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Philippines approves emergency use of Sinovac's Covid vaccine
Manila, Feb 22 (IANS) The Philippines has officially approved the emergency use of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, the country's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Philippines logs 1,888 new Covid-19 infections
Manila, Feb 21 (IANS) The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines reported on Sunday 1,888 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 561,169.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Philippines logs 1,184 new Covid cases, tally at 553,424
Manila, Feb 17 (IANS) Philippines has reported 1,184 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 553,424, health officials said on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Philippine remittances reach over $33 bn in 2020'
Manila, Feb 15 (IANS) Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos reached 33.194 billion dollars in 2020, lower by 0.8 per cent than the 33.467 billion dollars recorded in 2019, the Philippine Central Bank said on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Philippines,Business/Economy,Politics
5.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
Manila, Feb 8 (IANS) An offshore earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted the Davao Oriental province of the Philippines on Monday morning, authorities said.
2021-02-08
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
Manila, Feb 7 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Davao del Sur province in the Philippines on Sunday, authorities said, adding that damages were expected.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Philippines to relax ban on foreign travellers from Feb 1
Manila, Jan 29 (IANS) Starting February 1, the Philippines will relax a ban on foreign travellers from over 30 countries and regions that have confirmed cases of more transmissible Covid-19 variants, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said on Friday.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Woman killed, 5 injured in Philippines' blast
Manila, Jan 27 (IANS) A 53-year-old woman was killed and five others injured in a bomb blast in southern Philippines' Cotabato province on Wednesday, police said.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Philippines,Politics,Defence/Security
Philippine Prez names new armed forces chief of staff
Manila, Jan 27 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte named Army chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana as the new chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Wednesday.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Philippines,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
13 killed in Philippines shootout
Manila, Jan 23 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed, including a police officer, and four others injured on Saturday during a shootout in the Philippines' Maguindanao province, according to authorities.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Philippines logs 891 new Covid-19 cases
Manila, Jan 3 (IANS) The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines reported 891 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Sunday, increasing the overall infection tally in the country to 477,807.
2021-01-03
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Philippines logs lowest daily Covid-19 cases in 5 months
Manila, Dec 27 (IANS) The total number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines increased to 469,886 as 883 new cases were reported on Sunday, the lowest daily increase in more than five months.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Philippines extends ban on UK flights
Manila, Dec 27 (IANS) The Philippines has decided to extend a travel ban for flights from the UK for another two weeks until mid-January to ensure that the new coronavirus strain found in Britain will not enter the country.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
Manila, Dec 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale on Friday jolted the Philippines' Batangas province located on the main island of Luzon, authorities said.
2020-12-25
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Philippines logs 1,721 new Covid-19 cases
Manila, Dec 21 (IANS) The Philippines on Monday reported 1,721 new confirmed coronavirus cases cases, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 461,505, the Department of Health (DOH).
2020-12-21
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Tropical depression leaves 8 dead, 1 missing in Philippines
Manila, Dec 21 (IANS) Floodwaters and landslides triggered by a tropical depression that battered the Philippines over the weekend have left at least eight people dead, two injured and one missing, authorities said on Monday.
2020-12-21
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Economy in developing Asia to contract 0.4% in 2020, grow by 6.8% in 2021
Manila, Dec 10 (IANS) Economic activity in developing Asia is forecast to contract by 0.4 per cent this year before picking up to 6.8 per cent in 2021 as the region moves toward recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report said on Thursday.
2020-12-10
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Philippines reports 1,438 fresh cases
Manila, Dec 2 (IANS) Philippines on Wednesday reported 1,438 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 434,357.
2020-12-02
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine,Politics
Philippines logs 2,076 new Covid-19 cases, total nears 430k
Manila, Nov 29 (IANS) Philippines on Sunday reported 2,076 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number in the country to 429,864.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
6-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
Manila, Nov 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale jolted the Philippines' Surigao Del Sur province on Monday, authorities confirmed
2020-11-16
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll from typhoon Vamco reaches 67 in Philippines
Manila, Nov 15 (IANS) The death toll from typhoon Vamco that battered the Philippines last week has increased to 67, the country's national disaster agency said on Sunday.
2020-11-15
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Duterte orders quick response to typhoon-hit areas
Manila, Nov 15 (IANS) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of an inter-agency task force to streamline the government's response to regions ravaged by typhoon Vamco which has left at least 53 dead.
2020-11-15
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Typhoon Vamco death toll in Philippines reaches 53
Manila, Nov 14 (IANS) The death toll from typhoon Vamco that battered the Philippines earlier this week has increased to 53, the police said on Saturday.
2020-11-14
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll from typhoon Vamco in Philippines reaches 7
Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) The death toll from typhoon Vamco that slammed the Philippines' main island of Luzon has increased to seven, a government disaster management agency said.
2020-11-13
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Typhoon Vamco triggers heavy flooding in Manila, provinces
Manila, Nov 12 (IANS) Typhoon Vamco, the third powerful cyclone to batter Philippines in 11 days, made landfall, unleashing fierce winds and intense rains that triggered landslide, rockslide and flash floods in regions ravaged by Super Typhoon Goni early this month.
2020-11-12
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
3 inmates dead, 64 injured in Philippines prison riot
Manila, Nov 9 (IANS) At least three inmates were killed and 64 others injured in a riot at a state penitentiary in Philippines' Muntinlupa city on Monday, according to authorities.
2020-11-09
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Severe tropical storm Atsani crosses Philippines
Manila, Nov 6 (IANS) Severe tropical storm Atsani crossed Batanes, an island province in the northernmost tip of the Philippines, on Friday as the country was still reeling from the devastating typhoon Goni.
2020-11-06
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll from typhoon Goni in Philippines reaches 16 (Ld)
Manila, Nov 2 (IANS) The death toll due to typhoon Goni, this year's strongest storm to hit Philippines this year, has increased to 16 on Monday, a day after it made landfall in the the country's main Luzon island, according to the disaster management agency.
2020-11-02
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
10 dead, over 390k displaced as typhoon Goni slams Philippines
Manila, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and more than 390,000 others were displaced after typhoon Goni, the strongest to hit the Philippines this year so far, slammed the country's main island of Luzon, authorities said on Monday.
2020-11-02
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Super Typhoon Goni makes landfall in Philippines
Manila, Nov 1 (IANS) Super Typhoon Goni, the strongest hit the Philippines this year so far, made landfall in Bicol, the southernmost region of the main island of Luzon, on Sunday morning, the state weather bureau said.
2020-11-01
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Philippines orders evacuations ahead of strongest typhoon
Manila, Oct 31 (IANS) The Philippines on Saturday ordered evacuation of coastal villages as it prepares for the onslaught of typhoon Goni, the strongest tropical cyclone to hit the archipelago this year.
2020-10-31
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll from typhoon Molave in Philippines reaches 22
Manila, Oct 30 (IANS) The death toll from typhoon Molave in the Philippines has increased to 22, while four others remained missing and 39 people were injured, the government disaster agency said on Friday, adding that another storm was fast approaching.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll from typhoon Molave in Philippines reaches 16
Manila, Oct 29 (IANS) The death toll from typhoon Molave in the Philippines has increased to 16, while four other remained missing and 22 people were injured the government disaster agency said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
3 killed, 13 missing in Philippines typhoon (Ld)
Manila, Oct 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 13 others reported missing as typhoon Molave slammed the Philippines, triggering flash floods and widespread destruction, a disaster agency official said on Tuesday.
2020-10-27
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Duterte vows to fight corruption before term ends in 2022
Manila, Oct 27 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday vowed to "concentrate" on fighting corruption before his term ends in 2022, adding the country continued to suffer from widespread corruption despite his administration's efforts to curb it.
2020-10-27
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
13 missing as typhoon Molave hits Philippines
Manila, Oct 27 (IANS) Thirteen people have been reported missing as typhoon Molave slammed the Philippines, triggering flash floods and widespread destruction, according to a disaster agency.
2020-10-27
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Filipinos brace for Christmas sans parties
Manila, Oct 25 (IANS) Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Filipinos are bracing for a party-less Christmas as the government has moved to to retain strict virus-induced lockdown measures until the end of the year.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Philippines,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Philippines reports 1,664 new Covid cases
Manila, Oct 22 (IANS) Philippines on Thursday reported 1,664 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 363,888, health officials said.
2020-10-22
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Four killed in road mishap in Philippines
Manila, Oct 14 (IANS) An ambulance collided with a ten-wheeler delivery truck in Quezon province, south of Manila, on Wednesday, killing four people and injuring three.
2020-10-14
Category: International, Philippines,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
6.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines
Manila, Sep 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Monday, authorities said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Philippines cemeteries to be closed during observance season
Manila, Sep 18 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines announced on Friday that all private and public cemeteries, memorial parks and columbariums will be closed during the observance of All Souls' Day and All Saints' Day to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
2020-09-18
Category: International, Philippines,Religion
Philippines reports lowest single-day Covid-19 cases in over a month
Manila, Sep 3 (IANS) The Philippines reported 1,987 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, the lowest daily increase in more than a month.
2020-09-03
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
10 dead, 40 injured in Philippines blasts (Ld)
Manila, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 10 were killed, including a suicide bomber, and 40 others injured in twin blasts in the Philippines' Sulu province on Monday, the army said.
2020-08-24
Category: International, Philippines,Terrorism
9 dead, 17 injured in twin Philippines blasts
Manila, Aug 24 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 17 others injured in twin blasts in the Philippines' Sulu province on Monday, the military said.
2020-08-24
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19 pandemic to hit 220mn young workers in Asia-Pacific
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic will hit nearly 220 million young workers aged between 15-24 in hte Asia-Pacific region, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday.
2020-08-18
Category: International, Philippines,Business/Economy
1 dead in Philippines' 6.6-magnitude quake (Ld)
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) One person was killed on Tuesday in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Masbate province in central Philippines, police said.
2020-08-18
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Manila reverts to more relaxed Covid-19 restrictions
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) Restrictions to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in Manila and the four provinces surrounding the Philippines' capital city will be lessened to allow the economy to open up.
2020-08-18
Category: International, Philippines,International
6.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 shook Masbate province in the Philippines on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said.
2020-08-18
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
ASEAN can overcome COVID-19 pandemic: Duterte
Manila, Aug 8 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Saturday expressed optimism that the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can overcome the COVID-19 pandemic through joint efforts.
2020-08-08
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Philippines tightens lockdown due to surge of COVID-19 cases
Manila, Aug 3 (IANS) A stricter lockdown will come into force from Tuesday in the Philippines requiring residents of Metro Manila and four nearby provinces to stay at home due to a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Philippines,International