Lia Savillo

Coronavirus

Everything You Want to Know About Coronavirus in the Philippines, Answered

COVID-19 cases in the Philippines are now over 100, but many Filipinos are still in the dark about the details of the outbreak.
Lia Savillo
3.16.20
On Our Radar

Meet the Filipino Singer Creating Safe Spaces for Fans Dealing with Mental Health Issues

“Some would say that my music saved them, which is really humbling. I'd like to think it was more of a peaceful companion.”
Lia Savillo
3.16.20
Coronavirus

Here’s What It’s Like to Have and Recover From Coronavirus

Park Hyun, a recovered coronavirus patient, said he was "stupidly overconfident" for thinking that he wouldn’t catch the coronavirus.
Lia Savillo
Junhyup Kwon
3.12.20
Coronavirus

What Is a Public Health Emergency and What Does It Mean for Coronavirus in the Philippines?

President Duterte declared a state of public health emergency following a renewed panic in the Philippines over the coronavirus. This, after reported cases jumped from three to at least 30 in less than a week.
Lia Savillo
3.10.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The New Normal: Filipinos Are Climbing Bus Windows Just to Get a Ride

Traffic has long been bad in Metro Manila but it has gotten worse since road constructions started in the southern part of the city last year.
Lia Savillo
3.9.20
Coronavirus

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting Our Lives, in Graphs

It’s hard to know just how much the coronavirus outbreak has affected daily life around the world, but data can help us visualise it.
Lia Savillo
3.6.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Authorities are Installing Facial Recognition Surveillance Cameras All Over Manila

Local government officials say this will help reduce crime, but who’s protecting people’s privacy?
Lia Savillo
3.5.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Love in the Time of Coronavirus: Japan’s Toilet Paper Shortage Sparked This Couple’s Relationship

He needed toilet paper, she had too many.
Lia Savillo
3.5.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Tiny Karaoke Machine in the Philippines Works Just Like the Real Thing

It only weighs half of a kilogram and is perfect for carpool karaoke.
Lia Savillo
3.4.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Pigeons in Singapore Were Found With Blowgun Darts in Their Bodies

An animal rescue group is now actively looking for those behind the attack.
Lia Savillo
3.3.20
News

A Gunman Is Holding Dozens of People Hostage in a Popular Mall in the Philippines

According to authorities, the gunman is a disgruntled former security guard who was fired from his job at the mall.
Lia Savillo
3.2.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cough Caused a Big Argument in This Train in Japan

Fears of contracting the coronavirus are making people anxious about every minor sign of a flu.
Lia Savillo
3.2.20
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