And how it's affecting their mental health.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. The very next day, considering the rising number of cases, the Philippine government put Metro Manila under community quarantine. It only took a few
It's all thanks to low air and light pollution.
If there's no air or light pollution, it's possible to see the Milky Way galaxy wherever you are. Before, that meant far away from Manila, but thanks to less pollution, we're getting a slightly clearer view
It might not be a good thing.
Photos and videos of Manila Bay with what seems to be turquoise-blue water have been circulating online since Wednesday, March 25. While some were quick to rave about how nature is healing itself with people staying indoors since the government-mandated
From groceries to online classes, we got you covered.
Since the government's announcement of the "enhanced" community quarantine that took effect on March 17, a lot of people have been staying home to help curb the spread of COVID-19.That said, we've rounded up a list of
Good news, Globe subscribers!
With Metro Manila on lockdown over the COVID-19 threat, Globe Telecom is extending a helping hand to subscribers by giving them a 30-day bill payment extension.In a Facebook post, Globe Telecom announced that the 30-day bill payment extension (
Identification cards are being checked at specific checkpoints.
Police personnel have already started checking passengers traveling to Manila following the community quarantine order placed on the city which started on March 15. In a video posted by the Philippine Star, men in uniform are seen boarding buses at coastal checkpoints,
Here's how you can get to work with the 'community quarantine' in place.
On March 12, President Rodrigo Duterte announced several measures that will take effect as the Philippines raised Code Red Sub-level 2 amid rising cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19. During the press briefing, he announced that the government would be
Heads up, shoppers!
The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on March 14 that it will impose a curfew over Metro Manila from 8:00 p.m to 5:00 a.m. starting March 15 to April 14 to help curb the spread of COVID-
The curfew will last until April 14.
The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on March 14 that a curfew will be implemented in Metro Manila. The ordinance is part of a community quarantine to help contain the spread of COVID-19.GMANews reported that according to MMDA General
Heads up, frequent flyers!
On March 13, Cebu Pacific announced that it is canceling all domestic flights to and from Manila starting from March 15 until April 14.The flight cancelations come a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced in a press briefing on March 12
The mayor will also prohibit mass gatherings.
On March 13, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has declared that Quezon City is now in a state of calamity over the spread of COVID-19.The mayor's announcement comes a day after President Rodrigo Duterte placed Metro Manila under community
The advisory followed Pres. Rodrigo Duterte's announcement that Metro Manila will be put on community quarantine.
The number coding scheme in Metro Manila has been suspended starting today, March 13, "until further notice," according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson Celine Pialago. According to Inquirer, the spokesperson made the announcement through a text message this morning. Applying
This is an *important* question that came up after the president's speech.
How will the Metro Manila community quarantine, which starts on March 15, affect workers who live outside the metro? Cabinet members have different answers to one of the questions that came up after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation last night, March
The couple made the decision amid COVID-19 concerns.
Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez have decided to postpone their much-anticipated wedding amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) concerns. According to reports, they were supposed to tie the knot tomorrow, March 14, in Manila.On Instagram, the couple posted the same photo
The 'community quarantine' will take effect from March 15 to April 14.
Updated On March 13, 2020 (10:00 a.m.)President Rodrigo Duterte has shared guidelines for the government's response with the number of coronavirus disease or COVID-19 cases rising in the Philippines.In a press briefing on March 12,
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has also signed a proclamation declaring a state of public health emergency.
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte announced that classes in all levels in Metro Manila are suspended from March 10 to 14, according to CNN Philippines. He made the announcement last night, March 9, amid the rising number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-
Amihan season is coming to a close.
On March 8, The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recorded the highest temperature in Pasay and Tuguegarao at 35.5°C.PAGASA's station in Science Garden in Quezon City recorded a slightly cooler 35°C, while Clark ad
You guys, it's sweater weather!
Metro Manila's temperature dipped to a cool 19 degrees Celsius on January 22, making it the coldest day recorded since the "Amihan" season or northeast monsoon started in October 2019.According to a report from Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical
The public is still advised to take precautionary measures since Taal Volcano remains at alert level four.
Depending on the wind condition, Metro Manila ashfall from the Taal Volcano eruption may last three days, according to Philstar."For the next 24 hours to three days, it's possible that the wind will shift [and carry] the ash plume to [
It's gone beyond the solid waste generation baseline of 58,112.31 cubic meters.
According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Metro Manila is now facing a garbage crisis.DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu made the announcement today, December 5, during his speech at an event of an advisory and research consultancy group.He
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