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The fate of humanity hangs on the survival of the horseshoe crabs. 
Once a year during the full moon, thousands of horseshoe crabs emerge from the depths of the ocean and gather on the beaches on the Atlantic coast to perform a prehistoric ritual: spawning. Like clockwork, the horseshoe crabs repeat this ritual every ...
 
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Donates 34,000 test kits and RT-PCR machines to vulnerable communities and LGUs.
San Miguel Corporation’s president and COO Ramon S. Ang posted on Facebook  that the company has opened Better World Edsa, a facility that houses the company’s own state-of-the-art COVID-19 RT-PCR testing laboratory for its 70,000 employees. Ang said it’s a way to ...
 
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Another effect of the coronavirus pandemic.
It was only a matter of time, but the next social function to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic is weddings. Like many other cultures, Filipinos are weddings-crazy, and because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, it might be a while ...
 
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And the second highest death rate in the region.
According to The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Philippines currently has the highest percentage of active coronavirus cases among the region’s 10 member nations.The data presented by ASEAN takes a comparative look at each country’s COVID-19 situation, and the results are relative to ...
 
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More than 100 countries are helping out in the Solidarity Trial.
The Philippines is taking part in the World Health Organization's (WHO) multi-country Solidarity Trial, which hopes to solve the COVID-19 puzzle.In his report to Congress earlier this week, President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed 361 patients from 26 different hospitals have enlisted in the clinical trials, which requires informed consent ...
 
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But the retailer says it is seeing healthy growth in the sales of its brick-and-mortar stores since reopening.
The SSI Group posted a decrease in net income for the first quarter of 2020, largely because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the specialty retailer posted a net income of P110 million, a ...
 
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We need more testing and at least 50,000 more contact tracers.
The government says the Philippines needs at least P25 billion in new funding in order to increase the country’s COVID-19 testing capacity and to hire more contact tracers.According to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, P10 billion of that amount will be dedicated to ...
 
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The avian-like swine flu was discovered in China.
As the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, another possible pandemic is on the horizon. Researchers in China have revealed the discovery of a strain of the H1N1 virus—which caused the 2009 pandemic—and according to the scientists, this new type ...
 
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Artists are bucking the results of a survey that they are "non-essential" in this time of a pandemic.
Last June 14th, Singapore’s Straits Times published a survey conducted by Singapore-based consumer research firm Milieu Insight that said out of 1,000 online Singaporean respondents, 71% of the respondents said that artists are considered the least essential as a profession or means ...
 
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We really want to believe you.
On June 28, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report tagging the Philippines as the country with the fastest-growing cases of COVID-19 in Western Pacific Asia. The country has outpaced Singapore and China in terms of the number of new cases ...
 
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Binance Charity has raised $4 million in donations worldwide.
Cryptocurrency watchers will know that Binance is currently the largest crypto exchange in the world. Forbes estimates its trading volume reaches $11 billion daily. Top Story: 8 Filipino Actors Who Married into High SocietyFounded in China but now based in Tokyo, Japan, Binance is essentially ...
 
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121 locals and foreigners were arrested at the restobar.
TV host-actor KC Montero and his wife were among the 121 people, which included foreigners, who were arrested at a high-rise restaurant and bar in Makati City yesterday, June 28.This is in violation of Republic Act 11332 (Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases ...
 
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Mass gatherings are currently prohibited in Cebu City.
Photos of a religious festival held on Saturday, June 28, in Sitio Alumnos, Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City have been circulating online. Despite the ongoing enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the city, wherein mass gatherings are prohibited, residents were seen lining up for a procession—they also ...
 
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The Philippines overtakes Singapore and China in daily cases of COVID-19.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released data on the number of new COVID-19 cases emerging in Asia, and it was found that the Philippines has the fastest rate in terms of new cases being recorded every day for the month ...
 
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He went out for a haircut.
A man from the town of Minglanilla has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after visiting a Cebu City mall for a haircut, reports Cebu Daily News. The date of his outing wasn't released, but the man, a 46-year-old, was swabbed on June 25 ...
 
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It was dedicated to frontliners, the real heroes.
In artist AG Saño's world, Darna is a real-life superhero. In May, he painted a Darna mural on the side of a condo in Maginhawa, Quezon City, but instead of the usual slinky two-piece, the building-sized version of Mars Ravelo's iconic heroine ...
 
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The government proposed to rename NAIA. The people responded with memes.
In the middle of a pandemic, Paolo Duterte, representative of the First District of Davao City, together with Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco and ACT-CIS Representative Eric Yap filed House Bill (HB) No. 7031 on June 25 seeking to rename the Ninoy ...
 
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Where do we stand in the race for a cure against COVID-19?
The Internet is a giant landfill of information, which is awesome for those who want to know more about a very specific interest, but terrible for those who seek enlightenment about hot-button issues like, say, when are we getting a cure for the ...
 
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Frontliners share their fears and inspirations in the time of pandemic.
Not all heroes wear capes, but some of them wear masks. Masked Heroes of PH puts the spotlight on the personal stories of our masked frontliners to inspire hope and kindness in a time of uncertainty.One such story is about a flight ...
 
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SM will strengthen its digital tech initiatives because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Traditional retail has been one of the hardest-hit sectors of the coronavirus pandemic. With shopping malls and most other commercial estabishments closed for nearly three months, many establishments are strugglibg not just to earn profit but stay alive in the highly unpredictable ...
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