patients should also care for their well-being while fighting COVID-19.
Much has been said about caring for our health and curbing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but there is something equally important that we should focus on: keeping our mental health in check. With the enhanced community quarantine, the ...
 
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Vice President Leni Robredo has raised over P40 million to help frontliners all over the country.
In a late night press conference on April 3, President Rodrigo Duterte fired Manuelito Luna, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Commissioner who a day earlier had called for an NBI probe of Vice President Leni Robredo. Luna had accused Robredo of allegedly “competing with the DOH, DSWD, and OCD/NDRRMC, or ...
 
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The sports center is one of the many venues being turned into a COVID-19 instant hospital.
As hospitals around the country become overwhelmed by the influx of COVID-19 patients and PUIs, the national government is fast-tracking the transformation of large venues into “instant hospitals” designed to exclusively care for COVID-19 patients and PUIs.One of these venues is the ...
 
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Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno has taken on the case to defend the citizen.
In a series of tweets, human rights lawyer Chel Diokno bared he has taken on a case involving a person subpoenaed by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for allegedly airing sentiments on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.In a document posted ...
 
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The agency's OIC had said Robredo could be violating the IATF's rules and regulations in managing the outbreak.
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) has denied it requested the National Bureau of Investigation to probe Vice President Leni Robredo for allegedly competing with the national government in the fight against COVID-19.According to PACC commissioner Greco Belgica, the earlier statement of commissioner ...
 
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That's one way to put it.
It looks like even Tito Sotto has lost his cool.After his nephew Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto was summoned by the National Bureau of Investigation for allegedly violating the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto is questioning ...
 
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Tito Sotto was the principal author of the law NBI states Vico Sotto violated.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto has come to the defense of his nephew, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, after the latter was summoned by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to answer to alleged violations in the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act—a ...
 
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The toughest competitors display a gesture of solidarity in this time of crisis.
The country’s biggest supermarket chains are each other’s toughest competitors, but in this time of crisis, they've shown a gesture of solidarity with one another.It started with a Facebook post by WalterMart Supermarket. In the post, it commended all supermarket employees who ...
 
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It kept warning people to observe social distancing.
A bright blue shark was spotted early today outside the Landmark department store in Trinoma, Quezon City. It was seen crossing the street and interacting with people to the surprise and amusement of guards, motorists, and shoppers.We wondered, what kind of person ...
 
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They are in critical condition.
Former Senator Heherson Alvarez, 80, and wife Cecile Guidote, 78, are in critical condition after testing positive for COVID-19.It was the Department of Agrarian Reform, which Alvarez headed from1986 to 1987, that made the announcement on March 31. The couple were admitted ...
 
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A true of display of bayanihan.
The COVID-19 outbreak has been a test of humanity. And it's a small town of more than 8,000 in the Mountain Province that's showing us how to do it properly. Located north from Bontoc, the municipality of Sadanga has refused relief food packs to ...
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