Tuesday, January 26, 2021

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

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PCOO Sec. Andanar Mulls Creation Of ‘Safe House’ For Media Amid Virus Scare

PCOO Sec. Andanar Mulls Creation Of ‘Safe House’ For Media Amid Virus Scare

Spotlight

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Every state department should establish a safe house for media practitioners who are covering the latest developments on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak in the country, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar said.

During the live broadcast of “Cabinet Report” radio program, Andanar said safe houses for media would give them protection from Covid-19.

“Every department should provide a safe house for reporters so that at least we know that, number one, they’re safe from Covid-19; and number two, they can continue covering the departments, say for example, the Department of Health or the Department of the Interior and Local Government,” he said.

President Rodrigo Duterte declared a public health emergency nationwide following the rise in the number of people infected with Covid-19.

As of Saturday, the country has 111 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

Duterte also placed the entire Metro Manila under “general” community quarantine to limit the people’s movement since most of Covid-19 patients are from the region.

Andanar acknowledged that media practitioners have a “crucial role” to raise public awareness of Covid-19.

“If we do not allow them to move around, if there is no movement protocol, then that would be a big problem for everybody,” he said.

Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe, World Health Organization Representative to the Philippines, backed the proposal to create safe houses for media workers.

Abeyasinghe said the plan was a “new reality” of how to facilitate access to media covering the Covid-19 outbreak.

“I think that’s a very good suggestion because in this way, you minimize the opportunities for possibly being infected,” he said. “The social distancing that that is being advocated as part of the community quarantine. We need to ensure that’s followed if we really want to break this outbreak and stop the transmission of the virus.” (PNA)

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Spotlight

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Lifestyle

The Life-Long Impact Of Brain Development In A Child’s First 5 Years

Interesting! Let's know how the first five years of a child's brain determines his success in the future.

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Motoring

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SMC Extends Free Toll To Medical Frontliners On Skyway Stage 3

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