Covid-19 Brazil

Brazil Posts 26,417 new Covid-19 Cases in 24 Hours

SAO PAULO - Brazilian authorities said a record 26,417 new cases of the people infected with the coronavirus (Covid-19) were reported in the last...
Bahamas

The Islands Of The Bahamas Announces Updated Travel And Entry Protocols

The Islands of The Bahamas today announced streamlined entry protocols that will enable visitors to better and more seamlessly enjoy The Bahamas vacation experience. Effective...
Covid-19

Doctors Call for a National Hi Fi Mask Initiative for Highly Infectious Variant

With record infections and the new threat of a highly infectious COVID variant, doctors are advocating for superior mask protection to lower the number...

Thailand’s Martial Law May Be Lifted Soon But Groups Express Concern

BANGKOK - Thailand's martial law, which was imposed since May 2014 to control violent street protests in the capital, may be lifted soon, but...

Bus-Van Collision Kills 3 in Lanao, Philippines

PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were killed while 13 others were injured when a passenger van collided with a passenger bus in Kauswagan,...

Evacuation Ordered As Mount Bulusan Continues to Spew Ashes

LEGAZPI CITY, PHILIPPINES - Authorities have ordered the evacuation of families living within the permanent danger zone around Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon as the...

MH370 Search Area to Be Widened; Search To Take Another Year

MALAYSIA - The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be widened to 120,000 kilometers in the southern Indian Ocean if...
Fruitas

Philippines: Fruitas Opens First Franchised Store in Dubai

Philippine-listed food and beverage kiosk operator Fruitas Holdings Inc (FHI) announced the opening of its first franchised store in Dubai, marking its overseas expansion The...
Hyundai Bioscience

Hyundai Bioscience Develops Injection Drug for Potential Treatment of Severe Cases of COVID-19

Hyundai Bioscience announced on the 23rd, December 2020, that CNPharm, its major shareholding bio tech company, has succeeded in developing 'Poly-COV01,' an injection drug...

Smart Opens Online Registration for Clash of Clans Philippine Tournament

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Clash of Clans fans all over the Philippines may now gear up for their ultimate battle as wireless services leader Smart...
Philippines

Century Pacific Expands Deal with Vita Coco

Century Pacific Food, Inc. (CNPF), one of the country’s leading food companies, has agreed to extend and expand its long-term agreement as original equipment...
Bicol International Airport

Bicol International Airport, a dream come true for Filipinos

Our country’s transport infrastructure development is in full swing across regions, and one project which is being keenly awaited for completion is the Bicol...

6 Stranded Filipino Nurses Return Home, Thank Saudi Official for Assistance

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Six Filipino nurses who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia for six months after their contracts have expired finally arrived in...
US Marines

US, Philippine Troops Renovate Schools in Casiguran

PHILIPPINES - US Marines and Sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB) alongside their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts conducted...

Include Native Language in Education System, Pandikar Amin Urges Policymakers

MALAYSIA - The call of Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin for the inclusion of native languages in the national educational system was hailed by...

Philippine President to Personally Appeal Veloso’s Execution in Indonesia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed to personally appeal the case of Mary Jane Veloso, the 30-year-old Filipina who is in...

Indonesia Ends Landslide Search Operation As 12 Bodies Recovered

Indonesian authorities have officially terminated its search operation in the landslide hit Sukabumi district in West Java Province on Sunday after the bodies of...

Philippine Judges Receive Financial Crimes and Money Laundering Training

From November 19 to 20, 2019, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines continued to partner with the Philippine Judicial Academy in training 24 Mindanao...
ADB

Philippines Gets $400m Loan from ADB to Empower Youth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $400-million policy-based loan to the Philippines to reduce the number of out-of-school and unemployed youth, according...

Facebook Hit by Huge Outage: Messenger Down!

Many users around the world are unable to access Facebook Messenger, including in the Philippines and other parts of Asia, as the social media...