Philippines morning news for February 21

Philippines morning news for February 21

3 more Filipinos in Japan cruise ship infected with novel coronavirus – DFA The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that 3 more Filipinos who were onboard the Japanese cruise ship M/V Diamond Princess were infected with the novel coronavirus. — Rappler 500 Pinoys onboard Diamond Princess repatriated Sunday The Department of Health yesterday announced […]

Philippines morning news for February 20

Philippines morning news for February 20

Filipinos from virus-hit cruise ship to come home THE country’s top diplomat has ordered the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo to facilitate the immediate return of about 500 Filipinos aboard a novel coronavirus-stricken cruise ship docked in Yokohama. — BusinessWorld Filipina domestic helper in HK positive for COVID-19 THE Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Hong Kong […]

Philippines morning news for February 19

Philippines morning news for February 19

End of VFA paves way for China build in Scarborough Shoal –Carpio The abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) will send a message to China that it is free to build air and naval bases on the Scarborough Shoal, retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said on Tuesday. — GMA Network 8 more Filipino […]

Philippines morning news for February 18

Philippines morning news for February 18

26 Filipinos in Japan, 1 Filipino in UAE confirmed to have COVID-19 The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that the total number of Filipinos overseas who had been infected with the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now reached 27. — Eagle News Pangasinan town to implement plastic ban starting March 1 The Local Government […]

Myanmar students evacuated from SARS-CoV-2 hot zone go home (video)

Myanmar Minister for Health and Sports, Dr Myint Htwe, yesterday (Feb 16) met with the 59 Burmese students and officials repatriated from the coronavirus hot zone of Wuhan as they completed their 14-day quarantine and prepared to return to their homes. Speaking at the Kandawnadi Hospital in Mandalay, Dr Myint Htwe said that medical authorities […]

Philippines morning news for February 17

Philippines morning news for February 17

Senators to question VFA termination at Supreme Court Senators from both sides of the political fence will file a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) questioning Malacañang’s termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States. — Rappler Philippine health department records 17th polio case The Philippine Health department reported the 17th polio […]

Philippines morning news for February 14

Philippines morning news for February 14

JobStart Philippines: helping young Filipinos gain a wage After struggling to find full-time employment for more than a year after graduating with a Bachelor of Technical Teachers’ Education degree, Jundelyn Baylosis Sato’s’ life changed in August 2017 when she walked in to her local government unit’s (LGU) Public Employment Service Office (PESO). — AEC News […]

Philippines morning news for February 13

Philippines morning news for February 13

Trump brushes aside Philippines’ decision to end military pact with US US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Feb 12) brushed aside the decision of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to end a decades-old military agreement with United States, saying he didn’t really mind and it would save money. — CNA Taal volcanic earthquakes slightly up in […]

Philippines morning news for February 12

Philippines morning news for February 12

Senate divided as Philippines sends VFA notice of termination to U.S. The Senate on Tuesday, February 11, split along political lines after the Philippines sent its notice of termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) to the United States. — Rappler Taiwan seeks lifting of PHL travel ban, says it is “wrong” for Taiwan to […]

Philippines morning news for February 11

Philippines morning news for February 11

4 more Filipinos on Japan cruise ship infected with coronavirus Four more Filipinos aboard a cruise ship quarantined off Yokohama, Japan, tested positive for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). — Rappler FDI inflows rose 14.6% to $623 million in November Net inflows of foreign direct investments climbed 14.6 percent in November 2019 to $623 million from […]

Philippines morning news for February 10

Philippines morning news for February 10

Gov’t begins repatriating Filipinos from Hubei, China amid nCoV outbreak The government on Saturday, February 8, started repatriating Filipinos from China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus . — Rappler Philippines coronavirus patient has recovered, authorities say The first case of novel coronavirus in the Philippines – a Chinese […]

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