Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Philippines

September 12, 2022

Philippines extends COVID-19 calamity status until December

The Philippines now has over 3.9 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, including more than 62,000 deaths.

COVID-19, President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos
September 1, 2022

U.S. excludes Nigerians from diversity visa programme for 2023

Nigerians are the only Africans who aren’t eligible for this year’s Diversity Visa program.

Visa lottery
August 28, 2022

Angola beat Nigeria in FIBA World Cup qualifier

D’Tigers had started their campaign in the fourth window of the qualification series in Abidjan with a loss to hosts Côte d’Ivoire.

D'Tigers Vs Angola
August 10, 2022

Philippines cancels chopper deal with Russia

The decision to cancel the contract was made in the last days of the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte due to fears of U.S. sanctions.

chopper
August 1, 2022

Philippines won’t rejoin International Criminal Court: President Marcos

Mr Duterte ordered the Philippines’ withdrawal from the ICC in March 2018.

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr
July 29, 2022

Philippines detects first monkeypox case

The patient’s 10 close contacts have been tracked down and are asymptomatic.

Monkeypox
July 28, 2022

Catastrophic earthquake leaves 5 dead, 100 injured in Philippines

The Philippines is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where about 90 per cent of the world’s earthquakes occur.

Haiti Earthquake
July 1, 2022

Marcos names career diplomat as Philippines new foreign secretary

President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines on Friday swore in career diplomat Luis Manalo as the country’s new foreign secretary on Friday.

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr
April 14, 2022

123 people killed; 920,000 affected by Philippine storm

Over 920,000 people were affected by the first storm to hit the Philippines this year, triggering massive landslides and floods that killed 123.

Philippine Storm used to illustrate the story [Photo Credit: BBC]
April 6, 2022

Dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ son leading in Philippine presidential race

His father’s rule was also marked by excessive spending, led by former first lady Imelda Marcos notorious for amassing 3,000 pairs of shoes.

FERDINAND MARCOS & SON