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Country Not Yet Ready for Christmas Gatherings Says IATF Official

Just a month and a half before December yet a top official of the Inter-Agency Task Force believes that the country is not yet ready for Christmas parties and gatherings as COVID-19 continues to threaten the country. “‘Di pa tayo ready na mag-celebrate ng mga Christmas party, siguradong baka babalik tayo sa spike", says Eduardo… Continue reading Country Not Yet Ready for Christmas Gatherings Says IATF Official

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San Miguel Corp Launches Bicycle Program for Employees

San Miguel Corp, in an update, launched a bicycle program wherein employees can avail of bicycles ranging from Php 2,000 to Php 3,000 and payable for 12 months without interest. According to the company, the program aims to provide its employees with an alternative to the usual means of transportation. SMC pays for the bulk… Continue reading San Miguel Corp Launches Bicycle Program for Employees

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Three Filipino Companies Named 2020 World Best Employers

Three Filipino companies were included in the list of 2020 World’s Best Employers. Forbes Magazine has recently featured 750 of the world’s largest multinational corporations in the list based on a survey answered by 160,000 full-time workers around the globe. According to results, Samsung Electronics of South Korea is the world’s best employer followed by… Continue reading Three Filipino Companies Named 2020 World Best Employers

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Guidelines on Arriving Passengers Traveling to Iloilo

Executive Order 166, issued October 10, details the guidelines on the management of arriving passengers bound for Iloilo, intended for locally stranded individuals (LSI) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROF). It enumerates the following: Through the Notice of Coordination to be submitted prior to arrival to ports of entry in Iloilo City, they shall indicate whether… Continue reading Guidelines on Arriving Passengers Traveling to Iloilo

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Critical Barangays and Barangays On Watch

In an update, the Iloilo City COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center enumerated the barangays that are currently on watch and have the most cases of COVID-19. The agency also cited the critical barangays. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas reminded these barangays to closely monitor and strictly enforce health and safety protocols. “Mayor Jerry P. Treñas reminded… Continue reading Critical Barangays and Barangays On Watch

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Barangays with Zero Cases Since October 01

In an update, the Iloilo City COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center enumerated the barangays with zero cases since October 01. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas commended the barangays and reminded the areas that they should not be complacent in ensuring health and safety protocols. “Mayor Jerry P. Treñas commended barangays with zero case since Oct. 1… Continue reading Barangays with Zero Cases Since October 01

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Metro Pacific Iloilo Water Announces Service Interruption

Metro Pacific Iloilo Water recently announced that customers in Cabatuan, Sta. Barbara, Pavia, Mandurriao, La Paz, Molo, Arevalo, Jaro, and Iloilo City Proper may experience low pressure to no water supply or water turbidity due to an emergency cleaning activity in its Water Treatment Plant. The provider added that the cleaning activity is necessary due… Continue reading Metro Pacific Iloilo Water Announces Service Interruption

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DepEd Appeals to Parents Not to Answer Modules for Kids

In a social media post, the Department of Education appeals to parents to teach their children the value of honesty and to let them answer their self-learning modules themselves. Since the start of online classes, children have been given self-learning modules. However, it has been apparent that parents are the ones answering it for their… Continue reading DepEd Appeals to Parents Not to Answer Modules for Kids

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One-Third of WFH Workers Suffer from Burnout

An article by Esquire Philippines narrates that burnout is currently rising in the work from home (WFH) sector. In Microsoft’s Work Trend Index Report, it revealed that almost one-third of workers around the globe suffer from burnout in the last six months as COVID-19 forced the working sector to a WFH setup. "In the last… Continue reading One-Third of WFH Workers Suffer from Burnout

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IATF: Boracay Tourists May Take COVID-19 Test 72 Hours Prior to Trip

Those planning to go to Boracay may undergo swab test 72 hours prior to the trip – according to new guidelines. It may be recalled that the RT PCR test must be taken at least 48 hours prior to the date of travel. Moreover, only those who tested negative within the 48-hour timeline can enter… Continue reading IATF: Boracay Tourists May Take COVID-19 Test 72 Hours Prior to Trip