Philippines evacuates hundreds of thousands as typhoon makes landfall
Typhoon Vongfong, the first to hit the country this year, slammed into the eastern Philippines packing winds of 155 kph and gusts of up to 190 kph, the state weather bureau said.
14 May 2020, 8:47
Philippines' coronavirus infections breach 11,000
The Philippines' confirmed coronavirus infections have broken past the 11,000 mark, the health ministry said on Monday.
11 May 2020, 8:17
Philippines' coronavirus deaths breach 700
The Philippines' health ministry reported on Saturday that coronavirus deaths have reached more than 700.
9 May 2020, 9:51
Philippines' coronavirus infections top 10,000
The Philippines' coronavirus infections have broken past the 10,000 mark, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
6 May 2020, 8:22
Philippines has 16 new coronavirus deaths, 262 more infections
The Philippines' health ministry on Monday reported 16 new coronavirus deaths and 262 additional confirmed cases.
4 May 2020, 8:24
Blow for China's coronavirus diplomacy as friendship song backfires
A music video produced by China to promote its support for neighbours battling the coronavirus has backfired in the Philippines, attracting a flood of public criticism and an online petition that is ...
27 April 2020, 16:00
Philippines' coronavirus death toll tops 500
The Philippines’ health ministry on Sunday reported seven more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, taking the death toll in the Southeast Asian country to 501
26 April 2020, 8:50
Philippines reports 14 new coronavirus deaths
The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday reported 14 new coronavirus deaths and 104 additional infections.
7 April 2020, 9:58
Philippines reports 11 more deaths
The Philippines’ Health Ministry on Monday reported 11 additional deaths and 414 new infections from of the coronavirus outbreak
6 April 2020, 9:09
Philippines suspends stock market trade over virus fears
The Philippines suspended trade on its local stock exchange Tuesday, becoming the first country to close its financial market over coronavirus fears.
17 March 2020, 4:30