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Luzon lockdown may continue if coronavirus infections spike

A LUZON-wide lockdown probably won’t be lifted if coronavirus infections continue to soar, the government’s chief enforcer of policies against the pandemic said on Tuesday night.

Duterte unlikely to impose total lockdown, his spokesman says

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte was unlikely to impose a total lockdown to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, his spokesman said on Monday.

Five simple tips on transforming home spaces into productive workspaces

As the world shifts to the new normal of remote work, many professionals are struggling to carve out pockets of productivity in their homes. Manolo Guanzon, architect and founder of people-centered design studio HADO, shares five simple tips.

Gov’t threatens total lockdown as cases soar

THE government on Thursday threatened to impose a total lockdown if people continue to violate protocols against the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Filipinos are investing in companies they rely on in quarantine —...

Data from eToro shows that Google, Facebook, and Netflix—companies seeing record usage during the lockdown—are among the most popular investments for Filipinos in March.

Less than half of Metro Manila residents doing ‘good’ under lockdown

LESS than half, or 47.5%, of Metro Manila residents are doing “good” or “very good” under the enhanced community quarantine currently being implemented to...

Messing with IP rules may affect COVID-19 response

With around a third of the world’s population in lockdown, humanity desperately needs new treatments to turn the tide against COVID-19. Our hopes depend...

Luzon-wide lockdown extended until end-April

By Jenina P. Ibañez and Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporters THE Philippine government on Tuesday announced the extension of the lockdown on Luzon island until...

What lies ahead, what to do?

We’re going into the 4th week of the Luzon-wide lockdown, or officially known as the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), in a bid to “flatten the curve” by getting ahead of this lethal coronavirus which causes COVID-19 at the soonest possible time. As of Palm Sunday, the country had 3,246 confirmed cases, 64 recovered, 152 deaths. The ECQ or “Stay Home” strategy aims to deny the virus any chance of infecting us and infecting each other. That way, we ease the burdens of the health sector depleted by death and sidelined frontliners.

Lawmakers looks into extending lockdown; Nomura warns of unrest without more...

THE possible extension of the Luzon lockdown looms with lawmakers looking into recommending it as the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines continue to rise, and the pandemic seems to not have reached its peak yet.

Fitbit data reveals the impact of Covid-19 on global activity

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on physical activity levels for over 30 million active Fitbit users around the globe. Data gathered from Fitbit users around the world reveals a decline in physical activity due to the coronavirus crisis.

Eskwelabs offers free data science courses for Filipinos in quarantine

Eskwelabs is currently offering free data science courses for Filipinos who might benefit from upskilling from home.