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Philippine bishop calls for resumption of mass transport, help for drivers

Jeeps are still restricted to operate even after the easing of lockdown measures because of its seating design

‘Good Samaritan’ gives bike to elderly, reaps result of generosity

The "drama" was caught on a 54 second video posted on the bike shop's social media page, which immediately went viral

People more important than the economy, pope says about COVID crisis

The last time Pope Francis delivered his message and blessing from the window was March 1, before Italy imposed a lockdown

President Duterte highlights cash aid program in weekly report to Congress

President Duterte said about 17.6 million people have benefited from the social amelioration program of the government

Stimulus package bill inches way to becoming a law this month

The proposed law will allow the president to realign within six months items in the budget that cannot be utilized due to the pandemic

‘New normal’ under pandemic’s shadow cements Philippine inequities

As businesses reopened on June 1, critics warned of state policies that could cement inequities in the country of 110 million people

Poor city workers in Manila troop back home to bet on...

President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope that a “balanced regional development program” will discourage migration to the cities

Labor group calls for payment of ‘work from home’ expenses

More than 2.7 million workers have already been displaced because of permanent and temporary closure of businesses

Billions in lockdown aid is breadcrumbs to Malaysia’s small businesses

Gov't touts SMEs as backbone of the national economy’, but almost all of them will have to fend for themselves as funding dries up or fails to arrive

Some Philippine Catholic schools face closure, may dismiss workers due to...

Most Catholic educational institutions in the Philippines struggle financially due the closure of schools during the pandemic

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