Multi-lingual support from the Global MediXchange of combating Covid-19 (GMCC) programme to further enable sharing among medical personnel worldwide

Over 440 medical institutions from 104 countries and regions have applied to learn and share experiences in battling COVID-19 through the International Medical Expert Communication Platform. The platform, a centerpiece of the Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC) program, was jointly established by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation. It is designed for medical…

AXA extends payment deadline and coverage for COVID-19

AXA Philippines, one of the country’s leading insurance providers, is extending deadlines for payments due within the enhanced community quarantine and expanding insurance coverage related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). “This is our way of helping our customers cope with the current situation. While on quarantine, we want them to stay in their homes, be…

Solane continues delivery services amid lockdown

  Solane has announced that it will carry on with its operations and address their customers’ LPG needs amid the directives of the government to put the entire Luzon under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to prevent the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The country’s leading LPG brand said that its Hatid-Bahay Hotline is…

World Vision Shares Ways to Help Children in Dealing with Stress during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Children around the world become vulnerable to risks posed by the current COVID-19 outbreak. Besides possibly contracting the virus, children may likely be affected by other harmful factors such as disrupted education, loss of income for parents due to the enhanced community quarantine, and other negative triggers to their emotional, social, and physical well-being which…

COVID-19 response in Vis-Min gets boost from Smart

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (SMART) is supporting COVID-19 response initiatives in Visayas and Mindanao through its various communications solutions. Inter-agency task force groups and local government units have been using the Smart Infocast platform to broadcast text updates to officials and employees, health workers, and barangay and police authorities. With the outbreak of…

Office of Civil Defense leads distribution of Nature Spring bottled water

The Office of Civil Defense led by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDDRMC) Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, activated the pre-agreement with United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) ARISE Philippines network and partner Nature Spring, with the 1st batch delivery of 43,000 SM Bottled Water to various frontliners in Metro Manila, dealing…

Travel Advisory: Extended Flexibility options are now available for all existing AirAsia flight bookings with departures until 31 May 2020

All AirAsia guests with existing flight bookings made on or before 22 March 2020 with a departure date between 23 March and 31 May 2020 will now be able to select from a range of extended flexibility options for future travel. Eligible guests can now select from the following flexible travel options immediately, using the…