BCG News Online Weekly | August 17 – 21, 2020
Welcome to BCG News Online Weekly, where we discuss the trending news topics for the week, in Baguio, in the region, up to the global scale to keep you up to date with the relevant news.
For this week’s headlines (August 17-21, 2020):
- A more infectious strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has been found in the PH and Malaysia:
- The unemployment rate in the Philippines reaches an all-time high since 2012
- Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake in Masbate
- Baguio to expand COVID-19 isolation units’ bed capacity
- “Lost species” Elephant-Shrew discovered after about 50 years
- Researchers found the order of which COVID-19 symptoms appear
- Google helps in PH’s transition to distance learning by donating Php12.5 million
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