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Cabinet members to donate 75% of salary to help government's COVID-19 efforts
by Ratziel San Juan on 4. april 2020 at 03:03
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Saturday said that members of the Cabinet will donate 75% of their monthly salaries until the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act is in effect.
Virus patients in Spain get five-star hotel quarantine
on 4. april 2020 at 02:45
BARCELONA: An ambulance driver wearing a white protective gown enters a Barcelona hotel and announces the arrival of three new "customers" -- a trio of coronavirus patients discharged from hospital into luxury quarantine.
COVID-19 task force: No decision yet on extension of Luzon quarantine
by Ratziel San Juan on 4. april 2020 at 02:38
Factors that will be considered are the local COVID-19 epidemiological curve, the capacity of the Philippine healthcare system, as well as social, economic, and security factors.
Duterte fires anti-corruption body exec who sought NBI probe vs Robredo
by Ratziel San Juan on 4. april 2020 at 01:44
Duterte defended Robredo in his speech last night, saying that she had done nothing wrong.
Myanmar Faces Workers Strike, Price Gouging as Coronavirus Fears Mount
by Radio Free Asia Staff on 4. april 2020 at 01:40
The economic pain of the pathogen bites in Myanmar, Laos, and other neighbors.
Coronavirus is paving the way for a return to military rule in Asia
by Michael Vatikiotis on 4. april 2020 at 01:30
As governments in Southeast Asia struggle to contain the spread of Covid-19, poor leadership, weak institutions and high levels of public mistrust have exposed the fragility of countries that made a transition to more democratic government over the past two decades. The worry is that coping with Covid-19 will mean a return to authoritarian habits, backed by military power. Two trends are discernible. The first is the tendency in those countries that have experienced either direct military rule…
China Targets Thousands Who Spoke Out About The Coronavirus Epidemic
by Radio Free Asia Staff on 4. april 2020 at 01:26
An overseas-based network of rights activists calls for an end to charges of 'fabrication' and 'rumor-mongering' against people posting on the coronavirus.
Police, soldiers enforce nationwide coronavirus curfew
on 4. april 2020 at 01:09
Police and soldiers wearing protective masks set up hundreds of checkpoints across the country on Friday night to enforce an indefinite nationwide curfew, banning most people from outside in a bid to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Full text of April 3 address of President Rodrigo Duterte on COVID-19
on 4. april 2020 at 00:56
"Well, I govern properly and right. If it makes you happy, then you smile. If not, you criticize me. Walang pigil, social media, lahat kayo."
Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights to fight coronavirus
on 4. april 2020 at 00:51
Thailand temporarily bans all passenger flights from landing in the country to curb the outbreak of the new coronavirus, the aviation agency said on Friday.
Coronavirus: food security, Asia’s next battle in a post-Covid world
by Bhavan Jaipragas on 4. april 2020 at 00:30
In the mist-covered Cameron Highlands of Malaysia, vegetable and fruit farmers are struggling to package and transport their produce as they face a logistical nightmare caused by a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.In the Philippines, farmers’ rights activists are worrying more than ever about malnutrition among smallholders who – also faced with movement restrictions – are turning to subsisting on their own crops as money needed to buy vegetables and meat dries up.In Singapore – one of the world…
LIVE updates: COVID-19 in the Philippines and the Luzon quarantine
by PhilstarLIVE on 4. april 2020 at 00:30
The latest updates on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines and enhanced community quarantine of Metro Manila and the entire island of Luzon.