President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has declared a one-year nationwide state of calamity due to an outbreak of African Swine Fever, ASF, which has resulted in more than two billion dollars in industry losses.
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Wednesday said the Philippines would ban travelers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka from May 7 in effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 variant found in India.
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Four crew members of a cargo ship that ran aground amid a typhoon in the Philippines were found dead on Wednesday, bringing the death toll from the cyclone to seven, officials said.
Troops from the Philippines and United States on Monday kicked off a major annual bilateral training exercise that was cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has approved the third tranche of grants for debt service relief for 28 member countries under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, CCRT.
Tech giant, Apple Inc., AAPL, is expanding its ‘Independent Repair Provider’, IRP, programme to more than 200 countries.
The Philippines has raised the alarm, alleging that China had deployed more than 200 vessels in a disputed reef in the West Philippines sea, reports said on Monday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman, Harry Roque confirmed on Monday that he had tested positive for the Coronavirus, COVID-19, adding that he had not been in contact with the president after his test results.
Myanmar’s military authorities have recalled at least 100 diplomats from its missions in 19 countries in the wake of a controversial speech by the Asian country’s envoy to the UN, U Kyaw Moe Tun, an official said.
China’s Sinopharm pharmaceutical company has applied for an emergency use authorisation of its coronavirus vaccine in the Philippines, Presidential Spokesperson, Harry Roque, said on Monday.
The Japan Coastguard could henceforth open fire on any foreign vessels aiming to land on the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, local media reports said on Friday.
The Philippines hopes to start COVID-19 vaccinations next week, aims to give shots to more than half of the population by the end of the year, government officials said on Monday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named Army chief Lt. – Gen. Cirilito Sobejana as the new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, AFP, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Wednesday.
Four miners died in a landslide in the central Philippines after days of heavy rains caused by a tropical storm, disaster officials said on Tuesday.
China and the Philippines have signed contracts to build three more bridges in the capital, Metro Manila, to help improve traffic flow, the Chinese embassy in the Philippines said on Monday.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 struck the Hokkaido region in Japan’s northernmost prefecture, the Japanese weather agency said on Wednesday.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, says that eating garlic and regularly rinsing nose with saline solution will not guard against coronavirus infection, 2019-nCoV.
Nine people died and more than 100 were hospitalised after drinking local liquor made from coconut sap in two separate incidents in the Philippines, police said Monday.
More than 1.6 million children have been vaccinated against polio in a two-week immunisation drive in the Philippines, where three cases of the disease have been confirmed since September, the health department on Wednesday said.
Two soldiers and a 2-year-old girl were killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in the southern Philippines as the country marked the...
The Philippines has recalled its ambassador and other diplomats in Canada after the Canadian government failed to ship back garbage dumped in the country...
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