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U.P. experts say 'open data' is part of fight vs COVID-19

May 12, 2020 - 5:06 PM

The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team, a group of some 200 professors, researchers, alumni, and students, says data sharing 'must be used to generate knowledge'

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES. File photo of Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III holding a press conference on March 4, 2020. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

ECQ alone won't curb coronavirus, PH needs mass testing – UP expert

May 12, 2020 - 6:45 AM

'Mass testing, isolation, and contact tracing – this is where we should invest,' says Professor Jomar Rabajante of the UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team

Lockdown lessened rate of coronavirus infections in PH – U.P. experts

Apr 22, 2020 - 2:01 PM

The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team says that the country's health care system should be prepared for an 'expected surge' in coronavirus cases once the Luzon-wide lockdown is lifted

RESPONSE. The National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City installs triage at the hospital's compound to evaluate and categorize patients on March 29, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

To stop coronavirus spread, suspend classes till December 2020 – U.P. experts

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:13 PM

Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the President has yet to decide on the suspension of classes

PROTECTION. Students at the Araullo High School wear face masks as protection against the novel coronavirus. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Security flaw prompts fears on WiFi connections

Oct 17, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Attackers can exploit the flaw in WPA2 – the name for the encryption protocol – 'to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted,' says a blog post by KU Leuven researcher Mathy Vanhoef

DSWD relief on standby for #ButchoyPH

Jul 08, 2016 - 11:36 AM

The department has 7 000 food packs ready to distribute in Zambales and another 3 000 food packs ready for Aurora

VLOG: Cebuano voter dies as she waits in line to vote

May 09, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Teresita Tagalog Tanieza a resident of Barangay Carreta was waiting for her turn to vote at Carreta Elementary School when she suddenly collapsed

Recto: We need food safety response teams

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:15 PM

The team will be composed of scientists and doctors who can be rapidly deployed to places hit by food poisoning outbreaks the senator says

How to help Nepal earthquake victims

Apr 26, 2015 - 7:03 PM

You can donate to international organizations listed here to help the victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal

HELP. A group of men carry a person on a stretcher after a powerful earthquake caused serious damage in Kathmandu, Nepal, 25 April 2015. At least around 600 people have been killed and hundreds of others injured in a 7.9-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, according to the country's Interior Ministry. People were being rescued from the rubble of collapsed buildings. Temples have crumbled all over the city, and houses and walls have collapsed. Photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA

As offensive vs BIFF ends, evacuees total 91,600

Mar 30, 2015 - 11:40 AM

A total of 17 956 families or 91 602 people are still living in 79 evacuation centers in 13 towns in Maguindanao

CONFLICT. Hundreds of families from villages on the border of North Cotabato and Maguindanao fill makeshift evacuation centers while fighting rages between elements of the MILF's 108th Base Command and BIFF fighters. Photo by Rappler

Displaced residents in Maguindanao conflict reach 124,000

Mar 16, 2015 - 9:31 PM

A total of 24 714 families are displaced as ongoing military operations against rebel group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters BIFF reaches its 3rd week

CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE. Hundreds of families from central Mindanao villages are in evacuation centers. Rappler file photo

PH to citizens: Exit points in Libya ‘quickly diminishing’

Aug 02, 2014 - 11:59 AM

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario makes an urgent appeal for Filipinos in Libya to flee now when they still can under the government s mandatory evacuation program

Importance of tech response during disasters

Feb 04, 2014 - 8:52 PM

When power and communication lines are destroyed and the connection to the outside world is lost – as was the case with Typhoon Yolanda the need for technical response is vital

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS. WFP's Praveen Agrawal and Ericsson's Ellie Hanna, Rima Qureshi, and Brent Carbno discuss the importance of providing technical assistance during disasters.Photo by Sheila Rada

Canada reaches out to PH in crisis

Dec 08, 2013 - 7:01 PM

Canada is committed to working with the Philippines through the recovery and reconstruction phase ahead

Filipino-Canadians come home to help

Dec 08, 2013 - 12:03 PM

When asked to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan Filipino Canadian officers didn t hesitate to volunteer