What is and what’s not allowed during NCR’s GCQ Alert Level 4?

ICYMI: Metro Manila will be under a general community quarantine Alert Level 4 starting Sept. 16 to 30. Here’s what that means

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Online shoppers care about shopping-induced waste, so it’s time e-commerce platforms do, too

Greenpeace Philippines, Youth Strike 4 Climate Philippines, and JuanBag are leading a petition for major e-commerce platforms to “reveal, reduce, and redesign” their waste systems

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What’s a granular lockdown again and how is it different this time?

Basically, COVID-19 hotspots in NCR will be locked down while the rest of Metro Manila is under a more lax general community quarantine

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Mu variant as vaccine-resistant as Beta, says WHO, but further studies needed

The variant first identified in Colombia last January “has a constellation of mutations that indicate potential properties of immune escape,” according to the health body

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Voter registration in MECQ areas now allowed again

Last chance to register before the deadline on September 30

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You may be watching false COVID info on YouTube. 1 million videos have been taken down and there’s more

Do you go to YouTube for news? Careful, the video streaming platform just removed over a million “dangerous” COVID-19 videos

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Here’s how tracking your steps can help raise funds for Filipino wildlife rangers

The Run, Walk, Crawl for Rangers challenge not only gives competitors a chance to win prizes, it will also raise funds for five wildlife ranger teams around the world

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Error: SALN access not found. Duterte’s wealth since 2018 is still a secret to the public

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism discloses the SALN of presidents from 1989 to 2017—the last year that President Duterte’s SALN was publicly accessible