UST researchers release projections for GCQ in NCR

June 01, 2020
THE University of Santo Tomas research tandem of Assoc. Prof. Bernhard Egwolf, Dr. rer. nat., and Dominican biologist Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., PhD, SThD, presents the UST CoV-2 Model, an epidemiological model to predict the future behavior of the COVID-19 in Metro Manila.

Mayors express gratitude to ABS-CBN’s 'Pantawid ng Pag-ibig'

June 01, 2020
LOCAL government units (LGUs) found it challenging to quickly provide relief to families affected by the quarantine. That is why several mayors in Metro Manila and nearby provinces have expressed their gratitude to companies that served as their partners at this time, including ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN Foundation’s “Pantawid ng Pag-ibig.”

Aboitiz Group empowers MSME ‘Nanays’ with its Visayas COVID-19 response

May 31, 2020
“Dako kaayo ug tabang na niorder si RAFI namo. Nagpasalamat ko kay kung wala si RAFI, wala sad gyud mi karun sa panahon ug kalisod. Agwanta lang sa ta gamay, kay naa man gyud panahon na di ta katug-an na mahitabo. Importante healthy ta ug makatabang sad pud ta sa uban (RAFI really helped us a lot by ordering goods from us. I am thankful because if it wasn’t for RAFI, we will be left with nothing in this time of crisis. The situation came unexpectedly, but we just need to hang on. What is important is that we are healthy and we are also able to help others.),” Ducay said.

PAL to introduce new normal procedures during GCQ

May 30, 2020
THE country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) said it welcomes the opportunity to resume regular commercial operations following the government’s decision to upgrade certain areas of the country, including the National Capital Region (Metro Manila), to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) status starting June 1.

ABS-CBN partners with WeCARE to bolster PPE drive for medical frontliners

May 30, 2020
Developed by Cortex Technologies Inc. (Cortex), a subsidiary of Concepcion Industrial Corporation (CIC), WeCARE will work with ABS-CBN and the ABS-CBN Foundation to provide a quicker and more efficient response to hospitals and other COVID-19 support facilities in need of PPEs. These institutions only need to register on www.wecare.ph and declare the assistance they need. 

Pinoy communities abroad declare support for ABS-CBN

May 29, 2020
FOLLOWING its forced shutdown, Filipino communities abroad have declared support and aired thank-you messages for ABS-CBN Corporation, recognizing its significant role in providing information and entertainment to Filipinos worldwide amid the COVID-19 health crisis.

SM Foundation scholar tops tech-voc course in Cebu

May 28, 2020
BECAUSE of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the regular activities and events are now held online. The use of online video conferences became a trend such as the use of Zoom, Skype, Google Meet and others. This is the new normal for social gatherings and can also be used for graduation ceremonies.