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WHO sounds alarm over Africa coronavirus preparedness

23.2.2020

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Russia-linked disinformation campaign fueling coronavirus alarm, US says

22.2.2020

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Samsung Electronics confirms coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea

Samsung Electronics confirms coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea

22.2.2020

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Russia-linked disinformation campaign fueling coronavirus alarm, U.S. says

The claims include allegations that the virus is a US effort to 'wage economic war on China,' that it is a biological weapon manufactured by the CIA or part of a Western-led effort 'to push anti-China messages'

22.2.2020

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Sealed in: Chinese trapped at home by coronavirus feel the strain

Sealed in: Chinese trapped at home by coronavirus feel the strain

22.2.2020

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Russia-linked disinformation campaign fueling coronavirus alarm, US says

22.2.2020

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South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

22.2.2020

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Pompeo closes Africa tour with warning about China's 'empty promises'

'Countries should be wary of authoritarian regimes with empty promises. They breed corruption, dependency,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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19.2.2020

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BuCor exec who wanted to testify on ‘freedom for sale’ scheme shot dead

Metro Manila police chief BGen Debold Sinas says investigators have retrieved six empty shells and a slug of a .45-caliber pistol, and CCTV footage of the area where the shooting occurred.

19.2.2020

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Singapore announces $4.6-billion boost to fight virus

Tourism and trade are both expected to be hard hit by the novel coronavirus in Singapore, an open economy with close links to China

18.2.2020

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Apple warns China virus will cut iPhone production, sales – The Manila Times

CUPERTINO, California: Apple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.

18.2.2020

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WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868

BEIJING, China — The World Health Organization has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations and concerns about cruise

18.2.2020

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Apple warns of 'iPhone supply shortages' because of coronavirus

Apple warned investors on Monday that the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is hurting its business more than previously expected by limiting how many devices it can make and sell in China.

18.2.2020

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Pelosi warns Democrats 'must be unified' to ensure Trump isn't reelected

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned fellow Democrats in an exclusive CNN interview that the party

18.2.2020

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Egypt confirms first COVID-19 case in Africa

15.2.2020

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11 Filipinos on cruise ship quarantined off Japan so far positive for COVID-19 – DFA

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 11 Filipinos aboard the cruise ship docked off Yokohama in Japan have so far tested positive for the coronavirus disease

13.2.2020

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March 15 civil service exam to push through amid COVID-19 threat

The Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test scheduled this March 15 would push through despite the looming COVID-19 threat, the CSC said. | GabrielLaluINQ

13.2.2020

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Tension erupts at City Council over budget deliberations for Covid-19

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13.2.2020

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Zero Covid-19 cases in Quezon but 12 still ‘under watch’

Health officials in Quezon province revealed that there were still 12 persons under monitoring as possible carriers of COVID-19.

13.2.2020

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Scientists, financiers meet to develop vaccine for COVID-19

Scientists, financiers meet to develop vaccine for COVID-19

13.2.2020

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Woman from HK under probe for COVID-19 in Zambales

Local Health officials here on Thursday confirmed that they were monitoring a 50-year-old woman from Hong Kong for possible...

13.2.2020

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Africa mobilizes against new coronavirus as fears mount

And yet the philippines who belongs to a third world country and relies outside help even lab test is still waiting for an uncontrollable scenario before blocking influx of Chinese.....
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1.2.2020

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Subic port to impose travel restrictions to curb coronavirus threat

1.2.2020

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Africa mobilises against coronavirus as fears mount

Africa mobilises against coronavirus as fears mount

1.2.2020

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The movies that predicted an outbreak like coronavirus

Amid fears stoked by the coronavirus,

31.1.2020

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DOH announces disease’s official name: 2019-nCoV ARD

DOH on Friday officially named the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus “2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease” (nCoV ARD). READ:

31.1.2020

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31 people probed for suspected novel coronavirus: DOH

31.1.2020

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Trump to add a 'couple of countries' to US travel ban

22.1.2020

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Trump: US in ‘great shape’ with plan for coronavirus

22.1.2020

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Huawei boss says US may 'escalate,' stays confident on business

22.1.2020

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Duterte ‘might’ attend US summit

Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte “might be persuaded” to attend the upcoming US summit with Southeast Asian heads of state.

22.1.2020

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Iranian attending college in Boston is denied entry to US

BOSTON — An Iranian student attending college in Boston was denied entry to the U.S. and ordered to immediately fly back to his native country, despite a court order temporarily staying his

22.1.2020

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US Senate rejects Democratic bids for documents in Trump impeachment trial

22.1.2020

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US confirms first case of China virus as death toll reaches six

22.1.2020

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45 million need urgent food aid in southern Africa: UN

16.1.2020

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Salceda says P100 billion supplemental funds needed for disaster relief, rehab

Salceda says P100 billion supplemental funds needed for disaster relief, rehab

16.1.2020

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A record 45 million people need urgent food aid in southern Africa – U.N.

'This hunger crisis is on a scale we’ve not seen before and the evidence shows it’s going to get worse,' says WFP regional director Lola Castro.

16.1.2020

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DSWD gives P3.9 million aid to eruption-affected families in Batangas, Cavite

DSWD gives P3.9 million aid to eruption-affected families in Batangas, Cavite

15.1.2020

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Protect 30% of planet by 2030 – U.N. nature rescue plan

The first UN 'state of nature' report in two decades finds that one million species of plants and animals are threatened with extinction

15.1.2020

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Africa struggles to stem deadly flood of fake medicine

15.1.2020

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LIST: Medicines, medical supplies under price control in areas affected by Taal eruption

The Department of Health orders a price freeze on over 200 essential medicines and medical supplies in Batangas, which declared a state of calamity after the TaalEruption2020

14.1.2020

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17,000 face masks, medicines brought to Batangas

17,000 face masks, medicines brought to Batangas

14.1.2020

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PCSO to distribute masks, grocery packs, and medicines to Taal evacuees

PCSO to distribute masks, grocery packs, and medicines to Taal evacuees

14.1.2020

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Deadly, destructive: Geologist spells out dangers of volcanic eruptions

14.1.2020

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Dazzling and deadly: Five facts about volcanoes

13.1.2020

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Duterte says to sign order on maximum prices of medicine

13.1.2020

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Congo's veteran president set to run anew in 2021

Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has ruled 35 years, is chosen for the top job for another extension

31.12.2019

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Burundi seeks 15-year jail term for journalists

The 4 journalists of Iwacu, one of Burundi's few independent media outlets, were covering a story about DR Congo rebels

31.12.2019

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Eighteen killed in new militia attack in eastern DR Congo

Eighteen killed in new militia attack in eastern DR Congo

31.12.2019

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5 anyos na babae patay sa hit-and-run sa Bulacan

30.12.2019

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Cast of Korea's ‘Running Man’ to meet PH fans in 2020

30.12.2019

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House panel on civil service, professional regulation lays out 2020 targets

House panel on civil service, professional regulation lays out 2020 targets

30.12.2019

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Massive debt wave could crash on developing countries, World Bank warns

20.12.2019

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Andy Serkis on why the world needs a new `Christmas Carol’

Andy Serkis on why the world needs a new `Christmas Carol’

20.12.2019

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State of emergency declared as bushfires rage in Australia

State of emergency declared as bushfires rage in Australia

19.12.2019

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House panel approves bill providing farmers, fishers access to financing system

House panel approves bill providing farmers, fishers access to financing system

18.12.2019

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Lucio Tan partners with Chinese firm as lone bidder for Sangley Airport project

Tycoon Lucio Tan has partnered with a Chinese construction firm to emerge as the sole bidder eyeing to develop the Sangley Airport in Cavite.

18.12.2019

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Shallow low-pressure area spotted near PAR

Pagasa said there is a low chance for the LPA to develop into a tropical storm.

18.12.2019

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READ: Michelle Dee is 'better, stronger, and wiser' after Miss World competition

Michelle Dee has officially released her statement, three days after the coronation night of the Miss World 2019 pageant.

18.12.2019

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Filipino dead as Togo pirates release Greek ship–company

Suspected pirates in Togo have released a Filipino and two other crew members of a Greek oil tanker seized in November, but another Filipino seafarer died in captivity, the ship managers said.

14.12.2019

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Filipino seafarer abducted by pirates off Togo dies; 3 others freed

13.12.2019

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Filipino seafarer dies as Togo pirates release Greek ship – company

A full investigation is underway, according to ship managers, adding that the Filipino's demise 'was not as a result of any actions by those holding the crew hostage but due to illness'

13.12.2019

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SWS survey: Most Filipinos feel ‘very proud’ of PH achievements in sports

SWS survey: Most Filipinos feel ‘very proud’ of PH achievements in sports

12.12.2019

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Robredo: Water companies’ decision to drop P11-B claim ‘advantage’ for Filipinos

Robredo: Water companies’ decision to drop P11-B claim ‘advantage’ for Filipinos

12.12.2019

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