Pasig City’s Free Bus Service Expands Routes; System Change

Pasig City will expand the routes of its Pasig Bus Service for essential personnel, including health workers this month. Here are the list of routes to be extended to reach more residents-workers, according to Pasig Transport in a tweet on Sunday. See below; SM City East – Meralco: CaintaCity Hall – Kalawaan: Makati, Pateros, Bonifacio … Read more

PNP Personel Infected Infected w/ COVID-19 is Now at 234

The Philippine National Police (PNP) said a total of 234 personnel have been infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) According to PNP, out of 234 confirmed cases, 69 have already recovered from the virus while the number of deaths was at four. The data was as of 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, the police … Read more

Arrest OFWs who fled COVID quarantine facilities says DFA chief

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. called for the arrest of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) on Monday. Those who escaped from the Philippines Coast Guard (PCG) quarantine facilities. Locsin said on Twitter, “Arrest them, contact trace, and test everyone they got in contact with.” Arrest them, contact trace, and test everyone they got in … Read more

140,000 flee as Typhoon Ambo hits Samar like A ‘Yolanda Jr.’

Tens of thousands of people crammed into evacuation centers while trying to follow social distance protocols for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday, as a powerful typhoon hammered the Philippines. Typhoon “Ambo” (international name: Vongfong) has dumped heavy rains and torn off roofs since it roared ashore on Samar Island on Thursday, with hundreds … Read more

A Shop in Hong Kong Offers ‘Tear Gas’ Flavored Ice Cream

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. … Read more

Duterte Wants 23 Million Poor Families to Receive 2nd Portion of Gov’t Cash Aid

President Rodrigo Duterte wants all 23 million low-income families in general community quarantine (GCQ) and enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) areas to receive the second portion of the government’s cash subsidy, said the Malacañang on Friday. According to Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, the President wants the budget department to look into funds that could be realigned … Read more