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The fake accounts are suspected to cause harm.
Students and alumni of the University of the Philippines (UP) have raised the alarm as several fake Facebook accounts bearing the same names have been discovered.These fake, duplicate accounts usually have no profile photo and zero activity, sharing only the same username ...
 
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Some were peaceful, some were not.
From Beirut to London to Bicol, protests erupted against government oppression despite the ongoing pandemic. At the forefront of these protests were the Black Lives Matter marches, dedicated to the memory and murder of George Floyd, an African-American man who was killed ...
 
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Where can you actually go now?
It looks like life is easing back to almost-normal. The president Rodrigo Duterte announced yesterday, May 28, that Metro Manila will shift to a GCQ, or general community quarantine, come June 1. Top Story: How the CIA Used the Aswang to Win a War in ...
 
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The economy is taking a hit.
Around 2.6 million Filipinos have been left jobless due to the temporary closure of companies brought about by the COVID-19 crisis in the country.And the number is expected to increase if the pandemic persists, said Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary ...
 
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This comes after several complaints were made by residents.
On May 10, The Quezon City government announced that they've launched a "full-blown" investigation into certain barangay officials and employees who've "allegedly abused their power or neglected their duties in the implementation of the DSWD Social Amelioration Program or SAP."The local government received several ...
 
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At least 15 more days, request some mayors.
For the latest COVID-19 cases, check out reportr's COVID-19 case tracker.For the latest news and updates on COVID-19, check out reportr.world/covid-19.Metro Manila mayors are looking at recommending to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases a possible extension of the enhanced ...
 
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The country is gearing up for the new normal after COVID-19.
For the latest COVID-19 cases, check out reportr's COVID-19 case tracker.For the latest news and updates on COVID-19, check out reportr.world/covid-19.South Korea is preparing to bring back some semblance to normalcy for its citizens. Starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the country is set to ...
 
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Congress has requested the NTC to grant ABS-CBN provisional authority to operate.
ABS-CBN Corporation’s legislative franchise expires today, May 4. The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) warned the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on May 3 it may be slapped with charges of graft if it gives the network provisional authority (PA) to operate while the renewal ...
 
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The former senator concluded that the motive was purely political.
Former senator Jinggoy Estrada was sent home by the San Juan City Police after being brought to the police station for allegedly violating quarantine protocols during his relief operations in the city.Estrada was detained by the San Juan Police, Sunday afternoon May 3, while his camp was handing ...
 
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The hard lockdown was officially imposed on May 3.
For the latest COVID-19 cases, check out reportr's COVID-19 case tracker.For the latest news and updates on COVID-19, check out reportr.world/covid-19.According to a report by Lorenz Tanjoco for Radyo Pilipinas 738, the latest statement from Manila Police District (MPD) spokesperson Col. Carlo Manuel revealed that 180 people have ...
 
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'Nothing is 100 percent sure at this point,' Angara wrote in a statement.
For the latest COVID-19 cases, check out reportr's COVID-19 case tracker.For the latest news and updates on COVID-19, check out reportr.world/covid-19.After spending over a week in the hospital battling coronavirus and recovering, Senator Sonny Angara has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19 again.Angara made ...
 
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The retailer's filing could be as soon as a few days.
J.Crew, the go-to retailer for everything from jeans and jackets to sneakers and suits, is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy.CNBC reports that the clothing company's filing could be as soon as a few days. According to the report, the group has been trying ...
 
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'Build, Build, Build' projects will also resume under the ECQ.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar has announced the partial resumption of the 'Build, Build, Build' projects, according to a department press statement.“[In] areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), construction workers accredited by the DPWH will be allowed to work on ...
 
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According to South Korean scientists, testing limitations are causing recovered patients to test positive again.
Alarm bells were raised when hundreds of recovered COVID-19 patients in South Korea, China, and Japan appeared to test positive again. Such results questioned the improbability of immunity after recovering from the deadly virus and riddled holes into plans of assigning "immunity passports" in ...
 
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Open your windows instead.
In an early release article from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), researchers associated air conditioning with the spread of the COVID-19 virus.According to the study, nine people from three families were infected by one person in an air-conditioned restaurant in Guangzhou, ...
 
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The center will be for asymptomatic to mild-positive patients.
For the latest statistics, check out our reportr COVID-19 case tracker link.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the We Heal As One COVID-19 isolation center at ULTRA, or PhilSports Arena, on April 22.The Pasig City arena was transformed into ...
 
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He also called on local government units to help in the strict implementation of the enhanced community quarantine.
For the latest statistics, check out our reportr COVID-19 case tracker link.The Philippine National Police will immediately arrest violators of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine without warning, said PNP Chief Police General Archie Gamboa in a press briefing on April 21.“There will be ...
 
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From observations to what's happening on ground.
Mayor Isko Moreno on April 19 confirmed that Sampaloc in the city of Manila will be placed under lockdown amid the continuous spread of COVID-19 in the area. The schedule and specific measures are yet to be announced, and the authorities are still "planning ...
 
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The offer is limited while supplies last.
Getting food delivered isn't as simple as it used to be with the coronavirus pandemic. So far, there's no evidence that the virus can be transmitted through food. But there are still other things to think about as germs can live on ...
 
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Duterte did not disclose the name of the pharmaceutical company in question.
On April 13's weekly Luzon ECQ press conference, President Rodrigo Duterte stated that lockdown might be lifted when an antibody treatment produced by a pharmaceutical company is available on the market in May."Kung nandiyan na 'yong antibody, available na sa market dito ...
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