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BANGKOK — To go anywhere in Singapore these days, Joni Sng needs mobile phone apps and other technologies: a QR code to enter shops,...
The Philippine economy could shrink by 3% this year, the price to pay for having one of the toughest lockdowns in the world, according...
THE UNITED STATES government has raised concerns about the conviction of a journalist critical of President Rodrigo R. Duterte for cyber-libel, saying the case must be resolved in favor of press freedom.
The Philippines is getting back to business after one of the world’s strictest coronavirus lockdowns spanning nearly three months, allowing restaurants to reopen this week for dine-in customers in an effort to keep people in work.
By Gilian M. Cortez, Reporter Manila and nearby cities, where the coronavirus is largely concentrated, will remain under a relaxed lockdown until June 30, President...
A PHILIPPINE trial court convicted a journalist critical of President Rodrigo R. Duterte for cyber-libel, a verdict that could lead to six years in jail and one that critics view as a major setback for democratic rights in the country.
FEWER FILIPINOS infected with the novel coronavirus are dying compared with the rest of the world, an academic health expert said on Sunday.
ALMOST 3,000 more returning Filipinos from overseas have tested negative for the coronavirus, according to the Philippine Coast Guard.
THE number of Filipinos going hungry has doubled in the past six months and more than 90% of its residents are experiencing stress as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey released Friday.
China has pledged to prioritize the Philippines once it finds a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, Malacanang said in a statement on Friday, citing...
CORONAVIRUS infections may reach 40,000 by the end of June based on the rate of transmissions, according to a team of researchers from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
ABOUT 10 million students have registered for the school year scheduled to start in August, according to the Department of Education.
CORONAVIRUS disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in the Eastern Visayas Region has shot up to 76 as of June 10 from 28 two weeks ago, most of whom are returning locally-stranded residents and overseas workers, and some beneficiaries of the government’s balik probinsya program.
THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 740 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, bringing the total to 23,732.
CANADA has donated CA$1.1 million (P41 million) to help the Philippines fight a novel coronavirus pandemic.
PHILIPPINE police recorded almost 3,700 cases of violence against women and children under a lockdown in many parts of the country meant to contain a coronavirus pandemic, according to the presidential palace.
FACE-TO-FACE school classes won’t open until a vaccine for the coronavirus that has sickened more than 22,000 and killed about a thousand in the Philippines is found, according to the Department of Education (DepEd).
THE Philippines should seize China-owned assets in the country as payment for reef damage caused by its island-building activities in the South China Sea, a former top diplomat said on Monday.
AS MANY as 35,000 Filipino seafarers are expected to come home after being displaced by a novel coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.
MORE THAN 1,300 Filipino workers from overseas came home at the weekend amid a coronavirus pandemic that has sickened seven million and killed more than 400,000 people worldwide, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
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