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BPI, WorldRemit waive fees for overseas remittances to Philippines

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and WorldRemit, one of the world’s leading online money transfer service companies based in London, United Kingdom, have teamed up to support people who send money to the Philippines by waiving remittance fees, helping ease difficulties brought about by the coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Bohol launches Backyard Food Garden Contest

Bohol has launched the “Grow My Own Food- Bohol Backyard Garden Contest" amid a community quarantine to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

Philippine air carriers set up safety protocols for resumption of flights

The Philippines' air carriers have set up safety protocols in preparation for the resumption of flights after the community quarantine stopped most air routes.

Job skills scholarships from TESDA offered to workers choosing to stay in provinces

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will offer skills training to beneficiaries of the "Balik Probinsya, Balik Pag-asa" program of the national...

Anti-COVID 19 dividers developed for utility vehicles

Anti-COVID 19 dividers have been developed for utility vehicles of leading truck body builder Centro Manufacturing Corporation.

Online performances as “new normal” may replace public cultural shows amid lockdown

Online performances may soon be replacing public cultural shows in the "new normal" as the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) looks to online platforms as venues for cultural artists affected by the lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde SIKLAB virtual exhibition celebrates Interior Design Week

De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) design students are presenting a virtual exhibition along with webinars to celebrate Interior Design Week.

UP releases DIY face mask tutorials to save medical-grade masks for frontliners

The University of the Philippines College of Home Economics (UP CHE) released Do-It-Yourself (DIY) tutorials for face masks and asked the public to help save the medical-grade masks for frontliners in the fight against the coronavirus disease.

Philippine Postal Offices to remain open with new schedules

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) announced new schedules of postal offices in areas under community quarantine to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

1st COVID 19 testing center in Ilocos opens

The first COVID 19 testing center in Ilocos in Northern Philippines has opened after acquiring certification from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).

Guidelines for Philippine Church Gatherings in “new normal”

Guidelines for the conduct of church gatherings in the Philippines under the "new normal" conditions of community quarantine that continues to be enforced in the entire archipelago have been released by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

World’s largest indoor arena in Bulacan converted to COVID 19 center now open

The world's largest indoor arena, Philippine Arena in Bulacan, has started operating as a mega swabbing center and its surrounding estate has been turned into a quarantine facility.

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Angel Locsin, Anne Curtis Shop and Share team raise funds for...

Angel Locsin is back to her humanitarian aid fundraising, this time with Anne Curtis and the Shop and Share team, to help in efforts to conduct coronavirus mass testing in the Philippines.