In line with its 10th year anniversary in the theater community, Upstart Productions proudly presents Upstart 10 for 10, an online mini-concert fundraiser on May 9, 8PM on its official Facebook page.
To most of us who have probably lost track of day and time — it’s quite difficult to draw the line between work and play, especially now when you do both at home. You might have gone way beyond working hours to finish all of your e-mails, or binged-watch that K-drama series more than you thought you would. Or maybe you’re just lying in bed scrolling through your feed until you realize it’s 4AM. Sound familiar?
The quarantine may have us inside our homes for our own safety, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the things you could do and places you could visit by taking the LRT-1!
Those who have been wanting to take a tour of Manila and the wonderful spots and experiences it has to offer don’t need to worry anymore because it’s now more possible than ever to take in the best of the city through the wonders of technology. Yes, you can “visit” and enjoy it from home.
As the Philippines undergoes its enhanced community quarantine to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19, many Filipinos are stepping up and helping out in any way they can, serving as an inspiration to many others to also help others in need.
Leading media and creative agency Havas Ortega transformed digital billboards all over Metro Manila otherwise idled by the lockdown into empowering messages of strength for Filipino frontliners. Turning billboards once filled with ads into digital comic books featuring frontliners as superheroes, the agency’s Frontline Heroes is a tribute to the Filipinos who brave the dangers of the outside world so the rest of the country can survive inside their homes.
Just because we’re under an enhanced community quarantine doesn’t mean we can lower our guard and not be careful when we go out. In fact, I believe that anything can happen during these volatile times, so it’s important to be as cautious, maybe even more so, now. This is especially true for those who do not have private vehicles such as myself, because public utility vehicles have been suspended and we have to walk when going out to buy essentials.
Here are 8 simple tips to remember when going out. Keep in mind that it’s best to stay home and to only step out when absolutely necessary.
As the entire country deals with the current public health situation, it can be tough to find spots of hope and happiness in the confines of our home. While we may be healthy physically, it is also important to keep our mental health in check. In times of difficulty, it isn’t too hard for all of us to be someone else’s source of light with small acts of kindness even when we cannot physically be there.
You might be thinking how to do anything when you’re practicing social distancing and staying at home. With the help of apps like PayMaya, it’s easier than ever to send some love and share your blessings with others. Here are little ways to spread love in the time of COVID-19:
RedDoorz, Southeast Asia’s largest and fastest-growing online hotel management and booking platform, is offering free temporary accommodations for frontline healthcare workers and emergency first responders treating COVID-19 cases.
With the help of the Department of Tourism and Manila City Hall, RedDoorz launched its new Red Heroes initiative, which is now rolling out across the region. The initiative is designed to help and provide frontline healthcare workers with a place to stay and rest during the COVID-19 pandemic as hospitals and local authorities continue to treat and manage a growing number of cases.