Cebu Pacific Supports the Philippine Government’s Contact Tracing Efforts

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific, is in full support of the government’s contact tracing efforts as it launches Traze, a unified national QR code-based app that will automate the contact tracing of the aviation sector for the Department of Transportation and all its attached agencies. Beginning November 28, 2020, all passengers transiting through airports will be required to register on the Traze app.

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Meet 5 Filipinos in Singapore Helping the Country’s COVID-19 Response

We are known to be hardworking and this applies especially to overseas Filipinos who are providing for their families back home. With COVID-19 affecting the entire world, many continue to work even harder, not just to earn for their loved ones but to also help their host country stay afloat during the pandemic.

According to the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, there are an estimated 200,000 Filipinos living and working there. Every day, they continue to work to build a better future for their family and contribute to Singapore’s economic development.

Meet five Filipinos who are helping Singapore’s COVID-19 response and bringing pride to the Philippines:

Joshua Suarez

With many flights canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Joshua Suarez, a cabin crew at Scoot, has been redeployed to work at the community center, where he helps with mask distribution and financial aid applications for the residents.

Carlito Cinco

Carlito Cinco has been working in Singapore for over a decade now. Presently assigned as a butler at the five-star Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, he warmly welcomes returning Singaporeans back home, assisting them on a seamless check-in process and ensuring that they have a comfortable stay even during these unusual times.

Joan Valerio

Joan Valerio, Reservations Executive at the PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, assists in providing accommodations to stranded foreigners in Singapore. As an OFW, she has had to momentarily leave her two kids behind – both of whom are understanding and proud of all her sacrifices.

Cirilo Lemoneras

Cirilo Lemoneras, an e-commerce executive at Viharbour, handles product marketing online. He continuously renders his work to enable people to purchase goods online, a safer alternative to going out during these times.

KC Oyco

KC Oyco, who works as a pharmacy technician at the Changi General Hospital remains fully dedicated to providing the prescribed medicines needed by patients, knowing that these bring not only better health but can also save lives.

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched a video titled, We Salute You, to pay tribute to the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have been working courageously alongside Singaporeans, to help keep Singapore running during COVID-19.

Recognizing the difficulty that OFWs feel while separated from their families, the video features five Filipino unsung heroes who have been contributing to Singapore’s COVID-19 response. The video also features heartfelt messages from their families back home, sending them strength and words of encouragement.

At once moving and uplifting, We Salute You reminds us that no matter where they are in the world, OFWs continue to be a source of pride and inspiration for those back home in the Philippines. Thus, the Singapore Tourism Board acknowledges and honors their efforts with the following message in the video, “Saludo kami sa galing niyo [We salute you for your expertise and dedication].”

 

This story is in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board. For more information, visit the website. Photos provided by the Singapore Tourism Board.

Here’s How You Can Explore the City of Manila in the Comfort of Your Home

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.

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Cebu Pacific’s Flight Cancelations

If you’re like me whose travel plans have been derailed because of the coronavirus, you’re probably wondering what will happen to the flight you paid for. It sucks that this happened since I’ve been planning my trip to Japan for many years, but I keep reminding myself that my health is more important and that Japan will always be there. I promise to be back.

Cebu Pacific announced today that it is canceling all its international flights. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

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