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Meet the third-year FEU student behind the Oxford Community Pantry.
In April 2021, Ana Patricia Non's idea of setting up a cart where people in need can get essential goods like rice and vegetables inspired the nation to turn it into an entire movement. Within days, other non-profit organizations and individuals have taken the initiative to ...
From the health protocols in place to the difference between online and on-campus classes in med school.
In the beginning of 2021, several medical schools and institutions that offer health-related courses in the metro were allowed to resume face-to-face classes, one of which is Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. As a fourth-year medical student at ASMPH, Gio Ilagan thought to ...
You're not the only one confused.
FYI, Metro Manila is currently put under modified enchanced community quarantine (MECQ) until April 30, 2021, and because we've been through countless iterations of quarantine, it can be hard to keep up with what is allowed and what isn't in 2021. You're ...
Welcome back to the lockdown life.
Some 9,000 policemen were deployed to man 1,100 checkpoints in Metro Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna and Bulacan to enforce the ECQ or strict lockdown until April 4. People can still go out to buy essentials and work on-site in industries that are ...
And why it could be more dangerous.
On March 13, the Department of Health confirmed the discovery of a unique variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines. The Philippine variant, named P.3, had infected at least 98 people at the time. Very little was known about the new strain of ...
It's not as easy as it was before.
At this point in our quarantined lives, we're all probably in dire need of a good road trip. It's still not ~entirely~ safe to go out and it isn't exactly advisable to embark on non-essential trips to the outside world. Some areas, ...
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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. ...
According to European Best Destinations.
If—that's a big if—the Philippines weren't on any travel quarantine red lists by December, where would you go for revenge travel? The one country on your bucket list? Or your favorite destination, perhaps? We'd take a guess and say the safest country ...
Something you post might be used against you.
Think twice before posting pictures of your family gatherings on social media, these might be used by the police to “summon” you.The Philippine National Police (PNP) will now search social media for possible violations of quarantine rules, including videos, photos, and posts ...
Not all superheroes have fancy, magical cars, some of them have jeepneys.
Reviving your *dead* high school batch group chat for a reunion is one thing, but reviving it to ask your batch mates to build a fundraising campaign for jeepney drivers is another. In this feature, Candy talks to Nathaniel Aguinaldo, a 21-year-old Mechanical ...
From flying to saving lives this pandemic.
Madel Lucena, a former flight attendant of Cebu Pacific switched careers to be a medical technologist after she was laid off from her job due to recession. That’s why she pursued a career as a med tech, not just to fulfill her path ...
This GCQ is a strict one, says the Palace.
Metro Manila will reimpose a curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. during the general community quarantine, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Wednesday at the start of the quarantine.The curfew hours were agreed upon by Metro Manila mayors, said Roque, who is ...
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