Nearly 10,000 people were evacuated from their homes in the northeastern Philippines as heavy rain across the country left at least eight people dead, authorities said yesterday.
British drug manufacturer AstraZeneca has withdrawn its application to hold clinical trials for its vaccine in the country, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The number of fatalities from Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) rose to 69.
Cagayan was submerged in water in what local authorities described as the “worst” flooding in the region since 1981.
The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila on Thursday, trapping people on rooftops and claiming at least two lives in another part of the country.
A Philippine journalist who survived a previous attempt on his life by pretending to be dead was killed outside his home on Tuesday, authorities said, in the latest such murder.
The most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year killed at least 16 people.
The number of departing Filipino tourists remains low despite the lifting of restriction allowing non-essential travel abroad, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) of the Philippines said yesterday.
Wang said China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Iran and support Philippines.
It’s all systems go for about 25 million students as schools finally open on Monday, October 5, with new learning modules that the Department of Education (DepEd) has created to cope with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Philippines cannot be complacent amid the slowdown in the spread of the coronavirus as clusters of infections still remain while critical cases have marginally increased, health authorities said.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 261,216 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,372 new cases on Sunday.
Duterte: South China Sea disputes must be resolved using international law.
The Philippines has started to flatten the COVID-19 curve but government officials should not be complacent, an expert warned.
Anchor Dhobie de Guzman has been the face of a popular news show in the northern Philippines for more than a decade. Now the closure of his regional station – and dozens of others countrywide – has left him out of work.
Two female suicide attackers who carried out a double bombing in the southern Philippines were the widows of militants who had worked for the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, the army chief said Wednesday.
At least 14 people are killed and 75 wounded in a suicide attack southern Philippines.
The Philippine government to meet with the Russian manufacturer of the vaccine.
A temporary suspension of flights from the Philippines, effective from Thursday.
More than 27 million people in the Philippines will go back into lockdown Tuesday.
Duterte orders IATF-EID to act immediately on an appeal for a “timeout” and to put Metro Manila anew under enhanced community quarantine.
The Philippines will allow the entry of foreigners with long-term visas starting August 1.
The bed capacity for COVID-19 patients in the Philippines National Capital Region has reached the “danger zone” with more than 70 percent of the total bed capacity occupied, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Tuesday.
The Philippine Department of Health listed 2,124 new Coronavirus disease cases on Sunday, 1,690 of which were “fresh.”
At least 2,539 new cases of the Coronavirus are tallied in the Philippines on Wednesday.
The Philippines Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) approved the proposal to revisit strategies in combating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in a bid to further reopen the economy, Malacañang Palace said on Tuesday.
The Department of Health on Sunday called out the World Health Organization (WHO) for its report that the country had the fastest rise in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Western Pacific Region.
Cebu City in the Philippines has turned into a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hotspot and has been placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) because of its soaring virus cases that have greatly strained its critical care capacity.
Areas under general community quarantine can again be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) if cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 rise, Malacañang Palace said on Tuesday.
The Philippines on Saturday dismissed the “faulty conclusions” of the United Nations Human Rights Office on alleged violations and abuses in the country, insisting the Duterte administration continues to uphold the rule of law.