Climate change focus of global attention despite conflicts, economic woes

Epson study reveals people now seeing climate change as a primary threat

Global Landmarks Lit Up to Call for End to Neglected Tropical Diseases

100 landmarks in 34 countries lit up in unity to mark the third annual World NTD Day on January 30, 2022, including The Bell Tower in Perth, Tokyo Tower, Great Wall of China, Kuala Lumpur Tower, Sheikh Zayed Bridge in Abu Dhabi, Expo 2020 Dubai, The Rome Colosseum, Jet d’ Eau, Niagara Falls, CN Tower, Carter Presidential Library, Christ the Redeemer, and the SM Mall of Asia Globe in Manila.

Total Lockdown

Update: President Rodrigo Duterte enhanced the community quarantine into a total lockdown, fighting COVID-19 with more police and military visibility. It’s also the entire Luzon island now and not just Metro Manila. There is work suspension and only basic services can resume operations. But the restricted access resulted in more gatherings of people instead of…