Covid-19 refuge: Schools and churches open as shelters for street dwellers and frontliners

By Angela Casco As Luzon enters the third week of Covid-19-induced enhanced community quarantine, more are converting their establishments into temporary shelters for the homeless and healthcare workers. In the past two weeks, we have seen AirBnbs, dormitories, and condo units open to provide housing for frontliners who have difficulty going to and from their […]

DOT assists 6,000 tourists stranded in MIMAROPA

The Department of Tourism Regional Office 4B (DOT RO-4B) assisted 6,371 tourists stranded, mostly in Palawan province. The DOT southwestern Tagalog regional office, whose areas of responsibility include Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (MIMAROPA), immediately set up a command center in coordination with the region’s local government units (LGUs) and facilitated the transfer […]