COVID-19 Updates

Read up on COVID-19 advisories, safety tips, guidelines, social distancing, and donation channels.

Businesses COVID-19
Dino Mari Testa

Businesses That Closed Due To COVID-19

Last month, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said that more than one-fourth of total businesses in the country had to shut down and were forced to cea...

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Recession Philippines meaning
Dino Mari Testa

We've Officially Entered A State Of Economic Recession. What Does It Mean?

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the economy of the Philippines is once again experiencing a recession. But what do we really know about an economic slowd...

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DSWD Hatid Tulong
Kevin Joshua Ng

Hatid Tulong Program: Over 10,000 LSIs Served By The DSWD

During the first week of July, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) tagged locally stranded individuals (LSI) here in Metro Manila to receive...

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Where to get swab test
Dino Mari Testa

Where To Get PCR Tests In Metro Manila: Contact Numbers And Prices

There are numerous accredited laboratories in the Metro Manila that can conduct reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR tests. We’ve listed ...

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Air purifiers Philippines
Kevin Joshua Ng

What Is The Best Air Purifier For You? Let's Compare Your Options

Amid the threat of COVID-19, people have been exploring every possible solution to seek protection against the virus.Wearing a face mask is still one of the bes...

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Face mask in car
eCompareMo

Should You Wear A Face Mask Inside Your Car? PNP Officials Clarify Guideline...

Should you wear a face mask even if you are the only person inside your car? The Philippine National Police (PNP) made a clarification on the issue that has bee...

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Face masks in the Philippines
Kevin Joshua Ng

Face Masks In The Philippines: Which Type Should You Use?

A recent survey by YouGov found that Filipinos rank No. 1 in the world when it comes to use of face mask. Ninety-two percent of Filipinos answered "always" when...

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Philippines COVID-19 response loans, grants, and technical assistance
Dino Mari Testa

Here's How Much The Philippines Has Loaned For COVID-19 Response

Just how much money has the Philippine government borrowed so far in its fight against COVID-19?Two weeks when the entire country was placed under enhanced comm...

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GCQ travel guidelines non-essential
Dino Mari Testa

All The GCQ Travel Guidelines For Non-Essential Personnel You Need To Know

More than one month after the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases, some people are still confused about guidelines for non-essential ...

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Unemployment Insurance guide
Kevin Joshua Ng

What is Unemployment Insurance And How Can I Claim It?

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the economy, and consequently, job security, many Filipinos experienced job loss due to companies closing down or laying of...

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