New COVID-19 cases in Philippines reach all-time high World

New COVID-19 cases in Philippines reach all-time high

The Philippine Health Ministry reported on January 15 that the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is spreading in the community in the capital city of Manila, amid a record spike of new COVID-19 cases on third consecutive day.
Philippines calls on Indonesia to lift coal export ban World

Philippines calls on Indonesia to lift coal export ban

Philippine Secretary of Energy Alfonso Cusi has appealed to Indonesia to lift its coal export ban, saying the policy will be detrimental to economies heavily reliant on the fuel for power generation, Reuters reported.
UN allocates 12 mln USD for Rai typhoon response in Philippines World

UN allocates 12 mln USD for Rai typhoon response in Philippines

UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths on December 23 announced a 12-million-USD rapid response allocation from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund to support the response to Typhoon Rai in the Philippines.