Tag: The Philippines

‘Shoot them dead’ – Philippine leader says won’t tolerate lockdown violators

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing trouble and said abuse of medical workers was a serious crime that would not be tolerated.

Philippines reports first coronavirus death outside China

The Philippines Department of Health said a 44-year-old man from Wuhan city in central Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, had died in a Manila hospital after developing severe pneumonia.

Photos: Rising seas threaten early end for sinking village in Philippines

Now rising sea levels caused by global warming could soon make this village unlivable, a problem faced by other countries in Asia, where the poorest communities are hardest hit.

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes Philippines, several dead – media

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Philippines main island of Luzon on Monday and several people were killed in collapsed buildings, media reported.The quake...

Christians around the world mark Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, with many Christians around the world will observe the day that Jesus was crucified on the cross. Holy Week, or...