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Duterte, Putin vow vaccine cooperation

President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed the need to boost the global production of anti-coronavirus vaccines, saying Moscow’s jab should be delivered to “as many countries as possible.” In a 30-minute phone conversation, the two leaders underscored the importance of vaccines amid the raging pandemic as they vowed to work […] The post Duterte, Putin vow vaccine cooperation appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneApr 13th, 2021

Expect more deaths due to scant COVID-19 vaccine supply — Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte warned the public Thursday night to expect more coronavirus-related deaths due to the continuing unavailability of COVID-19 vaccine supply. In his second ‘Talk to the People’ address this week following his video call with Russia Pres. Vladimir Putin, Duterte bared he did not know when the Philippines would get enough COVID-19 […] The post Expect more deaths due to scant COVID-19 vaccine supply — Duterte appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Duterte: Juan Felipe Reef issue no obstacle to relations, vaccine cooperation with China

"We will continue to resolve the issues on Julian Felipe through diplomatic channels and peaceful means," Roque quoted the president as saying. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

China to donate 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to PH — Palace

Malacañang said Saturday that the Chinese government will donate 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines as the two countries reaffirmed ties and cooperation against the pandemic. Chinese State Counselor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (DFA OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT/ MANILA BULLETIN) The Office of the President (OP) made the statement as Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi made a 40-minute courtesy call to President Duterte in Malacañang Saturday. In a statement, the OP said that Wang assured Duterte of China’s commitment to support the Philippines’ efforts to combat COVID-19, a disease that originated in Wuhan, China. “He (Wang) announced that China will donate 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines. He likewise affirmed China’s resolve to do everything to ensure that vaccines become a global good,” Malacañang said. According to Malacañang, Duterte lauded the continued high-level engagement between the Philippines and China even amid the pandemic and stressed the importance of both sides delivering on the promises of the Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation. Duterte stressed that cooperation on public health must be strengthened, particularly access to safe and effective vaccines, to safeguard the health of the people and in order to hasten the economic recovery of both nations and their neighboring countries. “The recovery of nations… sits on the back of stronger economies,” Duterte told Wang. “China plays a very key role in reviving our region’s economy. Let us do all we can to revive economic activities between the Philippines and China,” he added. Malacañang said that Duterte thanked China for its continuing support and cooperation in the country’s fight against COVID-19 in terms of medical equipment and supplies and sharing of experiences and expertise as well as in the repatriation of Filipinos. Economic cooperation Wang declared that China will continue to support the Philippines’ recovery through enhanced economic cooperation. He likewise reiterated his country’s determination to complete pending infrastructure projects. The Palace said that Wang underscored China’s commitment under President Xi Jinping to work closely with the Philippines to sustain the positive trajectory of the valued and special bilateral relations. At the start of his presidency in 2016, Duterte has expressed his desire to build stronger relations with China — even temporarily setting aside the country’s victory over the West Philippine Sea in The Hague to make it happen......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

Ensure access to COVID-19 vaccine, Duterte tells APEC

President Rodrigo Duterte urged members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation to ensure that everyone has access to COVID-19 vaccines as the race to find one heats up......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

Duterte volunteers to be guinea pig

President Duterte has welcomed the offer of Russia for joint cooperation in fighting COVID-19, and even volunteered to be a guinea pig for clinical testing of a Russian vaccine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

Pangulong Duterte unang magpapaturok ng bakuna kontra COVID-19

Hindi mag-aatubili si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na magpabakuna sa harap ng publiko kapag dumating na sa bansa ang vaccine kontra COVID-19 na galing ng Russia. Ayon sa pangulo, ito ay para maiwasan na ang satsat ng mga kritiko. Ayon sa pangulo, nakausap na niya si Russian President Vladimir Putin at nangakong magbibigay ng bakuna ng […] The post Pangulong Duterte unang magpapaturok ng bakuna kontra COVID-19 appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

 China to give PH priority access to potential COVID-19 vaccine

By GENALYN KABILING China has pledged to make its potential coronavirus vaccine a “global public good” and prioritize the Philippines to access it, owing to the close relations with their “friendly neighbor.” Chinese President Xi Jinping committed to President Duterte his country’s closer cooperation to combat the pandemic, including access to vaccines and a steady supply of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 12th, 2020

Duterte thanks UK for vaccine donations

President Duterte has cited the contribution of the United Kingdom’s outgoing ambassador in improving the Philippines’ access to COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

3 million doses of donated Moderna vaccine arrive in Phl

The Philippines on Tuesday received three million doses of donated anti-coronavirus vaccines from Moderna, raising the country’s total stockpile to 37.2 million doses. The new shipment, which was donated by the United States through the global vaccine sharing-pool COVAX Facility, landed at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City past 5:30 p.m. President Rodrigo Duterte […] The post 3 million doses of donated Moderna vaccine arrive in Phl appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Duterte to APEC: Non-discriminatory vaccination certificates needed

President Duterte has urged the 21 member-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation to work on the use of internationally recognized digital vaccination cards that will boost travel globally while countries work their way to recovery......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

PPRD sa APEC leaders: “Bold and collaborative response” para magapi ang COVID isulong

Manila, Philippines – Tinawagan ng pansin at hinikayat ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang kanyang kapwa Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders na isulong ang “bold and collaborative” responses para magapi o matalo ang coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) at pabilisin ang global economic recovery. Ang panawagang ito ni Pangulong Duterte ay bilang pagpapahayag na hindi pa […] The post PPRD sa APEC leaders: “Bold and collaborative response” para magapi ang COVID isulong appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Duterte gets second dose of Sinopharm COVID-19 jab

The 76-year-old leader received his second dose of Sinopharm vaccine yesterday, his spokesman said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Duterte thanks Japan for 1.1 million vaccine donation

President Duterte yesterday thanked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for the donation of 1.124 million doses of Astra Zeneca vaccine that will boost the Philippines’ target of herd immunity......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine cards count as alternative to testing requirement for travel

The Duterte administration on Sunday said it has finalized protocols for Filipinos who are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Duterte, Sri Lanka s Rajapaksa vow to strengthen cooperation

Duterte said the Philippines wants to further strengthen engagement with Sri Lanka in the United Nations on issues of common interest......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

ICC probe into drug war can proceed without government cooperation – lawyer

With the Duterte administration vowing not to cooperate, it will be challenging for the International Criminal Court to investigate the alleged crimes against humanity committed during the course of the “war on drugs” in the Philippines, but a human rights lawyer said that hurdle can be conquered......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Still no 2nd dose for Duterte

Confusion surrounded the issue of whether President Duterte has gotten his second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19, after Palace officials issued separate and conflicting statements yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

Deeply concerning : Health group hits Duterte threat to jail vaccine decliners

"This once again highlights the administration's vaccine-centric strategy," the Coalition for People's Right to Health said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

Arrest of vaccine refusers possible – Panelo

President Duterte’s chief legal counsel believes the 1987 Constitution gives the government sufficient authority, in contrast with presidential spokesman Harry Roque’s interpretation that a law is needed, to arrest vaccine refusers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Cebu City finds no need to arrest refusers of vaccine — Rama

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has no need to arrest those who will refuse to get vaccinated against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was the statement of Acting Mayor Michael Rama in a phone conference on June 22, 2021, as a response to the warning of President Rodrigo Duterte that those who will […] The post Cebu City finds no need to arrest refusers of vaccine — Rama appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021