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La Union's local government on Wednesday released guidelines for non-residents and visitors ahead of its reopening to tourists as travel restrictions ease a year after quarantines.The new guidelines will take effect on March 8. For now, only tourists from
Stay safe out there
It looks like moving around in the Philippines is about to get a whole lot easier after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) loosened travel
This could take effect next month
Within the week, President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to decide on whether or not the entire country may be placed under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) come March. If approved, the nationwide shift to the least restrictive form of quarantine-which is
More, please
Another drive-through COVID-19 testing center has popped up, this time in Araneta City. This is great news not just because its location in Quezon City is easily accessible, but also because the testing is done using saliva samples-to the
Too many things going on at the same time
Here's where we are so far in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act: By operation of the law, Republic Act No. 11229 already took effect on February 2, 2021, but the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stressed
Good news for our fellow road users
Senate Bill No. 1518-also known as the 'Safe Pathways Act'-was filed during the first few months of the pandemic to create a safe network for pedestrians, cyclists, and users of non-motorized vehicles. Well, we have good news for our
The law applies even to those from the same household
Except when driving alone, all occupants of private and public vehicles must wear face masks and face shields to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Land Transportation Office said on Monday, February 1.The requirement is "harsh" but the law must
You can commute to nearby districts via these trikes
Robinsons Place Manila now offers e-trike services to the public as to provide commuters a mobility option during the pandemic.The 'ETRIKES sa Kamaynilaan' service was done in partnership with the local government of Manila City. There are a total of
“Come with me if you want to live”
As an actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has walked away from bullets, explosions, lasers, and, well, just about anything else you can think of that would turn normal humans into a smoldering pile of ashes. This is one battle, though, that the Terminator knows
The company has waived P156 million in toll fees so far
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is really making it a point to give back to our medical frontliners.The company previously said that the toll-free passage for frontliners along all SMC-operated expressways would be extended indefinitely. Now, it has announced that
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
How many times did you drive and how much distance did you cover?
How much did you get to drive in 2020? Chances are, you didn't get behind the wheel as much as you planned to this year. We know the feels.We ourselves had to forgo a dozen road trips (and business trips)
Doesn’t matter if it’s just a quick run or you’re actually biking to work
In case you missed it, the government announced a few days ago that the use of face shields in all public places-even outside of malls or other establishments-is now mandatory. What some of you may have missed, though, is that
It’s been a very, very long year
You've probably heard this dozens of times before already, but we'll say it again: It's been a long year. A lot of things happened throughout the course of 2020, from the beginning of January right until these last few
In support of The Education Fund’s Food Forests for Schools program
We get it-among us lovers of cars and driving, it's understandable to have some degree of resistance to autonomous driving technologies. But we have to admit that all the travel restrictions and physical-distancing requirements forced upon us by the
The agency and toll operators have recently signed a new Memorandum of Agreement
The Department of Transportation (DOTr), SMC TPLEX Corporation, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation, and NLEX Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to test the interoperability of the Autosweep and Easytrip RFIDs. That should be some welcome news to start the week.
It's to centralize contact tracing efforts.
All establishments are ordered to adopt the Stay Safe app and its QR code to centralize contact-tracing efforts, Malacañang said on Friday, December 4.Government offices, private companies, hotels, and business establishments as well as public transportation units are required
Get well soon
Breaking news in the world of Formula 1 today: Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix.This news comes right on the heels of Hamilton winning the Bahrain Grand Prix-a race marred by
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