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The government sent home over 7,400 stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to their home provinces on the second day of the one-week deadline imposed on them by President Rodrigo Duterte. Hans Cacdac, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) administrator, said on Wednesday that there are 4,576 OFWs that were assisted by the government just on Tuesday. [...]

An ice cream shop in Hong Kong has a new flavored ice cream, a ‘Tear gas’ flavor. The main ingredient of the tear gas ice cream is black peppercorns, this is a reminder of the pungent, peppery rounds fired by police on the streets of the semi-autonomous Chinese city during months of demonstrations last year. [...]

Quezon City COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,518

In Quezon City, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 7 p.m on Friday went up to 1,518 said the QC local government. Out of that number, 1,397 were verified to have complete addresses in Quezon City. Also, the Quezon City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (QCESU) and District Health Offices were able to validate [...]

The local authorities of Puerto Princessa has rescued a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) at a coastal village on Tuesday (April 28). The green sea turtle was (Chelonia mydas) rescued at Nagtabon Beach in Barangay Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City on Tuesday afternoon by local authorities. Photo courtesy of Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) Facebook [...]

Shopping malls outside the under lockdown areas are allowed to reopen starting May 1 but with the following limitations. President Duterte declared during his address of the nation on April 24 that he will make another approach the General Community Quarantine which is just a notch lower than enhanced community quarantine to contain the spread of [...]

Camarines Norte Remains COVID-19-Free

Camarines Norte remains free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Tuesday. The city was implementing a strict enhanced community quarantine with checkpoints in all entrance and exit borders Camarines Norte Governor, Edgar Tallado said, “I ordered the uniformed frontliners to fully enforce the screening, especially in detecting the body temperature. This is for the [...]

Department of Foreign Affairs reported that 58 Filipino seafarers that are working in a cruise ship in California has arrived in Manila on Tuesday night. Based on a statement from DFA, the crew members of the Panama-flagged Carnival Panorama has arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 at 9:52 p.m. also, they were [...]

Davao Region Has Now 84 COVID-19 Cases

The Department of Health in Davao Center for Health Development has reported that there are 4 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Region X1 that sums up to 84 new cases. Earlier at 5 pm, the regional office has reported one new fatality and 8 new recoveries based on the bulletin [...]

In South Korea, another two Filipinos are tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus, said the Department of Foreign Affairs on Thursday Based on the report from DFA, the two new cases of the COVID-19 is both relatives of the first Filipino that is also tested for the COVID-19 in South Korea. On Wednesday, the [...]

Due to COVID-19, a six-week-old infant died of complications of the disease. On Wednesday, the US state of Connecticut governor said that it was one of the youngest recorded deaths from the virus. Based on the Tweet of Governor Ned Lamont the newborn was brought unresponsive to a hospital late last week and could not [...]