The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases has prohibited all arriving foreign nationals from countries that have registered cases of a new coronavirus (Covid-19) variant to enter the Philippines.
With a ball made from rags and surging adrenaline, the young Jorge Bergoglio and his friends pulled off “miracles” playing football in the street, Pope Francis recalled on Saturday.
Foreign passengers coming from the United States would not be allowed entry into the country starting Sunday, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has announced.
President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses and other medical workers.
Father Christmas wears a mask and can travel the world thanks to a special permit, Italy’s prime minister said Thursday to ease children’s fears that Santa may also be under lockdown this year.
An Italian priest accused of sexually abusing choir boys in a seminary and another priest who allegedly facilitated that abuse will go on trial in the Vatican next week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday hailed “hero” doctors who died during the coronavirus epidemic, comparing them to battlefield medics from past wars.
Brazil overtook Russia Friday as the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus infections worldwide behind the United States, as the Americas emerged as a new epicenter of the pandemic.
The sun is shining and it feels like summer. For many Italians, that means one thing — Aperol spritzes at a terrace cafe with friends.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested hosting the annual G7 summit in person rather than by videoconference, with the White House touting the occasion as a “show of force” during the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 100 Italian mobsters have embezzled income support destined for the nation’s poorest, including the son of a mafioso nicknamed “the Italian Pablo Escobar,” police said Wednesday.
Spaghetti carbonara, Gucci bags and trendy haircuts were back on the menu in Italy Monday, but only the bravest ate, shopped or styled-away their lockdown blues as the country attempted to return to normality.
Russia has the world’s second-highest number of coronavirus cases but has registered 10 times fewer deaths than Britain, France, Italy and Spain. So many are wondering: why is the country’s mortality rate so low?
Authoritiesworldwide face the formidable challenge of returning millions of children to classrooms shut due to the coronavirus outbreak, weighing the need to limit the educational damage against the risks of fuelling a surge in new cases.
Catholics will be able to attend masses, baptisms, weddings and funerals in Italian churches from May 18, provided they abide by a series of anti-coronavirus rules, the government said Thursday.
Stir-crazy Italians were free to stroll and visit relatives for the first time in nine weeks on Monday as Europe’s hardest-hit country eased back the world’s longest remaining coronavirus lockdown.
Around 200 overseas Filipinos in Milan, Italy will be exempted from facility-based quarantine, according to Malacañang.
One of Italy’s top public health officials warned Monday that wearing face masks should not give people a false sense of security against the new coronavirus.
Spanish children ventured outside for the first time in weeks on Sunday, and Italy and New York laid out partial reopening plans as marked decreases in deaths from the global coronavirus pandemic stirred hopes.
While some countries have tried to contain the new coronavirus with widespread testing, others have imposed lockdowns to save lives in the face of concerns over the economic hardships they will involve.
More than 180,000 people in the world have died from the novel coronavirus, nearly two-thirds of them in Europe, since it emerged in China last December, according to an AFP tally based on official sources.
Nearly six out of every 10 people around the world are currently forced or urged to stay at home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to an AFP count on Friday.
The Vatican was reportedly planning radical spending cuts Wednesday because the coronavirus pandemic has quashed its main source of funding — the Holy See’s fresco-rich museums.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performed a solo Easter concert from an empty Milan Cathedral streamed live to millions of people around the world in coronavirus lockdown.