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FYI: Alex Gonzaga Vlogged About Surviving COVID-19

Don't let your guards down, she says.
Actress and vlogger Alex Gonzaga told her nearly 9 million YouTube subscribers on Saturday that her entire household, including her fiancé, battled COVID-19, reminding the public how it can be caught by ignoring what sould be second nature by now: wearing face
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Police Say Metro Manila Residents Need a Travel Pass for Tagaytay

An important clarification if you were planning to visit.
We earlier reported that Tagaytay City Administrator Gregorio Monreal announced that visitors of the city would no longer need a travel pass, and would only have to fill up a health declaration form. An update on the matter has just been released
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"We Lost Almost Everything in 6 Weeks," Says Airbnb CEO

The effects of the pandemic proved to be devastating for the online travel booking company.
Businesses both big and small have been feeling the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic for months on end. So grave is the widespread reach of the virus that even behemoth American fashion brands Neiman Marcus and J.Crew were forced to file for
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ArteFino Launched Its Online Shop And You Can Support Local Faves

Shopping let's you help PGH, too!
Purveyor of artisanal local goods ArteFino has just found a new online home. True to its commitment of supporting homegrown brands, the collective created an e-commerce platform in a bid to keep such local enterprises afloat, especially during this time of COVID-19.Artefino
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Cebu Pacific Resumes Local Commercial Flights on June 2

Here's where you can go and when.
As Metro Manila eases up public transport and travel restrictions for the General Community Quarantine effective on June 1, here's some good news for people who have been wanting to leave the metro. Cebu Pacific announced on May 30 that select local
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Here's Where You Can Actually Go During the GCQ

These businesses will finally be allowed to open under the general community quarantine.
It looks like life is easing back to almost-normal. The president Rodrigo Duterte announced yesterday, May 28, that Metro Manila will shift to a GCQ, or general community quarantine, come June 1. On almost total lockdown since mid-March, the GCQ would allow more non-essential
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Salons and Barbershops May Open Sooner Than You Think

Finally, you can get a proper cut!
Since Metro Manila was placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) on May 16, many businesses and establishments have been permitted to reopen, although industries still deemed dangerous or inessential such as cultural centers, fitness studios, and personal care establishments continue to be been banned
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It's the First Workday Under MECQ and the Roads Are Terrifying

Back to work and back to traffic!
A modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) was enforced in the National Capital Region starting last Saturday, May 16. And while that caused traffic congestion over the weekend with the reopening of malls, it looks like more cars are back on the road today, May 18,
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Luxury Department Chain Neiman Marcus Files for Bankruptcy

American retail stores continue to collapse amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fresh off the heels of J.Crew declaring bankruptcy, yet another American retail store is begrudgingly following suit. Luxury department chain Neiman Marcus filed for the same this Thursday in a report by the New York Times.However, the company assured patrons that they
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ECQ vs. GCQ: All the Guidelines You Need to Know

Unless a vaccine for COVID-19 becomes available, Philippines will be under GCQ after the ECQ ends.
While the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) will be implemented in Metro Manila until May 15, 2020, some parts of the country that are considered low-risk areas have already been placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) since May 1. Areas under GCQ have
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The President Is Offering P30,000 Reward for Exposing Corrupt Government Officials

It comes after the arrest of a barangay councilor who was caught on video refusing to release cash aid in full.
After President Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation Monday night, May 4, 2020, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has offered on national television a P30,000 reward for any information exposing corrupt local government officials amid the COVID-19 crisis.He announced shortly after the President’s closing
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South Korea to Replace Social Distancing with "Routine-Life Distancing"

The country is gearing up for the new normal after COVID-19.
South Korea is preparing to bring back some semblance to normalcy for its citizens. Starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the country is set to relax their social distancing rules and switch to "routine-life distancing" instead, given how its government efforts were able
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J.Crew Is Reportedly Preparing to File for Bankruptcy

The retailer's filing could be as soon as a few days.
J.Crew, the go-to retailer for everything from jeans and jackets to sneakers and suits, is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy.CNBC reports that the clothing company's filing could be as soon as a few days. According to the report, the group has been
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Artificial Intelligence Predicts When the COVID-19 Pandemic Will End in the PH

It generates dates on when the pandemic will end for a particular country.
A projection using A.I. (artificial intelligence) technology by the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) has predictions on when the coronavirus pandemic will end, reports Mashable SEA.The projections are based on the use of A.I. technology and world data from Our
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U.S. Embassy Cancels All Visa Interviews Until May 31

This is due to the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine until May 15.
President Rodrigo Duterte announced last Friday, April 24, that the Enhanced Community Quarantine will be extended until May 15 throughout the National Capital Region, and particular areas in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. In light of this, the US Embassy in Manila has
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NCCA Rolls Out P6.4M Cash Aid to Freelance Artists Amid COVID-19 Crisis

It augments the initial P4 Million cash aid to displaced artists.
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has approved a cumulative budget of P63.8 million to respond to the call for Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. This funding will augment NCCA's initial P4 million quick response cash assistance program.The NCCA's initial cash