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Government encourages COVID-19 testing for employees every quarter

Government encourages COVID-19 testing for employees every quarter (Philstar.com) – August 14, 2020 – 7:17pm MANILA, Philippines — With tighter lockdowns in main economic hubs set to be lifted soon, the Duterte administration is counting on the private sector to ensure workplace safety as employees prepare to return to work, including shouldering the cost of

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Duterte reviews proposed virology institute

Duterte reviews proposed virology institute Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) – August 14, 2020 – 5:59pm MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is studying the proposal to establish a virology institute, Malacañang said Friday as the country continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. The Virology Science and Technology Institute of the Philippines will serve as

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Teachers’ group lists requisites for ‘quality education’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

Teachers’ group lists requisites for ‘quality education’ amid COVID-19 pandemic (Philstar.com) – August 14, 2020 – 4:23pm MANILA, Philippines (Updated 5:35 p.m.) — After the government heeded calls to postpone the opening of classes just ten days before they were originally scheduled to resume, a teachers group on Friday listed its requisites for quality education amid

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Coronavirus infections in the Philippines cross 153,000

Coronavirus infections in the Philippines cross 153,000 Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) – August 14, 2020 – 4:02pm MANILA, Philippines (Updated 4:53 p.m.) — The Philippines surpassed 153,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus Friday after registering 6,216 new infections, the Department of Health said. This is the second highest number of additional cases recorded in a single-day. The

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