Air Canada to lay off half its workforce as coronavirus bites

Air Canada had already reduced flights by 95% due to the pandemic. Image: Valerie Macon – AFP/File Air Canada announced Friday that it will lay off at least half of its staff due to the collapse of its business during the coronavirus pandemic. The airline decided to slash its workforce after reducing flights by 95% […]

Pangasinan, Zambales mango trade sours amid pandemic

Mangoes are sold at a roadside “talipapa” in Sta. Barbara town in Pangasinan province. DAGUPAN CITY—Before pa­nic over the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gripped the country, mobile workers in the mango industry could hop from one town to another armed with...