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3 more Filipinos in Japan cruise ship infected with novel coronavirus DFA

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:02 AM

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 [...]
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Robredo clarifies she’s not part of oust Duterte calls

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday released a disclaimer that while she supports an upcoming mobilisation this weekend, she is not part of calls to oust President [...]
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Motorbikes main road killer in 2019 MMDA

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Motorcycles figured in more than half of 394 road crash deaths last year, making them the main killer on the road, data from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority [...]
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CBCP advises against ash crosses amid COVID-19 threat

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has recommended doing away with marking foreheads with ash for Lent because of the risk posed by the deadly [...]
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U.S woman who hid baby arrested in Philippines for kidnapping

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | NBC | 6:02 AM

An American woman charged with human trafficking for allegedly attempting to smuggle a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines inside a sling bag was arrested on an additional [...]
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Palace says Duterte won’t allow Espenido to be harmed

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Malacanang Thursday assured Police Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido of protection after the police officiala poster boy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial war on [...]
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Pasig mayor says no confirmed COVID-19 in city hospital, asks to stop spread of fake news

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto asked for help in stopping the spread of fake news as he clarified Thursday that there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Pasig City [...]
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Businesses welcome economic reforms as political risks persist

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

When he entered office in June 2016, President Duterte vowed to free the Philippines from the “clutches” of traditional business elite and open up the economy to [...]
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China sees nothing wrong with Philippine’s VFA termination

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

China said the Philippines has the right to develop relations with other countries and advance its interests, downplaying concerns that Manila’s decision to terminate [...]
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8 more Filipino crew of Japanese cruise ship catch novel coronavirus

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:02 AM

Eight more Filipinos working on the Japanese cruise ship Diamond Princess have contracted the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of infected Filipino crew members [...]
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Philippines ‘ill-prepared’ as it grapples with coronavirus threat

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Overworked healthcare staff fear exposure to virus as government faces criticism over $197m cuts in budget for health. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has now killed [...]
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DOH wants cruise ship passengers repatriated, quarantined; 41 positive for COVID-19

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday it was finalising plans to repatriate Filipinos on board a cruise ship off Japan that has seen more than 500 people infected [...]
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BREAKING: BuCor legal service chief shot dead in Muntinlupa City

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

Fredric Anthony Santos was aboard a Toyota Hilux when two gunmen appeared and shot him in front of a school along Katihan Street in Barangay Poblacion at 1:50 p.m., according [...]
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DOH starts locating active polio cases in C. Visayas

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PNA | 6:02 AM

With the discovery of poliovirus in water samples from the Butuanon River, which flows from here to Mandaue City, the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas will start [...]
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DFA orders immediate repatriation of Filipinos in quarantined cruise ship

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. has ordered the immediate repatriation of Filipinos aboard the quarantined M/V Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. In a tweet [...]
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