Philippines’ Senior Citizens Vulnerabilities Increase Because of COVID-19 Lockdown

… a result, millions of Filipinos, especially senior citizens, are … also mentions that elderly Filipinos often become “the … An urban slum in Manila, Philippines. The COVID-19 pandemic...

Philippine jobless rate hits record 17.7% in April due to pandemic

MANILA, June 5 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ unemployment rate surged to a … that battered the economy. The Philippines, which before the pandemic was … . The lockdown in...

OFWs transiting Metro Manila to be sent home within 5 days

… MANILA, Philippines – As returning overseas Filipino workers remained stranded in Metro Manila … this update to President Rodrigo Duterte during a … quot;Napagkasunduan namin, Mr. President, na...

Foreign Minister Announces Two Diplomatic Appointments

… positions,” Mr Peters said. Minister Peters has announced the following … and Mumbai with Trade Minister David Parker in February … Brunei and Ambassador to the Philippines. He...

Sands China to repatriate stranded workers to the Philippines

… flights for some 130 Filipino workers that have been … Earlier this week, the Philippine Consulate General in the SAR … workers and some stranded Filipinos wishing to...

An Open Letter from Krishnan Suthanthiran to the American People

An Open Letter from Krishnan Suthanthiran to the American People to Unite Together Under God and the American Flag As One Nation and One People WASHINGTON, DC, USA, June...

Philippines: FundLife supports community-led soup kitchen for Children in AFC Village Palo

May 25, 2020 – FundLife through its partnership with Gawad Kalinga initiated a feeding program for children from more than 200 households in the Gawad Kalinga Pedrosa AFC Village...

Philippines’ Duterte renews threat to kill drug dealers after big bust

… in Davao City in southern Philippines, September 8, 2018. … 47;File Photo MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte renewed … crystal methamphetamine, with a Philippine market value...

SE Asia Stocks-Philippines leads regional retreat after bumper week

UN report cites impunity for human rights violations in the Philippines

… D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – “Persistent impunity and … rights violations in the Philippines, including killings and arbitrary … its findings on the President Duterte’s campaign against …...

COVID-19 cases surge in Philippines

… The death toll in the Philippines also increased to 974 after … reported cases were in Metro Manila. There were 342 cases … DoH added that 11 overseas...

Award-winning Filipino movies to premiere on Netflix in June

… coming out of the Philippines,” Netflix Content Acquisition Manager … Philippine Cinema has to offer. And Netflix giving space to more Filipino … films is an affirmation that...

Plant-based luncheon meat is coming to the Philippines

President Duterte not keen on allowing motorcycle backrides in Cebu

… PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO CEBU CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, … he added. President Duterte met with other Cabinet officials on … was also tackled but President...

COVID-19 cases in Philippines surpass 20,000 with 634 newly reported cases

MANILA, June 4 (Xinhua) — The … of coronavirus cases in the Philippines surged to 20,382 after … Manila, 138 cases in the Central Visayas region in the central...