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Palace says Metro Manila nearly reverted to modified ECQ

Metro Manila, which accounts for about half of the country's coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, nearly reverted to a stricter quarantine scenario, Malacañang revealed Wednesday......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 17th, 2020Related News

Autopsy finds cop suffocated black man as US braces for more fury

One week after George Floyd died in Minneapolis, an autopsy blamed his videotaped death squarely on a white police officer who pinned him down with his knee for nearly nine minutes as Floyd pleaded, "I can't breathe!".....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 2nd, 2020Related News

Seoul to hold int l online conference on how to prepare for post-COVID-19 era

South Korea's capital will hold an international online conference from June 1 to 5 to overcome the coronavirus disease crisis and prepare for a paradigm shift. .....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMay 30th, 2020Related News

Pandemic creating lockdown generation as 1 in 6 youths stop work — UN

"I don't think it is giving way to hyperbole to talk about the danger of a lockdown generation," ILO chief Guy Ryder told a virtual press conference......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMay 27th, 2020Related News

German journalist bristles at Chinese Embassy s open letter over story

"China‘s embassy in Berlin wrote me an open letter because they weren‘t too happy with our Corona coverage. I responded," he tweeted. .....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 20th, 2020Related News

Philippine-born nurse passes away working UK s coronavirus frontline — report

A nurse born in the Philippines passed away after working on the United Kingdom's frontline against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). .....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 6th, 2020Related News

Glimmer of hope in virus-hit Europe as US girds for hardest week

European nations most ravaged by the new coronavirus on Sunday reported encouraging signs in their fight against the deadly pandemic, as the United States braced for what may be its "hardest" week in recent memory......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 6th, 2020Related News

UK PM in hospital as queen says united effort will defeat virus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday after failing to shake off coronavirus symptoms, as Queen Elizabeth II said a united effort would defeat the outbreak......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 6th, 2020Related News

Avoid taking ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms — WHO

The World Health Organization recommended Tuesday that people suffering COVID-19 symptoms avoid taking ibuprofen, after French officials warned that anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen effects of the virus......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMar 18th, 2020Related News

Children less sick from COVID-19, but still spread the virus

For reasons unknown, children rarely have severe symptoms when infected by COVID-19 and may even be a bit less likely to get the disease in the first place, experts told AFP......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMar 14th, 2020Related News

Twenty-one on stranded US cruise ship test positive for coronavirus

Twenty-one people onboard a cruise ship stranded off the coast of San Francisco have tested positive for the new coronavirus, Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMar 7th, 2020Related News

CHR, IBP seek justice for slain Nueva Ecija lawyer

The IBP-NE, led by Wilson Chua as president, issued a statement Saturday condemning “in the strongest terms the brutal and senseless killing" of Dalangin whom the group described as "a good, brilliant and respected Ecijano lawyer.”.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMar 1st, 2020Related News

Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus

Saudi Arabia, which so far has reported no cases of the virus but has expressed alarm over its spread in neighboring countries, said the suspensions were temporary......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 27th, 2020Related News

Dozens allowed off Japan virus-hit ship have symptoms : minister

Japan has come under increasing pressure over its handling of the crisis on the vessel, particularly after it emerged that some passengers allowed to disembark after testing negative were subsequently diagnosed with the virus......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 26th, 2020Related News

Virus peaked in China but could trigger global pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization on Monday said the new coronavirus epidemic had "peaked" in China but warned that a surge in cases elsewhere was "deeply concerning" and all countries should prepare for a "potential pandemic"......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 25th, 2020Related News

Xi Jinping remains firmly in power despite novel coronavirus scare — report

The President of China, Xi Jinping, speculated that the authority by the coronavirus outbreak was blamed for downplaying and potentially even deliberately covering up  the severity of the virus, ignoring evidence that it spread from person-to-person until it was too late. .....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 18th, 2020Related News

China s Xi discusses coronavirus with Trump — state media

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on Friday with US President Donald Trump on the novel coronavirus outbreak, emphasizing that Beijing has "spared no effort in fighting the epidemic", state media reported......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

LIVE: Trump s 2020 State of the Union Address

Trump addresses the nation on the eve of the final day of his impeachment trial......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 5th, 2020Related News

China virus death toll rises to 169, more than 1,000 new cases

Besides the China toll, more than a dozen countries have reported the contagion, with new cases reported on Wednesday in Finland and the United Arab Emirates......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 30th, 2020Related News

Foreigners prepare to flee as China virus toll tops 100

"The virus is scary, but the biggest fear for me is that this thing will go on for months, and it will get harder and harder to get supplies, and to live.".....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 28th, 2020Related News