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Malacanang wants Congress to grant Pres. Duterte emergency powers for COVID-19

Malacanang is now asking Congress to declare a national emergency and grant special powers to President Rodrigo Duterte in order to address the coronavirus...

Breaking news: Philippine government suspends issuance of visas to all foreign nationals

The Philippine government has suspended the issuance of visas to all foreign nationals amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This, Cabinet Secretary...

Nearly 1 billion confined to homes as global coronavirus surpass 13,000 deaths, and more...

Nearly 1 billion people globally are now confined to their homes as several countries around the world implemented stay-at-home orders similar to those in...

Singapore to donate 3,000 COVID-19 test kits to the PH — DFA

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Sunday said Singapore is donating 3,000 coronavirus disease 2019  (COVID-19)  test kits to the Philippines. “Singapore is donating...

DOH Secretary Duque tests negative for COVID-19

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has tested negative for the deadly coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an official of the Department of Health (DOH) said...

COVID-19 pandemic could cause increase of global unemployment by almost 25 million–ILO report

The economic and labor crisis created by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic could increase global unemployment by almost 25 million, according to a...

COVID-19 positive cases in PH now 307, deaths 19, recoveries 13—DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) has reported on Saturday afternoon an increase of 77 positive cases of the deadly coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in...

COVID-19 test kits, masks and PPEs arrive from China—DFA

The Department Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Saturday morning the arrival of test kits on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),  personal protective equipment (PPE)...

Philippines COVID-19 cases now 262, death toll at 19

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday confirmed that there were 32 new positive COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, bringing the total to 262. One...

WHO  launches  ‘WHO Health Alert’ messaging service with WhatsApp and Facebook for billions of...

The World Health Organization (WHO) now is working with giant social media companies to help give information to billions of people globally which could...

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