Tag: pandemic

BPI, remittance partners waive fees for OFWs amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) worked with nine of its remittance partners so that remittance fees could be waived for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who send money to their families in the Philippines.

LIST: University of the Philippines units giving Pass grades to students

The University of the Philippines has approved appeals to give "pass" marks to students in more than 60 departments and colleges across the UP System.

1st Hackbang Hackathon Mindanao to create solutions for “New Normal” challenges 

The Hackbang Hackathon to create solutions to challenges for Mindanao in the transition to the "new normal" is being set up over 4 days of June 2020.

IN PHOTOS: How an eye surgeon opened the Philippines’ endemic world amid a coronavirus...

Colorful photos of the Philippines' endemic wildlife are being enjoyed by the world under lockdown as eye surgeon Dr. Miguel David De Leon publicly shared his posts on Facebook.

OFW scientists come home to help Philippines find solutions to coronavirus pandemic

Seven Overseas Filipino Scientists are back in the Philippines under the Balik Scientist Program (BSP) and are helping the country find solutions to the coronavirus pandemic.

How to Win over this Pandemic

It's COVID-19 everywhere we look. And it scares us big time. It gives us anxiety. Uncertainty. And it definitely tests our faith.

Quarantine Survey says Filipinos feel more positive emotions, concern for others tops responses

Filipinos are finding more reasons to be positive in this time of lockdown to stop the spread of COVID 19, with concern for others topping the Quarantine Survey responses.
Good deeds

Good news stories of inspiring Filipino deeds during pandemic honored in Choose Philippines video

Stories of inspiring Filipino deeds during the COVID-19 pandemic and enhanced community quarantine were honored in a new Choose Philippines video released on the ABS-CBN channels.
Love in time of Quarantine

Pinoys show how to #LoveInTheTImeofQuarantine amidst the coronavirus pandemic

Social media-savvy Pinoys went on Twitter today to show how they cope with the community quarantine to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease. , sending the hashtag #LoveInTheTimeofQuarantine to trending status.
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Philippines’ Enhanced e-Travel Now Uses Single QR Code To Replace Multiple...

A better travel experience awaits airport and seaport passengers entering and exiting the Philippines as the Enhanced eTravel System takes effect, reducing the usual...