President Rodrigo Duterte has shot down the possibility of forming a military alliance with China, his spokesman said.
China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.
President Duterte had always planned to cut ties with the United States all along and transform the Philippines into China's "substitute for Taiwan."
Police in China have arrested a prominent activist who had been a fugitive for weeks and criticised President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus epidemic while in hiding, a rights group said Tuesday.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un marked the birth anniversary of the country's former leader Sunday, in his first reported public appearance in over three weeks as a deadly coronavirus rages in neighbouring China.
Japan's health minister on Sunday urged the public to avoid crowds and "non-essential gatherings", including notoriously packed commuter trains, to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte is highly popular among Filipinos but his decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement is clearly at odds with the pulse of the same majority who adores him.
It was supposed to be a whirlwind tour of China for Jiang Lanyi's boyfriend: classical gardens in Suzhou, modern art in Shanghai, ice-skating in central Beijing.
The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surpassed 1,600 in China on Sunday, with the first fatality reported outside Asia fuelling global concerns.
Researchers both public and private have launched efforts to combat the novel coronavirus that has already infected tens of thousands of people in China, and profit isn't their only motivation.
Tired and understaffed, medical workers have had to deal with thousands of new cases per week in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the outbreak that first emerged late last year.
The United States feels let down by a lack of transparency from China over the new-coronavirus crisis, a senior White House official said Thursday, contradicting President Donald Trump's confidence in Beijing.
There have been no new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), a respiratory illness first identified in Wuhan, China, in the Philippines, Malacañang said on Friday.
A diaper manufacturer in eastern China was closed for the Lunar New Year holiday when it heard from officials -- China needed vast amounts of masks to fight a deadly virus epidemic and factories needed to chip in.
Banners rallying the nation behind a cause and panicked citizens who hide in their homes and report on each other: China's Communist Party has deployed an old toolkit to battle a new enemy.
Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte clarified that the inclusion of Taiwan in the temporary travel ban imposed on China and its territories had “nothing to do” with the Philippines’ One-China policy.
The number of deaths and new cases from China's coronavirus outbreak spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed the way they count infections in a move that will likely fuel speculation that the severity of the outbreak has…
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Wednesday said the Philippine tourism sector will lose P42.9 billion in foregone revenue due to the travel ban on passengers from China and its other territories affected by the novel coronavirus…
Interesting, revealing! Senate President Tito Sotto shows video on novel corona virus as form of biowarfare vs. China.