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SM Foundation, Uniqlo Send Food Packs to SM Care Villages

SM Foundation Inc., together with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo, distributed food packs to almost 900 families in residents of SM Cares Villages in Bogo City, in Cebu province, Concepcion in Iloilo, Ormoc City, and in Tacloban City. Recipients were happy to receive kilos of rice, cup noodles, cans of sardines and tuna, and bottles of… Continue reading SM Foundation, Uniqlo Send Food Packs to SM Care Villages

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WHO Cautions PH Against Ending Quarantine Too Soon

The World Health Organization has cautioned the Philippine government against ending the quarantine too soon. The health agency has advised authorities to consider the epidemiological situation should the local government lift the Luzon lockdown (originally scheduled on Easter Sunday). To date, the country has a total of 2,311 confirmed cases. According to WHO Pacific Regional… Continue reading WHO Cautions PH Against Ending Quarantine Too Soon

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How to Avail the Social Amelioration Program

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1 Series of 2020 highlights the special guidelines on the provision of the social amelioration measures by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, Department of Finance, Department of Budget and Management, and the Department of Interior and… Continue reading How to Avail the Social Amelioration Program

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Job Market Problematic with Pandemic

The issue was made evident as the enhanced community quarantine has rendered some individuals jobless. In an article by Business World, the Philippine economy may decline by as much as 0.6% this year in a report entitled ‘Addressing the Social and Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic’ by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).… Continue reading Job Market Problematic with Pandemic

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2GO Utilizes Fleet for Covid-19 Relief Operations

Logistics company 2GO has served over 100,000 vulnerable Filipinos in Metro Manila to deliver essential goods – and as the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) continues to affect the entire country, 2GO Group Inc., the country’s largest logistics and transportation provider, in partnership with the City of Dreams, delivered 125,000 food packs to those in need.… Continue reading 2GO Utilizes Fleet for Covid-19 Relief Operations

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COVID-19 Hotlines Launched

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) through its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has launched the DOTr COVID-19 hotlines in partnership with Globe Telecom to help motorists, commuters, and the general public with their road, aviation, and maritime concerns during the virus outbreak. All calls to the hotline are free of charge for all Globe and TM… Continue reading COVID-19 Hotlines Launched

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Globe Raises Php 10M Points for Lung Center of the Philippines

Just recently, Globe announces that it was able to raise Php 1 million to be turned over to the Lung Center of the Philippines on March 28. The purpose of the activity is to provide personal protective equipment to front liners. “Together, we raised Php 10,000,000 worth of points to be turned over to the… Continue reading Globe Raises Php 10M Points for Lung Center of the Philippines

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What Sorcery is this – Dalgona Coffee Trend

Just recently, the ‘Dalgona Coffee’ seemed to be an instant hit among netizens despite the enhanced community quarantine that sent everyone secluded in their respective homes. According to Spot.Ph, the ‘Dalgona Coffee’ is especially popular on Tiktok, where users attempt to create their own Dalgona Coffee. But what is it exactly? In an article by… Continue reading What Sorcery is this – Dalgona Coffee Trend

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Mocha Uson Blog Now ‘Unsearchable’

Just recently, the Mocha Uson Blog is no longer ‘searchable’ on Facebook. This is after #MochaUsonIsOverParty trended on Twitter appealing to netizens to mass report the Mocha Uson Blog. The blog is believed to be a page for supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte, managed by Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Deputy Executive Director Mocha Uson.… Continue reading Mocha Uson Blog Now ‘Unsearchable’

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Megaworld Waives Mall Rental Fees in Luzon; Extends Assistance

Megaworld recently announced that it is waiving the rental charges of its tenants and retail partners in its malls and commercial centers in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon for the period March 16, 2020 to April 12, 2020, particularly those who are unable to operate due to the COVID-19 Luzon-wide quarantine. “We understand… Continue reading Megaworld Waives Mall Rental Fees in Luzon; Extends Assistance