Job & revenue losses: COVID-19 to hurt Asean airlines the most

Job & revenue losses: COVID-19 to hurt Asean airlines the most

The global novel coronavirus epidemic could wipe $37 billion in revenue from airlines in the Asean-6 according to the latest assessment by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). According to the report, airlines in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam will be hardest hit by the effects of COVID-19, with some 6.3 million jobs across […]

Philippines morning news for July 24

Philippines morning news for July 24

Criticising China could be ‘terrorism’ under Philippines’ anti-terror law, warn retired Supreme Court justices Two former Supreme Court justices and a maritime law expert have filed a petition to scrap the Philippines’ recently passed anti-terrorism law on the grounds they could be labelled “terrorists” for criticising the country’s relationship with China. — South China Morning […]

Philippines morning news for July 23

Philippines morning news for July 23

PH shelves P9.4B defense modernization projects for now due to pandemic The Philippine defense department is putting off P9.4 billion worth of military modernization projects in the meantime as the national government reallocated its funds to prioritize the coronavirus pandemic. — Inquirer.net PH loses P21-B monthly due to suspension of transport ops: solon A party-list […]

Philippines morning news for July 22

Philippines morning news for July 22

Immigration bureau: Only foreign permanent residents can enter PHL starting Aug. 1 The Bureau of Immigration on Tuesday, July 21, clarified only foreigners with permanent or immigrant visas will be allowed entry into the country starting Aug. 1. — Eagle News Patients wait-listed as 206 of PGH’s 210 COVID-19 beds already occupied Two hundred six […]

Feeding Cambodia’s hungry children amid COVID-19 and saving the environment too ( video & gallery)

Although Cambodia has escaped largely unscathed from the medical effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic the effects of lost jobs on household incomes is something else. Across the nation families are returning to their ancestral villages as industry remains stalled and schools closed, the focus now on improving household nutrition through increased agriculture. While the […]

Philippines morning news for July 21

Philippines morning news for July 21

30 Zambo City areas on lockdown amid spike of Covid-19 cases Thirty areas in 17 barangays have been placed on lockdown amid the rising coronavirus disease cases in this southern port city, officials said Monday. — Philippine News Agency Philippines’ Covid-19 war chest hits $21B The Philippines’ war chest against the Covid-19 crisis inched up […]

Philippines morning news for July 20

Philippines morning news for July 20

Still no changes to protect health workers vs. COVID-19 in the workplace –nurses group There have been almost no changes made to better protect health workers against COVID-19 in the workplace since the pandemic started, a nurses group said Sunday. — GMA Network Is PH winning or losing vs coronavirus? DOH says fight far from […]

Philippines morning news for July 17

Philippines morning news for July 17

Over 33k active COVID-19 cases not in hospitals, DOH figures show Over 33,000 active cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of July 15 have not been admitted to hospitals, data from the Department of Health (DOH) showed. — GMA Network Metro Manila risks reverting to strict lockdown as cases surge THE presidential palace on […]

Philippines morning news for July 16

Philippines morning news for July 16

Cases still rising but Duque says Philippines has flattened coronavirus curve The Philippines, which is seeing a renewed surge in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases following the easing of containment measures, has “successfully” flattened the epidemic curve, the country’s health chief said Wednesday. — Philippine Star ABS-CBN to start retrenchment by end of August, as franchise […]

Philippines morning news for July 15

Philippines morning news for July 15

Jobless benefit applications jump twofold in July to 30,000 The number of permanently displaced workers in the private sector in Metro Manila seeking unemployment benefits has now doubled to 30,000 since last month. — Business Mirror WHO finds PH virus suppression, contact tracing ‘a little weak’ While the Philippines has improved its capability to test […]

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