HEADS UP: Last Call for Cemetery Visits, Super Bridge Halfway Done (Oct. 28)

What's happening today.
Photo/s: CCLEX Website

Good morning. Here's a heads up on what's happening today (Oct. 28).

  • It's the last day to visit cemeteries before they are closed for All Saints and All Souls Day from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. Here's how the pandemic is changing rituals of the dead.
  • Metro Manila is still under GCQ, extended up to Nov. 30. Here's a refresher on the restrictions that have been rolled back in October.
  • Another storm is coming and it could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility by today or tomorrow, according to PAGASA. It will come a week after Quinta (Molave) drenched Bicol and Southern Luzon leaving three people killed in floods.

In case you missed it:

  • We rounded up President Duterte's weekly address to the nation in an easy to read thread.
  • The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway or CCLEX which will connect Cebu City and Cordova in Mactan Island is halfway done.
  • What's the future like for the consumer? They're living it in China where millions can't live without the super app Alipay. In the Philippines, Alipay is among investors in popular mobile wallet platform GCash. Here's a refresher on GCash fees from Nov. 1.
  • Pope Francis will forego meeting Catholics at the annual Advent and Christmas masses in the Vatican owing to the resurgent coronavirus in Europe.
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