In Manila, someone leaving home with an other intention than to seek for basic necessities is a dangerous offender. Depending on the situation, our dangerous offender is risking a fine of 1,000 to 5,000 pesos if he jogs on the street, an imprisonment of six month if he drops his mask for a short … [Read more...] about Thanks neighbors!
Mid-March, Philippine’s president Rodrigo Duterte declared a lockdown of the country’s capital, Manila – home to 12 million people – in order to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As of March 15, there was 111 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, and 6 deaths, according to the Philippine … [Read more...] about To keep the disease at distance, keep yours distances …
Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) spun up a week ago and didn’t garner much attention as a run-of-the-mill typhoon in the west-central part of the Pacific Ocean. But all is becoming serious right before making landfall in the Philippines. The storm forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate late on … [Read more...] about Typhoon Tisoy
Everyone, everywhere has the right to water. Unfortunately, in the Philippines, around 1 in 10 people still do not have access to improved water sources. Inadequate and intermittent water supply in Metro Manila and in other parts of the country can have serious health consequences. When water is … [Read more...] about Everyone, everywhere has the right to water
After my PARM visit, I suddenly wanted to visit one of his big partners’ companies. I went to visit Unilever or more exactly a senior sustainable business manager from Unilever Philippines communication department. Present in the country since 1927, today the company is a leading manufacturer of … [Read more...] about Unilever in fifth position