FIXTURE

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Let’s stop calling recent disasters ‘natural’ because they’re not

The disasters hitting us may originally be forces of nature, but we had a role in making them even more catastrophic

Despite warnings from experts, NCR mayors recommend shift to MGCQ

The less restrictive quarantine will bring about more infections, research groups warned

A P1 million fine and up to 12 years in prison await tourists who fake COVID-19 test results under this new bill

Under current laws, violators are subjected to fines of up to P50,000, imprisonment of one to six months, or both

Is it time to reopen cinemas? Metro Manila mayors disagree

Closed ventilation and the lack of social distancing measures in cinemas have remained a concern

An unexpected COVID-19 side effect: More teenage pregnancies

Aside from the lockdown barring access to family planning services, it has also led to an increase in sexual and gender-based violence

Just like flu shots, we may need to get the COVID-19 vaccine every year —DOH

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire agreed with Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, who likened the coronavirus vaccine to seasonal flu shots

Observe Ash Wednesday at home with these blessed ashes packets from this church

A packet of blessed ashes is enough for a family of five to sprinkle on their heads instead of attending Ash Wednesday Mass

Frontliners and senior citizens will be the first to receive COVID-19 vaccines

Persons with comorbidities are also on top of the list, but only if they have medical certificates from their doctors

Expired makeup gets ‘second life’ at funeral parlors

Consider taking your foundation, pressed powder and lipstick that are past their expiry date to morticians next time

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Drivers and passengers of private vehicles are required to wear a mask—even if you live in the same house

Sen. Grace Poe has called this move “ludicrous and unrealistic,” and has asked the IATF to reconsider