- Cinemas Finally Reopen as NCR Shifts to Alert Level 3
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 21, 2021 — For the first time since the pandemic-induced lockdowns began, cinemas are allowed to reopen. Following the downgraded Alert Level 3 in Metro Manila by the Inter-Agency Task Force’s (IATF) COVID-19, various business establishments are allowed to reopen starting on October 16 to 30.
- Quarantine Not Required for Vaccinated Filipinos, Foreigners from ‘Green’ Countries
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 22, 2021 — Fully vaccinated travelers no longer need to observe mandatory quarantine upon arrival in the Philippines, so long as they present a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result within three days before leaving their country of origin, effective on October 14.
- NCR under Alert Level 4, Film and AV Shoot Allowed to Operate with Max of 50 People Onsite
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 — Following the Inter-Agency Task Force’s (IATF) COVID-19 Alert Levels System, Metro Manila is currently placed under Alert Level 4 from September 16 until 30. The new quarantine scheme of granular lockdown aims to curb the COVID-19 cases while allowing economic activities.
- FDCP, City of Manila Begin Vaccination of 3,500 Film & AV Workers
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 4, 2021 — A total of 3,500 film and audiovisual (AV) workers will be inoculated under the #GoodJAB Vaccination Program of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) in partnership with the City of Manila through its “Vaccine Nation is the Solution” Program.
- Film, AV Productions in NCR to be Suspended from Aug. 6-20 due to ECQ to Curb COVID-19 Delta Variant
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 31, 2021 — The National Capital Region (NCR) will be placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) status from August 6 to 20 in an effort to counter the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19. This is pursuant to Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Resolution 130-A approved by President Rodrigo Duterte.