Sen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa insists government’s Oplan Tokhang ‘very effective’.
Malacañang rejected a senator’s remark that President Rodrigo Duterte was using Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III as a scapegoat for the government’s failure in the fight against coronavirus.
Spaniards took to the streets to jog, cycle and rollerskate for the first time following 48 days of confinement on Saturday as some European nations cautiously eased coronavirus lockdowns while Russia reported a sudden surge of infections.
Several countries fighting the coronavirus outbreak are using — or debating — phone apps that trace a person’s movements and who they come into contact with, allowing authorities to keep track of infections and alert people in case of contagion risk.
The growing use of export restrictions by governments can be “dangerously counterproductive” as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic, the IMF and WTO warned Friday.
COVID-19 will stalk the planet for a long time to come, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, warning that most countries were still in the early stages of tackling the pandemic.
With signs in some countries that the coronavirus pandemic may have reached a plateau, governments are looking at how to lift lockdown restrictions on their crippled businesses and restless populations.
As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, the main question for most is simply: “When will it end?”. But other, troubling questions are starting to be asked of governments.
China announced Tuesday an end to travel curbs at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, as governments around the world tightened lockdowns affecting 1.7 billion people in a desperate effort to slow the spread of the deadly disease.
Authoritarian governments in the Middle East are increasingly willing to seize researchers and academics, who are seen as valuable bargaining chips in their joustings with Western nations, analysts warn.
OWWA deputy administrator Mocha Uson has issued this appeal, Uson was frowning on Sen. Kiko Pangilinan’s rebuke of the government’s response to the coronavirus that hit the country
Anxious foreigners in the locked-down city that spawned China’s deadly viral epidemic say they are stranded at home, running out of food and desperate to leave, as governments scrambled to draw up evacuation plans.
The world reacted with alarm on Friday after top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US strike in Baghdad, with many governments appealing for restraint.
Governments around the world are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and monitor their citizens, in a worrisome trend for democracy, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday.
China and India made the top 10 list of governments that have done the most in the past year to improve the ease of doing business in their countries, the World Bank said Wednesday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as “idiots” the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international censure.
Sparks flew Saturday (April 28) when two senatorial candidates got into a heated exchange over their views on how to improve the government’s response to disasters.
Is the dream of one global internet still alive?
Reducing corruption allows governments to collect more in taxes, according to a study published Thursday by the International Monetary Fund.
Twitter’s top honcho has cited “limitations” as the reason why provocative tweets can’t be taken off the platform as soon as possible– even if they were made by famous personalities.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro lashed out Wednesday at what he said was a plot to assassinate him directed by the White House — and involving the right-wing governments of Colombia and Brazil.
Pope Francis issued a warning to Catholics who criticise his calls to welcome migrants with open arms, in a much-awaited text published Monday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping extended his best wishes to President Rodrigo R. Duterte who will celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday, March 28.
Governments are not doing enough in the global fight against graft, anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) said Wednesday as it presented its annual corruption perceptions index.