Philippines includes nuclear power into energy programme ASEAN

Philippines includes nuclear power into energy programme

The Philippines on March 3 announced President Rodrigo Duterte's order signed on February 28 on the inclusion of nuclear power in the country’s energy plan amid the country’s preparations to generally get rid of coal-fired power plants.
Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts Philippines World

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts Philippines

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake was recorded offshore Cagayan province, the Philippines, on February 13 afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
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.