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Who Is Bree Jonson and What Inspired Her Art?

The 30-year-old artist recalled how getting locked down in Bataan inspired her to pursue a series of paintings on birds that had been in her notes for three years.
Bree Jonson, who was found dead at a surf resort in La Union, was an artist who found symphony in the movement of animals and knew the power of a change in perspective to convey an entirely different message.In an interview with
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Wearable Air Purifiers Won't Protect You Against COVID-19, Says DOH

No harm, but also no good.
The Department of Health on Monday advised against the "false security" of wearable or necklace air purifiers, as it offers no protection against COVID-19.When asked about the purifiers, DOH Usec. Rosette Vergeire said "The DOH do not recommend these air purifiers, eto
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Heads Up: DOT Suspends Leisure Travel Starting This August

Official guidelines have just been announced.
The Department of Tourism, in a statement, urged their stakeholders, particularly the hotel operators, travel agencies and airlines, to allow affected guests to rebook without charges.*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.Preview is now on
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Here's Your Guide to the August 2021 ECQ Rules in NCR Plus

Keep these in mind.
Metro Manila will be under the strictest enhanced community quarantine or ECQ from Aug. 6 to 20, Malacañang announced Friday to thwart the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of coronavirus.But until Aug. 5, the capital region will remain under general
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Here's How You Can Apply for All the Valid IDs You Need

These are the most basic IDs you need for adulting.
In almost all transactions in your adulting journey, you'll need a valid ID. Most establishments ask for at least two before processing your requests. Oftentimes, you'll need a valid ID too to get another valid ID.Issued by the PHLPost, a postal ID
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Heads Up: Local Travel Is Now Easier for Fully Vaccinated Persons

Here are the protocols you need to know.
A vaccination card or certificate of quarantine  can be considered as alternatives to a RT-PCR test for travel between areas with different quarantine classifications, the government's pandemic task force said Sunday.The Inter-Agency Task Force or IATF has finalized protocols for fully vaccinated
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What Fully Vaccinated Travelers Should Know Before Flying to the Philippines

Do you still need to undergo quarantine?
Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 whether in the Philippines or abroad, will still need to undergo a weeklong facility-based quarantine upon arrival in the country based on the latest travel guidelines of the government.Malacañang on Tuesday announced travel rules
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5 Things You Shouldn't Do to Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Protect it like your life depends on it.
Local government units have been ramping up their vaccination programs in an effort to finally stop another surge of COVID-19 infections in the country. Most health workers and senior citizens have been inoculated; but for the rest of the population, getting a
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VP Leni Robredo Recalls PNoy’s Kindness After Seeing Her Shoes Fall Apart

"Nakarating ako sa loob ng Kalayaan Hall na wala na yung ilalim ng sapatos ko."
The remains of former President Noynoy Aquino were laid to rest last Saturday, June 26, at the Manila Memorial Park, beside his parents Ninoy Aquino and former President Corazon Aquino.At the announcement of his passing, friends, colleagues, and even mere acquaintances of
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Here's How You Can Register to Vote in 2022 Using Comelec's App

It works offline.
The app is for Filipinos who have no or poor internet connection or those who want to skip the pen and paper registration which requires three physical registration forms, said Commissioner Marlon Casquejo. "As long as merong isang cellphone na may mobile registration form app stored, it can
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It's Official: Phuket, Thailand Is Opening to Vaccinated Tourists in July

And hotel rooms may go as low as P50 a night.
The COVID-19 pandemic has badly affected the global economy, most especially the tourism sector. And for destinations that are highly dependent on tourism, their only way to recover is reopen to tourists that are at least fully vaccinated. Phuket, an archipelago off
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Here's Your Guide to the June 2021 GCQ Rules in NCR Plus

Confused? Here's what you need to know.
Metro Manila and neighboring provinces Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal will remain under general community quarantine or GCQ "with restrictions" until June 15. The ever-changing quarantines at times cause confusion with the need for Malacañang to issue additional guidelines.*This story originally appeared
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Leisure Travel is Back for Metro Manila Bubble

No age restriction.
Leisure travel to and from Metro Manila and surrounding provinces can resume starting Tuesday, June 1, the Department of Tourism said as the Greater Manila Area remains under general community quarantine.The government's inter-agency task force on COVID-19 response has allowed leisure travel
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This App Tells You Which Hospitals Have Available COVID Beds

From a Filipina data scientist in Australia.
A Filipina data scientist in Australia put her numbers-crunching to practical use, building an app that helps her countrymen back home find available hospital beds for COVID-19 patients.Maria Reyes' Cobeds19 app is simple—green means a bed is available, red means otherwise. The