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Food security is becoming a problem as the country passes its 60-day lockdown mark. Farmers and fisherfolk share their stories in a Greenpeace-organized webinar as stakeholders look for possible solutions.
THE government may classify areas affected by the coronavirus into zones as it adopts a “granular approach” to contain the pandemic that has killed more than 13,000 in the Philippines, the chief enforcer of the nation’s anti-COVID-19 measures said on Friday.
SENATORS on Thursday hit conflicting government information about the coronavirus situation in the country, which he said would erode state credibility to contain the pandemic.
GOVERNMENT INTERVENTIONS and policy measures by Southeast Asian countries reduced potential economic losses of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by as much as 34%, according to a research by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
THE Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) is asking audio-visual workers, their companies, and distribution companies to answer several online surveys for the council to be able to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine measures on the audio-visual (AV) industry.
Bunch on bringing people together through games during the pandemic
Communities rely on news outfits to stay safe and informed. Facebook is helping these organizations stay afloat during the pandemic through a $2 million investment.
IN its inaugural run, Great Place to Work Philippines awarded five companies that exemplified how to keep a company running efficiently and employees happy. And while the surveys conducted to choose the winners were done before the COVID-19 pandemic raged, the California-based consulting firm behind the award noted that the same companies named “Best Workplaces” nonetheless found ways to keep both employee morale and productivity high.
Anybody can succeed given the right environment. IBM Executive Chairman Ginni Rometty and philanthropist and Black-Eyed Peas founder will.i.am discuss the opportunity of making this digital era into an inclusive one.
THE Department of Health reported 339 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, bringing the total to 10,343.
THE GOVERNMENT should continue its immunization programs amid a Luzon-wide lockdown meant to contain a novel coronavirus pandemic, a medical expert said on Wednesday.
LOCAL coronavirus infections may have slowed after a Luzon-wide lockdown that started on March 17, an expert from the Ateneo de Manila University’s School of Medicine and Public Health said on Tuesday.
THE Department of Health reported 262 new coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the total to 9,485.
CORONAVIRUS infections in the Philippines have not reached their peak, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Thursday, as 276 new cases were added to bring the total to 8,488.
TWO MORE inmates from the Correctional Institution for Women in Mandaluyong City died of the coronavirus disease 2019, the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said on Wednesday, as the national infection tally topped 8,000.
Digital bayanihan, in the time of COVID-19, is being manifested in all forms on Facebook.
MVP Group of Companies, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and religious group Iglesia ni Cristo have partnered to complete a 300-bed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine center at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan, NLEX Corp. said.
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THE Department of Health (DoH) reported 198 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections on Monday, bringing the total to 7,777.
Project ARK is a private sector-led initiative that aims to make massive testing possible through the use of Antibody Rapid test Kits. Its two-pronged approach includes the widespread screening of company workforces, as well as the testing of nearby barangay residents where these companies operate.
What is COVID-19? It is a virus that causes a respiratory illness which can be mild for some and very severe for others. What are the...
THE Department of Health (DoH) reported on Friday that an additional 211 persons tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)y, bringing the total to 7,192. Fifteen patients have died, raising the death toll due to the disease to 477.
CONGRESS will resume its session on May 4 even though President Rodrigo R. Duterte has extended the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region.
SCHOOLS should remain closed and mass gathering prohibited even in areas considered to be at low and moderate risk for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) said government. These areas will be placed under general community quarantine or GCQ, a more limited form of quarantine than the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) which has been imposed on the NCR and the rest of Luzon since March 15.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) projected that there will be a shortage of pork in the country by the end of year.
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has plans to convert used shipping containers into healthcare facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.
THE Department of Science and Technology (DoST) will be conducting clinical trials on the effectiveness of virgin coconut oil as a food supplement for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.
THE GOVERNMENT has spent P352.7 billion so far in responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and has used up much of the readily-accessible funding from this year’s budget.
The series will provide a localized perspective on marketing to-do's during the pandemic.
SeedWorks PH extends full support to Department of Agriculture’s “Plant, Plant, Plant” program, as well as GMA Kapuso Foundation’s COVID-19 relief efforts.
Over the month of March, MyKuya has created job opportunities for nearly 10,000 people. Their recent job fair alone saw about 1,000 jobseekers on the platform in under 45 minutes.
Built to streamline movement for essential workers and goods, the RapidPassPH was, this week, handed over to government agencies for full implementation.
Foreign domestic workers living in Hong Kong are currently facing pressing issues such as new regulations, compromises, travel bans, and contract terminations. Not a few have been turning to digitalization as a solution to some of these concerns.
The current scenario in the hospitality and tourism sectors is bleak, but stakeholders and the government are already enacting measures to support these badly hit industries.
The dual ranking highlights locations which have been most innovative in creating timely solutions to the pandemic situation.
A SENIOR legislator said the effort to contain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could be funded by a special bond issue, which he proposed to call “COVID-19 Bayanihan Recovery Bonds.”
THE Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said it doubled its available funding pool to $10 billion due to strong demand from countries seeking funds to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
THE central bank announced a relief package for small businesses in the form of incentives for banks to to the sector, which is expected to have been hard hit by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.