Giving priority to the health and safety of those who will participate in the World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Trials to find a vaccine for COVID-19, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is now looking into all the necessary preparations and safeguards.

A local startup firm in Cebu developed a comprehensive and customizable system that would allow HR groups to devote more time to developing and planning programs related to career advancement, skills development as well as the creation of an ideal workplace for their employees. 

The other manufacturing, retail-wholesale trade, and government services are the top three economic sectors that are critical during the pandemic, based on a study on “Mitigating Economic Losses from COVID-19: Insights from Input-Output Analysis,” which was presented in a webinar on “COVID-19: Where We Are and Where We Want To Be.” The research looks at the economies of both Malaysia and the Philippines.