Philippines Report


NEGRAR: After countless decades of failed attempts, part of the flooring and foundations of the Roman Villa located north of the capital, discovered by scholars over a century ago. The technicians of the Superintendence of Verona, with a targeted carrotage [...]

May 27, 2020 News
school enrollment

Spokesman Roque says school enrollment to start in June

After President Rodrigo Duterte said that he doesn’t want children to return to school due to the COVID-19 pandemic, here comes another member of his team contradicting what he said. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said today that school enrollment would [...]

May 27, 2020 News
illegal COVID-19 clinic in Makati

Medical waste from building lead cops to illegal COVID-19 clinic in Makati

Medical waste collected by housekeepers from a building in Makati City led police officers to an illegal clinic that allegedly treats Chinese patients who contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the chief of the Makati City said Wednesday. “We were surprised [...]

May 27, 2020 News
COVID-19 chatbot

University of the Philippines’ COVID-19 chatbot operates with ‘gay speak’ function

COVID-19 chatbot: You can tell today’s technology is improving when it’s taking on uniquely human nuances. Case in point: the University of the Philippines (UP) today announced that its Facebook messenger pandemic response chatbot Yani, which gives information on COVID-19, [...]

May 26, 2020 News
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Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion: As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the president warned local officials not to refuse them entry out of coronavirus [...]

May 26, 2020 News
Mandaluyong tricycle drivers

50 Mandaluyong tricycle drivers found positive in rapid test

Some 50 tricycle drivers in Mandaluyong City were placed under isolation after testing positive in a coronavirus rapid testing, a city official disclosed Monday. This was after the local government moved to test all tricycle drivers in the city as [...]

May 26, 2020 News
Negros Occidental, inulan ng yelo

Negros Occidental, inulan ng yelo

Magkahalong tuwa at takot ang naramdaman ng ilang residente sa bayan ng La Castellana, Negros Occidental nang umulan na may kasamang yelo sa kanilang lugar, Linggo ng hapon. Ibinahagi ng netizen na si Silva Fernando Joemon ang nasaksihang pagpatak ng [...]

May 25, 2020 News
Filipina maid

Filipina maid nag-pakamatay sa embassy shelter ng Lebanon

Palaisipan ngayon at masusing sinisiyasat ang pagpapakamatay ng isang Pinay domestic worker sa Philippine embassy shelter sa Lebanon. Sa nakalap na report sa Department of Foreign Affairs, ang di na pinangalanang domestic helper ay kinanlong na sa embahada ng Lebanon [...]

May 25, 2020 News

Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen: Pandemic shows China is ‘a dangerous monster’

Hong Kong Bishop Emeritus Joseph Cardinal Zen linked the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to communist China’s “lies and violence” and imperialist ambition. “The fact is [the] pandemic started in China and it spread quickly over the whole world,” said [...]

May 25, 2020 News
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China plans to start using coronavirus vaccine by end of year even if trials have not been completed

China is working on a plan to give some groups a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the year even if trials are not complete by then, according to the head of the country’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. [...]

May 24, 2020 News


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