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13 killed in Philippines shootout

Manila, Jan 23 | At least 13 people were killed, including a police officer, and four others injured on Saturday during a shootout in...

Philippines logs 891 new Covid-19 cases

Manila, Jan 3 | The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines reported 891 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Sunday, increasing the overall infection...

Philippines logs lowest daily Covid-19 cases in 5 months

Manila, Dec 27 | The total number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines increased to 469,886 as 883 new cases were reported on Sunday,...

Philippines extends ban on UK flights

Manila, Dec 27 | The Philippines has decided to extend a travel ban for flights from the UK for another two weeks until mid-January...

6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines

Manila, Dec 25 | An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale on Friday jolted the Philippines' Batangas province located on the main island...

Philippines logs 1,721 new Covid-19 cases

Manila, Dec 21 | The Philippines on Monday reported 1,721 new confirmed coronavirus cases cases, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 461,505,...

Tropical depression leaves 8 dead, 1 missing in Philippines

Manila, Dec 21 | Floodwaters and landslides triggered by a tropical depression that battered the Philippines over the weekend have left at least eight...

Philippines reports 1,438 fresh cases

Manila, Dec 2 | Philippines on Wednesday reported 1,438 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 434,357.Health officials said 232 more patients have...

Philippines logs 1,392 new Covid-19 cases

Manila, Nov 26 | The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported 1,392 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, pushing the total number in the...

6-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines

Manila, Nov 16 | An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale jolted the Philippines' Surigao Del Sur province on Monday, authorities confirmed The Philippine...

Death toll from typhoon Vamco reaches 67 in Philippines

Manila, Nov 15 | The death toll from typhoon Vamco that battered the Philippines last week has increased to 67, the country's national disaster...

Typhoon Vamco death toll in Philippines reaches 53

Manila, Nov 14 | The death toll from typhoon Vamco that battered the Philippines earlier this week has increased to 53, the police said...

Death toll from typhoon Vamco in Philippines reaches 7

Manila, Nov 13 | The death toll from typhoon Vamco that slammed the Philippines' main island of Luzon has increased to seven, a government...

Typhoon Vamco triggers heavy flooding in Manila, provinces

Manila, Nov 12 | Typhoon Vamco, the third powerful cyclone to batter Philippines in 11 days, made landfall, unleashing fierce winds and intense rains...

3 inmates dead, 64 injured in Philippines prison riot

Manila, Nov 9 | At least three inmates were killed and 64 others injured in a riot at a state penitentiary in Philippines' Muntinlupa...

Severe tropical storm Atsani crosses Philippines

Manila, Nov 6 | Severe tropical storm Atsani crossed Batanes, an island province in the northernmost tip of the Philippines, on Friday as the...

Death toll from typhoon Goni in Philippines reaches 16

Manila, Nov 2 | The death toll due to typhoon Goni, this year's strongest storm to hit Philippines this year, has increased to...

10 dead, over 390k displaced as typhoon Goni slams Philippines

Manila, Nov 2 | At least 10 people were killed and more than 390,000 others were displaced after typhoon Goni, the strongest to...

Super Typhoon Goni makes landfall in Philippines

Manila, Nov 1 | Super Typhoon Goni, the strongest hit the Philippines this year so far, made landfall in Bicol, the southernmost region of...

Philippines orders evacuations ahead of strongest typhoon

Manila, Oct 31 | The Philippines on Saturday ordered evacuation of coastal villages as it prepares for the onslaught of typhoon Goni, the strongest...

Death toll from typhoon Molave in Philippines reaches 22

Manila, Oct 30 | The death toll from typhoon Molave in the Philippines has increased to 22, while four others remained missing and 39...

Death toll from typhoon Molave in Philippines reaches 16

Manila, Oct 29 | The death toll from typhoon Molave in the Philippines has increased to 16, while four other remained missing and 22...

3 killed, 13 missing in Philippines typhoon (Ld)

Manila, Oct 27 | At least three people were killed and 13 others reported missing as typhoon Molave slammed the Philippines, triggering flash floods...

13 missing as typhoon Molave hits Philippines

Manila, Oct 27 | Thirteen people have been reported missing as typhoon Molave slammed the Philippines, triggering flash floods and widespread destruction, according to...

Philippines reports 1,664 new Covid cases

Manila, Oct 22 | Philippines on Thursday reported 1,664 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 363,888, health officials said.The Philippines' health...

Four killed in road mishap in Philippines

Manila, Oct 14 | An ambulance collided with a ten-wheeler delivery truck in Quezon province, south of Manila, on Wednesday, killing four people and...

Philippines reports 1,910 new Covid-19 cases

Manila, Oct 14 | The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Philippines surged to 346,536 as the country's Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,910...

Philippines: 4.8 mln workers in tourism industry hit by pandemic

Manila, Oct 14 | At least 4.8 million Filipinos in the tourism industry have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, Philippine Tourism Secretary Bernadette...

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

Manila, Sep 21 | An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Monday, authorities said.The...

Philippines cemeteries to be closed during observance season

Manila, Sep 18 | Authorities in the Philippines announced on Friday that all private and public cemeteries, memorial parks and columbariums will be closed...

Covid cases in Philippines near 273,000 with 3,550 new cases

Manila, Sep 16 | The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 272,934 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 3,550...

SpiceJet operates maiden repatriation flight from Philippines under VBM

New Delhi, Sep 10 | Budget passenger airline SpiceJet on Thursday operated its maiden repatriation flight from Philippines under the 'Vande Bharat Mission'.The airline...

Philippines reports lowest single-day Covid-19 cases in over a month

Manila, Sep 3 | The Philippines reported 1,987 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, the lowest daily increase in more than a month.The last time...

Philippines govt official caught having sex during Zoom meet

London, Aug 28 | In yet another case of a Zoom meeting gone awry, a government official in the Philippines was caught having sex...

10 dead, 40 injured in Philippines blasts (Ld)

Manila, Aug 24 | At least 10 were killed, including a suicide bomber, and 40 others injured in twin blasts in the Philippines' Sulu...

9 dead, 17 injured in twin Philippines blasts

Manila, Aug 24 | At least nine people were killed and 17 others injured in twin blasts in the Philippines' Sulu province on Monday,...

Philippines to follow Dharavi model ‘Chase the Virus’

By QUAID NAJMIMumbai, Aug 18 | The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's 'Chase the Virus' strategy in Dharavi -- Asia's biggest slum -- has found a...

1 dead in Philippines’ 6.6-magnitude quake (Ld)

Manila, Aug 18 | One person was killed on Tuesday in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Masbate province in central Philippines, police said.In an...

6.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines

Manila, Aug 18 | A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 shook Masbate province in the Philippines on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute...

Millions return to lockdown in Philippines

Manila, Aug 4 | Millions of people in the Philippines returned to a COVID-19 lockdown on Tuesday, after doctors warned a surge in new...

Philippines tightens lockdown due to surge of COVID-19 cases

Manila, Aug 3 | A stricter lockdown will come into force from Tuesday in the Philippines requiring residents of Metro Manila and four nearby...

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines

Manila, Aug 2 | An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Maguindanao province in southern Philippines on Sunday, authorities said. The Philippine Institute...

Clean masks with petrol: Philippines Prez

Manila, July 31 | Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday once again told the people of his country to disinfect their face masks with...

Philippines to allow entry of specified foreign nationals

Manila, July 17 | The Philippines will allow the entry of foreign nationals with long-term visas into the country from August 1, presidential spokesperson...

Covid-19 cases in Philippines surge to 57,545

Manila, July 14 | The number of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 57,545 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 634 new...

Philippines frees over 15,000 prisoners amid Covid-19 outbreak

Manila, July 2 | The Philippines has released a total of 15,322 prisoners amid a rising number of Covid-19 cases, officials said on Thursday....

Philippines volcano ‘enters a period of unrest’

Manila, June 22 | The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Monday that it was monitoring Mount Kanlaon in Negros Occidental...

China to deepen ties with Philippines: FM spokesperson

Beijing, June 10 | China will take the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties as a new starting point to further enhance political mutual trust...

Philippines to resume limited domestic flights

Manila, June 2 | Major airline companies in the Philippines have announced a plan to resume limited domestic flights starting from Wednesday following the...

Southeast Asian nations to begin easing COVID-19 lockdowns

Bangkok, June 1 | The Southeast Asian nations of Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore are all set to ease their coronavirus lockdowns this week. There...

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RBI proposals to restrict land financing by NBFCs: Report

New Delhi, Jan 26 | The Reserve Bank's proposals on restricting specific real estate funding by NBFCs will significantly affect land financing by them,...