Philippines morning news for March 16

Philippines morning news for March 16

Manila under state of calamity as city confirms 2 new coronavirus cases The nation’s capital Manila has been placed under a state of calamity due to the coronavirus. — Rappler Philippines’ Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 12, Cases Spike to 140 The Philippines recorded four additional coronavirus deaths and 29 new cases, bringing the domestic […]

Philippines morning news for March 13

Philippines morning news for March 13

Metro Manila under ‘lockdown’ PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, March 12, placed the entire Metro Manila under “community quarantine” for 30 days as he approved the recommendation to raise the alert level for Covid-19 to Code Red sub-level 2. — Sun Star DOH reports 3 more COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 52 The Department of […]

Philippines morning news for March 12

Philippines morning news for March 12

Filipino COVID-19 patient dies at Manila hospital, says DOH The Department of Health on Wednesday night confirmed reports that a Filipino COVID-19 patient has died in Manila. — GMA Network DoH confirms 16 new coronavirus infections HEALTH authorities on Wednesday reported 16 new cases of novel coronavirus infections, bringing the total in the Philippines to […]

Kacific1 goes live bringing broadband internet to millions in Asia-Pacific

Kacific1 goes live bringing broadband internet to millions in Asia-Pacific

The recently launched Kacific1 communications satellite designed to deliver broadband internet to some 600 million people across the Asia-Pacific has commenced commercial operation. In a media release issued Monday (March 9) Singapore-based Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific), said that its Boeing-built High Throughput Satellite (HTS) communications satellite had attained stable orbit and completed testing. All […]

Philippines morning news for March 11

Philippines morning news for March 11

PH has 33 confirmed COVID-19 cases -DOH The Department of Health reiterated its call for the cooperation of everyone in its investigation and contact tracing activities as it reported today that the country has a total of 33 confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. — Philippine Information Agency Foreign investments shrink to $7.6 billion, lowest […]

Philippines morning news for March 10

Philippines morning news for March 10

Philippines records 4 more COVID-19 cases; total up to 24 The Philippines’ confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached 24, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Monday night. — GMA Network Duterte declares state of public health emergency amid rise in coronavirus cases President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of public health emergency on Monday, March 9, after […]

Philippines morning news for March 9

Philippines morning news for March 9

Duterte to declare state of public health emergency over coronavirus President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to declare a state of public health emergency after the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the local transmission of COVID-19. — Rappler Gov’t exerts all efforts as Covid-19 cases rise to 10 […]

Philippines morning news for March 6

Philippines morning news for March 6

PNP says rise in Chinese kidnappings linked to POGO worker influx The Philippine National Police on Thursday, March 5, said that the spike in Chinese kidnappings in the Philippines is related to the influx of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGO) workers. — Rappler PHL manufacturing output shrinks 1.6 percent in January THE country’s manufacturing output […]

Philippines morning news for March 5

Philippines morning news for March 5

Duterte repeals fiat shunning aid from drug-critic nations PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has revoked an order he issued last year rejecting loans and grants from 41 countries that backed a probe of his deadly war on drugs, his spokesman said on Wednesday. — BusinessWorld No Covid-19 case in the country for ‘four weeks’- DoH chief […]

Philippines morning news for March 4

Philippines morning news for March 4

In Hong Kong, Filipino domestic workers lose jobs over coronavirus outbreak As the 2019 novel coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, an increasing number of Filipino domestic workers in Hong Kong have lost their jobs after employers fired them over mounting concerns spurred by the global health crisis. — Rappler DFA to repatriate 148 Filipinos from […]

Philippines morning news for March 3

Philippines morning news for March 3

Gunman surrenders, releases hostages after day-long standoff at Manila mall A sacked security guard gave himself up and set free dozens of hostages he seized at gunpoint on Monday (Mar 2) in a Manila mall, ending a day-long standoff that terrified shoppers and left one man wounded. — CNA Customs, anti-money laundering body to probe […]

Philippines morning news for March 2

Philippines morning news for March 2

3 cruise ship repatriates show COVID symptoms Three more repatriates from M/V Diamond Princess cruise ship have exhibited symptoms of respiratory illness, bringing the total number to 13, an official of the Department of Health said yesterday. — Tempo New US-Philippines defense pact ‘in the works’ The United States and the Philippines are crafting a […]

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