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This Pink UV Wand Will Help You Disinfect Everything You Touch

It's pocket-sized!
These days, it's important to practice proper hand hygiene frequently. But more than that, it's also important to disinfect common objects like mobile phones, remote controls, door knobs, et cetera, because these items are breeding grounds for bacteria. There are plenty of
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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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You Can Now Choose "Distancing Seats" When Booking a Flight

Philippine Airlines prepares for post-quarantine travel.
Until someone discovers a vaccine, COVID-19 will continue lurking in the background even when the government lifts quarantine. This means maintaining physical distance is still our best bet to avoid getting infected by the virus. To make sure that travelers sit as
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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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A Tale of True Grit: Feeding 50 Hospitals Amid a Health Pandemic

Rosario Juan of Commune tells Preview, “It’s really so they have one less thing to think about."
It’s not a day for Rosario Juan without a cup of coffee or five. She takes it black and meticulously brewed to perfection before heading off to work. As the owner of Makati-based café, Commune, the smell of the morning drink never
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You Can Dine-In At Your Favorite Restos, Fast Food Joints Soon

The Department of Trade and Industry has guidelines you need to follow.
You will be able to dine-in at your favorite restaurant and fast food joints again when the metro modifies its quarantine status again on June 16.According to a press release from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Inter-Agency Task Force against
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Here's Where You Can Order Reusable Abaca Face Masks

They're made in Catanduanes, the abaca capital of the Philippines!
Plastic pollution is one of the top environmental problems in the world, and the COVID-19 pandemic isn't helping as single-use surgical masks, gloves, gowns, and food packaging get added to the mix. Since face masks are now one of our everyday necessities,
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What Should You Wear Outside Now That the Metro Is Under GCQ?

You can work with what you already own.
Metro Manila is now under general community quarantine after more than two months on strict lockdown. Suspension on public transportation has been lifted, while some establishments have reopened for business. That means that, yes, you can now step outside. The swing of
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Liza Soberano and Bea Alonzo Are Selling Their Pre-Loved Designer Shoes

Proceeds from the sales will fund COVID-19 testing for the country's underprivileged.
Celebrities putting up their prized possessions for philanthropic purposes isn’t anything new. In the States, it’s common for belongings of late Hollywood stars to be put up for auction, with proceeds going to particular charities. While it isn’t a common practice here
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Eating Out Will Never Be the Same Again

Here's what the "new normal" of dining at restaurants will be like.
If there’s one thing we miss most about the “outside world” since quarantine started, it would have to be eating out. Tomorrow marks the first day of the new normal for the metro, as enhanced community quarantine will be lifted in place of general
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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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Finally! Salons, Barbershops to Reopen June 7

Around 400,000 salon workers are expected to head back to work on June 7.
You can have that badly needed haircut by next week.Salons and barbershops are finally allowed to resume operations on June 7, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Saturday, May 20.However, they have to abide by “the very strict health protocol” set by the Inter-Agency
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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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Garment Manufacturers, Hospital Suppliers: The UN Needs Your Help!

Join the nationwide database to address PPE needs.
Attention, all garment manufacturers and hospital suppliers, now’s your chance to help our frontliners in the fight against COVID-19.  In a Facebook post last May 20 the United Nations Development Programme in the Philippines announced that they’re  currently working on a platform that
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These Countries Are Reopening Their Borders to International Visitors

It was a tough decision on their part.
It's a little bit too early to think of traveling right now, but that isn't stopping a number of countries from starting to welcome international visitors.Italy, Iceland, Greece, Portugal, Belize, Spain, and Cyprus have taken the lead by reopening their borders to