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Mayors recommend GCQ for Metro Manila by June 1

May 26, 2020 - 8:23 PM

Metro Manila mayors agree to suggest loosening coronavirus lockdown measures in the National Capital Region with the aim of reviving the economy

Metro Manila skyline. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Calida justifies NTC's different treatment of ABS–CBN

May 26, 2020 - 5:09 PM

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra sticks to a contrary position that ABS–CBN must be allowed to air in the interim

SHUT DOWN. The National Telecommunications Commission(NTC) issued a cease and desist order on the giant network ABS-CBN on May 5, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

How to help PGH safety officer, sons who were forced to leave home

May 25, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Santiago takes pride in his work on the front lines. He says the coronavirus pandemic has made work more difficult, but he didn’t expect he would experience discrimination.

Lorenzana: Possible to put Metro Manila under GCQ on June 1

May 24, 2020 - 12:20 AM

'Yung mga areas na meron pa ring mga ano, infection baka yun na lang ang ikontrol natin ng konti,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

MECQ. Residents of Mandaluyong City on May 16, 2020, use their bicycles to travel for work and buy essentials as access to public transport is not yet allowed during the MECQ period. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler


Virus trips up U.S. soap opera 'General Hospital', 57 years on

May 21, 2020 - 8:03 PM

Fans will have to wait for a long time to watch new episodes as production of the show has been on hold due to the coronavirus crisis

Former head of world's Jesuits, who lived in PH, dies at 84

May 21, 2020 - 12:02 AM

Father Adolfo Nicolás, former Jesuit superior general, is remembered in the Philippines as a man who 'detested clericalism in whatever form'

'FATHER NICO.' Father Adolfo Nicolás, former head of the world's Jesuits, till his death remained the simple 'Father Nico' whom Filipinos knew. Photo from Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific

ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, MGCQ: Who can go where?

May 19, 2020 - 4:07 PM

Confused by travel restrictions under different levels of community quarantine? Here's your guide to what's allowed and what isn't.

IN TRANSIT. Traffic builds up at a checkpoint along Marcos Highway on Sunday, May 17, 2020, the 2nd day of the modified enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

U.S. auto plants get back to work after coronavirus halts

May 19, 2020 - 7:25 AM

Some workers express concerns about the risks of assembly line activity, but automakers say they will be able to work with safety measures in place

WARREN, MICHIGAN - MAY 18: United Auto Workers members leave the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Warren Truck Plant after the first work shift on May 18, 2020 in Warren, Michigan. Fiat Chrysler along with rivals Ford and General Motors Co., restarted the assembly lines on Monday after several week of inactivity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Disinfectant booths at Manila malls as virus lockdown eased

May 16, 2020 - 9:42 PM

Malls are essential economic engines but are typically crowded, sparking fears that their opening will cause a spike in infections

MALLS REOPEN. People start to visit a partially open shopping mall under the modified enhanced community quarantine in Manila on May 16,2020. Malls are scheduled to reopen some of their stores and services to the public, provided that customers follow safety protocols such as social distancing and wearing face masks. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler


Drug convict son shot dead in Bacolod on 1st day of GCQ

May 16, 2020 - 9:06 PM

Police say Gerald Cuadra was shot to death 7 times by a pair of unidentified suspects

Negros Occidental, Bacolod ease restrictions

May 16, 2020 - 8:00 PM

In Bacolod, there is still a 10 pm-4 am curfew

NEGROS. The city government of Sagay in Negros Occidental distributes 80,000 live chickens to more than 40,000 families in the city as the pandemic impacts poor families. Photos courtesy of Sagay PIO


Permit problems prevent jeeps in Pangasinan from returning right away

May 16, 2020 - 7:27 PM

Jeepney operators must first obtain clearance from every town along its route

JEEPS. A jeepney driver of Trancoville, Baguio City put a donation box inside his jeep, according to Trancoville Punong Barangay William Regacho, its up to the passenger to donate how much they will give. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler


DOCUMENT: Omnibus guidelines on modified ECQ, modified GCQ

May 16, 2020 - 11:06 AM

The government releases new guidelines governing areas under ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, and MGCQ

Police officers wear PPE suits as they man a checkpoint in the boundary of Rizal Province and Pasig City on April 16, 2020. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

WATCH: Leveraging technology for AlphaKids at home

May 15, 2020 - 10:59 AM

Academic and parenting authority Dr. Queena Lee-Chua discusses the use of technology in your child’s home education

Gov't changes mind, imposes modified GCQ in 8 low-risk regions

May 13, 2020 - 2:45 PM

(UPDATED) DILG Secretary Eduardo Año says the government task force made the decision after local chief executives in the 8 regions asked them not to lift quarantine measures yet

DILG CHIEF. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año says local government units may impose strict lockdowns on towns and barangays with the approval of the regional task force on coronavirus. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

EXPLAINER: What's modified ECQ and modified GCQ?

May 12, 2020 - 2:02 PM

(2nd UPDATE) The changes to the country's strictest form of quarantine allows more industries to resume operations while giving local governments the power to declare hard lockdowns in barangays with COVID-19 cases

Police officers order closure of houses in F Martinez St., Brgy. Addition Hills Mandaluyong as the city implements a total lockdown on May 7, 2020, due to rising number of Covid-19 cases. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

[OPINYON] Ngayong may salot at walang piyesta

May 09, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Pinagpipiyestahan natin ang buhay ng mga tao at mga pangyayari. Dinudumog, nilalapa, wala halos itinitira. Bihira na ang nagsusuri. Subo na lang nang subo ng inaakalang masarap na impormasyon.

WATCH: No pool, no problem for swimmers under quarantine

May 08, 2020 - 12:36 PM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how elite swimmers don't need the water to keep their fitness level up

General Motors profits dive, aims to reopen U.S. plants May 18

May 07, 2020 - 6:45 AM

United States auto giant General Motors reports that earnings plunged 86% to $294 million in the 1st quarter of 2020

ASSEMBLY LINE. General Motors vehicles go through the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan, on February 21, 2020. File photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Keeping AlphaKids ahead even at home

May 06, 2020 - 5:36 PM

With Dr. Michele Alignay, we talk about ways to effectively care for AlphaKids at home, while also honing their intellectual development

General Electric to cut 10,000 aviation jobs

May 05, 2020 - 10:30 AM

The job cuts are part of a $3-billion savings plan that will be implemented in 2020 as General Electric feels the impact of the coronavirus crisis

GE AVIATION. A General Electric Aviation facility in Lafayette, Indiana. Photo from Shutterstock

Guevarra counters Calida: ABS-CBN can operate while franchise renewal ongoing

May 04, 2020 - 5:40 PM

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says 'there is sufficient equitable basis to allow broadcast entities to continue operating' while franchise renewal bills are pending in Congress

CLASH. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra and Solicitor General Jose Calida clash on whether ABS-CBN can continue operating without a franchise while hearings are ongoing in Congress. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler


Calida warns NTC against granting provisional authority to ABS-CBN

May 03, 2020 - 7:07 PM

ABS-CBN Corporation's legislative franchise is set to expire on Monday, May 4

The ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center in Quezon City. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Want that K-pop idol body? Follow these workouts

May 02, 2020 - 10:50 PM

Watch how Momo of TWICE, Jungkook of BTS, and DK and Seungkwan of SEVENTEEN exercise

DANCE MACHINE. TWICE member Momo (right) is popular for her toned abs. Photo from Instagram/twicetagram


DFA to implement 'new normal process' at consular offices

May 02, 2020 - 9:52 AM

The Department of Foreign Affairs will implement new rules at its consular offices to protect both the public and its personnel during the coronavirus outbreak

Albay maintains border lockdown under GCQ

May 01, 2020 - 11:41 AM

Albay has 33 coronavirus cases as of April 30

RELIEF OPERATIONS. Albay provincial government workers handle sacks of rice for distribution to communities affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo from the Facebook page of Governor Al Francis Bichara

Rappler Talk: Dr Jonas del Rosario on PGH’s mission to defeat the coronavirus

Apr 30, 2020 - 9:02 AM

Rappler talks to Dr Jonas del Rosario, PGH spokesperson, to discuss how they have been battling the COVID-19 pandemic

[OPINYON] Sa naiinip

Apr 29, 2020 - 7:59 AM

Huwag mabahala. Sa iyong pagkainip humahanap ka ng kakaibang hamon sa kakayahan mo, di ba? Kaya nga nakalikha ka ng 1,001 recipes ng karne norte, di ba?

Supreme Court told: Non-release of vulnerable prisoners can cause riots

Apr 27, 2020 - 5:23 PM

'Death, violence and riots can also break out if the pandemic is left unchecked in prisons,' petitioners warn, even as the public health system is overwhelmed

PRISONS. In this photo taken on March 27, 2020, prison inmates lie to sleep at the crowded courtyard of the Quezon City jail in Manila. - UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has urged countries to protect people held in overcrowded prisons and other enclosed facilities by releasing vulnerable detainees, saying COVID-19 "risks rampaging through such institutions". (Photo by Maria TAN / AFP)

'Congestion not reason:' Calida blocks petition to release vulnerable prisoners

Apr 25, 2020 - 3:24 PM

There are 241 coronavirus patients in prisons nationwide, and one of them – a Bilibid inmate – has died

SLEEPING. Some PDLs find any spot to sleep inside the Quezon City Jail on March 27, 2020. Photo by Maria Tan/AFP

Medical frontliners, 8-day-old baby among new coronavirus cases in Baguio City

Apr 25, 2020 - 2:59 PM

The 8 new coronavirus patients also include 2 overseas Filipino workers who came from the US

BAGUIO HOSPITAL. The facade of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center. Photo by Raani Paranas/CC BY-SA 4.0

Duterte offers P10 million to any Filipino who develops vaccine vs coronavirus

Apr 21, 2020 - 2:43 PM

The President is also giving a 'substantial grant' to the Philippine General Hospital for the development of a vaccine against the novel coronavirus

CHIEF EXECUTIVE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reviews a document before addressing the nation on the government's efforts against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on April 16, 2020. Malacanang photo

Saan maaaring kumonsulta ang non-COVID patients ng PGH?

Apr 13, 2020 - 8:57 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Maaring dumulog ang mga pasyente ng PGH sa Diabetes, Thyroid, and General Endocrine Clinics sa kanilang hotline na 09310443763

How much PPE do you need to care for COVID-19 patients?

Apr 12, 2020 - 4:58 PM

The Philippine General Hospital, a designated COVID-19 referral center, shares its strategies to conserve Protective Personal Equipment

Coronavirus survivors donate blood to help COVID-19 patients

Apr 10, 2020 - 2:30 PM

The Philippine General Hospital urges other coronavirus survivors to donate blood to help critically ill COVID-19 patients

MODERN DAY HEROES. COVID-19 survivors donate blood on Thursday, April 9 for an experimental treatment done by the Philippine General Hospital to help severely ill patients affected by coronavirus. Photos from Dr. Thaddeus Hinunangan

Isko Moreno, other Manila officials donating salaries to PGH

Apr 05, 2020 - 12:46 AM

The mayor, vice mayor, and the entire city council are giving up their pay in April, totaling P4.7 million

MANILA'S EXECUTIVES. Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno at City Hall. Photo from Moreno's Facebook page

Filipino crew member of Grand Princess cruise ship dies of COVID-19

Apr 04, 2020 - 10:05 PM

‘We salute him for his dedication to his job and for the sacrifices that he had made for his family,’ says the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco

QUARANTINED SHIP. The MV Grand Princess cruise ship. Handout photo by Carolyn Wright/AFP

U.N. adopts resolution calling for 'cooperation' on virus

Apr 03, 2020 - 3:43 PM

The resolution, approved by consensus, also stresses 'the need for full respect for human rights' and that 'there is no place for any form of discrimination, racism and xenophobia in the response to the pandemic'

COOPERATION. File photo of the building of the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. Shutterstock.com

Automakers report lower Q1 U.S. auto sales on virus hit

Apr 02, 2020 - 8:15 AM

'Further historic declines' in United States car sales are likely in April as well

VOLKSWAGEN'S DIESELGATE. A Diesel Volkswagen that the company bought back from consumers is loaded on a trailer in the parking lot of the Pontiac Silverdome on August 4, 2017 in Pontiac, Michigan. File photo by Jeff Kowalsky/ AFP

Auto industry races to make ventilators during virus crisis

Apr 01, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Some experts say building critical care ventilators will require different techniques and procedures from what a car factory normally sees

This handout picture made available on March 30, 2020 by Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT shows workers assembling ventilators manufactured at the company's plant of Martorell. - Throughout Europe, in the face of a shortage of masks, gloves or ventilators, all kinds of industries are striving to adapt their production line to put it at the service of the fight against the coronavirus. (Photo by Handout / SEAT / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SEAT " - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

'He will always be our hero': Son pays tribute to doctor who died of coronavirus

Mar 31, 2020 - 6:58 PM

'He always embodied a kind of fiery passion for his profession but he always spoke of what the country needed with such passion,' says the son of Dr Leandro Resurreccion III of the pediatric transplant surgeon at the Philippine General Hospital

Photos from Leandro Castillo Resurreccion IV

Teacher arrested over Facebook post in GenSan rushed to hospital

Mar 31, 2020 - 5:06 PM

Her son, who was also arrested the same day for allegedly trying to stop the police from taking the teacher, remains in jail

Shutterstock Image


Shifting to ventilators will be a challenge for GM

Mar 31, 2020 - 10:40 AM

The pivot from cars to ventilators for the coronavirus crisis will be no easy feat for General Motors

LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 21: General Motors Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave vehicles go through the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant on February 21, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. The plant, which employs over 2,500 workers, is home to the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave. Today the three millionth vehicle, a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse Redline Edition, rolled off the assembly line at the plant. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images/AFP

GM, Ford promise more ventilators after Trump criticism

Mar 28, 2020 - 9:00 AM

General Motors says it will work with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators at its Indiana auto plant, while Ford says it is 'pulling out all the stops' to provide vital equipment

OPERATIONS DISRUPTED. General Motors is among the companies dealing with operational challenges due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo from Shutterstock

Trump invokes defense powers to order GM to produce ventilators

Mar 28, 2020 - 8:59 AM

Trump invokes the rarely-used Defense Production Act to order GM to speed up its commitment to make ventilators in one of its auto plants after delays in negotiations

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office about the widening Coronavirus crisis on March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. File photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images/AFP

Teacher, son arrested without warrant in GenSan over Facebook post

Mar 28, 2020 - 8:31 AM

(UPDATED) Frustrated that people are going hungry amid a lockdown in her city, a public school teacher vents on Facebook. She faces charges of inciting to sedition.


Baguio General Hospital to use AI technology for coronavirus detection

Mar 25, 2020 - 12:34 AM

The Artificial Intelligence Scan Analyzer’s results are 'not conclusive and confirmatory but will give the city a heads-up on whether or not a patient is a probable COVID-19 case,' Mayor Benjamin Magalong says

From Public Information Office - City of Baguio Facebook page

PGH accepts DOH's request to be coronavirus referral hospital

Mar 23, 2020 - 11:07 PM

Philippine General Hospital Director Gerardo Legaspi assures the public that PGH will still accept non-coronavirus patients

PGH. The facade of the Philippine General Hospital in Manila. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: How to shift to a work-from-home life

Mar 21, 2020 - 10:19 PM

Too lazy and can't concentrate at home? Here's a glimpse of what a productive work-from-home day can be

DOH designates Jose Rodriguez, building at UP-PGH as coronavirus hospitals

Mar 20, 2020 - 10:30 AM

Health Secretay Francisco Duque III acts on the urgent appeal of medical industry leaders

EXCLUSIVE FOR COVID-19 SOON. The facade of the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital in Manila. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler