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There are over 150,000 Filipino nurses in the U.S., all of whom brave the pandemic every day.
Filipino nurses, at home and abroad, have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many falling sick and ultimately dying of the disease. Over 22 million have been infected with COVID-19 in the U.S.A., the worst-hit country in the world, ...
 
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'People should never take animal drugs.'
What's the latest misinformation going around concerning the pandemic, you may be wondering. You remember the pandemic, right? While four people were dying in the insurrection in Washington, the pandemic was killing almost 3,900 other people. So what are your elderly relatives ...
 
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Escaping to a deserted island just got more real.
People serious about “getting away from it all” are taking social distancing to the next level. In Japan, there’s been a noticeable spike in people expressing interest in buying their own deserted island during the pandemic. According to a Nikkei Asia report, four ...
 
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According to the Philippines' chief contact-tracer.
Travelers arriving from countries with the new COVID-19 variant are required to undergo quarantine regardless of their RT-PCR result, the Philippines' chief contact-tracer said Monday.Authorities are "closely monitoring" 117 individuals who arrived from the countries and "pwede mag-positive sila o negative, regardless of the result of the RT-PCR test, they have to undergo ...
 
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Humanity is betting on vaccines to defeat the pandemic.
Humanity will roll out in 2021 an unprecedented vaccine drive to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic and drug companies from the U.S., U.K., China, and Russia are racing to test and manufacture as many doses as possible in the hopes of ending the pandemic.Here's what we know so ...
 
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The future is here.
If you’re itching to go out and see things besides the four walls of your house but are still wary of catching the virus, here’s something you might consider. A local hotel is offering its guests a nice meal or a massage ...
 
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The super-app had to act fast in the midst of an unprecedented crisis to address the needs of its customers.
After the government temporarily prohibited the operations of transport network vehicle services in March to contain the spread of COVID-19, Grab had to act fast. Transport is one of the key consumer services of the region’s so-called “super-app,” and while the company ...
 
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But a deal for more may be signed by the end of the year.
The Philippines has so far signed contracts to procure vaccines for the coronavirus enough to cover about 6.62 million of its citizens, or about 6.2 percent of the population. This is according to an extensive study by Bloomberg, which tracked publicly disclosed allocations of ...
 
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These fancy hotel restaurants are open to satisfy your fancy cravings.
Many restaurants and food outlets have begun to reopen as restrictions are slowly relaxed. It’s never going to be the same, but, with proper safety precautions, we can achieve some semblance of normalcy when we choose to go out and dine at ...
 
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Can you refuse vaccination?
The COVID-19 vaccine, when it becomes available, will not be given forcibly, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, as governments worldwide moved to secure stocks of the drug that is seen as one of the keys to ending the pandemic.President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an ...
 
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His team Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team confirmed the news.
Seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for the coronavirus. According to an announcement made by his Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team, the news means he will be unable to take part in this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain.Hamilton ...
 
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Violence comes in the form of physical and verbal abuse.
The incidence of violence against children, mostly by parents and caregivers, dramatically increased globally during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a global research conducted by Save the Children, loss of income from lockdown measures have resulted to increased negative feelings and reduced ...
 
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If you’re willing to go through multiple health checks, Baguio is ready to welcome you back.
Kidlat Tahimik first heard about Enrique de Malacca in the late 1970s. The artist and filmmaker became so fascinated with the story of the Malay slave who became a member of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition party—and who some historians believe is the first ...
 
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Shelter Fund has been helping artists ride through the pandemic.
As the pandemic lengthens without any immediate end in sight, Shelterfund has been helping sustain artists who have been stuck at home like everyone else. Jason Quibilan, the organizer and founder of Shelter Fund, first came up with the "photographers in aid of ...
 
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‘Long Covid’ is another phenomenon to worry about.
A UK-based Filipino aerospace engineer has passed away from “long Covid” after initially fighting off the viral disease just three months ago.The patient in question, Roehl Ribaya, survived a 60-day battle against COVID-19 in the intensive care unit of Blackpool Victoria Hospital ...
 
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Cinderella time, from midnight.
Curfew hours in Metro Manila will be shortened to four hours, from midnight to 4 a.m., for those aged 18 to 65, one of the region's mayors said Monday.Less than two weeks before the expiry of current quarantine classifications, restrictions are gradually being eased.The ...
 
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Through the Map of Ecommerce Report, a clearer picture of how Filipinos are behaving online is emerging.
On casual observation, the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on Filipinos’ behavior online is obvious: less time outdoors, more time at home and on the internet. As the number of people going out to eat, shop, or watch movies nosedived, so has ...
 
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But there is some good news discovered about the virus. 
It appears that the virus that’s causing COVID-19 is more robust than previously thought. A team of researchers from Australia have discovered that it can survive up to 28 days on surfaces such as glass, metal, and the surface of your phone. ...
 
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It’s a safe, socially distanced, open-air dining concept.
UPDATE: Due to the rains over the past several days, High StrEat will open on Friday, October 17, instead of October 15.It’s no secret that restaurants and other food businesses have had it tough duing the pandemic. The balance between earning a living and ...
 
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The #MoveforMentalHealth challenge calls for greater investment in mental well-being.
In the Worst Year Ever, World Mental Health Day, which happens tomorrow, October 10, is more important than ever. Around the world, the ill effects of the global pandemic on mental well-being are being felt more keenly by more people. Depression, anxiety, ...
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