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#ISAngKilosBayan: Addressing the vaccine confidence gap
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government began to roll out its immunization campaign to combat the coronavirus. But since then, the vaccines raised more questions than answers, leaving the nation caught between fear and hope.
Sanity break: Filipinos go on ‘workation’ during world's longest lockdown
"I was able to merge my hobby and work and I guess this design best works for a travel person like me."
Conservation initiative helps nature heal itself for Sierra Madre reforestation
Planting trees is easy. Keeping the seedlings alive for them to grow is the challenge for Ernie Belmonte and other forest rangers at the Masungi Georeserve Foundation.
Upland farmers band together to restore forests in Kaliwa watershed
In 2013, some villagers of Mamuyao decided to establish a farmers’ association to participate in the country’s most ambitious reforestation effort: the National Greening Program (NGP).
Pandemic spurs public hospitals to innovate, go beyond mandate
Three public hospitals, namely, the Zamboanga City Medical Center, Bicol Region General Hospital and Geriatric Medical Center and Cebu-based Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center are off to a memorable start of the year as they presented the emerging results of their long-term strategic plans in a public revalida. 
San Roque volunteers paint over 'ACAB' mural; preps for community learning continue
"Liniskuwela will continue because that is an assertion of the residents' right to their spaces," the group said in Filipino. 
Seeds of hope: The many ways urban farming can help you, your family and community
For some, growing greens is a hobby. For others, it's survival. When you live below the poverty line, missing even just one day of work means that your family won’t eat that night. A backyard garden gives some level of food security.
Bikeshare at UP Diliman: A glimpse of sustainable transport for cities
The University of the Philippines’ Bike Share shows that, pandemic or not, two wheels are better than four.
Bikeshare in Metro Manila: An accessible, affordable transportation system we need
The push to move people, not vehicles, in the Philippines received renewed momentum during the pandemic. The need was always urgent, but the struggle to find accessible, safe mobility options, especially for essential workers, became more prevalent as COVID-19 caused lockdowns across Philippine cities.
Pasig, San Juan top most 'bike-friendly' cities in NCR
Over a thousand Filipinos chose to bike to work in June amid restrictions on public transportation, despite the lack of safe bike lanes along major roads.
Disaster risk reduction must be localized amid reliance on foreign aid — study
“Further progress is needed to ensure that local agencies are empowered to respond without international support,” Bollettino also said.
How Baguio public hospital reinvented itself in time for a COVID-19 response
Baguio City was among the LGUs whose COVID-19 policy was considered effective during the monthslong lockdown. At the heart of its pandemic response was a hospital that was quick to adjust to the crisis—the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.
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