By April Evangelista and Phoebe de Leon

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The Philippines formally began its COVID-19 vaccination program last March, putting to use the…


By Aie Balagtas See

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

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At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, inmate Mark* of Manila City Jail approached officer…


By The Frontliner Today

Tuberculosis (TB) has become one of the deadliest airborne diseases in the Philippines, with the country’s occurrence rate being the highest in Asia.

(L-R) Tuberculosis survivors Louie Teng, Mark Agana and Malaya Relacion

Among the majority of patients, receiving adequate TB therapy is the best way to combat the disease, but it is not the only…


By The Frontliner Today

The current toll of daily COVID-19 infections in the Philippines may drive one’s home into a feeling of panic and distress. Restrictive measures implemented by local governments to address the spread of this infectious disease may negatively affect the role of a homemaker.

Flora Tormis, a…


By Dana Eunise Cruz

Hospitals are still safe places for patients who test negative for COVID-19, and it all boils down to how these buildings are designed and constructed, a hospital contractor said.

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NCR and nearby provinces are currently under an enhanced community quarantine due to a new surge in…


By Dana Eunise Cruz

Work from home employees are expected to make up 34% of the country’s workforce by 2023, a survey from advisory company Willis Towers Watson finds.

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The projected number of work-from-home employees is a drastic increase from 2017 data, which estimated workers on such arrangements at 3%.


By Maria Elena Catajan

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

Screenshot from IBAGIW 2020: The 3rd Baguio Creative City Festival (AVP)/TWIMedia (Red Aquino and Ferdie John Balanag)

How essential is art during a pandemic? In November 2020 Baguio…


Knowing the Drive Behind Young Aspiring Medical Practitioners

By Kristian Rivera

In a developing country like the Philippines, healthcare and research is far behind. The nation’s healthcare workers continue to struggle with limited resources, awaiting investments or support.

Little do we know that healthcare and economic development are more closely related than what we think. When a state…


By Aie Balagtas See

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

Image by soumen82hazra from Pixabay

Hunger pains hit Erwin Macahig, 30…


By Phoebe de Leon

Over 480,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have finally arrived in the country on…

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We exist to document the lives and stories of our frontliners, who have devoted themselves to saving the lives of Filipinos during times of crisis.

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