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  • Red Cross 143 contact tracing app gets data-free usage for Smart subs

    The Philippine Red Cross has launched a new mobile application called RC143 which is designed to help health authorities in contact tracing of COVID-19 cases. To provide assistance, Smart is enabling its subscribers to download and use the mobile app free of data charges. The RC143 is an application that will enable contact tracing using […] More

  • Celebrities join forces for ‘Songs of Hope’ online concert series to support World Vision’s COVID-19 Emergency Response

    World Vision Ambassadors Ogie Alcasid, Christian Bautista, Quest, Joyce Pring, Iñigo Pascual, Tippy Dos Santos, and the Perkins Twins with supporters Sitti Navarro, Janina Vela, and Pastor Rommel and Susan Guevara shared their talents for “Songs of Hope” online concert series that aims to increase awareness and support for World Vision’s COVID-19 Emergency Response. As […] More

  • A Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Ceremony 2020

    The International Candlelight Memorial happens every third Sunday of May each year to commemorate people who have lost their lives with HIV and celebrate the great strides the community has done over the years for the HIV community. Light Up is the country’s official activity for the 2020 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) Ceremony […] More

  • TsuperHeroes to provide free transportation for frontliners

    MANILA, 30 April 2020 – People from all walks of life have been direly affected by the ongoing Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic—from business owners and corporate executives to construction workers and street vendors. One particular sector, however, is in critical condition with the constraints and limitations posed by the […] More

  • BGC calls for support #ForTheFrontline

    Without a doubt, Filipinos never fail to show camaraderie, resilience, and strong will amidst these tough and challenging times that we face. Bonifacio Global City in partnership with the Artists Welfare Project Inc. and Think Big Taguig, created a heartwarming video to show their unending gratitude and appreciation for the front liners of BGC. Watch […] More

  • How online learning boosts students’ well-being at home

    Due to the enhanced community quarantine in many parts of the Philippines, schools are faced with closures and cancelled activities. In a report, UNICEF cited that “almost 90 per cent or 1.5 billion of the world’s students are now affected by nationwide school closures due to the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).” This has impacted […] More

  • 5 Ways You Can Give Back to ’The Good Guys’ in Your Community

    Times of uncertainty have a way of bringing out the best in people. During such times, ‘the good guys’ come to the fore. Apart from the medical frontliners, who definitely are at the top of the list, there are also the rest of ‘the good guys.’ They are your security guards, receptionists, janitors, housekeepers and […] More

  • #SalamatFrontliners! TikTok to provide US$1M aide to PH Medical Frontliners

    MANILA, APRIL 9, 2020 — In this challenging time as the Philippines battles against COVID-19, TikTok has pledged to donate 1 million US dollars to the Philippine General Hospital Medical Foundation, Inc. (PGHMFI). Through PGHMFI, a non-profit organization that is a major partner of the Philippine General Hospital, the donated fund can enable the health […] More

  • Life after COVID-19: Stories of Survival

    As of April 7, the Department of Health reported 414 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the country, raising the total number to 3,660. The Philippines now has 163 fatalities, and 73 recoveries. But while the number of deaths outnumber recoveries, most people who contract the virus go on to get better. That’s […] More

  • ABS-CBN expands ‘Pantawid Ng Pag-Ibig,’ extends help to four provinces

    ABS-CBN has extended the operations of “Pantawid ng Pag-ibig” to Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal as it continues bring help to Filipinos who are unable to make a living and provide for their families due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Kapamilya news anchor Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo shared the good news last night (April 7) in […] More

  • GMA Artist Center launches Project RICE Up

    GMA Artist Center (GMAAC) talents join forces to extend support to Filipino families whose livelihoods were greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through ‘Project RICE Up.’ Project RICE Up, a fund-raising drive by various GMAAC stars together with GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF), aims to help our kababayans who lost their sources of income due to […] More

  • Identifying ‘heroes’ who make virtual hugs and kisses possible

    In these uncertain times, there are heroes who serve by saving lives, and there are heroes who serve by keeping most citizens safe and connected at home. The line of duty is drawn using a broader stroke these days. This term is reserved to describe duties of individuals associated with a certain level of responsibility. […] More

  • GMA Network takes part in Earth Hour 2020

    GMA Network, through its environmental corporate social responsibility initiative Kapuso ng Kalikasan, recently joined the Earth Hour 2020 in unity with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines’ response to the growing need for environmental action. Held last March 28, the Kapuso Network took part in encouraging Filipinos to switch their lights off from 8:30 […] More