Amid the darkness that COVID-19 has wrought on earth, a strong solidarity among nations to fight the novel coronavirus is shining through.
On March 23, 2020, Dubai put up a light show that brightened the entire height of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, with the urgent message "Stay at home" in different languages.
And for the hundreds of thousands of Filipinos living throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today, the building flashed "Manatili sa bahay."
Police cars are also roaming around cities with stickers that say "Manatili sa Bahay" on their rear windshield.
UAE has 333 positive cases and 2 deaths from COVID-19 at press time.
The Philippines, meanwhile, has 803 positive cases, 31 recovered patients, and 54 deaths as of 4 p.m. of March 27, 2020.