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Crime rate in Cebu drops by 70% under ECQ

The province of Cebu is more peaceful now than ever before, due to the quarantine and the vigilance in the barangay level, down to sub-villages called ‘sitios’ and ‘puroks’. An enormous drop of...

Climate change: ‘Unlivable heat’ could affect up to 3.5 billion people in 2070

We have all been experiencing the excessive heat even in our own homes.  Well, according to a new study, it will become worse 50 years from now if we don't change our ways. About...

Cebu Pacific says Piso Fare will be back, shares ‘new normal’ in domestic travel

Excited for your first getaway after the quarantine? Hold your horses. This will make you more ecstatic. I know you're already planning for your next adventure. You could have even prepared your itinerary....

Remdesivir receives emergency approval as a COVID-19 treatment from US FDA

A possible antiviral drug has just been approved. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an emergency use to REMDESIVIR, an anti-viral drug, to possibly treat COVID-19. Though recent studies have shown mixed...

LTO extends Driver’s License expiry, suspends late reg penalties

The Land Transportation Office-Philippines (LTO) has extended the validity of driver’s licenses that expired during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to 60 days or 2 months, which will commence upon the lifting of the...

New disinfectant can protect surfaces from coronavirus for 90 days

An anti-microbial coating, which can "inactivate" viruses from surfaces for 90 days like COVID-19, was recently developed by researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The disinfectant spray known as...

‘Super Flower Moon’, last supermoon of 2020, to be visible in Cebu tonight

Since February this year, we have been seeing beautiful extra-large full moons known as "supermoons". Good news, we will witness another one tonight, May 7 at 6:45PM peak (Philippine time). Bad news,...

Pasig City includes LGBTQ+ families in Cash Aid Fund

Family is family. This is what the Pasig City government has proven to the world.  All its residential families who were not covered by the national government’s Social Amelioration Program have been included in...
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