Grab Philippines reaffirms its commitment to supporting Filipinos amidst tighter lockdowns

Following the government’s implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region from August 6-20, 2021, Grab Philippines is reaffirming its commitment to supporting Filipinos on three (3) key areas: 1) Ensuring that its suite of everyday services ranging from mobility, deliveries, and cashless payment solutions continue to operate smoothly and reliably […]

From Security to Satire Bored at Home During ECQ? This Security Guard Brings the News—and the Laughs

The arrival of the pandemic in early 2020 brought a wave of hardship for most Filipinos. But for a security guard at a Mandalupa City radio station, it brought a career-changing opportunity, as well as a new direction for a long-running local news show.   In March 2020, Al-Nasser “Nash” Joaquino, 23, had been working […]

#ExtraCareAtHome: Globe continues service support to customers as NCR placed under ECQ

Globe assures its customers that it will continuously deliver service support and #ExtraCareAtHome despite the new lockdown. The IATF announced Metro Manila will be placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting 06 August 2021 to 20 August 2021 to curb the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant.   Easier service-related transactions using digital channels Globe […]

Converge ready to serve customers for their fiber connectivity at home amid ECQ

Leading fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. is prepared to continue serving its customers amid tighter movement restrictions with the return of Metro Manila and nearby provinces to the government’s Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) measures.   Converge has tripled its customer service personnel and ramped-up its install and repair teams with the addition of […]

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Pinoys double their time spent on Lazada during lockdown

Manila, Philippines – Nowadays, Filipinos are turning to eCommerce in getting their daily essential needs in response to physical distancing measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Since the community quarantine measures were implemented, Lazada has observed a clear shift in consumer behaviour—an increase on time spent on the platform and making purchases in […]