Coronavirus: Philippines lifts ban on deploying health-care workers overseas

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved ending a ban on deploying the nation’s health-care workers, his labor minister said on Saturday, clearing the way for thousands of nurses to take … Read More

Spreading coronavirus a ‘serious crime’ in Philippines, Duterte says as cases spike

The Philippines said on Tuesday it would ramp up testing for the novel coronavirus amid a sharp rise in infections and deaths since a lockdown was eased in June, while … Read More

Philippines rides out first typhoon to hit amid coronavirus, no known casualties

More than 150,000 people were riding out a weakening typhoon in emergency shelters in the Philippines on Friday after a mass evacuation that was complicated and slowed by the coronavirus. … Read More

Philippines survives first typhoon to hit amid coronavirus, no known casualties

More than 150,000 people were riding out a weakening typhoon in emergency shelters in the Philippines on Friday after a mass evacuation that was complicated and slowed by the coronavirus. … Read More

Typhoon Vongfong roars towards Philippines as coronavirus makes evacuations tricky

A strong typhoon roared toward the eastern Philippines on Thursday as authorities work to evacuate tens of thousands of people while avoiding overcrowding in shelters that could spread the coronavirus. … Read More

Typhoon Vongfong roars toward Philippines as coronavirus makes evacuations tricky

A strong typhoon roared toward the eastern Philippines on Thursday as authorities work to evacuate tens of thousands of people while avoiding overcrowding in shelters that could spread the coronavirus. … Read More

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