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PH ranks 79 out of 98 countries in COVID-19 response

The only other Southeast Asian country that scored lower was Indonesia at 85th place

Revenge spending might be the one thing ruining your budget this pandemic

No, not spending money for months isn’t an excuse to break your budget and buy everything in your cart

‘Same number, hu dis?’: How to keep your mobile number even if you switch networks

Under the Mobile Number Portability Act, prepaid and postpaid subscribers can switch networks and keep the same number. Oh, and telcos can’t lock-in mobile devices anymore

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The IATF has announced new guidelines for passengers entering the country

The new quarantine protocols for arriving passengers take effect Feb. 1, says presidential spox Harry Roque

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Here’s everything you need to know about the Pasig City vaccination plan

In the spirit of transparency, Pasig City mayor Vico Sotto has uploaded the LGU’s vaccination plan. Here’s a rundown of the program

Our country is the fourth in the world most affected by extreme weather events, according to this report

Our country has also recorded the most number of extreme weather events—317 over a 20-year period

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Don’t like swab tests? Saliva RT-PCR tests are now available via Red Cross

The saliva RT-PCR testing only needs you to spit in a vial for sample collection

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Chinese telco Dito’s new violation? Disturbing Cordilleran IP community’s ancestral land

The National Commission on Indigenous People has issued a show cause order to the Chinese company for its alleged violation of the Indigenous community’s ancestral domain rights

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These 4 signs tell you that it’s almost campaign season

Four tried and true strategies politicians use to court our votes—which we should watch out for

Will you need a ‘vaccine passport’ to go out? This bill makes that a possibility

The “vaccine passport” under this bill isn’t just limited to COVID-19, and can be used for emerging infectious diseases in the future